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The Absolute Best People

Over the years, CMP has built a team of uniquely experienced and passionate professionals. They represent a wealth of experience across industries and functions. Each person has worked on both sides of the desk as an inside leader and outside consultant. We go to great lengths to ensure we match the right client with the right CMP person.

Leadership Team

Maryanne Piña-Frodsham

Maryanne Piña-Frodsham

CEO

As CEO and majority owner of Career Management Partners (CMP), Maryanne is responsible for the overall direction and operations of the firm. Based in Dallas, CMP also has offices in Fort Worth, Chicago, and Kansas City, with partner offices across the Americas, Asia, and Europe. Recognized as a North Texas Fast Growth Company averaging over 20% annualized growth over the last 4 years, CMP has the distinction of being the only minority and woman-owned business that supports the full talent lifecycle with a national footprint. Some notable clients include John Deere, Fujitsu, Raytheon, and Borden Dairy.

CMP's success stems from Maryanne's core values, which include a deep commitment to the clients, candidates, and communities CMP serves. 

Prior to CMP, Maryanne served ten years in public education and higher education, developing content and innovative solutions for students, educators, and the community. She is currently a doctoral candidate at Texas A&M University—Commerce with a focus on educational leadership. Her certifications include CMAT (Curriculum Management Audit Training); Curriculum Assessment, Design, and Delivery; the Leadership Temperament Index (LTI); MBTI; and the Brain-Based Leadership Assessment. She co-authored the book Don't Dread Monday: Your Guide to Career Success.

Maryanne serves as a board member for The Concilio and an advisory board member for Heros for Children and the SMU Latino Leadership Initiative. She is a member of the Women's President's Organization (WPO), a member and proud sponsor of the Women's Business Council Southwest, and an Advocate of the National Alliance of Mental Health.

Joe Frodsham

Joe Frodsham

President

Joe Frodsham is President of Career Management Partners (CMP), a talent and transition firm focused on recruiting, development, career transition, and outplacement solutions. CMP has national and global delivery capability and is recognized as a DFW 100 fast-growth company.

Before moving into the consulting world, Joe served as the Vice President of Talent and Senior Vice President of Human Resources for Tenet Healthcare, the largest publicly-owned hospital chain in the United States. Before Tenet, Joe was the Global Director of Leadership Development at the Whirlpool Corporation, helping the company achieve a national ranking as the 11th best company for leaders, according to the annual Hewitt study. Joe also worked with Compaq Computer Corporation from 1996 to 2002, assuming a series of progressively larger roles, ultimately leading the staffing and organizational effectiveness functions.

Joe earned his bachelor's degree in psychology and his master's in organizational behavior from Brigham Young University. He has published a number of articles, co-authored two seminal books on careers––Make It Work and Don't Dread Monday: Your Guide to Career Success—and is a speaker and recognized expert on careers, employee engagement, leadership development, organization development, and talent systems.

Joe has consulted with many private and public company boards and served on key community boards. Currently, he is Chairman of the Board for the American Diabetes Association of Dallas-Fort Worth and the Tour de Cure.

Kathy

Kathy Kilroy

President,
Midwest Region

As President of Career Management Partners (CMP), Midwest Region, Kathy Kilroy has extensive experience consulting and leading talent management initiatives across multiple industries that achieve bottom-line results and drive business success. As a trusted advisor, coach, and mentor to a wide network of business leaders, she focuses on bringing out the best in people, creating strategic alliances, and helping clients build connections to advance in their careers, grow businesses and consulting practices, or lead change initiatives.

Kathy's specific areas of expertise include executive and high-potential coaching, women's leadership coaching and mentoring, building executive presence, and managing health and wellness for leadership success. She has facilitated and led many peer advisory and masterminding groups and has extensive experience coaching people through career and life transitions, including outplacement and protirement. 

