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Meet Our Team: The Barrett Group

  • Marion Engelke – The Barrett Group – CEO

    Marion Engelke

    Chief Executive Officer

  • Tomasz Lisewski – The Barrett Group Europe – Managing Director

    Tomasz Lisewski

    Managing Director, The Barrett Group Europe

  • Peter Irish – The Barrett Group – Chairman

    Peter Irish

    Chairman

  • Scott Henderson – The Barrett Group – Chief Consulting Officer

    Scott Henderson

    Chief Consulting Officer

  • Dan Resendes – The Barrett Group – Chief Consulting Officer Emeritus

    Dan Resendes

    Chief Consulting Officer Emeritus

  • Waffles P. Natusch – The Barrett Group – VP of Client Services & Concierge

    Waffles P. Natusch

    VP of Client Services & Concierge

  • Keiva Ditchfield-Agboh – The Barrett Group – Senior Social Media & Sales Support Manager (1)

    Keiva Ditchfield-Agboh

    Senior Social Media & Sales Support Manager

  • Julie Norwell – The Barrett Group – Senior Writer & Content Producer

    Julie Norwell

    Senior Writer & Content Producer

  • Julie Mathern – The Barrett Group – Executive Career Consultant & Process, Training, and Certification Manager

    Julie Mathern

    Executive Career Consultant & Process, Training, and Certification Manager

  • Julie Holifield – The Barrett Group – Commercial Director

    Julie Holifield

    Commercial Director

  • Christine O’Sullivan – The Barrett Group – Automation Specialist

    Christine O'Sullivan

    Automation Specialist

  • Stacy Ballinger-Moles – The Barrett Group – Director of Operations

    Stacy Ballinger-Moles

    Director of Operations

  • Christina Taylor – The Barrett Group – Senior Research Associate

    Christina Taylor

    Senior Research Associate

  • Lucy Beardsley – The Barrett Group – Telemarketing Support

    Lucy Beardsley

    Global Operations Specialist & Research Associate

  • Carly Fuller – The Barrett Group – Operations – TMS

    Carly Fuller

    Operations - TMS

  • Julie Pearson – The Barrett Group – Operations – TMS

    Julie Pearson

    Operations - TMS

  • Brad Dancer – The Barrett Group – Operations – TMS

    Brad Dancer

    Operations - TMS

  • Rick Gelber 2 – The Barrett Group – Senior Career Consultant – 2 (1)

    Rick Gelber

    Senior Career Consultant

  • Michael Vignery – The Barrett Group – Senior Career Consultant – 2

    Michael Vignery

    Senior Career Consultant

  • Donna Mase – The Barrett Group – Senior Career Consultant – 2 (1)

    Donna Mase

    Senior Career Consultant

  • Kelly Wade – The Barrett Group – Senior Career Consultant – 4

    Kelly Wade

    Senior Career Consultant

  • Rebecca Otey – The Barrett Group – Senior Career Consultant – 1

    Rebecca Otey

    Senior Career Consultant

  • Alyssa Powers – The Barrett Group – Senior Career Consultant – 2

    Alyssa Powers

    Senior Career Consultant

  • John Traub – The Barrett Group – Senior Career Consultant

    John Traub

    Senior Career Consultant

  • Angela Hamilton – The Barrett Group – Senior Career Consultant

    Angela Hamilton

    Senior Career Consultant

  • _Sharayah Cooper – The Barrett Group – Senior Career Consultant – 1

    ​Sharayah Cooper

    Senior Career Consultant

  • Anthony Boueiz – Senior Career Consultant, The Barrett Group Europe

    Anthony Boueiz

    Senior Career Consultant, The Barrett Group Europe

  • Dorota Laurosiewicz – The Barrett Group Europe – Senior Career Consultant (1)

    Dorota Laurosiewicz

    Senior Career Consultant, The Barrett Group Europe

  • Sean Macauley – The Barrett Group – Senior Career Consultant, The Barrett Group Europe

    Sean Macauley

    Senior Career Consultant, The Barrett Group Europe

  • Laura Leaton – The Barrett Group – Clarity and Consulting Performance Coach

    Laura Leaton

    Clarity and Consulting Performance Coach

  • Andy Lindsay – The Barrett Group – Executive Career Consultant and Program Manager

