Mary K. Kuentz, CPCC, PCC, is a professional coach and trainer specializing in human development and transformation of the workplace. She works with leaders at all levels to help them become more responsive to the needs of the world around them. In addition to being a professional coach, she is a skilled facilitator and trainer of coaching in the government, private and nonprofit sectors.
A professional coach since 1999, Kuentz is influenced by the wisdom traditions of the world and she brings a holistic approach to coaching and facilitation, believing that every situation, large or small, is an opportunity for deep personal and collective transformation. She has received training in Co-Active Coaching and Co-Active Leadership, Non-Violent Communication, Coaching for Transformation, Creativity and Lateral Thinking, Organization and Relationship Systems Coaching, Inherited Family Trauma, Family Constellations, and Core Belief Restructuring, as well as experience working in executive addiction recovery.
Prior to becoming a coach, Mary K. Kuentz worked at Cornell University as a web producer and as a creativity consultant and trainer to Corning Incorporated. In private practice since 2001, she holds the Professional Certified Coach credential from the International Coach Federation (ICF) with nearly 3,000 coaching hours. She is an English-speaking mentor and teacher to coaching students around the world, as well as leaders who want to implement a “coach approach” in their organizations.
As a senior trainer for Leadership that Works since 2001, Mary K. Kuentz is a passionate advocate of diversity, inclusion, and equity through the Coaching for Transformation program. She is on the faculty of NeighborWorks Training Institute, working with nonprofit and social justice leaders to empower working families and communities across the United States. An executive coach with the Omidyar Fellowship Hawaii, she works with emerging leaders and executives who tackle tough business and community challenges in Hawaii and around the world.