The ECG Team

Herma M. Schmitz

Principal, Consultant, Master Coach

Herma is an internationally recognized executive coach for more than 20 years, making a difference with high level individuals of various backgrounds, management teams, governments and communities.  She has spoken about the impact of coaching and ECG’s approach at Harvard, Yale, Columbia, LaGuardia College and corporate conferences around the world.


Known as a passionate and entertaining speaker she has contributed successfully to many events. She has been invited to speak in the U.S. and Europe including before the German American Chamber, the European Roundtable and the American Association of Orthodox Jewish People, to name a few.


Herma’s ability to get to the heart of issues and her keen listening beyond the obvious has caused immediate breakthroughs for her clients, often at their first coaching session. It has caused alignment of corporate boards, executive teams and family owned enterprises, under difficult and even adversarial circumstances. It has resulted in organizations producing unprecedented business results and has empowered families in their businesses and in their relationships.


Her compassionate commitment to her clients has resulted in the successful implementation and fulfillment of breakthrough projects, leadership development and cultural transformation. Her transformational leadership programs have impacted community leaders, management teams, cross-functional teams at financial organizations and delegates of government offices overseas.