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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

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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.

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Joe Frodsham

President

For over a decade, Joe led JBKF Group, consulting with companies across industries on issues of talent and careers. In 2014, Joe merged JBKF Group with 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.

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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).

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President,
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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.
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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

Recruiting Solutions

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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.

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Victor Assad

Executive Search Consultant

Victor Assad brings over 25 years of corporate talent acquisition and consulting experience to CMP, specializing in executive and technical talent sourcing and research strategy. He has worked in multiple industries, including medical devices and biotech, real estate management, aerospace and defense, telecommunications, technology, and healthcare.

A trusted advisor and HR leader, Victor has led searches for executive and leadership talent in multiple functional areas: communications, brand marketing and sales, eCommerce and business development, analytics and insights, corporate strategy, supply chain and logistics, clinical research and regulatory affairs, and finance and accounting.

Because of his depth and breadth of experience, Victor brings "the long view" to talent acquisition and plans for challenges while working to prevent them. His reputation for excellence comes with endorsements and awards from executive leadership teams and peers alike. Victor has published the widely acclaimed book Hack Recruiting: The Best of Empirical Research, Method and Process, and Digital Technology. Victor coaches executives and experienced and novice job seekers in the talent acquisition process and volunteers with HR and recruiting professional and business associations.

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Cathy Koepke

Executive Search Consultant
Cathy is an accomplished executive recruiter with over 20 years of corporate talent acquisition and human resources experience. As a dynamic talent acquisition professional, Cathy has demonstrated proven success in full-cycle recruitment, filling mid- to executive-level positions for companies ranging from startups to Fortune 500 firms. 

As a trusted talent consultant, Cathy has extensive experience conducting executive searches for clients in the sales, marketing, supply chain, manufacturing, engineering, information technology, and human resources sectors. Cathy has provided search and strategic HR guidance to organizations such as Alexian Brothers, Baxter Healthcare, Mondelez, HSBC, AON Hewitt, JLL, Inc., Trustmark, Safety-Kleen, Takeda Pharmaceutical, Wolters Kluwer, and W.W. Grainger, Inc. Her sales searches include VP of Sales, sales executives, sales directors, and sales leaders.

Outside of the office, Cathy serves on committees with Senior Professionals in Human Resources (SPHR). Some notable projects include participating in a high school research project with Northwestern University to determine attributes in a high-performing workforce and volunteering for the ROPE with HOPE organization.
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Beth Piff

Executive Search Consultant

Beth is an accomplished senior recruiter with over 30 years of talent acquisition experience. Utilizing her matchmaker style of engaging stellar talent, she has a proven track record of delivering highly qualified candidates to clients.

As a trusted Talent Consultant, Beth combines strategic industry research and name-generation techniques with traditional recruiting practices. She knows where to look to create the right target list of applicants, always considering diversity. Beth has led searches for entry to senior-level roles within multiple areas across the organization. She has provided search support to organizations such as Culligan Intl, Kohler, Amoco, Shell Oil, Kenmode Tool and Engineering, Hire Resources, Intellidig Research, Intelligent Staffing, and in functional areas including manufacturing, sales and marketing, operations, R&D, finance, engineering, national accounts, and human resources.

Outside of the office, Beth is passionate about community service, wellness, and family. She especially enjoys attending sporting events with her husband and two sons.

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Randy Samuelson

Executive Search Consultant

Randy Samuelson's professional talent acquisition background encompasses over 30 years in the executive recruiting industry. A Certified Personnel Consultant (CPC), he has recruiting experience in multiple industries, including manufacturing, nonprofit organizations, finance and accounting, sales, marketing, supply chain, human resources, logistics, distribution, operations, healthcare, management, hospitality, and customer service. Randy has placed mid- to executive-level professionals in small to Fortune 500 companies.

In addition to his work with various organizations, Randy has participated in numerous charitable functions for The Backstoppers Inc., the American Cancer Society, the Multiple Sclerosis Society, and the American Heart Association.

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Donna Wilson

Executive Search Consultant

Donna is an accomplished executive recruiter with over 25 years of experience in corporate talent acquisition and human resources. As a sought-after advisor to senior leadership in recruiting talent, building workforce capabilities, employee engagement, retention, and teamwork, she leverages consulting and influencing skills in providing pragmatic solutions to business issues. She is experienced in leading teams through transformative organizational change.

During her career, Donna has led searches for executive and leadership talent in multiple industries and functional areas, consistently identifying passive and hard-to-find talent and bringing them from sourcing to onboarding. Additionally, Donna has provided search and strategic HR guidance to C-suite executives in marketing, communications, legal, finance, human resources, strategy, M&A, and tax.

Donna is a member of numerous professional associations, including the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM), the Human Resources Management Association of Chicago (HRMAC), and the Northwest Human Resources Council (NHRC).

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Steve Callisher

Search Consultant

Steve Callisher has a diverse background with deep experience in talent acquisition, employee development, and outplacement. He has held roles in production management, human resources management, HR consulting, executive search and contract services, and business development. His experience has spanned several industries, with a particular concentration in technology and professional services. He has worked with for-profit and nonprofit organizations, public and private companies, union and non-union environments, and domestic organizations and subsidiaries of foreign companies.

Steve has served on numerous committees and boards of directors for various human resources organizations, is regularly invited to present and facilitate panel discussions on HR and talent management topics, and is active with several diversity initiatives. He is a past President of the Electronics Personnel Association and a recipient of the Inroads "Advisor of the Year" award. He has also been involved for many years in college relations activities. 

Steve earned his bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Illinois at Chicago, holds a master's in business administration, with honors, from Roosevelt University, and is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR).

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Jeannette Garcia

Sourcing Specialist

Jeannette is a bilingual sourcing specialist for CMP's Search Practice, where she collaborates with CMP's project manager and lead recruiter to develop a network of potential candidates and industry professionals. Before joining CMP, Jeannette was a full-cycle recruiter, where she was awarded an Innovation Award for creative ways to find candidates in difficult areas where positions needed to be filled.

Her specific areas of expertise include hands-on experience with applicant tracking systems, reviewing resumes and online portfolios for pre-screening candidates, finding and attracting top talent, and building relationships with candidates.

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Mike Boate

Executive Search Consultant
With over 25 years of executive level search experience, Mike brings to our clients a very unique perspective. He has owned a retained search firm for 9 years so he understands the challenges of running a business. He has served as the Head of Internal Executive Recruiting at 3 organizations with revenue as much as $12B and 45K FTE’s so he understands the internal dynamics and finally, he has served as an external retained search consultant with the likes of Korn Ferry so he understands the importance of driving a rich, exhaustive and thorough process to identify, recruit and land the highest caliber of talent available. He is certified in DDI Behavioral based interviewing and AON Adept-15 assessments, and a graduate of RBL Leadership academy.

