Strategic coaching is focused on improving strategic thinking and supporting the development and execution of breakthrough strategies to achieve lasting long-term results. Mary becomes a thinking partner in strategy creation, as well as a facilitator in defining the strategy and roadmap. A leading futurist, Mary is able to help leaders spot targets no one else can see. These “Blue Ocean” strategies will help you create new market spaces.
Leadership coaching helps successful executives become better leaders. Coaching focuses on making targeted changes in leadership behavior and extinguishing unhelpful or outdated habits. To be successful, the leader, select executive team members and the coach must agree to the program and buy in to the process.
In addition to her private executive coaching practice, Mary works with Vistage International as a Peer Advisory Group Chair leading two peer advisory groups, one for chief executives and another for key executives, from the middle market in the San Francisco Bay Area. Members of Vistage groups attend group sessions and receive 1:1 coaching sessions every month in addition to other activities. Each program is limited to 15 members and is invitation only.
Coaching Credentials, Expertise and Experience
Mary has been a trusted leadership and strategic coach to hundreds of executives across major industries in 35 countries.
There is little she has not seen in her 20 years of working with leaders of Global 100, family-owned, and professionally managed middle market companies. In addition to her private coaching practice, Mary is a Vistage CEO Group Chair working with middle market CEOs and key executives in the San Francisco Bay Area. Known for her uncanny ability to seamlessly integrate her strategic business knowledge with her clinical psychology and behavioral science expertise, Mary works with executives to lead strategy, improve leadership ability, and direct major change.
Holding degrees from the University of Michigan (BS), University of California at Davis (M.S. & MHS), and Fielding Graduate University (Phd), Mary also has a clinical psychology license from the State of California. While on the faculty of the University of California Davis Medical School, she provided individual counseling, and couples and family therapy. Mary made noted innovations in integrating counseling and behavioral sciences into the curriculum and practicums of medical nurse practitioner and physician assistant programs.