    Marsha Foster

    Senior Clarity Consultant

  • Irina Bartlett – The Barrett Group – Clarity Coach

    Irina Bartlett

    Clarity Coach

  • Natalie Bybee – The Barrett Group – Clarity Coach

    Natalie Bybee

    Clarity Coach

  • Tatiana Miaskiewicz – The Barrett Group – Clarity Coach – 4

    Tatiana Miaskiewicz

    Clarity Coach

  • Vivek Agarwal – The Barrett Group – Executive Career Consultant and Program Manager

    Vivek Agarwal

    Executive Career Consultant and Program Manager

  • Asli Bilgin – The Barrett Group – Executive Career Consultant and Program Manager

    Asli Bilgin

    Executive Career Consultant and Program Manager

  • Debbie Brupbacher – The Barrett Group – Executive Career Consultant and Program Manager – 2

    Debbie Brupbacher

    Executive Career Consultant and Program Manager

  • David Black – The Barrett Group – Executive Career Consultant and Program Manager

    David Black

    Executive Career Consultant and Program Manager

  • Isabelita Castilho – The Barrett Group – Executive Career Consultant and Program Manager – 2

    Isabelita Castilho

    Executive Career Consultant and Program Manager

  • Lori Chevalier – The Barrett Group – Executive Career Consultant & Program Manager (1)

    Lori Chevalier

    Executive Career Consultant, Program Manager and Staff Writer

  • Amanda Stockton – The Barrett Group – Executive Career Consultant

    Amanda Stockton

    Executive Career Consultant and Program Manager

  • Larry DiBoni – The Barrett Group – Executive Career Consultant and Program Manager

    Larry DiBoni

    Executive Career Consultant and Program Manager

  • Anne Lipsitz – The Barrett Group – Executive Career Consultant and Program Manager

    Anne Lipsitz

    Executive Career Consultant and Program Manager

  • Barbara Limmer – The Barrett Group – Executive Career Consultant and Program Manager

    Barbara Limmer

    Executive Career Consultant & Program Manager

  • Penny Marion – The Barrett Group – Executive Career Consultant and Program Manager (1)

    Penny Marion

    Executive Career Consultant and Program Manager

  • Paula Nordhoff – The Barrett Group – Executive Career Consultant and Program Manager

    Paula Nordhoff

    Executive Career Consultant and Program Manager

  • George Schulz – The Barrett Group – Executive Career Consultant and Program Manager

    George Schulz

    Executive Career Consultant and Program Manager

  • Jayson Searle – The Barrett Group – Executive Career Consultant and Program Manager

    Jayson Searle

    Executive Career Consultant and Program Manager

  • Joan Sebring – The Barrett Group – Executive Career Consultant and Program Manager

    Joan Sebring

    Executive Career Consultant and Program Manager

  • Ramesh Shivakumaran – The Barrett Group – Executive Career Consultant and Program Manager

    Ramesh Shivakumaran

    Executive Career Consultant and Program Manager

  • Pattie Vargas – The Barrett Group – Executive Career Consultant and Program Manager

    Pattie Vargas

    Executive Career Consultant and Program Manager

  • Robert Wicker – The Barrett Group – Executive Career Consultant and Program Manager

    Robert Wicker

    Executive Career Consultant and Program Manager

  • Ramsey Penegar – The Barrett Group – Personal Brand Manager & Resume Writing Team Managerr

    Ramsey Penegar

    Personal Brand Manager & Resume Writing Team Manager

  • Brittany Campbell – The Barrett Group – Staff Writer

    Brittany Campbell

    Staff Writer

  • Luke Duggan – The Barrett Group – Staff Writer

    Luke Duggan

    Staff Writer

  • Jack Harms – The Barrett Group – Staff Writer

    Jack Harms

    Staff Writer

  • Lora Hirschhorn – The Barrett Group – Staff Writer (1)

    Lora Hirschhorn

    Staff Writer

  • Anicia Copeland – The Barrett Group – Staff Writer

    Anicia Copeland

    Staff Writer

  • Aerielle Ludwig – The Barrett Group – Staff Writer

    Aerielle Ludwig

    Staff Writer

  • Jo Ann Moser – The Barrett Group – Staff Writer

    Jo Ann Moser

    Staff Writer

  • Andy Lindsay – Staff Writer – The Barrett Group Europe

    Andy Lindsay

    Staff Writer - The Barrett Group Europe


Marion Engelke – The Barrett Group – CEO

Marion Engelke

Chief Executive Officer


Tomasz Lisewski – The Barrett Group Europe – Managing Director

Tomasz Lisewski

Managing Director, The Barrett Group Europe


Tomasz Lisewski joined The Barrett Group after a 25-year career in global corporations. Most recently, he served as the Chief Marketing and E-commerce Officer for Royal Philips in Amsterdam. Tomasz’s experience also includes various managing director and marketing leadership positions in Philips and Kimberly-Clark in Poland, Netherlands, Russia, the UK and Austria. Tomasz holds a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Strathclyde, UK and master’s degree in economics from the University of Gdansk, Poland.