Executive Coaches

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Dr. Cristine Adams, MD

Executive Coach

Dr. Adams is a Board Certified Emergency Physician and FACEP. With over 20 years in many leadership roles as an Emergency Physician, she found coaching in her search for balance and fulfillment. She developed a wellness curriculum and coaching process to help physicians and other high-performing professionals as a vital tool in the pursuit of wellness and burnout prevention.

Cristine received her coach training through the Coactive Training Institute (CTI) and is a Certified Professional Coactive Coach (CPCC) with an Associate Certified Coach (ACC) credential from the International Coaching Federation (ICF).

Her coaching method is to remain true to the client's values while bolstering resilience and empowering them to make the changes they realize they are truly yearning for. Using her skills in honesty, empathy, and intuition, Cristine designs a coaching alliance with her clients to achieve the goals they determine are top priorities. Together, they focus on creating a strong foundation to conquer future obstacles.

Cristine earned her Doctor of Medicine degree from the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and her Bachelor of Arts in physical anthropology at the University of Buffalo before becoming a Board Certified Emergency Physician in 2006. She still practices medicine.

Cristine is certified in Hogan Assessments, with additional training through Harvard McClean Institute of Coaching, Johnson & Johnson Human Performance Institute, and the University at Buffalo Center for Leadership and Organizational Effectiveness.

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Kim Higgins Alleman

Executive Coach

Kim is an executive and leadership coach with experience as a top corporate executive (CHRO) in a broad base of companies and industries. Reporting to the CEOs for Bank One (now JP Morgan Chase), VHA (now Vizient; healthcare), Blockbuster Video, and The LaSalle Group, Inc. (healthcare), she has personally experienced and coached top executives through the demands, stresses, and inner-workings of leadership teams, boards, and operational effectiveness. Under her leadership, VHA was named a Fortune Magazine "100 Best Places to Work" company for five consecutive years. Additionally, Kim was selected as the sole executive HR consultant for the George W. Bush Foundation's early development. Reporting to the foundation's president, she successfully built its human resources structure, HR systems, and talent acquisition. Her specific areas of expertise include executive coaching, change management, and leadership development.

Kim holds a BS in communication (organization development) from Oklahoma State University and is a member of SHRM. She has earned a certification with Hogan Assessments and uses a variety of assessment instruments, including Birkman, Korn-Ferry Lominger Voices 360, MBTI, and the Leadership Temperament Index. Kim currently serves on the board of directors for Exodus Ministries and is a CASA Advocate. She has previously served as a board member for The Family Place, the University of Dallas, Inroads, and Family Gateway. 

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Ben Beckhart

Executive Coach
Ben is a bicultural leader, business builder, adviser, mentor, author, and speaker. He has over 25+ years of leadership, general management, and sustainable business-building experience.

Today, as a trainer, coach, and facilitator, Ben works with senior executives in small groups and individually to help businesses grow and develop into high-performance organizations. During these engagements, he works with his clients to define strategy and implementation, drive change, inspire an entrepreneurial spirit within the organization, and grow and develop people.

Ben has partnered with executives and leaders to grow and develop leadership effectiveness and executional excellence in the consumer goods, real estate, fintech, services, and nonprofit industries. He offers growth through executive and leadership coaching, team and group coaching, organizational culture programs, leadership training, and strategic consulting.

Ben is the former CEO and Country President of several multinational companies, including Metco Inc., ACH Foods, Wrigley, General Mills, Disney, and PepsiCo Foods International. He serves on several corporate boards and mentors for Endeavor® in Mexico and Latin America, earning the "Mentor of the Year" award and for O2X®, entrepreneur accelerators. He is an investor and board member of one of the few licensed Fintechs in Mexico. 

Ben is the author of the book entitled Lead with Character. He holds a BS in economics from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
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Claudia Chavez-Castilla

Executive and Career Coach
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.
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Becky Clark

Executive Coach
Becky is a respected coach with over 25 years of expertise in leadership development, executive coaching, and top talent development. Her clients rely upon her focus on practical solutions and outcomes, ability to establish trusting relationships quickly, and unquestionable ethics and integrity. She is noted for superior skills and expertise in all phases of leadership coaching, including assessment, 360 feedback, goal setting and action planning, and coaching to achieve results.

Becky was a pioneer executive coach in the Dallas/Fort Worth region and has coached in a broad range of industries, including banking and financial services, consulting, healthcare, hospitality and entertainment, food service, law, manufacturing, retail, technology, and transportation. Her past clients include American Airlines, Baylor Healthcare, BNSF Railway, Brinker International, Dean Foods, Ericsson, JCPenney, Legends Hospitality Management, Ochsner Healthcare System, Pizza Hut/YUM! Brands, SMU Executive Education, Tenet Healthcare, and Texas Instruments.

Professional accreditations include an M.A.Ed. in counseling from George Mason University and a BS with honors from the University of Tennessee. Becky has received awards from two previous employers—Aon Hewitt and Spherion Corporation. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the State of Texas. She uses a variety of assessments, including the Thomas–Kilmann Conflict Model Instrument, Strengths-Finder 2.0, MBTI, Strong Interest Inventory, Assess Systems, and EQ-I 2.0.
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Dr. Amy Determann, D.Mgt

Executive Coach

Dr. Amy Determann is an experienced Consultant and Executive Coach specializing in performance improvement initiatives, board alignment, and executive development.

Amy has a diverse background in healthcare, leadership, higher education, and consulting. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing (BSN), a Master of Science in human resource management (MS-HRM), and a Doctoral Degree in Management (D.Mgt). She expanded her reach in developing others through International Coaching Federation (ICF) certified programs for Executive Coaching and Jungian Life Coaching and has earned her credentials as a Master Jungian Life Coach.

In her tenure as a healthcare leader and consultant, Amy has implemented large-scale projects end-to-end using LEAN Management and Six Sigma methodologies and led performance improvement projects in operations management, employee engagement, training and development, coaching, and mentoring employees.

For over seven years, Amy served as a lecturing professor of business and entrepreneurship. She taught upper-level college business courses and was the Department Chair for Human Resources Management. She served as an Academic Advisor to up to 70 students a semester, navigating them through curriculum, registration, academic, and often personal challenges.

As a client, you will find Amy committed to developing value-added solutions and purposeful offerings. She is clear in explaining business goals and customer needs.

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Tonya Echols

Executive Coach

Tonya Echols is a multi-award-winning international Executive Coach, Leadership, and Organizational Development Consultant. She is the Managing Principal of Vigere, selected as one of the Top 20 Leadership Development Training and Coaching companies for 2022 and a Global100 honoree for 2023. Additionally, she is a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) credentialed by the International Coach Federation (ICF), of which she is a Director and Officer of the Professional Coaches Global Board and Past President of the ICF Georgia Chapter.

