Executive Coaching for MBA Programs & Professionals

Dr. Karen Gurney Executive Coach

Experienced consultant you can trust.

Dr. Karen Gurney has more than 25 years of combined experience in Executive Coaching, MBA program and professional group consultation, and human resources. We are dedicated to finding the best return on investment from your education investment.

With Dr. Karen Gurney Executive Coaching, results is our watchword. This is a strategy that is open, honest and market-based.  Giving quality, professional consulting on 6-figure career transitions is the most important thing we do.

Our firm’s primary focus areas are increasing MBA program admissions and effectiveness through premier Executive Coaching that increases admissions and drives MBA program satisfaction. 

We also serve individual clients with their goal of crafting and keeping a 6-figure career with passive job search strategies the bring recruiters right to you for the jobs you want.

Areas of Consultation


Workshops, Keynotes, and Retainer Packages to boost admissions, revenue, engagement, and job placement through strategic career consulting.


One-on-one consulting services for the busy MBA professional that wants recruiters to come to you for the jobs you want.


5-Star Online Education Programs for prospective and current MBAs seeking to achieve the maximum ROI on their education.


Dr. Karen Gurney

Dr. Gurney focuses on cutting-edge strategies the ensure MBAs get the maximum return on investment from their MBA education investment.

What Our Clients Say

I have had the pleasure of working Karen Gurney. Her discussions on the topics of career innovation and creativity have influenced many professional leaders. Karen always has a line of people wanting to speak with her after."

Darrell Johnson, President of NBMBAA

"Karen's deep job market knowledge, her energy and speaking abilities, and her extra-bonuses help us draw new members and hold fundraisers for the local chapter of the National Society of Hispanic MBA's."

Giovanna Carrillo, President of NSHMBA

"There was so much engagement from Dr. Gurney's keynote that we had to end the event and there were still people hanging back to ask her questions. A high engagement speaker."

Michelle Epps, President of Emerging Museum Professionals

What Makes Us Different

At Dr Karen Gurney Executive Coaching, we understand that a person's career is one of the most important aspects of their lives.

With an MBA, a professional makes a large investment and requires the highest ROI possible on their professional development spend.

We treat the MBA investment with the respect it deserves.

We offer a variety of engagement packages to meet many budgets yet remain effective and results-orientated.

We are always available to answer your questions and address your concerns. Once you become our client, you will receive your Dr. Gurney’s personal phone number so you can reach her whenever you need to.

We will review each situation and look at all available options to find the best solution.

Dr. Gurney will always represent your best interests.

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