noun. One who facilitates leadership experiences for Ariel. synonyms; thought leader, guide, guru.

Maggie Steig

Maggie Steig


Maggie is a performer, educator, and business professional with over 25 years of experience selling creative ideas to corporate clients. She coaches leaders to communicate from the heart with clarity, warmth, and passion. Maggie focuses on the core values of her clients to deeply inform their work on authentic presence, relationship building skills, and storytelling. She is passionate about making the process fun and supportive. As an actress, Maggie is a member of Actors’ Equity, SAG, and AFTRA.

Training Experience

Maggie’s list of clients has grown to include: FTI Consulting, Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, Raytheon, Covidien, Mitre, Liberty Mutual, Harvard Executive Education, Procter & Gamble, Duke Executive Education, The Federal Reserve Bank, Queens School of Business, KPMG Black & Veatch.

Business Experience

Maggie is a business professional in the field of corporate events and has served as Creative Director of FM&A Events since 2007, designing and producing large-scale events for many Fortune 100 companies. Before that, she was Owner/Director of Extraordinary Events for 14 years. She also served as Founding Executive Director of Susan’s Retreat, a non-profit dedicated to providing breast cancer patients with a break from life in treatment; a short stay at a resort location to clear the mind, rest, relax and engage the spirit of hope.

Theater Experience

  • Founding member of Guilty Children, an improv comedy troupe
  • Performed the part of Freida in Athol Fugard’s play about apartheid, Statements After an Arrest Under the Immorality Act
  • Toured award-winning shows about chemical dependency, domestic violence, and racism with the Performer’s Ensemble

Education and Credentials

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Metalsmithing from Boston University. Graduated summa cum laude and won Britain’s Royal Society for the Arts Medal.
  • Georgetown University, Leadership Coaching Program
  • International Coaching Foundation (ICF) certified coach at the PCC level
  • Certified to administer and interpret the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) instrument
  • Certified to administer and interpret “The Right Conversation,” team conversational norms diagnostic tool
  • Spirit of Ariel Award, 2013