Leading The Barrett Group Europe enables Tomasz to live out his passion for coaching and guiding executives in Europe with their career management in a more proactive way. Tomasz helps executive clients fulfill their potential and find the best career fit. Whether helping clients navigate engagement with headhunters and executive recruiters or simply guiding them through a career change, Tomasz’s focus is always on his clients’ best interests.

“Working under stress and pressure, I discovered that there can be a better way to work and to live,” Tomasz shared. “When you get a strategy right, a strong teamwork and a disciplined execution, you can actually win with a smile, rather than a stress. #WinningWithaSmile”

Peter Irish – The Barrett Group – Chairman

Peter Irish

Chairman


Peter Irish spent the first 30 years of his career in the advertising, amusement park, consumer goods (food and hygiene products), POS and packaging, and consulting industries, building $50 to $100 million businesses for several Fortune 100 companies along the way. He has employed career change agencies successfully and repeatedly—including The Barrett Group. More recently, he has focused on the business coaching and career change industries. After six years as CEO, Peter acts today as the Chairman of The Barrett Group.

In his spare time, Peter stays fit as an active swimmer, equestrian, carpenter, author, and gardener.

Scott Henderson – The Barrett Group – Chief Consulting Officer

Scott Henderson

Chief Consulting Officer


Throughout his career, Scott Henderson has helped professionals think strategically about their lives. As the Chief Consulting Officer for The Barrett Group, he leads the team of career consultants in the service delivery side of the company. Before taking on his current role, he served as the Vice President of Consulting Operations, and prior to that, as the Barrett Group’s Clarity and Automation Manager.

Scott’s background in business coaching prepared him to focus on the growth, development, and success of both Barrett Group colleagues and clients. He thrives on equipping The Barrett Group’s consultants as they guide executive clients through career changes.

Scott is committed to encouraging others to succeed and appreciates the resulting impact of this success: “I am humbled to think about the ripple effect these individuals will have on the lives of others.”

Dan Resendes – The Barrett Group – Chief Consulting Officer Emeritus

Dan Resendes

Chief Consulting Officer Emeritus


Dan serves as Chief Consulting Officer Emeritus and Board Member of The Barrett Group. He has led the service delivery side of our business until 2021. By bringing over forty years of business leadership experience to clients and the executive consulting team, he has built a team of amazing industry professionals who deliver world class service to our customers.

Prior to joining The Barrett Group, Dan had partnered with Fortune 100 and mid-sized companies in the talent acquisition, consumer products, retail and service sectors. Dan has served as COO, Regional Vice President, Regional Director, District Manager and Executive Recruiter. His background includes working directly for Nike, TJX, Bally, Management Recruiters International and Footlocker Inc., including Kinney and Woolworth.

Dan’s academic and industry credentials include earning an undergraduate degree in Business; completing his Business Analysis Certification from Babson Executive Education College as well as being recognized as a Certified Resume Writer by The National Résumé Writers’ Association.

Dan’s expertise as an international corporate executive, business owner, executive recruiter, career and interview preparation consultant, provides clients with an insider’s perspective for navigating a successful career change initiative.

Dan is an avid tropical fish, classic car and bonsai enthusiast. In his spare time he enjoys exploring and traveling throughout New England with his family.

Waffles P. Natusch – The Barrett Group – VP of Client Services & Concierge

Waffles P. Natusch

VP of Client Services & Concierge


Waffles P. Natusch was a successful Barrett Group client, having completed a career transition from manufacturing management to financial services, before he was recruited to join the team. Recognized for his ability to lead aggressive career marketing campaigns, Waffles quickly moved up in the organization and was promoted to Vice President after only two years with the company. He served as company president from 2005 to 2017 and, with the new management staff in place this year, his role is now VP of Client Services & Consierge. This year marks his 28th year with the firm.

