The Team

Under the leadership of our co-founder, Richard D. Glaser, PhD, The CreatingWE® Institute works with organizations seeking to enhance their brand stature and leadership strengths in the face of ever-increasing competitive challenges.

CreatingWE’s Team of Senior Consultants

Meet and learn more about our Team of high level, Senior Consultants - each with many years of experience working closely with senior management teams and large organizations.

judith e glaser

“The key in business is the leader's ability to enable everyone to feel like they are part of a winning team – we know this mantra in our hearts, yet making it happen is much more difficult. The CreatingWE Institute gives leaders a roadmap for shaping the DNA of their company – creating a culture of inspired leadership & ownership of the future.”
— Judith E. Glaser

Maria Escobar Bordyn

Maria Escobar-Bordyn

Benchmark Associate & Senior Consultant
Strategic Partner – Leader, Team & Executive Coach

María brings extensive experience coaching and advising executives and organizations in human performance, leadership, and communication. A highly capable executive coach and facilitator, she understands the relationship between individual and organization success. Adept at understanding diverse organizational cultures and business models, María brings a thoughtful, pragmatic and outcome-based approach to her work, motivating clients to identify and achieve success.

A dynamic and high-energy facilitator, María consults with corporations, professional associations and non-profit boards on leadership and team issues, as well as facilitates corporate sessions in leadership development, high-performance work teams, strategic planning, performance planning, and change management. In addition, she facilitates group learning for corporate leadership development programs and has been recognized for her ability to engage and motivate audiences quickly, helping participants ‘move the needle’.

In her various roles as partner, managing consultant and senior consultant in private as well as global human performance consulting firms, she has worked with leaders and team, and coached hundreds of executives and senior executives in myriad industries and functions, in diverse company sizes from mid-size to Fortune 50 and 100, as well as non-profits in the medical, arts and social services arenas. She is fluent in Spanish, having spent her formative years living in Mexico, and has coached leaders working with, and in, Latin America. María is recognized for her ability to inspire transformation, even in the most difficult of circumstances.

Her early experience includes roles in corporate HR, owner of a boutique consulting firm, as well as owning and running a successful independent bookstore. María has a degree in Social Ecology (emphasis in Human Behavior) as well as a Certificate in Organizational Development from the University of California, Irvine. She is certified in various frameworks, as well as in the use of numerous 360, assessment, and catalyst tools.

Core to her methodology is Conversational Intelligence® (C-IQ), a neuroscience-based methodology that transforms leaders, teams and engagement. A prolific reader, María currently serves on the C-IQ Certification Leadership team, developing and facilitating certification immersion sessions, as well as mentoring and coaching those new to C-IQ.



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