Tonya is an adjunct faculty member at William & Mary for the university's MBA program. She is a faculty member of the Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching (iPEC), a contributing member of the Forbes Coaches Council, and an Affiliate Member of the Institute of Coaching, McLean Hospital, a Harvard Medical School Affiliate. She is also an Executive/Leadership Coach for the TED Fellows Coaching and Mentoring Initiative and a Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology member. Her writing has also been featured in several publications, including Forbes and HuffPost.

Tonya has over 27 years of experience in corporate management, digital and traditional media, technology, finance, coaching, leadership development, and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. She works with numerous organizations across industries, including Fortune 500 companies. With a master's degree in organizational leadership from Gonzaga University and as a summa cum laude graduate of the University of Tennessee in business administration accounting, Tonya is a doctoral candidate in leadership psychology with a concentration in neuroscience from William James College.

Tonya applies her diverse professional background to connect with her clients by drawing on her real-world experience of successfully leading large teams and addressing management challenges. She helps her clients move forward to find actionable, inclusive, and human-centric solutions that allow them to accomplish their goals and become impactful, transformational leaders and organizations.

An avid traveler, Tonya embraces the opportunity to encounter, experience, and appreciate many different people and cultures worldwide and firmly believes that anyone can design their life as they choose and step into leadership with authenticity, confidence, and purpose.

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Joseph Heilner

Executive Coach

Joseph brings his clients over 25 years of business experience in various executive roles in companies ranging from startups to C-level management. His career has spanned the US and abroad while working for PepsiCo, Stephen R. Covey Leadership Center, General Mills, Dr. Pepper Snapple Group, Rosinter, GameStop, and HAVAS. Joseph's international experience includes over 25 countries, including an expatriate residency in Germany and Russia. 

Joseph has unique expertise in the restaurant industry, having most recently served as SVP/CMO of one of Europe's largest publicly traded restaurant holding companies. He also worked in PepsiCo's Pizza Hut division, as Head of International Marketing for Wingstop, and as VP of a marketing services agency with Popeye's, Domino's, Dunkin Brands, TGI Friday's, and Carl's Jr.  

Joseph understands that success is measured through hardline numbers and executives' quality of life. He is a committed listener who focuses on truly understanding each client's needs, goals, and vision. He provides proven strategies, tools, accountability, and motivation to ensure that each client achieves their definition of success. Joseph's customized coaching sessions allow clients to lift themselves out of the "weeds" and plan like business visionaries. Specific areas of expertise include executive assessment, coaching, and development; career transition and development; change management; talent strategy and systems; and team assessment and development.

Joseph graduated second in his MBA class at Brigham Young University's Marriot School of Management. He invests 150+ hours of continuing education annually to maintain his business coaching certification and has earned rigorous approval from the World Bank's IFC to work with their lending clients to provide oversight and executive development. Joseph was selected by one of DFW's top-rated businesses to work for as their exclusive coach to senior executives in business development and executive effectiveness.

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Dr. Lisa Herbert

Executive Coach

Dr. Herbert has a unique background and extensive experience as a physician and healthcare leader in hospital administration, public health, academic medicine, and the health insurance industry. She has held the roles of Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Physician Advisor/Medical Director for a large university hospital system, Medical Director for six women's family planning centers, and Medical Director of the Wellness Department at a New Jersey-based insurance company.

After a successful career practicing in the medical field, Dr. Herbert's professional journey continues as a certified executive and personal coach, where she offers coaching, consulting, workshops, and training to help physician leaders create a clearer path to success. She helps clients uncover their blind spots, enhance their leadership skills, clarify their vision, and balance their busy work lives so they can create change within their organizations and have rewarding careers. As a coach, she has also served as a consultant between hospitals and physicians to strengthen the physician's leadership, organizational effectiveness, and communication. Her coaching areas of interest are physician leadership development, physician wellness and burnout prevention, and work-life balance.

Dr. Herbert received her medical degree from Upstate University and completed her residency in Family Medicine at Mountainside Hospital. For her contribution to medicine, she received the Degree of Fellow from the American Academy of Family Physicians, which is the highest honor in her field. She was also recognized by the American Medical Association with the Physician Recognition Award and received several awards from organizations for her work providing programs and education on optimal health and wellness in her community.

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Terry Hoffmann
M.A., PCC, BCC, LMHC

Executive Coach

Terry Hoffmann is an Executive Coach and trusted partner to leaders at Fortune 500 and smaller organizations committed to taking action with intention, optimizing practices and performance, increasing capacity, and deepening personal and professional satisfaction. Terry leverages cutting-edge best practices in coaching and human performance, the science of positive psychology, a systems approach to executive and team development, and deep industry experience to guide elite performers striving to implement highly impactful processes for themselves, their organizations, communities, and the world. Terry's brand promise is to consistently support, challenge, and partner with her clients as they drive and measure significant outcomes and extraordinary results. 

Terry has inspired leaders through her expertise as a coaching industry leader. She has partnered with elite knowledge workers and executives to drive operational effectiveness in the healthcare, STEM, financial services, technology, nonprofit, program and project management, and insurance industries. She offers development through executive and leadership coaching and team sessions on various topics that may be customized for each client.

Her credentials include International Coach Federation (ICF)—Professional Certified Coach (PCC), Center for Credentialing & Education—Board Certified Coach (BCC), Florida Division of Medical Quality Assurance—Licensed Mental Health Counselor (MH4105), and Center for Credentialing & Education—Nationally Board Certified Counselor (NCC).

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Kelly Jefferson

Executive Coach

Kelly Jefferson is an Executive and Leadership Coach, Certified in Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP), and Master Certified Life and Business Coach (MCC).

Kelly has a unique skill set, having served with the Department of Justice as a Lead Intelligence Analyst with a Top Secret Clearance for nearly 20 years, with three of those years in the American Embassy in South America. Her myriad assignments during this tenure allowed her to understand the diversity of executive-level leadership talent. Her real-world experience and personal multicultural background have made her extremely unique in the breadth of experience she brings to her clients.

Known as "The Coaches Coach," Kelly has extensive experience coaching top-level coaches in a wide range of industries. She is an innovative thought leader who excels at branding, marketing, online presentations, and online course production. Kelly has completed Tony Robbins Business Mastery courses I & II and knows how to build strong brands from the ground up. She advocates for diversity, inclusion, equality, and open communication. 

Kelly has a BS in psychology and criminal justice. She graduated summa cum laude and was the valedictorian of the graduating criminal justice class from North Carolina Central University.

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Bill Koch

Executive Coach
A consultant and coach with executive leadership in Fortune 500 companies, private enterprises, and academia, Bill brings a unique perspective to the coaching process because of his vast business management and leadership experience. Bill connects with executives who have a desire for increased performance in their business and more meaning in their personal and professional lives. He coaches with methods and systems that lead to peak performance and balance, inspiring and guiding high performers to become highly effective organizational leaders.

Prior to joining CMP, Bill served as CEO of a subsidiary of AMR Corporation, an affiliate of American Airlines. He has been a leader in the business aviation industry, serving as Chairman of the National Air Transportation Association. He also has career experience in commercial real estate and technology and has served as CEO and Chairman of large firms backed by private equity funds.

