maria_ciavarellaMarie Ciavarella, PsyD, is an affiliate of Gail Golden Consulting, LLC. Marie is the principal of StarWorks Leadership, LLC. She has fifteen years’ experience partnering with individuals and teams to optimize organizational development and learning and to strengthen leaders. Her solutions focus on partnering with leaders and teams to help them meet their stated goals, achieve business results and uphold organizational values. Marie’s clients are in diverse sectors including healthcare, the financial industry, insurance and higher education.

Through assessment and development, Marie enhances her clients’ business acumen and strengthens their relational effectiveness. As an examiner for the prestigious Lincoln Awards for Performance Excellence (which employs the rigorous Baldrige criteria to evaluate organizational commitment, capacity and progress to making systematic improvements), Marie utilizes her keen understanding of process improvements to optimize a leader’s value. She coaches executives, designs leadership development programs and facilitates organizational growth.

Marie holds a doctorate in Psychology and a certificate in Business Administration.