Along with her work, Kathy founded the Executive Opportunities Forum (EOF), a peer advisory group for C-suite leaders, and the MentorRings™ Women's Leadership Program. She is also a Chicago sponsor and member of the program committee for Financial Executives Internation (FEI) and a founding sponsor and board member for Executive Leaders in Transition (ELITE). Her other memberships include the Human Resource Management Association of Chicago (HRMAC), the Healthcare Businesswomen's Association (HBA), and Lake County Haven (Nonprofit).

Joe_Wiley

Joe Wiley

President
St.Louis Market
Joe's professional background includes over 35 years of human resources experience with three major St. Louis corporations: Pfizer, General Dynamics, and Monsanto. While at Monsanto, Joe successfully led the company's recruiting initiative and managed several downsizing projects across the country. He worked with various career transition vendors, giving him vast experience and insight into the career transition process. His strong foundation in human resources gave him assignments from plant locations to corporate. 

After 23 years with Monsanto, he ventured into the human resource consulting business, founding Quest Management Consultants in August 2003. Joe's broad human resource experience has played a key role in Quest Management's ability to provide cost-effective, high-quality human resource services. Quest specializes in talent acquisition, career transition, leadership development, and organization improvements.

A former basketball star and St. Louis University Hall of Fame member, he is the consummate team player. Joe has been recognized by the St. Louis Business Journal as One of the Most Influential St. Louisans, and has received St. Journal's Inclusive Leadership Award and St. Louis University's College of Arts and Sciences Alumni Merit Award. Joe also served as a TV Fox Sports Analyst for St. Louis University Basketball for 20 years.

Joe is a member of several prominent organizations, including sitting on the Board of Trustees for the St. Louis Zoo and the Billikens Victory Fund. He is on the Boards for the Today and Tomorrow Educational Foundation, the St. Louis University John Cook School of Business, the Barnes Jewish Hospital (East), and Commerce Bank.
Scott

Scott McTague

Senior Vice President,
Talent Fit Solutions

Scott has spent his career in Human Resources and consulting, dedicating his time and energy to talent management and development. He has worked across industries with hundreds of companies, from nonprofit to for-profit, large to small. No matter the company, Scott focuses on moving the dial and bringing impactful change to the organization.

His areas of expertise include program design and delivery, leadership development, management training and coaching, performance management, workforce planning, organizational development, talent selection and development, business development, client management, and speaking and writing.

Susan Glen

Susan Glen

Senior Vice President,
Client Relations & Non-Profit Solutions

Susan has over 25 years of experience as a business development executive within the professional services industry. A highly skilled relationship builder and problem solver, Susan is known for bringing people and solutions together. Relationships are a core value. Susan is adept at building rapport, credibility, and trust through her integrity, experience, and a client-first focus. She is an effective listener, communicator, and connector, with high emotional intelligence.

Susan’s unique combination of talents were gleaned over the years in business development and executive leadership. Her experience spans from working with Fortune 500 companies to smaller private organizations, and non-profits. Key to her success has been her ability to engage with C-level Executives, and across all levels within an organization.

Areas of expertise:

  • Client solutions
  • Large scale project oversight / business development
  • Strategic relationship management

Susan is also a Leader and Community Relations Champion. In addition to her work as a business development executive, Susan brings to CMP her passion for serving in the community and local non-profits.

  • Rotary Club of Park Cities (RCPC) – Susan is an active member of this International Service Organization; Board of Directors (2023); Chair – Membership Committee.
  • North Texas Food Bank (NTFB) - as a Community Partner of RCPC, Susan is the Relationship Manager and Project Liaison for the RCPC/ NTFB’s bi-annual “Volunteer Day”.
  • CITY HOUSE - Susan founded and led for over twelve years, an “Outreach / Life Skills Training” Team of Volunteers, for her local church. “Life Skills Classes” were taught weekly to teens, ages 13-17 at “My Friend’s House”, an emergency shelter and transitional living center for at-risk children and youth.
  • The Samaritan Inn - the only Homeless Shelter in Collin County for Individual Men, Women, Families, and Single Mothers with Children. Susan was a founding Member of an Outreach Team, through her church, that supported programs and food deliveries for residents of The Samaritan.

