About Maureen E. McAvoy
Dr. Maureen McAvoy is one of the most highly sought after executive leadership coaches in the Midwest. Her extensive experience with C-Suite executives – in both for-profit and non-profit organizations – develops and enhances leadership competencies, producing superior results for individuals, teams and organizations.
Dr. Maureen McAvoy is regarded as a value-added resource who delivers quantifiable ROI. Client successes include:
• Facilitating career advancement from President to CFO, COO and CEO
• Providing carefully selected resources for organization turnaround from bankruptcy, to solvency, to proft
• Designing key performance indicators with measurable outcomes for the executive, the executive leadership team and the BOD
• Recruiting, identifying, growing, and retaining high-potential rising stars
Maureen assists the leader to precisely identify their challenges and redefine them as opportunities, to recognize the limits of one-size-fits-all perspective, and constructs action plans with measurable outcomes. She possesses a unique combination of skills that meet the needs of the for-profit and non-profit leader. Maureen assists leaders to communicate actionable mission, vision, and value statements, to recruit high functioning Boards of Directors and to assemble an effective and highly compatible executive leadership team.
Maureen’s demeanor is thoughtful, conscientious and focused on the client’s needs and wishes. She does not push her own agenda. She is quick to build relationships, dig into where the leader’s strengths and areas of growth preside and capitalize on both with and on behalf of the client. Maureen has a quick wit and finds the humor in most situations and brings enthusiasm and energy to the relationship. She will challenge, support, and expand an executive’s already high level skills. This happens by building a strong trusting relationship and examining the systems impacting the client to discover opportunities and blind spots that could be missed opportunities.
Maureen has a doctorate in Educational Leadership and possesses an Advanced Leadership Coaching Certifcate. Maureen is a faculty member at Marquette University for over 12 years in the Leadership and Organization degree program. As a result, she is on the forefront of identifying best practices for leadership effectiveness and organization development. She readily infuses this knowledge into her Executive Leadership Coaching practice on behalf of her clients.