Organization Development and Leadership

Mario DiCioccio, MBA, PCC, CPCC

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Organization Development and Leadership


Mario DiCioccio is an organizational consultant and executive coach in private practice, a lecturer for the Wharton MBA Communications Program and a consulting executive coach to the Smeal Executive MBA Program at Penn State University. 

Mario works with business owners, executives, managers and individual contributors in large to small enterprises who want to improve their effectiveness, advance as leaders, feel more satisfied in their careers or have a sounding board for big decisions. Mario’s coaching services are provided through one-on-one engagements, group training and workshops.  His focus areas include decision-making, leadership development, management communications and work-life balance. 

In addition to his coaching and consulting experience, Mario brings over 25 years experience as a corporate leader, business owner and management consultant.  Prior to coaching, Mario was a Sr. Director with Merck & Co., Inc. where among other accomplishments, he:

  • Led an information services organization in support of US Sales and Marketing.
  • Led a global cross-functional group that designed and gained approval for a worldwide database services organization.
  • Led the IT strategic planning effort for US Sales and Marketing and participated in the development of the global IT strategic plan.
  • Participated in cross-functional initiatives and feasibility studies commissioned by and reporting to senior corporate and divisional leaders.
Mario earned the Professional Certified Coach (PCC) credential from the International Coach Federation and the Professional Co-Active Coach (CPCC) credential by the Coaches Training Institute where he also trained. Mario is a graduate of the 3-year Gestalt therapy program offered by the Gestalt Therapy Institute of Philadelphia. He holds an MBA from Temple University and a B.S. in Mathematics from St. Joseph’s University. Mario is also a member of the Philadelphia Human Resources Planning Society and the International Coach Federation.