In her free time Susan enjoys spending time with Family and Friends, outdoor activities at the Dallas Arboretum, Arbor Hills Nature Preserve, the Dallas Symphony, and Fair Park Music Hall.

Amanda Connelly

Amanda Connelly

Senior Vice President,
Leadership Development & Executive Coach

Amanda Connelly is the VP of Talent Development for Career Management Partners (CMP), a Certified Executive Coach, a Certified Leadership Coach, and a Certified Master Cognitive Behavioral Practitioner. With over 20 years of leadership and executive-level experience, including roles in companies such as CVS Health and Raising Cane's Restaurants, Amanda helps her clients commit to self-discovery and professional growth. She combines validated assessments and proven techniques to create personalized, performance-driven coaching programs that increase enterprise leadership and accelerate business goals. 

Amanda's guidance has inspired leaders through her broad talent management industry leader expertise. She has partnered with executives and emerging leaders to drive operational effectiveness in the healthcare, hospitality, oil and gas, technology, nonprofit, and financial services industries. She offers development through executive and leadership coaching and team sessions on various topics that may be customized for each client.

Her recent partnerships include CHRISTUS Health, CVS Health, Prism Health, Pioneer Natural Resources, Dean Foods, Borden Dairy, and Raising Cane's.

In addition to her coaching and cognitive behavior certifications from the International Coaching Federation (ICF) and the World Coach Institute (WCI), she attained her MBA with a specialization in change management. She is also certified in numerous assessments, including the Leadership Temperament Index (LTI), Hogan, MBTI, DISC, and MDQ.

Gayle

Gayle Norton

Senior Vice President, Search Solutions

Gayle Norton has more than 20 years of management, consulting, sales, and recruitment industry experience. Through a consultative, customer-centric partnership model supported by highly experienced recruiters and consultants, Gayle assists her clients through recruitment optimization and talent strategy consulting. Her expertise helps clients improve their talent acquisition capabilities and on-demand recruiting to find the top talent needed to drive business and gain competitive advantage. 

Working in multiple industries, Gayle has led engagements at organizations ranging from startups and emerging growth companies to large, global employers, including Harley-Davidson, Cadence Health, US Cellular, Verizon Wireless, Motorola, American College of Surgeons, USG, Ulta, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Association.

Gayle brings a healthcare and pharmaceutical background to her consulting career. She began her career as a Registered Nurse before transitioning to pharmaceutical sales, where she won numerous awards for performance excellence. She then moved into consulting, leading her own consultancy focusing on operational change and talent acquisition initiatives. Her experience led her into a corporate Director of Recruiting and Recruitment Technology role, then a consultant and Managing Director with a talent acquisition consulting firm, and eventually to a Director of Talent Strategy role. Her diverse business foundation adds a unique lens to her consulting work.

Gayle is actively involved in STAR Chicago (Society of Talent Acquisition and Recruitment) and serves as Vice President of Professional Development. She is a board member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) chapter, Northwest Human Resources Council (NHRC), and previously served as Co-Chair of the HR Management Systems committee for the Human Resources Management Association of Chicago (HRMAC). Gayle has spoken at HR, HR technology, and talent acquisition conferences and has been published in several industry publications.

Stacey Guillén Bridges

Stacey Guillén Bridges

Vice President, Client Relations

Stacey Guillen Bridges is a passionate, multi-lingual executive sales & business development leader with over two decades of experience within Healthcare, Life Sciences, Higher Education, Information Technology, Edutech, HRtech, Real Estate, Non-Profit and startup ecosystems.

As Vice President of Client Relations at CMP, Stacey brings a wealth of expertise in fostering strong client partnerships and driving business growth. With a proven track record of delivering exceptional service and cultivating long-term relationships, Stacey is committed to advancing CMP's mission and bridge people and organizations on the move.

