Laura Hauser

Master Certified Coach

Master Corporate Coach | Strategic Partner | Relentless Catalyst for Improved Team & Organizational Performance

Dr. Laura L. Hauser, MCC, MCEC

“I provide practical and proven methods based on sound research and decades of experience. No flying-by-the-seat-of-the-pants approach!”

Laura Hauser, PhD, is a masterful coach, strategic consultant, and relentless catalyst for improved team performance. She believes that leaders of teams, and professionals who support them, deserve to know what it takes for teams to succeed, and to fail, and how to quickly get back on track when they are stuck. Her pioneering Team Coaching Operating System® enables leaders to leverage the strengths of team members, address cross-functional challenges, and increase collaboration required to favorably and reliably impact business performance across the organization.

Laura’s thought leadership, scientific research, and practice solutions have been showcased internationally through podcasts, leading academic journals, practitioner articles, and conferences. She teaches graduate-level coaching courses for Fielding Graduate University and Royal Roads University (Canada), and has taught leadership and organization change for Pepperdine University.  Laura holds the highest coaching designations of Master Certified Coach (MCC) and Master Executive Corporate Coach (MCEC).

Clients describe Dr. Hauser as a masterful coach, enterprise-wide business partner, and trusted advisor who develops senior leaders, teams to achieve business goals. She skillfully works with leaders and their teams to unite people toward a common vision, build innovation teams, and strengthen leadership bench strength. 

Her skills, presence, and impact have been welcomed into executive offices at many Fortune 500 companies such as Nestle' USA, Tyson Foods. Bacardi, Cedars Sinai Health Systems, Johnson & Johnson, Cubic Corp, Sony Computer Entertainment, MTV Networks, Southern California Gas Company, Southern California Edison, and more.

She founded Leadership Strategies International in 1993 after working 18 years internally for large corporations. Wearing her educator and researcher hat, Dr. Hauser serves as faculty for Fielding Graduate University's coaching program. She is recognized as an international expert in team coaching, and co-founder of Royal Road's University Team Coaching course. She is passionate about shaping the future of coach education, currently serving as President of the Graduate School Alliance for Education in Coaching. 

Dr. Hauser holds the highest coaching designations: Master Certified Coach (MCC) as well as Master Corporate Executive Coach (MCEC).  Her thought leadership and perspectives about effective leadership and team coaching have been showcased on podcasts, published in leading academic journals and practitioner articles. 

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Laura Hauser's rich and diversified background has established her as an expert consultant, author and conference speaker, educator, and as a featured guest on radio and television talk shows. She has been invited as a guest speaker for numerous professional meetings and conferences such as the:

  •  MEECO-Conference
  • The Conference Board's 12th Annual Executive Coaching Conference
  • Third Annual Leadership Development Conference, San Francisco
  • American Society for Training and Development
  • Society for Human Resource Management
  • Public Broadcasting Service
  • National Institute of Leadership sponsored by the University of Maryland and the Center for Creative Leadership
  • California Quality Assurance Association
  • And more

Laura has served in leadership roles from manager to board level executive in both the public and private sectors. As a Commissioner for the City of Santa Clarita, she combines her community and business backgrounds to benefit the quality of life for the citizens in her community. Laura and her husband, Dave, are empty nesters and enjoy outdoor activities including horse back riding and golf.

Areas of Expertise

  • Executive and Team Coaching
    Organization Development
    Change Management
    Strategic Alignment
    Team Innovation
    Leadership Development

Industry & Sector Experience


Food Industry
Financial Services
Health Care


Master Certified Coach (MCC) by the International Coaches Federation (ICF)
Master Corporate Executive Coach (MCEC) 
Neurolinguistic Programming (NLP)
Everything D.i.S.C. suite of assessment tools (Wiley Publishing)
Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team (Wiley Publishing)
Certified Partner, Integro Leadership
Achieve Global


  • Fielding Graduate Institute--Ph.D.
    Pepperdine University – M.S.O.D.
    California State University, Northridge – B.A.
    U.S.C.-Training Design Mgt.
    U.C.L.A. – Teaching Techniques
    Innovation University


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