Coaching is…

  • having an independent thought partner who works with you to help you achieve your personal best
  • built on trust through a relationship that helps clients identify goals and challenges while developing practical solutions that accelerate growth and success.
  • tailored to a client’s needs and aspirations.
  • a proven approach to develop high impact future leaders.

How I coach

My coaching process is client-driven, focusing on present challenges and opportunities, with a view toward achieving your future business results and personal goals. One distinctive feature of my approach is that I recognize the individuality of my clients. I do not offer canned programs, rely on blanket solutions or provide scripted procedures for success. All conversations are held in strictest confidence.

What makes an individual or team a good candidate for coaching?

I work with clients who want to take themselves to the next level, people who are committed to be their personal best and are prepared to do the work required to achieve that. If you have personal qualities of responsibility, accountability, a willingness to learn and a commitment to growth- these make up the foundation for moving forward and having the success in work and life that you desire and deserve. If you are serious and ready to work, then you are likely a qualified candidate for my services.


"Mary is an outstanding coach who has assisted a number of high potential Ernst & Young leaders. Her background as a CPA, previous partner and deep understanding of the professional services business, gives her instant credibility with the clients she coaches. Through her work, she has positively impacted the level at which these future leaders present themselves, interact, and execute. I would recommend Mary's services to any employer looking to invest in their current and future leaders."

Tracey Edwards
People Consultant
Ernst & Young