About Marianne

What you do today provides the foundation for your success tomorrow.

Marianne Gouveia
Life Coach, Executive Coach, Grief and Loss

  • Certified Professional Coach (CPC)
  • Energy Leadership Index Master Practitioner (ELI-MP)
  • Associate Accredited Coach (ACC)
  • Certified Grief Recovery Specialist (GRS)

About Marianne:  Marianne has succeeded in a series of executive roles in both large corporations and small businesses with a focus on complex industries.  With over 30 years of experience, she is recognized as an entrepreneurial and visionary international business leader in complex industries such as aerospace and defense, software development, and engineering services industries.  Marianne's expertise has been concentrated in new product development, new business development, strategic selling, strategic planning, and innovation.  She is an accomplished leader, developing diverse teams of professionals to maximize their success. Marianne has a strong background in developing client and employee relationships, attracting and capturing new business, and expanding opportunities in domestic and international markets. She is a strong collaborator, and consensus builder with internal and external stakeholders -- manifesting in helping clients achieve top and bottom-line results. 

Message from Marianne:  As a business leader, I have been a successful executive working in aerospace and other high-tech industries for the better part of 30 years.  Part of my career included owning and operating my own international aerospace company which operated for more than 10 years.  I had the opportunity to work with many bright and talented individuals.

In 2014, I decided to leave corporate America to pursue a career that allowed me to share my skills with others.  I completed training through the Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching (IPEC) training organization to develop competencies to serve my clients as an Executive Coach.  I had an intense desire to help executives to find their passion, overcome corporate angst, and live a more full and passionate life.

Outside of my corporate life, I have personally experienced a number of life transitions encompassing career, business, loss of a sibling, loss of a child, loss of parents, a divorce, a Down Syndrome child, a Down Syndrome sister, and the list goes on!  I am a cancer survivor and have nursed my brothers and sisters through their own trials with cancer. 

In February of 2016, I experienced the unthinkable and most unfortunate death of my youngest son Eric James.  As a strong woman, I had thought I was capable of enduring even the most difficult of circumstances.  I struggled  to accept his death, and to find purpose in this loss, and to find peace and ultimately acceptance.  I became empathetic to other individuals who have lost their loved ones -- especially parents who have lost a child.  The journey is devastating. 

This was completely uncharted territory and I had no map.  I knew it was impossible for me to go back to my "old" way of being.  As I worked through my loss, I finally understood how to integrate loss in a way that gave me peace, strength, joy and happiness -- even under the most devastating circumstances.  I now know -- from personal experience -- that we can rise, survive, and thrive in even the most horrific circumstance.  We can rise above!

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