Bill primarily coaches in the corporate environment and connects with executives contemplating growth and organizational change, helping executives discover and develop the behaviors that will positively impact their organization. He has deep expertise in assessment, behavioral change, and communication methods. 

Bill is a graduate of Southern Methodist University. He is an Associate Certified Coach with the International Coach Federation (ICF), a member of the elite Forbes Council of Executive Coaches, and an affiliate member of the Institute of Coaching at McLean Hospital—Harvard Medical School Affiliate. Bill is a certified practitioner with The Leadership Circle Profile and Korn-Ferry Lominger Voices 360. He holds an Advanced Professional Director Certification from the American College of Corporate Directors and is an active member of the National Association of Corporate Directors.
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Lottie Martínez

Executive Coach

Lottie Martínez is a Leadership Development and Certified Executive Coach for CMP, as well as a Systemic and Relationship Coach with more than 1850 hours of executive coaching experience. She is a bicultural Latin American woman, an expert in coaching in English and Spanish, with a background in engineering, management, and nonprofits, who approaches different cultures with an open mind and heart. 

Lottie has over 20 years of professional experience in a range of industries. From her role as a senior consultant, where she led strategic planning and business valuation projects, to her work at various NGOs focusing on social impact, Lottie has a breadth of professional experience to draw from when working with her clients. She is currently an active member of the board for Effeta, a nonprofit devoted to improving the well-being of kids with intellectual disabilities.

Lottie is a Faculty Leader at the global level for The Coaches Training Institute, the world's largest coaching school to train certified professional coaches. She has experience in talent development, facilitating corporate and public workshops with people worldwide. Lottie is passionate about leveraging her professional skills to develop comprehensive transformational coaching experiences for her clients, facilitating mindset shifts from static to agile, from rigid to flexible, from "as it is" to "what will be needed."

She is a Certified Professional Coactive Coach, holds an ICF PCC accreditation, and is an MBTI and Leadership Circle Profile practitioner, among other certifications. She received her BS in biochemical engineering and MBA from the Monterrey Institute of Technology.

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Teresa Pool

Executive Coach
Teresa Pool is a highly experienced coach and human behavior specialist with over 25 years of experience working with leaders and teams to select the best talent, overcome barriers, and create more success. Her passion is identifying and resolving the people component of challenging business problems.

Her work spans multiple industries and companies of various sizes, including the US Missile Defense Agency, Safran, Stryker, Computer Associates (Asia Pacific), State Farm, Integris Health, University of North Texas, Ericsson, YMCA USA, Best Friends Animal Society, and the Perot Museum. Her specialty is partnering with senior executives and high-potential leaders who want to move quickly to the next level of performance. She is known for creating a powerful learning experience that challenges and develops the leader at multiple levels.

Teresa has coached professionally since January 2001 and is credentialed by the International Coach Federation as a Master Certified Coach with over 4,500 coaching hours. She also holds credentials as a Certified Professional Behavioral Analyst, Talent Selection Specialist, Neuro Linguistics Master Practitioner, and Equine Facilitated Coaching Specialist. Specific areas of expertise include executive coaching, change management, and leadership development.

In addition, Teresa is the ACTP Director for the Executive Coaching Program at the University of Texas at Dallas. She provides career development coaching for their Executive MBA program and is an International Coach Federation (ICF) certification assessor. Teresa also uses her coaching, human behavior, and communication skills to lead problem-solving workshops nationwide.
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Kenneth Rogers

Executive Coach

Ken has an extensive business background with over 25 years as a Corporate Executive, Director, and Consultant in global Fortune 500 companies in the areas of healthcare, higher education, pharmaceuticals, professional and business, chemical manufacturing, food and beverage, mechanical service, aerospace, aluminum manufacturing, industrial distribution, auto parts manufacturing, and transportation.

Kenneth is credited with building and leading best-in-class initiatives in change management, talent management, executive coaching, and organizational development. He has spent his career improving business processes by developing, mentoring, and improving the lives of others. He has a broad range of experience, having lived and/or worked in 10 cities and 5 countries. As an executive coach, mentor, and change agent, Ken has developed executives in for-profit and nonprofit organizations.

Ken served on the Board of Directors for numerous organizations, including Christus St. Joseph Hospital Paris, National Children Studies, Northeast Texas Workforce Development Executive Board, Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas, Local Chamber of Commerce, United Way, and Boy Scouts of America.

He received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Nevada at Las Vegas (UNLV) and a Master of Arts in human resources management from John F. Kennedy University (JFK) in Orinda, California. He is certified in several assessment tools, including MBTI, FIRO B, and DDI. In addition, he is a certified Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion trainer and a licensed Human Element practitioner.

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Eric Turbiville

Executive Coach

Eric is an executive and leadership coach with over 20 years of experience leading startups, mid-size, and large organizations. He is credentialed as a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) through the International Coaching Federation (ICF). He is a former Fortune 500 executive with leadership experience in sales and marketing. Most recently, he led a team of approximately 1,000 employees and was responsible for producing annual revenue of over $2 billion.

Eric is the author of The Perfect Leadership Triad: How Top Executives Maximize Productivity through People, Coaching, and Performance. Eric's philosophy is that strong leaders drive performance by focusing on people and coaching. He meets clients where they are and helps take them where they want to go in their professional careers.

Eric serves as the President of Corporate Relations for the Southwest Region of the Healthcare Businesswomen's Association (HBA). He mentors and advocates for women and minority leaders to help achieve gender and race parity.

Eric holds an MBA from Brigham Young University. He uses a variety of assessment instruments, including the Bates ExPi, which measures executive presence. His areas of expertise include executive coaching, leadership development, team leadership, performance coaching, transition coaching, and coaching high-potential leaders.

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Joe Frodsham

President

For over a decade, Joe led JBKF Group, consulting with companies across industries on issues of talent and careers. In 2014, Joe merged JBKF Group with 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.

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Amanda Connelly

Senior Vice President,
Leadership Development

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.

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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.

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Ginny Gray, Ph.D.

Executive Assessment & Development

Dr. Ginny Gray is an accomplished organizational development (OD/talent management (TM)) executive with over 20 years of experience. She has led the design, implementation, and improvement of talent management infrastructures by aligning human capital programs with company visions, resulting in improved performance and an enhanced competitive advantage. Dr. Gray is an expert in managing people through change, breaking through barriers to shift mindsets, and helping to improve organizational cultures.

Dr. Gray earned a Ph.D. and an M.Ed. in counseling psychology from the University of North Texas. She also holds a BA in psychology and organizational communications from Purdue University. She is licensed by the State of Texas as a Professional Counselor and is recognized as a National Board Certified Counselor. 

