Trust that you have all the answers. Sometimes you just need to give yourself permission to explore options and get comfortable with a ‘new pair of shoes’. With Mary’s guidance, in a confidential and trusting coaching environment, you can uncover the possibilities and implement decisions with greater assurance and confidence.
Mary Illies, Executive Coach and Facilitator, has over 20 years of Business Management and Human Resources leadership experience in global organizations across multiple industries including retail, high tech, digital media, hospitality and non-profit agencies. Her keen knowledge and understanding of business strategies, leadership development and organizational effectiveness have proven successful in working with diverse cultures, personalities, and executive leadership styles. She has partnered with senior leadership to facilitate annual goal setting and team engagement, strategic planning, organizational development, talent management and career planning programs.
Areas of Expertise/Results
- Executive Coaching
- Leadership Development
- Team Performance and Development
- Strategy Development
- Organizational Change
- Career Coaching and Transition
- Leadership and Organizational Effectiveness
As a small business owner and an executive leader, Mary has been an integral part of planning and executing market growth strategies, acquisitions and operational decisions. She has applied this knowledge and experience to collaboratively help organizations address challenges with pragmatic and customer-focused solutions. As an active listener and innovative partner she has coached leaders to be their best in today’s vibrant and competitive business climate.
- Marquis Leadership Executive Coach & Facilitator
- BA, Marketing, Minnesota State University
- Facilitation and Coaching, New Peaks and Academy for Coach Training
Mary’s consulting competencies include executive coaching, team facilitation and training for leading companies such as Seattle Children’s Hospital, REI, Holland American Line and USANA Health Sciences. She has partnered with senior leadership to facilitate annual goal setting and team engagement, strategic planning, organizational development, talent management and career planning programs.