Mary Ellen is an accomplished Executive Coach who is fully credentialed by the International Coach Federation (ICF). She works with individuals and corporations to support their career growth and achieve business success and work-life balance. She also holds an additional certification in group coaching. Mary Ellen is an active member of the ICF and has attended annual conferences in Brussels '06, Montreal '08, Orlando '09, and Paris '10 (ICF). She is also an active Associate in good standing of SECA (Strategic Executive Coach Alliance).
Mary Ellen had a successful career in Corporate Marketing, primarily at PepsiCo. In 13 years at Pepsi, she held a series of increasingly responsible assignments in Marketing & Sales (New York, Atlanta, and London). She brings dynamic marketing experience, communication skills and strategic insights to her coach clients. Prior to Pepsi, she worked for Young & Rubicam Advertising (New York) and Owens-Illinois Packaging (Ohio, Atlanta, and New York).
Mary Ellen received her undergraduate degree from Cornell University and studied her junior year at the Universite de Paris/Sorbonne. She received her MBA from McGill University in Marketing and International Business. Mary Ellen has lived/studied/worked in the U.S., France, Canada, England, and Belgium. She holds U.S. and Irish citizenship and speaks French fluently. Mary Ellen currently resides in Atlanta and Asheville with her husband ~ and gratefully considers herself a “citoyenne du monde.”