Offering over 40 years of management experience, Waffles has earned a reputation for engaging the human element to advance business needs. As a founding member of The Barrett Brain Trust, the consulting team often calls on him for client advice. The mission continues: provide the highest quality of career management services to our clients while always striving to optimize the service suite, staying current with changes in the hiring process and finding the best ways to utilize the latest technology.

In his free time, Waffles enjoys working in his music studio as he is a talented musician, playing several instruments.

Keiva Ditchfield-Agboh – The Barrett Group – Senior Social Media & Sales Support Manager (1)

Keiva Ditchfield-Agboh

Senior Social Media & Sales Support Manager


Keiva Ditchfield-Agboh empowers executives with resources for successful career changes. Her background in marketing, business development, and consulting helps organizations communicate effectively internally and externally.

As Senior Social Media and Sales Support Manager for The Barrett Group, Keiva develops and facilitates communication plans and themes to ensure clear messaging and brand identity for the company. She leverages technology to drive client awareness online and engages with executives to share their success through an organic video production series.

Keiva works with the cross-functional teams at The Barrett Group to guide executives in their career management journeys. She equips The Barrett Group’s team of Senior Career Consultants with tools to help convert executives into clients who achieve optimal results. Keiva's certifications in personal development coaching and emotional intelligence enhance her ability to guide the narrative for transformative executive career changes.

Beyond corporate responsibilities, Keiva is an accomplished author, producer, and motivational speaker, inspiring others through her works. Her unwavering optimism and commitment to empowering executives make her invaluable to The Barrett Group and a trusted guide for successful career transformations. She lives by the motto, “anything is possible!”

Julie Norwell – The Barrett Group – Senior Writer & Content Producer

Julie Norwell

Senior Writer & Content Producer


Julie Norwell brings a varied career in writing and reporting to her work with The Barrett Group. As The Barrett Group’s Senior Content Writer and Producer, she uses her skills and background to provide valuable content for executive job seekers.

Julie received her bachelor’s degree from Rutgers University and her master’s from The George Washington University. She then embarked on a remarkable career which includes employment with Time Magazine and a Japanese-language weekly publication. As a well-traveled and culturally knowledgeable professional, Julie provides a comprehensive perspective to the topics she covers for The Barrett Group.

Her expertise in researching and fact-checking, along with quick learning and attention to detail, draws readers into her articles and leaves them feeling informed and inspired. Julie’s pieces range from full-length feature stories to analysis on the latest trends in career management. In addition to her writing abilities, Julie is known for strong interpersonal skills, diligence, and the ability to develop projects with little instruction and oversight.

A fun fact about Julie is that she is conversant in Japanese and French along with her native English language.

Julie Mathern – The Barrett Group – Executive Career Consultant & Process, Training, and Certification Manager

Julie Mathern

Executive Career Consultant & Process, Training, and Certification Manager


Julie Mathern’s career has centered primarily on developing leaders. Her background includes more than 25 years of marketing, strategic, and organizational management experience in the public and private sectors. This experience provides a solid foundation to her role as the Executive Career Consultant & Process, Training, and Certification Manager for The Barrett Group. Always looking to improve quality and productivity, Julie develops training curriculum and technology solutions to improve the delivery of Barrett Group services.

In addition to her management position, Julie continues to serve Barrett Group clients who are navigating career changes. While working with executives, Julie helps clients take charge of their careers and take the necessary steps to achieve their goals. She guides clients through a personal branding process and advises them on creating a full internet presence.

“I appreciate the opportunity to help entrepreneurs and professionals clarify and achieve their highest personal and professional goals,” Julie expressed.

Julie Holifield – The Barrett Group – Commercial Director

Julie Holifield

Commercial Director


Julie Holifield is dedicated to helping business leaders achieve new heights in their careers. She brings this dedication to Barrett Group clients by serving as Commercial Director. In this role, she uses a firm, yet caring, approach to help executive clients overcome their challenges and optimize their career opportunities.

As an executive and leadership coach committed to working with purpose-driven individuals and organizations, she helps leaders gain a deeper understanding of who they are, why they relate and respond the way they do, how they react under pressure, how to set and reach their goals, how to get out of their own way, and lead more effectively.

Julie’s passion for empowering leaders helps Barrett Group clients reach success faster and more efficiently than they could alone. Her background in personal performance, productivity, and executive coaching is especially valuable to clients who are seeking career management guidance.

