About Maria


I was a teenager when someone asked me what the meaning of life was. I said: “The meaning of life is to fulfill your own potential while helping others fulfill theirs.” I still haven’t found a better answer.

Welcome to my site! My name is Maria Fafard and I love helping leaders, teams and organizations reach their potential thorough my work as a leadership and executive coach, speaker and facilitator.

• Portfolio of clients includes VP’s, Senior Directors and Directors
• Specialties: leadership development, thought leadership, spiritual and intellectual growth, personal branding, career strategy

• Frequent speaker at conferences and events, consistently rated as “extremely engaging.” Speaking engagements include talks at General Assembly and corporate conferences (events up to 300+) and speaking for international audiences for US Department of State programs
• Popular topics: Unlock Your Personal Brand, Power of Thought Leadership, Finding Meaningful Work, Magic of Coaching, Magic of Facilitation
• My interview on Federal News Radio: http://bit.do/MariaFafardInterview

CPF (Certified Professional Facilitator). A sought after, high energy, enthusiastic facilitator and trainer. Workshops on communications, MBTI, leadership, team building. MBTI Certified Practitioner (individuals & groups)

✔ Background: B.A. and M.A. in Economics; 19+ years in Finance, Technology, and consulting including Fortune 200 experience; 12+ years of management experience, and 12+ years in coaching




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