MPG Consulting has a special commitment to ensuring that individuals and agencies serving diverse populations are prepared to provide clients with transformative culturally and racially attuned clinical, programmatic, and administrative services. Our goals for career & executive coaching and team building grow out of the perspective and approach we bring to all of our services. We understand the constructs and intersections of racism, hetero-sexism, sexism and other forms of oppression based on social identity. We understand and present the intersection of gender bias, LGBTQ bias, and gender non-conforming bias with racism.
We approach career & executive coaching and team building in ways that invite participants to engage with us and with each other in a non-shaming, non-blameful, non‐judgmental collaborative manner that tackles the difficult questions, engages the difficult discussions in a transparent manner – and brings everyone’s authentic voice to the table.
MPG Consulting provides services that are geared for individuals who work with diverse populations. Our goal is to enhance skills, expand areas of expertise, and assist clients in learning from their experiences – as well as from the experiences of others. Career and executive coaching and team building services focus on providing professional development, tools for success, and support to improve overall productivity. Mary has helped countless professionals build their virtual personal boards in an effort to become their best personal and professional selves. She is the author of Creative Mentorship and Career-Building Strategies: How to Build Your Virtual Personal Board of Directors.
MPG Consulting provides comprehensive career & executive coaching and professional development services to small, mid‐size and large social service organizations that do not have in‐house departments that provide such services. We provide culturally competent and anti‐oppressive (anti‐racist, LGBTQIA+ affirming, non‐sexist) professional development to individuals at all levels of an agency, though we specialize in working with senior management and executive leaders.
The MPG Consulting Team is composed of highly skilled professionals with extensive experience executive coaching, team building, and professional development experience. MPG Consulting is committed to the success of each and every client. Through our career and executive coaching services, we help stimulate thinking, frame issues, guide discussions, and ensure accountability. We take on the coaching role with the express purpose of helping others build solid, satisfying careers and promising futures.
Summary of Services Provided
How to take your talent to the next level:
The MPG Team shares unique insight and understanding of the leadership world and how to maneuver its complex terrain, including making the tough choices and bold decisions necessary to reach one’s true potential. This coaching and guidance helps executives to thrive within the corporate environment.
- Preparing to lead
- Struggles with being seen as a leader
- Being a professional sounding board
- Helping to find clarity
- Difficulty getting motivated
- Confidence building
- Acquiring and using the power to progress on your career path
How to be your best self:
The MPG Consulting Team helps clients thrive within the work environment by focusing on dreams, aspirations, and helping to create breakthroughs. The Team helps individuals clarify who they are in the workforce and helps to craft their future.
Coaches hold clients accountable in order to drive learning and development. During coaching sessions, the MPG Team member will encourage and support the client’s personal and professional growth, and hold them accountable for taking action on their goals. They help to develop their clients and give back the knowledge they have earned through their own successful careers as CEOs, executives, and business owners. They address the following issues:
- Challenges posed by gender, race, age, or sexual orientation
- Lack of professional support
- Coaching Individuals in their new job
- Coaching Individuals at risk for termination
- Helping professionals find their voice
- Coaching individuals with low self‐esteem
- Coaching women in a primarily male leadership team environment
- Learning to manage the complexities of gender, race and culture within the workplace
- Learning to read the unwritten corporate “rules” and understand office politics
- Careers that have stalled
Team building is an ongoing process with the purpose of helping a work group evolve into a more cohesive unit and improve team relations. During team-building activities and collaborative tasks, team members share expectations for accomplishing each group task, while trusting and supporting one another – including having respect for individual differences.
Team-building has been implemented successfully to address the following issues:
- Low morale
- Workplace bullying, fighting, undermining, and gossiping
- Excessive absenteeism
Research indicates that team development has strongest effect for improving organizational performance. Successful outcomes include:
- Aligning around goals
- Building effective working relationships
- Reducing team members’ role ambiguity
- Finding solutions to team problems
In her uplifting and compelling presentations, Mary Pender Greene successfully engages and empowers audiences as she facilitates career changing realizations. Mary employs her genuine passion for people to get to the heart of an issue. Her acute insight, expansive knowledge and developed coaching skills enable her to deliver valuable information and effective tools that can be utilized for a lifetime.
Mary Pender Greene has designed and facilitated informative workshops in the United States and abroad. Her professional background in the field of management, executive leadership and as the Assistant Executive Director for the largest voluntary mental health and social services agency in this country, The Jewish Board of Family and Children’s Services, a non-sectarian organization, has put her in the position of being a sought after workshop leader and professional speaker for her management style and leadership skills.
Ms. Pender Greene’s energizing presentations inspire people to take action, overcome obstacles and strive for excellence. Mary’s inspirational keynotes and leadership development programs include:
- Creating a Personal Board of Directors
- Preparing to Lead
- Women in Leadership Series
- Challenges Posed by Gender, Race, Sexual Orientation
- Mental Health & The Clergy
- Self-Care for Caregivers
- Knowing When It Is Time to Move On: Exiting with Grace
- Retirement: Preparing for the Next Phase
Mary Pender Greene, LCSW-R, CGP
President & CEO
Mary Pender Greene, LCSW‐R, CGP is a psychotherapist, career & executive coach, trainer and consultant with a private practice in Midtown Manhattan. Mary is a thought leader in the social services industry, recognized by her peers for her wisdom, contributions, and novel ideas on coaching, mentoring, and sharing knowledge. She has more than 20 years of experience helping individuals, couples, companies and non-profit organizations.
Mary has been instrumental in coaching and supervising many therapists in starting and building their practices. She successfully shares her unique insight and understanding of the business world to help corporate leaders navigate its complex terrain. Mary’s background also includes executive management roles at America’s largest non-profit organization, The Jewish Board of Family Services in NYC. She has given many inspiring keynotes and has been honored countless times for her professional contributions. She is frequently quoted in the press on a variety of mental health and business topics.
Mary is the President & CEO of MPG Consulting. She is the author of Creative Mentorship and Career‐ Building Strategies: How to Build Your Virtual Personal Board of Directors.