Cecilia Rose is a Keynote Speaker, Executive Coach, and Career Strategist. She is known for turning a presentation into an experiential event. She is recognized as an authority in coaching professionals who are stuck in their careers, at an impasse or are ready to open the door to new opportunities. Cecilia’s passion lies in providing the space and place for successful professionals to continue on their journey.

Cecilia Rose is also a  Master Certified Coach with the International Coach Federation and has 25+ years of experience serving as a trusted adviser to executives, and career and change management strategist working with global Fortune 50 companies. She partners with senior executives to help them achieve their business and personal goals while enhancing their leadership skills. Cecilia is a highly sought-after Conference Speaker and leads and facilitates executive roundtables, executive retreats, and workshops.

Her speaking topics include:

  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Change Management
  • Leadership
  • Communication
  • Personal and Professional Branding

She is resourceful and innovative with a proven track record of implementing new business concepts, delivering creative solutions and coaching executives how to navigate, accelerate or recreate their careers. Her style is people-centric with the unique combination of business acumen, intuition, analytical skills and career expertise that spans a wide range of functions, disciplines, and industries.

Cecilia believes, like the ancient masters, that when a door closes, another door opens. All one needs is the key to open the door, and Cecilia Rose provides you the key to that door for a more fulfilling, successful, secure, happy and rewarding life in the future – corporate, professional, business, social, family, or personal.

Cecilia Rose never tires of saying that it is the people she mentors who define and determine her brand value. In a market that defies differentiation, she has simply changed the equation by her people-first attribute.


  • Executive Presence
  • Entrepreneurial Ventures
  • Life Planning Issues
  • Relationship Building
  • Networking Communications
  • Career Development
  • High Creative Factor
  • Presentations


  • C-suite Coaching
  • Transition Coaching
  • Skilled Communicator
  • Business Savvy
  • Branding and Marketing
  • Highlighted in The Wall Street Journal’s National Business Employment Weekly for “Can This Resume Be Saved?”


  • Energy
  • Financial Services
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Human Resources
  • Airlines
  • Banking
  • Legal


  • Washington Post
  • Byline in National Trade Magazines
  • The Wall Street Journal’s National – Business Employment Weekly
  • ExecuNET
  • Cowrote for the University of Houston Small Business Development 


  • BP International Executive Leadership Team (Ireland & UK)
  • Thunderbird School of Global Management
  • Shell Oil Company
  • NASA/AeroSpace Symposium
  • Coca Cola NA
  • SWE (Society of Women Engineers)
  • Int’l Conference, Accenture Global Services
  • WEN (Women Energy Network,
  • TAII-CREF Financial Conference
  • Clemson U Nat’l Women’s Conference


  • Executive Advisory Council partnering with senior executives in leadership roles
  • Women’s Energy Network’s (WEN) Advisory Council for 2010/15
  • National Association of Women MBA’s (NAWMBA) 2013/15
  • Handpicked by DBMs Executive Advisory Board to ensure senior level clients receive quality coaching


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  • Shell Oil Corporation

  • Accenture Global Services

  • Exxon

  • American General

  • Continental Airlines

  • WEN (Women’s Energy Network)


  • Coca-Cola North America

  • Motiva

  • Gulf Coast Power Association

  • Chronic Disease Conference

  • PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC

  • BankOne

  • Bank of New York

  • BHP Billiton Petroleum

  • Amegy Bank of Texas

  • UBS

  • AMA (American Marketing Association)

  • American Express

  • AIM Investments

  • Schlumberger

  • MD Anderson Cancer Center

  • BP Executive Leadership, Ireland

  • Houston Construction Association

  • SHRM Houston (Society of HR Managers)

  • University of Houston

  • University of Houston – Downtown

  • Houston ISD (School District)

  • Comerica Bank

  • Compass Bank

  • CESSE (Council of Engineering and Scientific Society Executives)

  • Thunderbird School of Global Management

  • Society of Women Engineers – International Conference (5 years)

  • PMI (Project Management Institute) – Expo and Conference

  • Gulf Coast Symposium

  • NASA Aero Symposium

  • Coca-Cola North America

  • Chevron Phillips – Chemical Conference

  • Chronic Disease Conference

  • Clemson University National Women’s Conference

  • Intel & IBM Women’s Conference

  • CLI (Collegiate Leadership International)

  • Shell Diversity & Inclusion Symposium

  • Prairie View A&M Nursing Conference

  • Petrochemical Conference

  • Rice University MBA Conference

  • OptiFare National Conference

  • A&M (Nursing College) Chronic Disease Conference