A Quick "About Me"
Maria van Hekken, PCC, is an Executive & Leadership Coach with over 20 years of experience in providing guidance to executives, including CEOs and top talent, across diverse sectors such as corporate, government, and universities. Her approach focuses on inspiring a positive vision, encouraging action, and delivering tangible results. Maria specializes in helping leaders in technical fields reach higher levels of performance and offers expertise in leadership development, communication skills, team performance, on-boarding, leadership presence, and more. She holds a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) credential from the International Coach Federation and is a faculty member at the Georgetown Leadership Coaching program. Additionally, Maria is the author of "Leading with Y.E.S.," a book that guides individuals to identify and live their extraordinary stories.
Professional Certified Coach (PCC) credential from the International Coach Federation.
Certified Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument.
Leadership Practices Inventory® LPI 360°.
Maturity Assessment Profile (MAP).
Leadership Agility 360°.
Area of Specialization
Maria's primary focus is on working with leaders in technical fields, including energy, engineering, science, technology, pharmaceuticals, medical, business, and finance. Her areas of expertise encompass leadership development, communication skills, team performance, on-boarding, managing up, leadership presence, relationship building, conflict management, mindfulness, and adult development. Maria's coaching approach is dedicated to helping individuals fully resonate with their extraordinary stories to become effective and successful leaders in various aspects of their lives.