Episode 11 | Mary B. Simon

Pittsburgh Business Insights Ep 11 - Mary Simon

Episode Notes

On this week’s episode of Pittsburgh Business Insights, we are joined by Mary Simon, a senior executive coach who uses her expertise in neuroscience to advise clients in negotiations and business transactions.

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About Mary B. Simon

With 20 years of experience, Mary is a respected, trusted executive coach who focuses on results and ROI.

Recognized as an enterprise-wide partner who has coached leaders and teams in 17 industries; authored a book about negotiation strategies; acquired a certification in brain science/neuroscience, and is a former member of faculty and staff at The Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania, her experience translates into confidence and momentum toward outcomes and goals.

With earned reputation and skill, Mary has spearheaded alignment between individual contributors and executives and has facilitated the resolution of sensitive, high-stakes business situations. Her clients include Procter & Gamble, Kimberly Clark/Scott Paper Company, PJM, Caterpillar, TransAlta, GE Aerospace/Lockheed Martin, NRC, IRS-CID, Loral Defense System, Science Center (Tech and Life Science Entrepreneurial Incubator), University of Pennsylvania Wharton Graduate Division.

As an executive, I benefitted immensely from timely, insightful, tactful speaking and coaching from Mary for over a decade. She has an unparalleled ability to help leaders and executives focus on what is most important, while also giving due consideration to all the complexities and interrelationships to be weighed in leadership endeavors. Mary has a talent for providing the right tools at the right time.” 

– Randy Blough, retired Federal executive, 2x recipient of Presidential Meritorious Executive Rank Awards


  • M.S., University of Pennsylvania
  • B.A., Earlham College
  • Certifications Training:
  • Neuroscience – C-IQ
  • CCL- Benchmark 360
  • Global Team Coaching Certification
  • Myers Briggs Type Indicator
  • Professional Certified Coach, ICF (2018)

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About Pittsburgh Business Insights

Starting a business: three words that require plenty of planning. On Pittsburgh Business Insights, The Lynch Law Group interviews Pittsburgh entrepreneurs and uncovers what makes business boom in the Steel City. Whether you are growing your own company, looking to improve your practices, or simply interested in the advice of Pittsburgh professionals, tune in for ideas and inspiration from Pittsburgh’s top business leaders.