Janice Maffei is a senior consulting associate to the McCauley & Co. and a founding partner of VisionFirst, helping teams achieve breakthroughs in accomplishing their goals. Her entrepreneurial career builds on successes in insurance sales, marketing and management. Known for her work as a facilitator, strategic thinker and change agent, she has partnered with leaders in a variety of industries to achieve results including financial services, pharma, consumer health, hospitality and industrial products.
She produced and co-hosted Invent the Future, a weekly radio program featuring innovators in business, education and civic causes. In 100 shows, she interviewed such luminaries as Chet Huber, the founder of OnStar, Dave Kelley of IDEO and thought leaders like Seth Godin, Peter Block and Watts Wacker. A frequent public speaker, Janice has spoken to business groups on such topics as Rapid Innovation, Sustainable Business Practices and Selling with Style.
Janice is an active community volunteer. She has served three non-profits on their Boards of Directors – and most recently partnered with Women for Women International to create a circle of hundreds of supporters for the women survivors of war in Iraq, Afghanistan and the Congo. She was selected as a final round judge for the Thunderbird Innovation Challenge and a facilitator for both the Clinton Global Initiative and Urban Zen, Donna Karan’s initiative to reform health care.
Mark is a thrice certified executive coach who has been working with global clients for over twenty years. Specializing in coaching IT, engineering and sales professionals Mark’s thirty five years of corporate experience includes working with senior and mid-level corporate executives world-wide. Mark is an acclaimed professional facilitator, speaker, and author with five patents pending in the field of organizational culture transformation. His experience includes coaching leaders at ITT, IBM, Informatica, Bank of America, The Ritz Carlton, Marriott, AT&T and many other Fortune 500 companies.
Mark’s coaching philosophy is “You don’t have to be sick to get better.” Mark specializes in helping already successful professionals reach a higher level of professional development and personal fulfillment. Certified in a number of emotional intelligence instruments, personality assessments and behavioral change tools, Mark is both efficient and effective in developing a trusting client relationship and getting his clients to stretch themselves for faster results.
A graduate of San Jose State University, Mark is a certified Hay McBer executive coach, certified by the Coaches Training Institute, and a recipient of the Professional Certified Coach designation from the International Coach Federation.
Mark has been married to his wife, Jeanne, for twenty-six years. They live in the metropolitan Atlanta, Georgia, area.
During Peg’s 35 years of hands on experience, she held a variety of technical, sales, marketing, internal consulting, and general business management assignments. A creative innovator, she co-designed the first global sales-specific management learning offering for a Fortune 15 company. She led their global effort to reenergize the sales culture for 30,000 sellers, repeatedly improving the selling climate and quarter-to-quarter results. Peg consulted with senior sales executives on personal leadership styles, organizational development, and strategy execution to optimize overall leadership and organizational effectiveness. Outcomes focused to improve the performance of their business units through more impactful leadership. Peg utilizes a combination of facilitation supported by group and individual coaching to create a higher performing team cultures. Her ability to coach the individual, the business and organizational environment has resulted in exceptional outcomes for the individuals and their businesses.
A graduate of the University of Illinois, Peg is an affiliate with the Hay Group, accredited with Corporate Coach University, certified by the Coaches Training Institute, and received the Professional Certified Coach designation from the International Coach Federation.
Alexia Longacre is a critical partner in McCauley & Co.’s success. Alexia brings our team a unique balance of left-brained, logical thinking and right-brained compassion in attending to clients’ needs. She is heavily relied upon for her “big picture” planning skills, enthusiasm and impeccable standards. A stellar service model, clients of McCauley & Co. remain in good hands thanks to Alexia’s high-touch approach, attention to detail and honest, gracious nature.
Prior to becoming Business Manager of McCauley & Co., Alexia offered Business Administration assistance to Executives in varied industries, such as Entertainment and Environment, for companies such as Walt Disney Feature Animation, Dames & Moore, Welk Music Group and Sheraton Hotel. Her career in Business Administration spans over 20 years.
Alexia was born and raised in Germany, where she earned her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Economics. She also completed a three-year apprenticeship in a Law Office to become a Paralegal. For Alexia, the highlight of her job happens when she is devising new business strategies and acting as an “idea sounding board” for future plans.
Her interests include spending time with her wonderful family, discussing politics, world travel, supporting women in business, and equestrian pursuits.
Tessa manages the workflow of our cross-functional projects with enthusiasm and competence. She excels at using technology to design creative solutions that improve our client experiences. Tessa provides office management expertise that allows McCauley & Co. to continually deliver on our promises in the manner our clients have come to expect. Her flexible and versatile attitude, coupled with her strong multi-tasking abilities, make her a natural fit in our fast-paced environment.
Tessa holds a degree in web design & marketing and is a Certified Online Business Manager (OBM).
In her spare time, Tessa is an outdoor enthusiast who enjoys new vistas and the next new adventure.