She has served on nonprofit boards in the Dallas area and is a member of several professional organizations, including The Association for Change Management Professionals, the Society for Human Resources Management, the Society for Organizational and Industrial Psychologists, and she is active with the American Heart Association, the American Diabetes Association, the United Way, and Chimp Haven.

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Amanda Connelly

Senior Vice President,
Talent Development Solutions

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.

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Irene Castillo

Senior Consultant
Irene is an Ontological Coach passionate about empowering individuals to take control of their finances and find fulfillment in their lives. With an MBA from the University of Connecticut and extensive experience in finance, including serving as a Senior Auditor for Ernst and Young (EY) in both Caracas, Venezuela and Stamford, Connecticut, working in the financial department for Philip Morris International, and holding a role in the Budget department for Middle East and Africa at Kraft Foods International (Mondelez International) while based in the UK, Irene has developed a deep understanding of financial strategy and cross-cultural openness.

After taking a break from her career to raise her children, Irene discovered her true calling as a coach. She completed certification as an Ontological Coach with Newfield Network and earned a degree in humanistic psychology and well-being from IBERO University in Mexico City. With her extensive cross-cultural experience gained from living all over the world, Irene is highly adaptable and able to understand and work with clients from a wide range of backgrounds.

Irene's coaching approach emphasizes helping clients set and achieve their goals while recognizing and addressing the emotions and obstacles holding them back. She is dedicated to helping her clients achieve their full potential and find meaning and satisfaction in all areas of their lives. Fluent in English and Spanish, Irene can effectively communicate and connect with clients in either language.

In her free time, Irene enjoys playing tennis, listening to music, and exploring the diverse cultural offerings of her community. Her caring and intuitive style can help open new opportunities and possibilities for her clients.
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Marilynn Graves

Senior Consultant

Marilynn is an Executive Coach, High-Performance Consultant, and MentorRings Leadership Development Program Leader. She spent the first two decades of her career building success in the corporate world in banking and finance, where she focused on relationship management, leadership program design, and delivery for emerging leaders.

Marilynn is passionate about working with women and young professionals to help them advance and succeed throughout all stages of their careers. Her clients appreciate her strong business acumen and ability to help people drive business strategies and results. 

Marilynn holds an MBA with a finance concentration from DePaul Graduate School of Business and a BA from Illinois Wesleyan University (IWU). Marilynn is certified in Genos' Emotional Intelligence programs, assessments, coaching, and The Leadership Challenge® programs, assessments, and coaching. She currently serves as a Director of the IWU Alumni Board and President of the IWU Council for Women.

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Larry Lavine

Senior Consultant

Larry is a serial entrepreneur and thought leader who has shaped the future of the restaurant industry. Larry has developed and influenced many of the iconic brands in the restaurant world, including Chili's, Tia's Tex-Mex, Carino's Charley's Seafood, Ten50 BBQ, Del Frisco Restaurant, Macaroni Grill, Restaurants Unlimited, TGI Fridays, Alamo Draft House, Cara Foods, TacoMac, and Austin Grill. He previously worked as the Board President for the North Texas Food Bank.

Informed by decades of successfully building and resurrecting brands, Larry brings unique insights, pragmatic wisdom, and a tailored approach to his speaking engagements and consulting work.

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Jan Moorman

Senior Consultant
Jan is a career champion with over 25 years of experience assisting her clients in finding fulfilling careers and experiencing happier, more rewarding lives. She provides insightful, inspiring, and pragmatic career coaching to individuals in job searches or career transitions and those looking for performance improvement coaching to excel in their current positions and careers. 

Her unique combination of business and organizational experience, coupled with her in-depth coaching background, sets her apart from many other career coaches. Jan's corporate background includes managing leadership and customer service training groups, including management consulting at JPMorgan Chase, The Dallas Times Herald, and Carlton Cards. 

Having survived her own downsizing early in her career, she has dedicated her life to helping people find meaningful jobs and careers. Her expertise includes helping her clients identify the "right" job target using various personality assessment tools, developing and improving resumes that will lead to interviews, developing powerful and targeted marketing and cover letters, improving critical networking skills, increasing job advertisement response rates, learning and practicing the secrets for interview success, and practicing negotiation strategies that work in this job market.

Jan graduated with a BA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She received graduate training in human resource development, training in social work, and is an adjunct instructor at Brookhaven College in Dallas. She has served on the boards of numerous professional and civic associations, including ASTD, APT, ACP, and the Dallas Symphony Chorus.
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Lupe Prado

Senior Consultant

Lupe Prado is an International Coaching Federation (ICF) certified executive and career coach.

Lupe's years in public accounting, financial reporting, and professional services have shaped her as a leader and coach. She began her career at PwC in the assurance group, focused on audits across multiple industries, including manufacturing, healthcare, and logistics. In this role, Lupe led audit planning and execution of public and private clients. From there, she joined Denbury Resources, a publicly traded oil and gas company, as an SEC reporting analyst, where she worked in the SEC reporting group, preparing financial reports (10-Ks, 10-Qs) and performing technical accounting research.

As an executive coach, Lupe has partnered with leaders in high-performing companies to help them grow, address challenges, and drive toward positive outcomes for them and their teams.

Lupe is a graduate of the University of Texas at Arlington with a Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting. She completed the Coaches Training Institute (CTI) training in 2017 and the UT Dallas Graduate Certificate in Executive Coaching in January 2020. Lupe completed her Master of Science in leadership and organizational development at UT Dallas in December 2020.

Lupe is also the host of the Paid Vocation podcast. She lives in Frisco, Texas, with her husband and two kids.

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Steve Salisbury

Senior Consultant
Steve is a seasoned change management leader and consultant. He has successfully facilitated organizational change in some of the world's most recognizable companies by clarifying the vision and strategy and transforming it into executable actions through professionally managed projects. In an industry where a project's success rate is about 30%, Steve holds a remarkable 80% success rate.

With global and cross-industry experience, Steve has worked in companies throughout Asia, Europe, and Central America. His clients span a wide range of industries, including Whirlpool Corporation, Johnson and Johnson, Federal-Mogul, Allstate, AbbVie, and Deere and Company.

Steve's entire career has been dedicated to helping organizations become more effective in driving change and helping them achieve success in a variety of ways, including on-time, on-budget delivery, increased savings, reduced attrition, and more. He is comfortable working with C-level executives, as well as on the shop floor and in the front and back offices. He has broad industry experience that includes manufacturing, consumer products, pharmaceuticals, insurance, and education.

Steve received an MBA from Andrews University, graduating with high honors. His certifications include PROSCI Change Management, The Consultative Approach, Project Manager, Executive Logistics Management Seminar, Manufacturing Management, and Logistics Value Chain.
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Kneisha Sanders

Senior Consultant

Kneisha spent over ten years in corporate finance positions within Fortune 100 companies across the aerospace, energy, healthcare, home appliances, financial services, and food distribution industries. She has extensive experience working with international teams on global assignments, coaching and training cross-functional leaders and teams in person and virtually.

