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Maria Kyriakos

Consultant Maria Kyriakos

Coaching & Consulting for Mid-Career Professionals to be Leaders in their Careers


We all have a career story, which is much more than our job titles, employers, and accomplishments. During my corporate and healthcare HR career, I observed many talented professionals take a back seat while others drove them to their next professional destination.

Why outsource your most important professional decisions to a manager or a predetermined corporate structure? Why not Career Intentionally™?


  • Career Coaching for mid-level Executives
  • Strategic Career Management Practices
  • Designing your Career Story
  • Career exploration and transition
  • Executive Leadership Coaching
  • Leadership role entry & skill development
  • Executive & Leadership Presence
  • Strategic Communication skills; Influencing, Advocating & Negotiating


  • Owner & Managing Director 2013 to current, LeaderAssist Coaching and Consulting for Mid-Career professionals to be leaders in their careers and intentional about their career stories
  • 25+ years as a Human Resources Leader and Executive in dynamic, high change Fortune 500 companies domestically and globally. Includes 10 years HR experience in Medical Centers (UWMC, Swedish, Hermann Memorial).
  • Executive HR support to CEO, CFO, Chief Medical Officer and Chief Nursing Officers. Deep understanding of clinical and health services cultures
  • Leadership Coaching, consulting and training workshops
  • Career Coaching and strategic career management practices
  • Team optimization workshops using the MBTI assessment in areas of team building, communication, conflict management, change management, stress management and individual development


  • Bachelor of Arts, International Studies, University of Washington
  • Master of Public Administration, Seattle University
  • PCC, International Coaching Federation. Certified Career Management Coach, Certified Executive Leadership Development Coach, Academies Certified Strengths Coach
  • Certified Practitioner, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), Accredited Coach, Strong Interest Inventory (SII), StrengthsFinder and other career management and leadership tools
  • View my website for additional information.


  • Amazon
  • Anthem Inc. & Amerigroup
  • City of Seattle
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Peninsula Community Health Services
  • Save the Children Action Network
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