While Julie loves working with her clients, she also lives a full life outside of work: “I enjoy spending time with my adult sons, traveling, hiking with my pups, discovering local music and restaurants, and all things outdoors,” she shared.

Christine O’Sullivan – The Barrett Group – Automation Specialist

Christine O'Sullivan

Automation Specialist


Christine O’Sullivan is dedicated to enhancing outcomes for executives who are pursuing career changes. As the Automation Specialist for The Barrett Group, she strives to deliver outstanding results for clients by streamlining processes.

Christine is a seasoned HubSpot Administrator with over a decade of experience helping organizations leverage technology to enhance effectiveness. Using her skills of analysis and data management, she focuses on helping organizations improve their business processes.

With The Barrett Group, her skills directly impact the futures of clients pursuing executive jobs. She helps customize solutions to deliver career management services, benefiting both clients and team members.

Outside of her work as an Automation Specialist, Christine enjoys adventurous activities like scuba diving and skydiving in different travel destinations.

Stacy Ballinger-Moles – The Barrett Group – Director of Operations

Stacy Ballinger-Moles

Director of Operations


Stacy Ballinger-Moles brings diverse experiences to her role as Director of Operations with The Barrett Group. She has extensive knowledge in the full realm of career development and educational programming. Her background includes initial research into best practices for career management as well as staff supervision, communications, and partnership development with business entities and community organizations. Stacy has worked with international organizations as well as small business owners.

Stacy offers clients innovative and effective career and professional development strategies. She is skilled in working with executives from a variety of backgrounds within international settings. Her career management background includes strengths assessments, one-to-one counseling, resume critiques, and mock interviewing role playing.

“Through my dedication to education, I’ve developed a results-focused approach to career development,” Stacy noted. “My goal is to facilitate continuous advancement for the clients I serve.”

Christina Taylor – The Barrett Group – Senior Research Associate

Christina Taylor

Senior Research Associate


Christina Taylor is a Warwick, Rhode Island native who started her career at The Barrett Group began while doing an internship at the company. Her skill set and work ethic became apparent and was offered a position as Administrative Assistant. She was then promoted to Research Coordinator and now is the Senior Research Associate for The Barrett Group and is an invaluable asset for client fulfillment and satisfaction.

In this position, she artfully services clients by preforming valuable background information on companies, executives, financials, private equity and Hedge Fund Company and contact information. She does reviews on companies for our clients, investigating who is what position at which company, creating a virtual snapshot of any company a client may be interested in. Christina also does published market searches along with cost of living and salary research. She also researches appropriate recruiter information and delivers interview preparation research.

Christina’s favorite job is raising her precious son Li’l Man Raymond.

Lucy Beardsley – The Barrett Group – Telemarketing Support

Lucy Beardsley

Global Operations Specialist & Research Associate


Lucy Beardsley believes the effective use of communication and relationship management skills can influence outcomes. She implements this approach in her work with the Operations Team at The Barrett Group, helping executive clients achieve success in their career change journey.

Lucy has more than 19 years of experience working within key operational roles in both public and private sectors. At The Barrett Group, Lucy brings her background in compliance, operational planning, and relationship management skills to provide clients with career management support.

Her goal is to ensure that executive job seekers who work with The Barrett Group have a positive, enriching experience. Lucy’s focus on continuous improvement and development is her key to success, and she implements this focus alongside the rest of the career management team at The Barrett Group.

Carly Fuller – The Barrett Group – Operations – TMS

Carly Fuller

Operations - TMS


Carly Fuller brings over 20 years of experience to her role in Telemarketing Support with The Barrett Group. Carly’s previous roles include sales, administration, customer service, training, and management. These wide-ranging experiences helped her learn to adapt to various situations and identify solutions.

Carly uses her strong work ethic and professional approach to serve the team at The Barrett Group with detail-oriented processes. She is dedicated to helping ensure executive clients receive the career management guidance they need.

When she is not serving clients or team members from The Barrett Group, she enjoys curling up with a good book or practicing yoga.

Julie Pearson – The Barrett Group – Operations – TMS

Julie Pearson

Operations - TMS


Julie Pearson uses her administrative skills to connect leaders with opportunities. As a member of Telemarketing Support for The Barrett Group, she ensures that each executive client has access to the tools they need for a successful career change.

Julie specializes in details, and she honed her skills with a 19-year career in a premier accounting firm. Her background includes creating proposals and editing, formatting, and organizing all types of documents.