Stacey also serves on multiple boards and leadership committees in Dallas-Fort Worth that primarily focus on creating pathways for higher education, empowerment, entrepreneurship, civic engagement, and health equity. She's involved with SteerFW, The Family Place, Junior Players, Hispanic Women's Network of Texas, and Cornell Alumni of North Texas to name a few.

Stacey is a recipient of the “40 Under 40” award from the Dallas Business Journal. She is a member of Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority, Inc. and a graduate of Cornell University and University of Phoenix. In her spare time, she travels with her husband and daughter. Stacey is also planning to participate in a triathlon in the near future.

Anna Garcia

Anna Garcia

Director, Client Solutions & Engagement

Anna Garcia has recently completed her career in the telecommunications and technology industry as a senior sales executive of over 28 years. Anna also served on the national board of HACEMOS—a 501(c)(3) nonprofit employee resource group—as National President, receiving over 10 recognitions during her two-year term.

She began her career at Southwestern Bell in Houston, TX, working in the bilingual call center. After navigating various roles in different segments, she recently retired as a senior sales executive at AT&T, working with national and international portfolios, and launched ALG Consulting, LLC. In addition to her professional role, Anna has found a passion in advocating for diversity, equity, and inclusion to help advance the next generation of leaders.

As National President of HACEMOS, she launched and implemented programs targeting the empowerment and growth of Latinos in the workforce. HACEMOS received numerous recognitions during her leadership, including being named a Top 15 LATINA Style Employee Resource Group (ERG) in 2020 and 2021. They also won the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) ERG of the Year in 2021 and the Best Overall ERG at the Latino Talks Employee Group Annual Conference. 

Anna mentors and consults with various individuals and organizations seeking professional growth. She holds a degree in business studies from Dallas Baptist University and a Master of Business Administration—Global Business from the University of Phoenix.

Anna resides in Houston with her husband Edgar and children Anaidah, Edgar, and Jaime.

Claudia Chavez-Castilla

Claudia Chavez-Castilla

Director, Strategic Initiatives

With over 20 years of experience in human resources and market insights, Claudia has brought her vast experience in multicultural and diverse environments to many multinational companies, including PepsiCo, Holderbank, and Gallup. She is fully bilingual in English and Spanish, allowing her to coach, present, or lead seminars in whichever language her client chooses. Her areas of expertise include leadership development, career transition, career path planning, effective communication, performance coaching, and conflict resolution.

Claudia provides clients with a broad vision, combining her corporate and practical customer and market-based approach with humanistic psychology. This combination produces results for her clients, allowing them to uniquely and individually increase their self-awareness and self-image.

Along with consulting, Claudia also works in the international educational sector. She is currently part of the faculty for Psychology and Nursing at SUAGM, a private dual-language institution in the Dallas area, where she has worked for the past eight years. 

Claudia has a bachelor's degree in psychology, a master's degree in humanistic psychology, a certification in market research by the American Marketing Association, a graduate certification in executive coaching, and a credential as a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) from the International Coaching Federation (ICF). Her additional certifications include MBTI, Conversational Intelligence, and various leadership, career, and personality assessments. Claudia is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA) and the Hispanic Women's Network of Texas.

Cristy Reyna

Cristy Reyna

Manager, Marketing & Operations
Cristy Reyna is CMP's Marketing Specialist. She promotes awareness of CMP's solutions through brand development and social media outlet management. She aims to help CMP by building a solid marketing strategy that engages and educates businesses and individuals.

Cristy received her bachelor's degree in economics, international studies, and human rights from Southern Methodist University. She is from Monterrey, Mexico, and has had the opportunity to live abroad and experience different community interactions and cultures. Through academic, professional, and extracurricular projects, Cristy has come to appreciate the role of education, advocacy, and research in empowering minority groups. She draws her experience and passion for the Latino community to support the development of the Latino Career Assessment™, CMP's latest initiative to bolster Latino talent.