Maria A. Stevens, M.A.  

Nearly 25 years ago, Maria Stevens began her career in corporate America, spending 10 years working for Dun & Bradstreet where she gained invaluable experience helping companies across multiple industries. Just as she supported other companies in harnessing their value, she discovered a new purpose in herself as a coach. Since 2008, she has been guiding and advising clients toward greater levels of success in both their businesses and lives. From Fortune 1000 companies to startups to solo entrepreneurs including business executives, Maria is dedicated to helping leaders achieve their personal and professional goals through training classes, coaching programs, and specialized consulting engagements focused on helping companies find, develop and keep their people.

Her distinctions include growing leaders and businesses as a Senior Consultant with the telos institute, providing onsite leadership classes as a certified John Maxwell Coach/Trainer, and developing customized strategic planning as a Certified StratOp Facilitator.  Maria also holds a certification in the Predictive Index; a behavioral assessment tool utilized for job placement and performance and is an Executive Consultant with the Center for Victory. Her mastery in communication is a driving force in her unique offerings of assessments, tools and training curriculum that provide practical strategies for optimizing leadership and employee potential within all levels of an organization.

Maria received her Bachelor’s degree from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio and a Master of Arts in Organizational Communication from Kent State University. She is an active member and supporter of her local business community and is regularly featured on radio programs, podcasts and local TV news programs sharing her advice, expertise and tips.