Maria Nemeth, PhD, MCC:
Founder and Director of the Academy for Coaching Excellence

Maria Nemeth - Headshot 1Maria Nemeth, known as the “Master Coach for Purpose-Driven Leaders,” helps purpose-driven people everywhere see their greatness and bring it all to life.

Designed and refined over decades of work with people all over the world, her Illuminated Life Method™ turns timeless wisdom into practical skills that have helped tens of thousands to live and serve with clarity, focus, ease, and grace.

Maria offers coaching, training, and speaking at mission-driven companies, nonprofits, public agencies, conferences, and telesummits.

Maria at a glance

Maria is:

  • A leading expert in leadership excellence, personal/professional development, and financial empowerment, whose work has been featured on The Oprah Winfrey Show.
  • A lifelong agent of social change who has contributed in areas such as civil rights, racial justice, women’s empowerment, health & human services, LGBTQ rights, and climate justice.
  • Author of two highly-acclaimed books: The Energy of Money, available in five languages, and its follow-up, Mastering Life’s Energies, both of which have given people everywhere a way to begin putting success principles into immediate practice in their lives.
  • A Master Certified Coach and transformational seminar leader whose work has transformed thousands of lives across the world over several decades.
  • The Founder & Director of the Academy for Coaching Excellence, which has trained thousands of people worldwide in the nonprofit, for-profit, and governmental sectors.

Full Biography

Maria Nemeth, known as the “Master Coach for Purpose-Driven Leaders,” helps purpose-driven people everywhere see their greatness and bring it all to life.

Designed and refined over decades of work with people all over the world, her Illuminated Life Method™ turns timeless wisdom into practical skills that have helped tens of thousands to live and serve with clarity, focus, ease, and grace.

As Founder and Director of the Academy for Coaching Excellence, she has trained thousands of people worldwide in the nonprofit, for-profit, and governmental sectors.

She is a leading expert in leadership excellence, personal/professional development, and financial empowerment, whose work has been featured on The Oprah Winfrey Show. A lifelong agent of social change, Maria has contributed in areas such as civil rights, racial justice, women’s empowerment, health & human services, LGBTQ rights, and climate justice.

Maria is the author of two highly-acclaimed books: The Energy of Money, available in five languages, and its follow-up, Mastering Life’s Energies, both of which have given people everywhere a way to begin putting success principles into immediate practice in their lives.

Bridging the worlds of personal and social transformation, Maria is a lifelong agent of social change who has contributed in areas such as civil rights, racial justice, women’s empowerment, health & human services, LGBTQ rights, and climate justice.

A Master Certified Coach and transformational seminar leader, Maria brings compassion, spaciousness, and generosity of spirit to all in her presence — and leaves people experiencing what they can only describe as “miracles,” long after her work with them is done.

One graduate of Maria’s work calls it “one of the single-most impactful things I’ve done in my life.” Another says, “it’s like I rebooted and got a new operating system, and now this sense of ease has permeated every aspect of my life.”