Most recently, Julie transitioned into a role which allows her to communicate regularly with potential Barrett Group clients and help them with career management. She also assists clients with resume formatting.

In her free time, Julie enjoys visiting her family on the East Coast of the United States.

Brad Dancer – The Barrett Group – Operations – TMS

Brad Dancer

Operations - TMS


Rick Gelber 2 – The Barrett Group – Senior Career Consultant – 2 (1)

Rick Gelber

Senior Career Consultant


As an attorney, Rick wanted to transition into a career which would be more fulfilling and also would provide a positive balance between his family life and work life. As a former client of a career consulting business, Rick evolved into career consulting and now has over twenty-three years of experience in the Career Management Industry. By utilizing his strategic leadership, Rick has assisted over one thousand people find and land new career positions.

Rick Gelber holds a Juris Doctorate degree and also earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance.

Rick lives in San Diego, California with his beautiful wife and is the proud father of two wonderful children.

“He who hesitates is lost” – Cato

Michael Vignery – The Barrett Group – Senior Career Consultant – 2

Michael Vignery

Senior Career Consultant


Michael Vignery has dedicated his career to improving the lives of others. His background features over 30 years of management experience, including roles at the Fortune 500 level. Michael is an author, teacher, radio host, and marketer who began his career in the U.S. Army.

He joined KLOE as a television news director following his service and worked as the Executive Vice President of the local Chamber of Commerce. In each of these roles, he led significant growth which transformed the organizations. While serving as the financial consultant and Chartered Life Underwriter for the New York Life Insurance Company, he successfully built multiple regional branch offices.

Michael uses these experiences to help guide the executives who he works with through The Barrett Group. He sees each career change as an opportunity for growth and life enhancement.

“I appreciate being part of a close-knit team of dedicated consultants,” Michael shared. “This allows me to give our clients the personal attention and professional guidance they deserve.”

Donna Mase – The Barrett Group – Senior Career Consultant – 2 (1)

Donna Mase

Senior Career Consultant


Donna Mase has centered her career on people, from her first job in case management to other roles centered on shaping future generations through education. Donna earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Boston College and during her career built a sales region into one of the top three in the East, which made her the top sales director in the country.

Donna implements her passion for helping people and her love of education as she helps clients from The Barrett Group achieve their executive job search goals. Her international background and her extensive sales experience allow her to effectively guide those interested in manager positions and executive jobs through their career change process.

Clients benefit from her repeated managerial success and experience in team creation and development. Since 2008, Donna has served as a senior career consultant, helping hundreds of executives reach their personal and financial goals through career advancement.

“When you love what you do for the salary you deserve, your career takes on a renewed purpose.” Donna noted. “I appreciate the opportunity to help other executives reach this point.”

Kelly Wade – The Barrett Group – Senior Career Consultant – 4

Kelly Wade

Senior Career Consultant


Kelly Wade is passionate about making a difference in the lives of others and helping them maximize their potential. She brings more than two decades of experience in the career management field to her role as Senior Career Consultant for The Barrett Group. Kelly uses her background in career development to help executive clients with recruiting, interviewing, and overall career management.

Kelly received her degree in Human Resources Management from The Ohio State University. From there, she worked with corporations to optimize their workforce. She has strong professional skills in technical recruiting, applicant tracking systems, and management.

Her core values include helping people love what they do, creating business processes, and doing everything with a process. She puts these values into practice as she guides her executive clients through career transitions.

Kelly summarizes her approach with this quote: “People may hear your words, but they feel your attitude.”

Rebecca Otey – The Barrett Group – Senior Career Consultant – 1

Rebecca Otey

Senior Career Consultant


Rebecca Otey finds her life purpose in helping others take charge of their lives. She is a Senior Career Consultant with The Barrett Group and uses her career management knowledge to serve Barrett Group clients.

Rebecca began her career in marketing and sales in the beauty, health, and wellness industry. She trained thousands of people for major companies, bringing a spirit of altruism to each interaction. With an extensive background in the recruitment field, she can relate to executives who are looking for a career that meets their objectives. Her experience in the business aspect of career management leads to effective strategies for Barrett Group clients, adding value to their professional and personal lives.

“I count my role at The Barrett Group as an honor and privilege. I have a genuine concern for the welfare of others as it relates to obtaining a meaningful career. Being able to contribute in such a way—changing lives—is my life’s purpose.”

