From 2003-2011, she has held the senior lead role of the coaching faculty for Linkage's annual Global Institute for Leadership Development. She specializes in leadership development, team building, change management and building strategic partnerships. In 1989 she founded The Center for Transitional Management (CTM) in Orinda, California. Ms. McMahon is also Managing Director for The Alexcel Group as well as head of their Women in Leadership Consulting Division. For the last eight years, she has been the senior lead, of the coaching faculty, for the Global Institute for Leadership Development. She facilitates workshops and consults both nationally and internationally for a wide variety of professional organizations including those in business, media, high-risk occupations, hospitality, mental health and education. She has keynoted and developed training programs for Women in Leadership, Strategic Partnering and Strategies for Successful Leadership for companies including Shell International, Intel, Pella Corporation, Nektar Therapeutics and many others. For the last two years, Ms. McMahon has been partnered with Alexcel and Institute for Executive Development in a research project and paper on Best Practices for Executives In Transition. She has been frequently called on to speak and consult on this topic.
Based on her specialization in leadership development, coaching and consulting, she is a contributing author to Enlightened Power: How Women Are Transforming the Practice of Leadership. She has also been featured speaker on national radio and TV as well as an expert contributor for Leadership Excellence, APA publications and several other books on Women in Leadership. Ms. McMahon has written a contributing chapter in Marshall Goldsmith's soon to be released new book on Coaching for Leadership. The focus of the chapter is on how to develop high potential women leaders through the use of her Six Points of In$uence for Transformational Change model.