Cathy and Maria Birkhead have worked jointly on numerous projects over the years, facilitating strategic planning sessions for companies of all sizes and from all sectors. They’ve worked jointly in the development of client projects and workshops and have maintained a professional friendship for years. McCullough says Maria is “encouraging, always smiling and energetic. She’s an excellent trainer and facilitator.”
Maria is President of Idea-Catchers and MCB, Inc., through which she has fostered the revitalization of countless organizations across the nation. Her dynamic planning and renewal retreats, seminars and workshops enhance communication, build relationships and facilitate breakthrough team performance. Maria is a Certified Professional Facilitator (CPF) with the International Association of Facilitators and one of only 35 certified IAF Assessors for Professional Facilitation in the world.
Maria is the author of An End to Meeting Madness: How to Lead focused, energized, interactive meetings that build teamwork, reduce stress, and deliver breakthrough results.