Mary Ann McIlraith is an author and world-leader in developing methodologies that have changed the way domestic and global businesses have operated, leveraging technology and human capital. The first methodology Mary Ann developed was in the launch of her company Maximum Potential International in 1982. The Rapid Implementation Methodology (RIM) focused at implementing technology solutions and became cited as the #1 methodology. Soon after, REM (Rapid Engineered Mind) was introduced and focused on the human potential side of peak performance and is the study of 22 different sciences in human behavior. REM was awarded recognition by top US officials and became spotlighted on the NBC Today Show for transforming leadership skills into a new level of effectiveness and organizational impact. Mary Ann has coached some of the most powerful project teams globally as well as worked with three world governments. She has worked cross-industry from financial institutions to major technology firms to small startup businesses in coaching and helping grow Fortune 1,000 companies. She is also proud to say that she has worked with, led , and coached several spiritual and iconic motivational leaders. Her client portfolio includes IBM, Morgan Stanley, Fidelity, Walt Disney World, AOL, Oracle, Toys 'R' Us, AT&T, Bank of Bermuda, PeopleSoft Inc., ADP, NY Times, and the United States Marshal Services among many others. Today, Mary Ann focuses on delivering public events and learning programs for the personal and professional life. She enjoys working closely with spiritual leaders in making a difference in the Americas, North and South. While her private time is invested in personal development, social awareness projects, and nonprofit charities; her hobbies include research in neuroscience, reading, cycling, beach, family/friends, and psychology.