Languages

  • English, German, Spanish, Swedish

 

Industry Specialties

  • Retail/Consumer Goods

  • Technology

  • Pharma

  • Manufacturing 

  • Professional Services

  • Research

 

Areas of Expertise

  • Executive Presence

  • Leadership Effectiveness

  • Women as Executives 

  • Leadership Transitions

  • Leadership Across Cultures

  • Strategic Facilitation 

  • Team Coaching

 

Recent Clients

  • L'Oréal

  • Intel

  • McAfee

  • Brenntag

  • Heraeus

  • Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory

  • Adidas

Anna Maria Casas

Anna Maria is a Global Executive Coach and Managing Partner of our Executive Coaching Boutique with locations in Washington DC and Frankfurt Germany. She partners with individuals and organizations to develop and implement positive and sustainable leadership and change initiatives. With more than 27 years of professional experience she combines her highly-refined leadership and coaching skills with her international business experience to thoroughly understand her clients’ challenges and work with them to design and apply tailored, high impact and transformational programs.

APPROACH

In her work with both Executives and Teams Anna Maria focuses on facilitating change from the inside out by challenging paradigms, encouraging action learning, and creating and environment where clients feel empowered to take their leadership to the next level. Whether in an individual or a in a team context, behavioral change requires taking a deep look into the Self and having honest conversations to discover all the parts that can be leveraged or can be developed.

BACKGROUND

Prior to becoming a coach, Anna Maria held general management and CFO roles throughout Europe for Ascom, Nike and Sage. She demonstrated a unique ability to engage people in significant change management initiatives that enabled the strategic repositioning of the organization and increased organizational effectiveness. Anna Maria facilitated the companies’ transformation by visualizing and implementing innovative finance and human resources systems and approaches, coaching the leadership team and engineering a culture shift.   

 

EDUCATION & CREDENTIALS

Anna Maria is committed to life-long learning and to continuously developing her own leadership skills. Among others, she has attended Executive Development programs at Stanford University focused on Change Management and Negotiation skills; Leadership Development at the Centre for Creative Leadership; Co-Active coaching at The Coaches Training Institute; Executive Personality Dynamics at the International Gestalt Institute; and Neuro-Linguistic Programming at the DVNLP in Germany.  She is certified in the Hogan Leadership Assessments, the 360° Social and Emotional Competency Inventory (ESCI), the Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), the Conflict Dynamics Profile, and the Change Style Indicator.  She holds a B.S. in Business Administration from City University in Switzerland. 

 

AFFILIATIONS

In her former role as a Board member of the International Coach Federation (ICF) in Germany, Anna Maria actively promoted the coaching field in Europe. She is a member the International Coach Federation (ICF) in the USA and a fellow at the Institute of Coaching (IOC) affiliated to the McLean Hospital Harvard Medical School.