As a career fundraiser and development professional, I sought Mary Gene’s support as I transitioned into a leadership role at a local nonprofit. Mary Gene has coached me in ways that both validate and expand my way of thinking. She is an incredible listener, provides candid feedback, and approaches each conversation with a level of clarity and strategic thinking that helps me feel more confident in my role and decisions. I look forward to continuing my work with Mary Gene, as her support on my journey to becoming a leader in the field is invaluable.
— Emily L. Director of Development, Human Services
As a career coach, Mary Gene is compassionate and an excellent listener. Her practical and actionable guidance, coupled with deep industry expertise, helped me successfully navigate a difficult career transition. I highly recommend Mary Gene as a coach and a mentor, especially if you are mid career, in a new position, or simply need to fine tune your leadership skills. You will not be disappointed in her attention, approach and advice!
— Lisa C. Former AVP Higher Education Practice Leader, Nonprofit Analytics Consulting
Mary Gene provided strategic and tactical guidance as I transitioned from an individual contributor to team manager. Through our work together, I felt both supported and stretched as I navigated my new role and responsibilities. Mary Gene is trustworthy, a great listener and I credit our partnership to my successful professional breakthrough.
— Christopher L, Major Gift Team Leader, Healthcare
I was referred to Mary Gene by a friend when I was transitioning back into the workforce after a hiatus. Mary Gene asked me the right questions, encouraged reflection and helped me to see the big picture. I am grateful for her honesty, guidance and encouragement as I secured, and settled into a fulfilling new career.
— Anne J, Executive Director
Though technically a consultant, Mary Gene served as an integral part of our team during a time of tremendous growth. I was able to keep pace with demands, knowing our new hires were well supported, prepared for headwinds, and on target to achieve department goals. Mary Gene’s work positively influenced our department outcomes.
— Jill G, Vice President Development