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M. B. Wacker Associates
(414) 875-9876

The Tuition Benefit will only cover coaching services for job-related subjects such as job coaching, performance issues, career development, career transition.  Attending a coaching session on city-time is at the discretion of your department; prior permission is required.

The Tuition Benefit will not cover coaching services for subjects such as, but not limited to life stage issues, mid-life issues, life coaching.  (These sessions must be attended on your own time.)

You may use your Tuition Benefit (if you are eligible) to work one-on-one with a personal coach provided you attend for the job-related reasons stated above.  Participants would pay the Coach directly, then apply for tuition reimbursement after the coaching session. After completing the online tuition reimbursement application in self-service, you must submit a copy of a paid receipt.  The receipt must show the cost as well as state the amount was paid, and must also list the date(s) of the session(s).

The firms president, Mary B. Wacker, has designed and presented seminars and training programs throughout the country. With over 20 years' experience in training, consulting and human resource development, Mary has worked with numerous business and professional associations (click here for her client list). Mary is certified in Managing Complex Change Consultation and in the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Assessment.

Mary is Program Director for Future Milwaukee's 8-month Community Leadership Program. Active in the American Society for Training & Development she was the 1995 president of the Southeastern Wisconsin Chapter.

In 1988 she received a Professional Practice Award from the American Heart Association for chairing the Program Committee for a statewide Leadership Development Conference. Mary has an MS in Educational Psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee


  • Extensive experience in training and organizational development consulting.
  • Designs and presents programs in leadership development, quality team building, customer service, and organization change.
  • Accomplished national conference seminar leader.
  • Experienced consultant in organization change systems.
  • Certified in Managing Complex Change Process (Ackerman Model)
  • Certified Instructor, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator
  • Produced career development programs, assessment centers, performance appraisal systems, orientation materials and instructional design training manuals.
  • Scripted and directed multi-image slide and video presentations.


  • M.S., Educational Psychology, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • B.S., Psychology, University of Milwaukee-Milwaukee, Cum Laude