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Maria Bruederlin



International Executive Leadership Coach, Facilitator + Coach Trainer

Houston, TX




A certified professional coach and coach trainer, Maria’s expertise is in developing self-awareness and emotional skills, changing perspectives to overcome challenges, and preparing executives to lead, grow and develop their communities and organizations. She partners with executives, business leaders, and individuals wanting to improve their effectiveness and accelerate success. Maria’s depth of experience in coaching, facilitation, emotional intelligence, diversity, and transition helps executives develop self-awareness, improve leadership skills and behaviors, change perspectives to overcome challenges, and develop a coaching culture within their organizations. She believes in people, progress, and possibilities. Maria has a broad perspective and understanding of the challenges companies and teams are facing today. Her belief in building a coaching culture, her intuitiveness, and her direct approach helps her create awareness, develop leadership and teach skills to bring a positive shift in the personal and professional lives of C-suite executives and emerging leaders. Being fully bilingual and with a broad knowledge of cultural diversity, she is available for global engagements.

Focus + Specialties

  • Talent Management
  • Leadership Coaching + Development
  • Executive Coaching
  • Program Development
  • Organizational Culture
  • DEI
  • Emotional Agility
  • Organizational Change
  • Process Improvement
  • Culture Design Strategy
  • International Executives + Teams

Industry Experience

  • Engineering, Manufacturing + R&D
  • Tech
  • Finance + Insurance
  • Education
  • Healthcare
  • Energy + Utilities
  • Philanthropy, Nonprofits + Social Enterprise
  • Sales + Consulting


Learn more about Maria’s approach and philosophy.

Degrees + Certifications

BA, Social Sciences // Florida Atlantic University

Professional Certified Coach // International Coaching Federation

Master Trainer // International Coaching Community

Certified Practitioner // Emotional Quotient Inventory (EQ-i 2.0)

Certified Practitioner // EQ 360

Certified Practitioner // Leadership Effectiveness Assessment

Certified Practitioner // Personalysis Personality Assessment

Company Experience

Empowered Women of Purpose,
Impact Coaching Solutions
Lee Hecht Harrison
The Breast Cancer Charities of America
The Doerr Institute for New Leaders at Rice University


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