Kneisha has professionally coached since 2013, with five years as an internal Master Coach for GE (General Electric) executive leadership development programs. She served on the ICF Houston board as their Director of Professional Development, leading programming, training, and coaching initiatives. She has designed and taught executive education in the corporate and academia arenas, conducted 360s, DiSC assessments, and workshops, and facilitated leadership team strategy sessions.

She holds an MS in management with a concentration in organizational behavior and executive coaching from the University of Texas at Dallas and a BA in finance from Michigan State University. She is a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) through the International Coaching Federation (ICF) and is an authorized Everything DiSC Partner and Facilitator through Wiley.

Kneisha recently published her first book, The Fruit of a Spirit-Led Leader, which helps professionals bring their authentic selves to work and continues to help corporations empower their employees through her signature approach.

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Sandra Albrecht

Senior Consultant
Sandra is a career consultant, coach, and facilitator with over 15 years of experience focusing on career and life transitions. Areas of career consulting specialties include career transition, career change, career decisions, retirement, life, and career options. Clients appreciate her candor, humor, and support in moving into their next position or career. 

Sandra holds a BS and an MS from Southern Illinois University and is working on a coaching certification with CoachVille. She is a member of the North Texas International Coaching Federation and the Association of Career Professionals. In addition, she has been a member of the Development Advisory Board for the Cooper Institute.
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Brian Allen

Senior Consultant
Brian has over 15 years of experience as a career development coach and consultant in both corporate and private practices and is passionate about helping individuals take control of their own careers. Prior to working in career consulting, Brian worked for Southwest Airlines' University for People, an innovative group charged with promoting the unique corporate culture of Southwest Airlines. Brian also worked as a career coach for Lockheed Martin, where he was responsible for creating an internal career coaching program and leadership programs. 

He is certified as a Global Career Development Facilitator by the Center for Credentialing & Education, Inc., a Job and Career Transition Coach from The Career Planning and Adult Development Network, and an Executive Coaching Certification from Lockheed Martin Leadership Center Planning and Adult Development Network.

Brian is a member of the National Career Development Association, the Association of Career Professionals International, and the Association for Psychological Type, who recognized him as an Outstanding New Leader at their National Convention in 2002.

Additionally, Brian is trained and experienced in leading corporate workshops around MBTI, Emotional Intelligence 2.0, Strengths Finders 2.0, business etiquette, generations in the workplace, leadership training, and the Thoma Kilman Conflict Mode assessment and interpretation.
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Dale Armstrong

Senior Consultant

Dale has 37 years of experience as a healthcare CEO, spanning private, public, and state-owned hospital systems. As a CEO, he has developed highly successful management teams and led healthcare organizations through various diverse challenges.

Dale's business acumen as a healthcare CEO aligns with healthcare and non-healthcare settings, focusing on leadership development and change management. During his career, he has helped numerous people successfully navigate the challenge of career development when seeking new opportunities. As a member of the CMP Team, Dale combines a unique healthcare and business skill set with a drive to maximize the potential of current and future leaders.

Dale holds a BS in medical technology from the University of Maryland School of Medicine, an MBA from Valdosta State College, and is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives.

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Sandra Bierman, PhD

Senior Consultant
Sandra has successfully transitioned through seven career changes. Her current passion includes the past 25 years of career coaching, utilizing her expertise as a job search strategist. Clients, colleagues, workshop participants, and her one-on-one coaching professionals recognize Sandra for her enthusiasm, motivational support, and unending dedication to career management development.

Sandra has worked with a wide variety of companies, from Fortune 500 to medium and small businesses, helping employees through the career transition process. She has coached professionals at all levels of organizations. She thrives on improving a resume and coaching on job search strategy, including networking, LinkedIn profiles, social media, interviewing, and negotiating processes.

Prior to her career coaching, Sandra taught at the university level. She concurrently served as Director for the Center of Learning at Texas Woman's University, where she trained teachers in the process of assessment, diagnostics, development, and implementation of instructional strategies.

Sandra's business acumen comes from her extensive experience as an entrepreneur, well-grounded in the business world as a co-founder and Associate Publisher of internationally recognized publications, including Aviation Quarterly and Aviation Travel. She has worked with curators at the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum to feature aviation pioneers in these publications. She was active as a private pilot, traveling extensively and marketing the publications at major aerospace events throughout the U.S., Canada, and the Caribbean.

Sandra has actively mentored youth and rolled out Boundaries and Divorce Recovery workshops at her church. Sandra has served on the Board for Attitudes and Attire, helping women reenter the workforce.

Sandra earned her Ph.D. and MS from Texas A&M University–Commerce. Her BA is from the College of William and Mary.
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Wendell Brock
M.B.A., Ch.F.C.

Senior Consultant
Wendell has years of experience helping people achieve financial and personal success, often focusing on financial security and self-reliance. Understanding his client's goals and how to help them accomplish their goals is why he wakes up in the morning. He has taught thousands of people at financial workshops about cash flow management, debt elimination, estate planning, starting and capitalizing a bank, income tax strategies, insurance and risk management, securities and investment portfolio management, and tax-related issues.

Upon graduation, Wendell spent four years in commercial real estate and residential appraisal in Arizona. He then practiced business consulting and financial planning with Apex Advisors, Inc., as a senior financial consultant in Salt Lake City, Utah, leaving that firm in 2002. During that time, he was also a general securities registered principal, managing a branch office for a broker/dealer. In 1995, he completed the national exams for the Chartered Financial Consultant professional, designation, Ch.F.C., from The American College in Byrn Mawr, Pennsylvania. He added de novo bank consulting to his skill set in 2001 when he and his team won regulatory approval for his first bank application.

In the spring of 2012, he organized and received a license for Yield Financial Advisors, a Registered Investment Advisory Firm licensed by the Texas State Securities Board. With this firm, he manages investment assets for his clients and provides comprehensive financial planning services. He also holds an insurance license in several states.

Wendell earned his MBA from Utah State University and a BS in financial planning from Brigham Young University. He supports the Boy Scouts of America and has served in various leadership positions. He currently serves as the Executive Director of CREED, Inc., and is a board member of the BYU Management Society. His community involvement includes leadership in the Collin County Hobby Beekeepers Association and the Collin County Republican Men's Club.
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Irene Castillo

Senior Consultant
Irene is an Ontological Coach passionate about empowering individuals to take control of their finances and find fulfillment in their lives. With an MBA from the University of Connecticut and extensive experience in finance, including serving as a Senior Auditor for Ernst and Young (EY) in both Caracas, Venezuela and Stamford, Connecticut, working in the financial department for Philip Morris International, and holding a role in the Budget department for Middle East and Africa at Kraft Foods International (Mondelez International) while based in the UK, Irene has developed a deep understanding of financial strategy and cross-cultural openness.

