Deb Busser, MA, MCC
Founder & Executive Coach
As a coach for nearly two decades, Deb partners with C-suite and senior-level leaders committed to their own evolution as they adapt to change—in new roles, new markets, and new businesses. A trusted and visionary thought partner, she has significant cross-cultural experience coaching international executives and is adept at working with fast-growing, innovative organizations.
Client outcomes include broader and more strategic thinking, increased effectiveness and contribution, greater credibility and influence, stronger internal and external relationships, and enhanced executive presence. Deb’s clients raise their level of personal awareness as they align their actions to their values.
Her client list includes Fortune 500 companies, pre-IPO start-ups, professional service firms, and non-profit organizations. She has also provided individual leadership coaching and group facilitation for several Harvard Business School executive education programs.
Deb founded Energy Spring Leadership in 2003 and has been a Partner at a boutique executive career management firm. She previously held leadership roles in Corporate HR and Product Marketing at a global financial services company where she defined an online HR product and service offering, partnered with the senior leadership team and finance organization on business planning, and managed a multi-million-dollar budget and cross-functional team of 40 employees
Deb has been published or quoted in multiple publications on issues related to leadership, talent management, and workplace trends and has facilitated programs and workshops in the US, UK, Ireland, Cyprus, and Israel.
She earned the Master Certified Coach (MCC) credential from the International Coach Federation, a distinction held by less than 4% of credentialed coaches worldwide, and has coaching and coach trainer certifications from the Coach Training Alliance and the Evolutionary Institute.
Deb was awarded the Public Leadership Credential from the Harvard Kennedy School in 2022. She holds a BS in Business Administration and a MA in Community Social Psychology from the University of Massachusetts Lowell where she has taught Dynamics of Interpersonal Relations as an adjunct professor.
A member of the Dean’s Advisory Board for the UMass Lowell School of Education, Deb has been on the board of her local community center where she led the development committee and has served on the Corporate Board Committee of the Boston Club, whose mission is to increase the representation of women on boards of directors.
She teaches a creative dance class for adults called Shake Your Soul® and enjoys international travel and summer vacations with her family on Martha’s Vineyard.
Deb is a very good listener and had the ability to
tailor recommendations to my unique situation.
I accomplished more than I ever thought possible.
— CEO, global technology firm