Maria Church, Ph.D., CSP
Dr. Maria Church, CEO of Dr. Maria Church International, including Government and Corporate divisions, and author of Love-Based Leadership, the upcoming books, A Course in Leadership: 21 Spiritual Lessons on Power, Love, and Influence, 10th Anniversary Edition of Love-Based Leadership, and co-author of best-selling book, Answering the Call, has started a movement to revolutionize the workplace with a shift from fear to love.
Dr. Church specializes in organizational culture, change agility, and leadership development with over 25 years working for Fortune 500, local government, non-profit, and academia. Her organizational culture work has realized her clients over 300% ROI, intentionally shaping their cultures to support strategic objectives and be a differentiator in the marketplace. Maria holds a Doctor of Management degree in organizational leadership and currently teaches for several universities. She is also part of the elite 17% worldwide that has earned a CSP (Certified Speaking Professional) designation from the National Speakers Association.
She has been featured on radio shows, television interviews, and in magazines. Maria writes a weekly newspaper column on leadership and hosts an online leadership series, Dr. Maria TV. Splitting her time between Scottsdale and the canyons of Southern Arizona, Maria continues to work with high-performing local governments and is working on her next book about exemplary corporate and local government cultures.