After taking a break from her career to raise her children, Irene discovered her true calling as a coach. She completed certification as an Ontological Coach with Newfield Network and earned a degree in humanistic psychology and well-being from IBERO University in Mexico City. With her extensive cross-cultural experience gained from living all over the world, Irene is highly adaptable and able to understand and work with clients from a wide range of backgrounds.

Irene's coaching approach emphasizes helping clients set and achieve their goals while recognizing and addressing the emotions and obstacles holding them back. She is dedicated to helping her clients achieve their full potential and find meaning and satisfaction in all areas of their lives. Fluent in English and Spanish, Irene can effectively communicate and connect with clients in either language.

In her free time, Irene enjoys playing tennis, listening to music, and exploring the diverse cultural offerings of her community. Her caring and intuitive style can help open new opportunities and possibilities for her clients.
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Claudia Chavez-Castilla

Senior Consultant

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.

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Sandra Lopez Garza

Senior Consultant

Sandra Lopez Garza combines her 18+ years of leadership experience with her solid bottom-line career coaching approach. Her own career has given her a series of administrative and coaching experiences, leadership training, mentoring, and conflict resolution training.

With Sandra's education and leadership development background, she has developed new leaders and worked with many individuals as an internal career consultant. Sandra's passion and mission guide job seekers and career changers as they navigate the waters of an ever-changing world of work. She works collaboratively with her clients to identify issues, match values with career choices, gain more self-awareness, explore options, overcome obstacles, and set goals with accountability.

Sandra has been a member of the United Way Leadership Society, Texas Principals and Supervisors Association, MANA Fort Worth, and The Hispanic Women's Network. She currently serves on various boards, holding leadership roles within the community. She has volunteered to mentor middle and high school students while assisting in raising over 1/4 million dollars in college scholarships.

Areas of career consulting specialties include career transition, career change, career decisions, retirement, life and career options, leadership development, program management, performance coaching, and training and development.

Sandra earned her MA from the University of Texas at Austin and a BA from the University of Texas at San Antonio. Her post-graduate studies have been at the University of North Texas and the Harvard School Urban School Leaders Program.

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Mary Holdcroft

Senior Consultant

Mary Holdcroft is an executive coach with over twenty years of experience in career management focused on empowering individuals to take responsibility for managing their careers. Through the coaching process, she works with individuals to acquire the skills, competencies, and business strategies for today's increasingly competitive global marketplace. She has consulted with organizations in designing and implementing leadership development, career management, and career transition programs.

Mary has delivered numerous executive coaching assignments on key managerial competencies, including effective communication skills, success in new and expanded organizational roles, giving and receiving feedback, understanding management styles, becoming politically savvy within the organization, and delivering bottom-line results. Organizations that Mary has worked with include Baxter Healthcare, ExxonMobil, FritoLay, Blockbuster, MaryKay, Nortel Networks, Pioneer Natural Resources, KPMG, Burlington Northern Santa Fe, and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Prior to becoming a career consultant and coach, Mary was president and CEO of Career Management Resources, a career management firm focused on career transition, career and leadership development, executive coaching, and online career management programs.

Mary has a master's degree in counseling and personnel management from the University of North Texas and a BA in psychology from Texas Tech University. Certifications include National Certified Career Counselor, Master Career Counselor, and Licensed Professional Counselor. She attended the Hudson Institute LifeLaunch program for additional coach training. She has presented programs at the International Career Development Conference, National Career Development Association, Texas Counseling Association, Society of Human Resource Management, and American Society of Training and Development.

Qualifications and certifications include numerous assessments such as the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), Strong Interest Inventory, CPI 260, RealTime Performance 360, Campbell Interest and Skill Survey, Firo-B, and several other 360 instruments.

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Frances Kessler

Senior Consultant
Frances (Frenchie) is currently leading CMP's Southern Louisiana presence. Previously, she was a member of CMP's talent management team and a senior consultant. As a human resources executive, she has more than 20 years of experience with small, medium, and large-sized companies and consulting firms, including Ameritech (now AT&T), Entergy, Navigant Consulting, eLoyalty, PepsiCo, Glazer's, JPMorgan Chase, Invensys, the American Heart Association, as well as consulting on her own.

With an extensive background in the organizational and talent development functions of HR, Frenchie focuses on corporate transformation, HR strategy development, change and communications, organizational development, leadership development, coaching, learning and development, and employee engagement. She has won numerous awards for leadership development and learning and development programs. In addition, she has coached individuals at all levels of organizations and in varied industries to guide them through exploring and successfully managing career changes and transitions.

She is bilingual in Spanish and earned a BA in psychology from the University of Notre Dame of Maryland. She has participated in Columbia University's executive development program, Principles and Practices of Organizational Development, Entergy's Wharton School of Business Executive Development Program, and PepsiCo's Latino Leadership and Women of Color Development Programs. She was adjunct faculty for Ameritech's Breakthrough Leadership Institute. She is certified in Korn/Ferry's Leadership Architect, Voices and Interview Architect, Hogan's Interaction Styles, and as a DDI and Achieve Global/Herman Miller Facilitator.

Frenchie recently moved to the greater New Orleans area from Dallas. She has been a long-time member of an all-women's Mardi Gras organization, supports numerous Down Syndrome associations, and is becoming involved in community initiatives and activities.
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Jan Moorman

Senior Consultant
Jan is a career champion with over 25 years of experience assisting her clients in finding fulfilling careers and experiencing happier, more rewarding lives. She provides insightful, inspiring, and pragmatic career coaching to individuals in job searches or career transitions and those looking for performance improvement coaching to excel in their current positions and careers. 

Her unique combination of business and organizational experience, coupled with her in-depth coaching background, sets her apart from many other career coaches. Jan's corporate background includes managing leadership and customer service training groups, including management consulting at JPMorgan Chase, The Dallas Times Herald, and Carlton Cards. 

Having survived her own downsizing early in her career, she has dedicated her life to helping people find meaningful jobs and careers. Her expertise includes helping her clients identify the "right" job target using various personality assessment tools, developing and improving resumes that will lead to interviews, developing powerful and targeted marketing and cover letters, improving critical networking skills, increasing job advertisement response rates, learning and practicing the secrets for interview success, and practicing negotiation strategies that work in this job market.

Jan graduated with a BA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She received graduate training in human resource development, training in social work, and is an adjunct instructor at Brookhaven College in Dallas. She has served on the boards of numerous professional and civic associations, including ASTD, APT, ACP, and the Dallas Symphony Chorus.
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Juan Muñoz

Senior Consultant

Juan takes great pride in serving the financial needs of individuals, professionals, business owners, and their families. He strives to develop long-term relationships with his clients with the objective of understanding their goals and providing viable solutions for every element of the wealth management equation. Juan understands wealth dynamics, balancing the complex forces at work, and adapting intelligently as conditions change.

