Mary Kaiser is the founder of Start with Strengths. She has over 25 years of consulting and coaching expertise working with entrepreneurs, business leaders and individuals to help identify their strengths and apply those talents successfully in the workplace. She has worked across all levels of executive leadership, including CXO/board member/EVP, SVP/MD, VP/director and manager/supervisor, to grow and develop teams and improve corporate cultures.
Her experience includes over 10 years of consulting work with Accenture and 16 years of professional consulting and executive coaching with clients, including Goldman Sachs, UBS, Accenture, Allstate, Baxter Healthcare, John Deere, the American Hospital Association and small to mid-sized businesses and professionals in Colorado and across the country.
Mary’s areas of specialization include strengths assessments; talent selection and onboarding; team building; leadership and organizational development; transition coaching; cultural assessments and personal branding. Her greatest talent and most rewarding attribute is her ability to provide a quick, accurate and actionable assessment of an individual’s strengths and to help them embrace their strengths to achieve positive outcomes in both their personal and professional life.
Mary has a master’s degree in organizational development from Loyola University of Chicago and a bachelor’s degree in international relations from the University of Colorado Boulder. She is certified through Coaches Training Institute, Strozzi Institute and Neuroscience Leadership Group. Mary is a contributor to Colorado Biz Magazine and Entrepreneur Magazine.