Driven for Life is a company that inspires people, motivates and transforms them, and uses detail assessments, personalized training development, and effective sustainability programs to get there. By using creative, strategic, hands on training we help individuals perform beyond what they imagined, while improving the company culture, bottom line, and the quality of life for those they work with.
Eric McGrath | Chief Excellence Officer
Developing Company Culture for Higher Profits, Less Turnover & Better Employee Engagement
Eric loves business. For the last 18 years he has helped people grow and develop their business, and has created a system and process that radically grows and expands a business from where it is to where the leaders want it to be – specializing in multi-phase employee engagement programs. Eric is a born entrepreneur and competitor. Starting business at a very young age, he loved winning people over, and the thrill of claiming the grand prize driving him to early success. Eric expanded both his business and leadership skills owning a retail chain with offices and sales teams all over the country.
While living in Las Vegas, he started an innovative advertising company linking new homeowners with subcontractors during the Vegas housing development boom. After selling his advertising business, Eric went to work for Rapport Leadership International. For the next 8 years, Eric excelled in all areas of organizational development, management, facilitation, and sales team training. Eric became Director of Business Development for Rapport, and earned certifications in Predictive Index, Innermetrix/DISC and became Master Certified in Experiential Training.
Mary Belden-McGrath | Chief Relationship Officer
Experiential Leadership Trainer | Employee Engagement Consultant | Executive Coach
Mary understands the power of great communication. Her ability to build relationships has impacted all areas of her career. Mary has excelled in the workplace as a top sales performer, business owner, certified master trainer in leadership skills and has sat on the governing board of non-profit organizations.
“I put my passion for people first. I know that when individuals get engaged with their work and when companies take the time to create an optimal business culture work becomes fun and enjoyable. My background in leadership training and sales propelled me to create training programs that would benefit every company and individual that attended any one of our programs.”
- Passionate cultivator of relationships, organizations, and personal development.
- Creator of Experiential Learning Programs geared toward leadership, sales, and communication.
- Employee Engagement Specialist focused on creating exceptional business cultures.
- Certified in Innermetrix ADVanced Insights Profile (DISC, Values, and Attributes).
- Direct sales experience as a top producer at an international training organization.
- 2013 Recipient of the Leadership Orange County Excellence Award.
Today, Driven Leadership is focused on helping organizations and individuals who want to develop breakthrough approaches to personal and professional change. Collectively, we have developed trainings to empower individuals and organizations in taking risks, being bold, living and working all-in and failing forward in order to create transformative change and business success. Driven for Life works with government agencies and large companies such as Kaiser Permanente, Texas Christian University (TCU), RAMCO, Plus Credit Union, Crown Imports, and Pachanga Resort and Casino, as well as many small and mid-sized businesses.