Testimonials

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Working with Mary Beth opened my thinking to new ways to actively drive my own career development. Her thought partnership helped me discover my goals, build a concrete action plan to attain them, and commit to the investment in myself that’s helped me take my career to a new level. I highly recommend Mary Beth to anyone looking for an action-focused coach with invaluable real-world executive experience!
— Scott Carman, Director of Public Relations, Choice Hotels International

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My work with Mary Beth was essential in helping me to become clear on my priorities for the next stage in my career. With her insightful questioning and thought partnership I was able to focus on what’s most important to me. As a result, my new role is a great fit between my leadership strengths, technical skills, and core values supporting continued career success and health, wellness and life balance. If you’re looking for an executive coach who will challenge you, laugh with you and keep you moving forward, give Mary Beth a call!
— Sam Norpel, GM Digital Commerce, The Vitamin Shoppe
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I sought out the opportunity to work with Mary Beth as a way to focus my professional development on increasing my impact within my organization. Our work together centered on enhancing my leadership skills and executive presence, and on building stronger relationships with business partners and advocates. Over the course of several months I was able to gain visibility and strengthen my perception among senior executives, enabling me to create the more significant impact I had been seeking, on behalf of my function and the team I lead.
— Karen Satterlee SVP & Asst General Counsel, Hilton Worldwide Holdings, Inc.

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Mary Beth is one of those leaders that listens, practices compassion, and asks thoughtful questions to uncover the challenge and then identifies the opportunity. She does this with humor & honesty. I reported to Mary Beth earlier in my career and she helped shape me to become the business person I am today. Without her guidance and wisdom, I would not be where I am in my career and, more importantly, know where my true strengths and passions lie. Mary Beth and I have kept in touch, but when I found out she was Executive Coaching, I asked her to partner with me since I was going through a career transition and needed her help. She’s incredibly gifted at helping you find your truth and is not afraid to push you to uncover your strengths, weaknesses & passions. I will always lean on Mary Beth in my most challenging moments as the voice of reason AND inspiration.
— Pamela Naumes, Digital Marketing, Creative Technologist 
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Mary Beth leads executives on a journey of self-awareness to pinpoint their sources of leadership strength and self-honesty about improvement opportunities. We used a really useful framework for developing oneself to be all the leader you can be, and the lessons I learned continue to aid me in a successful career. The entire endeavor was an exceptional opportunity for growth, reflection and positive change.
— Matt Fore, Vice President Dispute Resolution, Hilton Worldwide Holdings, Inc.
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With Mary Beth Parks as my coach, I was able to discover and take action on a key element missing from my life. Without her support I would not have given myself permission to go down a new road. I can’t thank her enough!
— Deborah Heydel, Senior Director Marketing Strategy & Performance, Hilton Worldwide Holdings, Inc.