Maria Powell is the founder and CEO of Synergy Awareness Coaching and Consulting Firm, LLC and a certified professional life coach with more than a decade of high-level coaching experience. Maria believes strongly in providing her many clients with actionable strategies that lead to long-lasting personal and professional development and positive growth. Maria’s clients benefit greatly from her innovative services with measurable results such as increased productivity, clarity and self-confidence.

Maria is a multi-talented creative thinker and motivational speaker who serves her community not only as an influential business leader but also as the Former Executive Pastor at New Life Philadelphia Center in Anderson, Former Board Member for Anderson Free Clinic, in Anderson, South Carolina, and currently Maria serves as the Founder and Senior Leader for Fresh Start Upstate. Her commitment to serve is a motivating factor in all of her endeavors and a source of inspiration to everyone with whom she comes in contact. Her focus on women’s issues and her desire to assist in the empowerment and advancement of all women led her to start the Global Ladies of Titus Network, a vibrant international women’s networking group.

Maria is a graduate of Lynn University, in Boca Raton, Florida. She holds a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Psychology, a Master’s of Science Degree in Administration and Emergency Planning, a Master’s Certificate in Emergency Crisis Management, Master’s in Organizational Change and Leadership with a certificate in Project Management from Columbia College respectively. She is a member of AACC (America Association of Christian Counselors).

“Awareness leads to power which leads to results”. With Synergy Awareness Coaching and Consulting, Maria hopes to share these life-changing principles with all of her clients and take them to the next level in business and in life.