A collaborative journey to positive change

Being a leader means making a difference. And the difference between potential and fulfillment is often closer than we think. For more than 15 years, Merideth Mehlberg Group has used a proven framework and holistic approach to help executives in the San Francisco Bay Area grow both personally and professionally. Specializing in coaching and corporate solutions for senior-level executives, we believe in achievable goals, practical methods, and exceptional results. Our clients understand the value of investing in their people, and each person shares the willingness to challenge, change and expand their leadership potential. We embrace and encourage a culture of integrity, optimism, respect, and collaboration in the ongoing pursuit of betterment and growth.

How We Work

The team at Merideth Mehlberg Group employs career-building values in a strategic framework to help senior executives ladder up to their full leadership potential. We believe in both the person and the professional, helping you achieve your highest service to the world.

Potential Meets Purpose


Be authentic. Get clear on what you really want. Use it as your North Star.


Generate hypotheses and employ creativity in service to your goals.


Take action and hone effectiveness; build leadership muscle to make a difference.


Reframe failure, learn from experience, and take responsibility for your choices


Lead wholeheartedly, employing head, heart, gut and logic


Find outlets to express yourself, show thought leadership, and make your mark in the world


Results are measurable, meaningful, rewarding and ongoing; a template to help you remain vital and challenged.




CEO, Executive Coach, Career Strategist, & Writer


Market Positioning Consultant


Career Coach and Resume Writer




Chief Operating Officer


Marketing and Project Specialist

Learn more about our talented team

Our Clients

Merideth Mehlberg Group has worked with clients across a broad spectrum of industries and professions—from computer software to the financial sector to nonprofit organizations, science, and transportation. Here are just a few companies represented in our Executive Coaching, Career Coaching, and Corporate Solutions services.

    Merideth is supportive, personable, and takes a genuine interest in helping you achieve your goals.
  • I’ve had more interest in my career, and I’m being presented with more opportunities from recruiters and company execs, in the last 6-8 weeks than I’ve had in years. These are mostly unsolicited interactions.
  • Melissa Bell, Media Producer
    I wanted to let you know that I got a new job! I’m absolutely sure it’s the result of all the work you did with me to focus my goals and the wonderful resume and LinkedIn profile Madelyn created for me. Thank you so much for all of your amazing guidance. I could never have achieved this new job, my dream job, without you.
    Melissa Bell, Media Producer
  • Merideth Mehlberg Career Group makes the most of our time together—when we leave an interaction, I’ve gotten what I needed and more!
  • Jonna Hensley, Country HR Consultant
    I got a contract HR Business Partner job through some crafty networking, which makes me proud. The job has a high probability of conversion to regular/full-time. It feels 100% right and I can say that with clarity because of my time with you!
    Jonna Hensley, Country HR Consultant
    Keysight Technologies
  • Erik Ward, Vice President Systems and Technology
    Deborah was an absolute joy to work with and when the time comes, I will work with her again without question. She unlocked multiple doors of opportunity by allowing me to answer fundamental questions about myself and my expectations. It was a sincere pleasure to go through the journey of discovery with her, and for our efforts to lead to such an outstanding outcome. Thank you, Deborah!
    Erik Ward, Vice President Systems and Technology
    GCT Global Container Terminals, Inc.
  • Niccolina Mangroo, Head of Global Programs
    Prior to working with Merideth, I had interviewed seven other coaches. It only took one conversation with her for me to know that Merideth was exactly the kind of coach I was seeking.
    Niccolina Mangroo, Head of Global Programs
  • Niccolina Mangroo, Head of Global Programs
    Merideth served as both a coach and a cheerleader for me, which was exactly what I needed at the time, and she quickly picked up on this. Ultimately, my desire to make a change in my career became a reality with Merideth's coaching support.
    Niccolina Mangroo, Head of Global Programs
  • Jonathan Kaplan, Communications Officer
    If you're looking to better understand your career and how to give more or get the most out of where you are, I highly recommend working with Merideth. Her work ethic is second-to-none and, more importantly, she's compassionate and empathetic. This was a real partnership and, because of it, I feel more energized, more skillful, and more creative.
    Jonathan Kaplan, Communications Officer
    Open Society Foundations
  • Beth Budwig, UX Leader
    Celia is one of those rare people—she’s incisive and direct, yet warm and compassionate. This balance was key as I grappled with job search and then unemployment. She helped me play at a high level and I landed a fantastic job thanks to Celia's help with interview prep. She shifted my thinking and helped me show up as my best self.
    Beth Budwig, UX Leader
  • Jorge Dalmau, Boat builder & racer
    Deborah's comprehensive approach helped me with my career transition. Her enthusiasm and expertise was invaluable in plotting a course toward a new career. I would strongly recommend Deborah to anyone looking to improve or change his or her career.
    Jorge Dalmau, Boat builder & racer
  • Kathleen Bryson, Marketing & Communications professional
    Deborah helped me develop a dialogue about how to position myself as a seasoned professional looking to transition into a new industry. She helped convey this on my resume and LinkedIn page as well. I loved working with her, and found our work together extremely useful for my career search.
    Kathleen Bryson, Marketing & Communications professional
  • Niccolina Mangroo, Head of Global Programs
    Insightful, thoughtful, savvy, and action-oriented, Merideth was instrumental in catapulting me from analysis-paralysis to defining my goals and building an action plan to meet them. She has the ability to validate your thoughts and ideas, yet simultaneously challenge and encourage you to think outside of the box.
    Niccolina Mangroo, Head of Global Programs
  • It’s like job therapy.

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