Alyssa Powers – The Barrett Group – Senior Career Consultant – 2

Alyssa Powers

Senior Career Consultant


Alyssa Powers has a passion for helping executive clients understand their options and potential for professional growth. She takes pride in offering clear insight for career management and aims to guide clients in achieving the life they desire. As a Senior Career Consultant with The Barrett Group, she provides outstanding, personalized service for each client.

Alyssa brings an extensive background in recruiting and many years in the career transition sector. She is adept at helping executives change career paths seamlessly, even between industries. During her business development experiences, she built dozens of brands from the ground up. She hired entire divisions for brand launches and designed training programs. Her efforts led to success and growth for both the companies, their employees, and their contractors.

She looks forward to providing career management services to individual clients and watching each client transition into their dream role.

“I have always preferred focusing on individuals, and working at The Barrett Group as a Senior Career Consultant gives me the opportunity to do this every day,” she shared. “I couldn’t be more grateful to work for a company who is client focused and truly cares.”

John Traub – The Barrett Group – Senior Career Consultant

John Traub

Senior Career Consultant


John Traub has a holistic understanding that career changes can be overarching. As a Senior Career Consultant with The Barrett Group, he implements a consultative approach to assist clients in their career transformations.

Bringing decades of experience in sales and marketing, John provides successful career management strategies to his executive clients. He believes in building strong, mutually beneficial relationships with his vast and diverse network of clients, business owners, and C-Suite connections.

Barrett Group clients value John’s background with team leadership, campaign deployment, business analysis, and strategic partnerships. He works alongside executive clients throughout their career change journey, helping them achieve their goals and aspirations.

One of John’s favorite quotes is by musician Neil Peart: “Changes aren’t permanent, but change is.”

Angela Hamilton – The Barrett Group – Senior Career Consultant

Angela Hamilton

Senior Career Consultant


Angela Hamilton delivers exceptional results to clients through her work as a Senior Career Consultant with The Barrett Group. Her diverse professional background in marketing, management, and real estate makes her a valuable resource to executives who are pursuing career changes.

Throughout her own career changes, Angela developed an awareness of a wide array of industries. She uses this knowledge to help executive clients connect with a career path aligned with their skills, interests, and goals.

Angela leverages her communication and interpersonal skills to provide exceptional career management guidance. She can convey ideas, collaborate, and influence others, which translates into assisting clients in networking, interviewing, and negotiations.

Her commitment to learning and personal development keeps Angela updated with industry trends and best practices. She understands how to effectively guide clients through their career journeys toward achieving their professional aspirations.

Angela is ready to work with executive clients navigating complex career challenges, such as career transitions, organizational changes, or industry shifts. She provides strategic guidance and delivers practical career management solutions as clients make informed decisions and achieve optimal outcomes.

_Sharayah Cooper – The Barrett Group – Senior Career Consultant – 1

​Sharayah Cooper

Senior Career Consultant


Sharayah Cooper finds her life’s purpose in helping others achieve their full potential. She brings this purpose to her role as a Senior Career Consultant with The Barrett Group. Leveraging her career management and team-building expertise, Sharayah is dedicated to serving The Barrett Group's executive clients.

She began her career in education and sales in the beauty, health, and wellness industry. Sharayah developed recruiting and creative problem-solving abilities, partnering with major companies to bring their innovations and visions to life.She has trained and recruited hundreds of leaders, helping them carve out meaningful career paths.

Sharayah uses this background to guide clients who are navigating industry and career changes. Her collaborative approach ensures that each of her executive job search clients has what they need to succeed.

One of Sharayah’s favorite quotes is from Wilma Rudolph: "Never underestimate the power of dreams and the influence of the human spirit. We are all the same in this notion: The potential lives within each of us."

Anthony Boueiz – Senior Career Consultant, The Barrett Group Europe

Anthony Boueiz

Senior Career Consultant, The Barrett Group Europe


Anthony Boueiz believes networking effectively helps you reach your personal and professional goals. His networking skills helped him build a select loyal C-suite clientele across the Middle-east & Africa specifically in the IT and HR Industry.

As their trusted sales advisor, Anthony helped his C-suite clientele during his 12 years of sales experience in reaching their business goals by understanding their business needs and showcasing the value of his organization’ solutions and services.

Anthony enjoys being a key element in his client’s journey. Being part of TBG adds more passion to his role in directing his future clients on their pathway to success.

