Marsharika Maddison

- Fully Booked -

Specializes in:

Work-Life Alignment
Leadership/Strategic Planning
Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion

Masharika Prejean Maddison is an International Coaching Federation certified coach. At the core of her coaching philosophy is a conviction in the power of people to identify and choose for themselves what is required for success in all facets of one’s life. She sees coaching as an invitation to both learn and unlearn patterns of being. As a result, clients develop a heightened self-awareness of the necessary narrative, needs, and negotiations that will serve them. Masharika is an endurance athlete and holds more than a decade of leadership experience in the public and non-profit sectors.

Education & Credentials

  • Political Economy (B.A.), Tulane University, 2004

  • Master of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin, 2006

  • Presidential Management Fellow, U.S. Department of State, 2006 – 2008

  • Diversity and Inclusion Facilitator, SF-CESS, 2014

  • Certified Running Coach, Road Runners Club of America, 2016

  • Associate Certified Coach, International Coaching Federation, 2017

  • Certified Professional Coach, Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching, 2017

  • Energy Leadership Index – Master Practitioner, Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching, 2017


  • Affiliate Leadership Coach, Rockwood Leadership Institute

  • Leadership Development Facilitator, Coro 

  • Mayoral Appointed Council Member, San Francisco Our Children, Our Families Council

  • Executive Board Member, HR Committee Chairperson, San Francisco Board Member, SPUR

Clients that have benefitted from Masharika's support realize a deeper sense of both personal well-being and professional success. She's partnered with non-profit organizations such as Transcend, the Women's Foundation of California, Leadership for Educational Equity, One Goal, DataKind, EarthJustice, Surge Leadership Institute, and Rockwood Leadership Institute.


"Masharika is one of the most authentic, thoughtful, and talented people I know. She's a marvelous coach who enabled me to get the most out of our time together. You'll find incredible value in working with her as you explore and take action on what matters most to you."