Driven for Life is a company that inspires people, motivates and transforms them, and uses detail assessments, personalized training development, and effective sustainability programs to get there. By using creative, strategic, hands on training we help individuals perform beyond what they imagined, while improving the company culture, bottom line, and the quality of life for those they work with.
Eric McGrath | Chief Excellence Officer
Developing Company Culture for Higher Profits, Less Turnover & Better Employee Engagement
Eric loves business. For the last 18 years he has helped people grow and develop their business, and has created a system and process that radically grows and expands a business from where it is to where the leaders want it to be – specializing in multi-phase employee engagement programs. Eric is a born entrepreneur and competitor. Starting business at a very young age, he loved winning people over, and the thrill of claiming the grand prize driving him to early success. Eric expanded both his business and leadership skills owning a retail chain with offices and sales teams all over the country.
While living in Las Vegas, he started an innovative advertising company linking new homeowners with subcontractors during the Vegas housing development boom. After selling his advertising business, Eric went to work for Rapport Leadership International. For the next 8 years, Eric excelled in all areas of organizational development, management, facilitation, and sales team training. Eric became Director of Business Development for Rapport, and earned certifications in Predictive Index, Innermetrix/DISC and became Master Certified in Experiential Training.
Mary Belden-McGrath | Chief Relationship Officer
Experiential Leadership Trainer | Employee Engagement Consultant | Executive Coach
Mary understands the power of great communication. Her ability to build relationships has impacted all areas of her career. Mary has excelled in the workplace as a top sales performer, business owner, certified master trainer in leadership skills and has sat on the governing board of non-profit organizations.
“I put my passion for people first. I know that when individuals get engaged with their work and when companies take the time to create an optimal business culture work becomes fun and enjoyable. My background in leadership training and sales propelled me to create training programs that would benefit every company and individual that attended any one of our programs.”
- Passionate cultivator of relationships, organizations, and personal development.
- Creator of Experiential Learning Programs geared toward leadership, sales, and communication.
- Employee Engagement Specialist focused on creating exceptional business cultures.
- Certified in Innermetrix ADVanced Insights Profile (DISC, Values, and Attributes).
- Direct sales experience as a top producer at an international training organization.
- 2013 Recipient of the Leadership Orange County Excellence Award.
Experiential Leadership Trainer
Brad Davidson, is an Author, Speaker, and Performance Coach from Orange County, CA. He is a highly respected nutrition and ﬁtness expert, a world-renowned strength coach, and an international speaker on the topic of metabolism and performance enhancement.
Brad grew up in McMinnville, a small town in Oregon and moved to California in 1998 to pursue his passion for health and ﬁtness. Today he has grown into a leading authority in helping high-achieving executives, professional athletes, tactical athletes, and highly driven individuals to offset and optimize their insatiable need to push themselves beyond physical limits.
In the last 3 years Brad has consulted for over 450 CEO’s, athletes from 28 professional teams, 6 First Round NFL Draft picks (including the #1 and #2 pick of the 2016 Draft), 4 Miss California contestants, 9 top athletes from the Crossﬁt Games, and active tactical members from SWAT, SEB, and the Navy Seals.
He hosts a weekly Podcast, Relax and Conquer Radio, and his ﬁrst book “The Stark Naked 21 Day Metabolic Reset” was released December 29, 2015, with HarperCollins Publishing. Brad has recently been featured in Fast Company, Inc. magazine, The New York Post, Details magazine, Muscle & Fitness magazine, Men’s Fitness magazine, and Martha Stewart Living.
Business Performance Consultant
With 20-years of Management experience, Rose understands the need to be an authentic compassionate leader. She has a unique ability to connect and earn trust with those she has the opportunity to serve and work with. She has worked collaboratively to build top performing sales teams, training teams in conflict resolution, maximizing team synergy and providing client experience which results in long-term professional relationships. Rose is a proven top sales performer because she takes all necessary steps assuring client delight and satisfaction.
Rose is very passionate about seeking and inspiring others to search connection and live life to the fullest. She is committed to being a life long learner who is steadily embracing the uncomfortable.
When not working with clients, Rose enjoys spending time with her husband, 2 grown children and 2 granddaughters. Since 2011, she has volunteered with O.C. C.A.S.A. (Court Appointed Special Advocate). CASA is a foundation dedicated to advocating for at risk foster youth.
Marketing & Social Media
Today, Driven For Life is focused on helping organizations and individuals who want to develop breakthrough approaches to personal and professional change. Collectively, we have developed trainings to empower individuals and organizations in taking risks, being bold, living and working all-in and failing forward in order to create transformative change and business success. Driven for Life works with government agencies and large companies such as Kaiser Permanente, Texas Christian University (TCU), RAMCO, Plus Credit Union, Crown Imports, and Pachanga Resort and Casino, as well as many small and mid-sized businesses.