About Mary Pat Donelan

Mary Pat Donelan brings over 15 years of management experience in human resources, counseling, and management and executive development to her role as Executive Coach. For the past four years, she has provided executive coaching to federal directors and senior managers co-actively developing action plans to achieve results in the areas of leadership, career planning, work/life balance, and retirement planning. Her coaching encourages leaders to reflect, refocus and re-frame their vision and impact on the organization.

Mary Pat’s leadership experience has been with the Internal Revenue Service as the Director of Human Resources for the IRS Office of Chief Counsel. She also coached and managed staff at the Departments of Labor and Transportation. She has a Masters in Counseling and Personnel Services and an undergraduate degree in Psychology, both from the University of Maryland.

Mary Pat also has had five years of private sector experience as a Career Counselor. For the past eight years, she has volunteer coached and facilitated group sessions of women with life sentences at the Maryland Correctional Institution for Women in Jessup, Maryland.

The International Coach Federation (ICF) has certified Mary Pat as an Associate Certified Coach. She has coached 35 managers and executives assigned by the Treasury Executive Institute. She is certified to teach and interpret the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, the Retirement Success Profile and the Life Options Profile, and Franklin Covey’s The Five Choices to Extraordinary Productivity. She is am active member of the Coaching in Government Community Forum, Federal Consortium for Coaching, and both ICF DC and Maryland Chapters. She also has had more than ten years of experience writing and editing Executive Core Qualifications for aspiring leaders.

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