About Me

Mary Verstraete

It’s my absolute pleasure to help ambitious, committed business professionals establish an unwavering legacy of lasting significance.

My focus and vision lie in assisting ambitious, successful business professionals to establish indelible influence that creates a mark in the world.

With over 30 years’ experience in leadership development, training, and consulting, I’ve witnessed firsthand the crucial role of quantifiably competent and influential leaders.

I'm deeply committed to supporting leaders. Whether it’s sitting across the table from you, talking on the phone, or coaching and consulting, helping you as thrive as a  leader is the highlight and focus of my life's work.


Creator & Founder


LifeMap for Focused Living

Created a groundbreaking resource,  the LifeMap for Focused Living Process. Developed with precision and refined through extensive experience, this powerful tool has empowered hundreds of leaders to achieve unparalleled convergence in their personal and professional lives. Today the process continues to be a valued for its life-changing results.


Center for Coaching Excellence

Founded the Center for Coaching Excellence and continues to serve as president. The center provides International Coaching Federation-accredited neuroscience based coach training. The proprietary curriculum focuses on developing highly competent coaches through a mentor-training approach and a training model that equips leaders and coaches to contribute at their personal and professional best, influencing transformational change in the lives of those they lead and coach. 


Conversation Matters!

Over three decades of dedication to perfecting the art of conversational leadership. The mission? To infuse honor, connection, inspiration, and trust into every interaction, shaping a culture that champions these values and drives unparalleled organizational success. Leaders have an opportunity to elevate their leadership influence and propel their organization towards a future defined by excellence and achievement.

It has been my privilege to enhance communication skills for companies such as ExxonMobil, Luse Companies, MJ Senior Housing, Rowan University, Kennesaw State University, and Ben Hudnall Memorial Trust.

Today, I remain committed to delivering transformative communication solutions, tailored to support organizations to thrive in today's dynamic business landscape.


Certifications & Training

International Coaching Federation Professional Credentialed Coach, Certified CliftonStrengths Coach, Myers-Briggs Administrator, Brand Alignment Trainer, Business Agility Coach, Certified ScrumMaster, and Scrum Product Owner, and Certified Conversational Intelligence Coach with a concentration in the neuroscience of communication.

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