Agnes is an international Master Certified Coach with The Leets Consortium, headquartered in Irvine, California. She is prominent in the coaching community as an expert practitioner and advocate of the profession.
Agnes is first an experienced globally minded leadership coach – a partner to leaders who deal with the complexities, uncertainties and turbulences of today’s business world, while having to deliver ever-more demanding results. She understands organizational (and national) cultures and how high achievers navigate them. Her profound humanity is coupled with a keen strategic eye for what’s really going on, and a business sense she brings from her own years as banking executive. Her capacity to elicit authenticity in her clients helps leaders and key contributors to accomplish the personal and professional shifts that are required to win... and to bring their teams along for the victory lap. Her masterful team facilitation skills allow her to develop trustful teams who engage in productive, creative debates and committed execution. She also leads and facilitates efficient and creative strategic planning retreats (including scenario planning) for her client companies.
Agnes Mura is certified in a number of assessment and training tools. She is a Certified Professional Behavioral and Values Analyst. She has taught Coaching and Assessments to global executives in the Advanced Executive Program at the Anderson School of Business (UCLA) and to new coaches in the Cal State University Long Beach professional coach training program. She served for seven years on the faculty of Corporate Coach University; and is a regular and frequent guest lecturer in Pepperdine University’s doctoral program in Organizational Leadership.
In 2000, her accomplishments were honored with the Woman of Achievement Award by Century City-Los Angeles. In 2002, she earned the Builders’ Award of the Professional Coaches and Mentors Association. In 2003 she became a founding member of the editorial board of the International Journal of Coaching in Organizations. She is a long-time Assessor of coach training programs for the global Accreditations Committee of the International Coach Federation. In 2004 she became the first President of the International Consortium for Coaching in Organizations [www.CoachingConsortium.org] a worldwide organization of companies, academics, practitioners and associations dedicated to the success of executive coaching interventions in organizations.
Her book, co-authored with William Bergquist, “Ten Themes and Variations for Postmodern Leaders and Their Coaches,” was published by Pacific Soundings Press in 2005. She was a contributing author in the 2008 Pfeiffer Annual: Leadership Development.
Agnes holds a BA from Edinburgh University, UK, and a Masters Degree in philosophy and applied linguistics from the University of Cologne, Germany, as well as a variety of finance certifications, acquired during her 10 years as a international banking executive and investment advisor at Bankers Trust.