Kathleen Mercker, MA, MCC

Kathleen is an executive coach who leverages her first career of 26 years international leadership experience with the Federal Government to help her clients get targeted results.  Transitioning her leadership as a Colonel in the US Air Force several years ago, Kathleen added a coaching certification to her credentials and was awarded the International Coach Federation status of Master Certified Coach in 1996, the first award of this highest level coaching credential.  She is President of her Atlanta based coaching business, Strategic Executive Coaching, Inc., and globally linked to a select network of coaching leaders.  Coaching executives for the past 8 years, she integrates her diverse and unique leadership experience to guide others in leadership development and work-life balance to attain greater success and fulfillment in all aspects of life. Plays a key role on the International Coach Federation Credentialing Committee, engaging in corporate and global coaching initiatives.  Presents at conferences and seminars as an authority on leadership development, a coaching style of leading and corporate and executive coaching programs.  Recent presentations include international corporate and coaching audiences in Canada, Europe and South America, in addition to many locations within the United States. She has an undergraduate degree in psychology and a graduate degree in management. A role model for professional and personal success and life balance, Kathleen’s story appears in the book, “When Money Isn’t Enough…How Women Are Finding The Soul of Success.” By Connie Glazer and Barbara Smalley.

Associated Provider Services, Atlanta Women’s Foundation, Deloit and Touche, Genuity, IBM, Kinko’s L’Oreal, Mentor Exchange, the Ministry of Singapore, NCR, Quaker Oats, Siemens, State Farm Insurance, Turner Broadcasting, Wachovia Bank and WSB-TV.

Articles (PDF format)

Beneath The Surface
Communicating With Style
Designer Job
Information Technology - Tool or Weapon
In The Meatime
Measuring Up
Meet the Competition
Negotiating Raises and Salary
Reporting to God
The Art of Asking Questions