Juan began his career in financial services in 2007 and previously spent 15 years with J.P. Morgan Chase. Through the years, he's held roles in personal banking, business banking, lending, and wealth advisory services. Today, Juan's team at Muñoz Wealth Management of Raymond James harnesses extensive resources, including specialists in private wealth, financial planning, estate and tax planning, wealth accumulation, retirement planning, college funding, insurance, and more. With the support of these experienced professionals, Juan works diligently to help you develop your financial plan and a detailed investment strategy. Juan's planning-based approach is designed to help you meet current financial needs while working toward future goals, mitigate tax liabilities and successfully address estate issues, get better control of discretionary expenses, and reach your long-term financial goals.

A native Texan, Juan is active in various communities in and around Dallas, Fort Worth, and Houston. Away from the office, Juan enjoys spending time with his wife, Elena, their two daughters, Natalia and Sophia, and their son, John. Together, they enjoy cooking, traveling, and a wide array of outdoor activities.

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Kathleen Murphy

Senior Consultant

Kathleen quickly creates robust coaching relationships built on empathy and trust. A sense of humor, keen perception, and active listening skills help her delve into candidates' abilities, skills, and desires for their next career steps. Kathleen is fearless in mentoring and becoming a trusted advisor.

Kathleen has professional experience in Executive and Management transition coaching and project management. She has worked with 80% of the Fortune 500, along with private equity, privately held, and nonprofit enterprises. Working nationally, she's been in all regions of the United States (plus Canada). In addition, she has held and advised in strategic planning for large RIFs and is considered to be a subject matter expert in career transition logistics.

Both as a Clinical Psychotherapist and career transition coach, Kathleen has met folks at an interesting juncture in their lives where a change is needed. She can work comfortably one-on-one and in group settings (seminars/workshops) or managing projects (up to 1,000 employees). 

Kathleen has worked with various industries, including banking, bio-renewables, CPG, engineering, high technology, food and beverage, legal, manufacturing, oil and gas, REIT and property management, and healthcare.
 
She earned her Bachelor of Arts in social work from Western Illinois University.

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Kneisha Sanders

Senior Consultant

Kneisha spent over ten years in corporate finance positions within Fortune 100 companies across the aerospace, energy, healthcare, home appliances, financial services, and food distribution industries. She has extensive experience working with international teams on global assignments, coaching and training cross-functional leaders and teams in person and virtually.

Kneisha has professionally coached since 2013, with five years as an internal Master Coach for GE (General Electric) executive leadership development programs. She served on the ICF Houston board as their Director of Professional Development, leading programming, training, and coaching initiatives. She has designed and taught executive education in the corporate and academia arenas, conducted 360s, DiSC assessments, and workshops, and facilitated leadership team strategy sessions.

She holds an MS in management with a concentration in organizational behavior and executive coaching from the University of Texas at Dallas and a BA in finance from Michigan State University. She is a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) through the International Coaching Federation (ICF) and is an authorized Everything DiSC Partner and Facilitator through Wiley.

Kneisha recently published her first book, The Fruit of a Spirit-Led Leader, which helps professionals bring their authentic selves to work and continues to help corporations empower their employees through her signature approach.

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Mark Schor

Senior Career Consultant

Mark Schor is a Senior Career Consultant with CMP. He is recognized for his blend of sensitivity, interpersonal skills, and analytical abilities, which enable him to draw out the hidden strengths within his candidates and confront their concerns and blind spots, often leading to new understanding, enlightenment, and improved productivity.

A Ph.D.-level Licensed Professional Counselor, Mark has developed an excellent reputation as a genuine and insightful counselor, coach, and consultant who helps individuals identify goals and achieve results. Over the past thirty years, Mark has successfully assisted, assessed, and coached thousands of executives and business leaders through their personal and professional transitions and increased their on-the-job effectiveness.

Mark's background includes leadership roles in private and publicly-held companies and academic and not-for-profit settings. Before joining CMP, Mark served as a Managing Consultant for the Dallas office of Spherion Human Capital Consulting. In this role, Mark was awarded Spherion's prestigious President's Cup for his outstanding business leadership.

Mark earned BA and BS degrees in government and secondary education from the University of Texas in Austin and his M.Ed. and Ph.D. in counseling from the University of North Texas. He is a Licensed Professional Counselor. He is certified in several assessment instruments, including Birkman, Advanced Hogan Assessment Suite, MBTI, Strong Interest Inventory, Campbell Interest and Skills Survey, 16 PF, and PDI PROFILOR.
 
Mark has served as a consultant to the Texas Department of Rehabilitative Services and delivered presentations on coaching and career development to Financial Executives International (FEI), the International Coach Federation (ICF), the Certified Financial Analysts Society (CFA), and the Society for Information Management (SIM). Mark was a founding member of the Executive Career Council of the Society of Information Management and co-founded the nonprofit Employment Resource Group in Dallas. He is a member of CEO Trust, an executive networking organization. He has served as President of the Dallas Jewish Historical Society and chaired the DCJF Scholarship Committee.

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Charlie Zinger

Senior Consultant
Charlie has over 25 years of business experience with small, medium, and large-sized companies across multiple industries. His primary area of focus has been in staffing and talent acquisition, recruitment process outsourcing (RPO), and business process outsourcing (BPO). Although the primary focus of Charlie's business career has been in the area of staffing, he spent ten years at EDS working in operations as part of the company's Call Center organization. 

Charlie earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Dallas.

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Julianna Piña

Marketing Specialist
Julianna develops and manages CMP's online marketing campaigns, driving brand awareness, engagement, and traffic to CMP's social media pages. Her areas of expertise include building a social media presence, creating content, leadership, and customer service. 

Julianna is a current college student, having previously graduated from the Texas Bible Institute in 2020. She is also a small business owner, where she designs and handcrafts clay earrings.
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Cristy Reyna

Marketing Specialist
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.
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Emma Jones

RFP Lead
Emma Jones is CMP's RFP Lead and is focused on developing new relationships by sharing CMP’s unique capabilities and qualifications with organizations.  Emma is passionate about the CMP mission and set of solutions. Emma is from Dallas, Texas, and has returned to her roots with her husband to grow her family. Emma received her bachelor's degree in psychology and a minor in business from Texas A&M University. Her psychology focus was in Industrial and Organizational Psychology due to her fascination with the intersection of psychology and businesses. Before joining the CMP team, she began her career with PwC in Management Consulting. During her time, she had the opportunity to support various clients on a wide variety of projects, such as:
  • Assessed the current and future state of a leading technology firm’s communication department through extensive benchmarking.
  • Evaluated the L&D of a technology company, including programs, processes, LMS technology, knowledge/skill gaps, etc. Proposed alternative solutions to close identified gaps discovered by the team.
  • Led change management for a utility company undergoing a large digital transformation project. Completed process mapping, training needs assessments, training material creation, training delivery, and all communications related to the program.
In addition to client work, Emma participated in business development opportunities at PwC introducing her to the proposal process. She loved combining her analytical and creative sides to produce an effective and personable proposal. She now has the privilege to solely do this as part of the CMP team.