“If you think hiring a professional is expensive, wait until you try figuring out the how and the what!“

Dorota Laurosiewicz – The Barrett Group Europe – Senior Career Consultant (1)

Dorota Laurosiewicz

Senior Career Consultant, The Barrett Group Europe


Dorota Laurosiewicz brings a passion for coaching and mentoring to her work with The Barrett Group. Dorota’s 18 years of experience in international companies include Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company, Kraft, and Heineken. She is an expert in revenue growth management (RGM), trade strategy, marketing, category management, and commercial development.

Dorota now uses her strategic thinking and motivational capabilities to help executives with career management through The Barrett Group. Her results-driven approach guides those in manager positions toward optimizing their job search or enhancing an existing opportunity. With a background in team building, Dorota uses those skills to work alongside executive recruiters and Barrett Group team members to achieve favorable outcomes for her clients.

“My goal as a Senior Career Consultant is to guide clients toward success in the career path they’ve chosen. I want to serve as an experienced resource for each person I work with and help them reach or exceed their goals.”

Sean Macauley – The Barrett Group – Senior Career Consultant, The Barrett Group Europe

Sean Macauley

Senior Career Consultant, The Barrett Group Europe


Sean Macauley has devoted his professional journey to empowering others. As a Senior Career Consultant with The Barrett Group, he empowers executives who are navigating career changes.

His background includes working in a legal department, serving in the education sector, and providing robust strategies in sales and management. Through these roles, Sean acquired skills in negotiation, business development, leadership, and customer service. He uses his experiences and insights to guide The Barrett Group’s executive clients in career management.

Sean's passion lies in equipping job search clients to reach their full potential and secure their destiny. Joining the Barrett Group aligns with his core values, and he strongly advocates for taking action in challenging circumstances. He believes in collaboration, sharing practical and theoretical principles to inspire executive clients toward positive change.

He often cites the phrase, "Let us make our future now, and let us make our dreams tomorrow's reality," as a reminder of the power of determination, hard work, and fulfilment.

Laura Leaton – The Barrett Group – Clarity and Consulting Performance Coach

Laura Leaton

Clarity and Consulting Performance Coach


Andy Lindsay – The Barrett Group – Executive Career Consultant and Program Manager

Marsha Foster

Senior Clarity Consultant


Irina Bartlett – The Barrett Group – Clarity Coach

Irina Bartlett

Clarity Coach


Irina Bartlett’s passion is to help changemakers and executives pursue value-driven goals and find fulfilling careers. Irina is a certified professional coach and has certifications in mental fitness and positive intelligence coaching. Through her extensive business experience across diverse industries, Irina has discovered the value of coaching in leading business transformation, managing performance, and helping executives enrich their lives.

As a Clarity Coach with The Barrett Group, Irina encourages clients to “Be the impact.” Her approach helps clients live and act with awareness instead of living on autopilot, being driven by impulses. Her coaching style is direct and results-oriented, while also informal and creative. She believes that a warm, open, and trusting relationship is essential for deep transformational work.

Through Clarity coaching, Irina helps executives explore blind spots and limiting beliefs in confidence. Her clients leave with a better understanding of their leadership styles and how to adapt in the rapidly changing environment.

Irina’s life story began in Moscow, where she lived until she left to study in the US at age 15. Since then, she’s traveled to 44 countries, living and working in Russia, Netherlands, France, and Germany. Throughout her career in consumer goods, health care, and consumer electronics, she learned to recognize that success in business goes beyond understanding business. She believes it is important to understand and appreciate people and train leaders to switch from a data-driven perspective to a human-oriented one.

She challenges clients with this Brené Brown quote: “Let go of who you think you’re supposed to be; embrace who you are.”

Natalie Bybee – The Barrett Group – Clarity Coach

Natalie Bybee

Clarity Coach


Natalie Bybee is a pragmatic thought partner who simplifies complex ideas into an approachable methodology. She has a passion for cognitive science and human behavior, which she puts to work for Barrett Group clients as a Clarity Coach.

Natalie brings extensive experience as a coach and is accustomed to working with high-achieving executives who want to thrive mentally and emotionally in their careers. She has a background as a Senior Human Resources Leader, working with leadership in both entrepreneurial and well-established environments.

Through her role as a Clarity Coach, Natalie helps clients preparing for career transitions to identify a healthy integration between work and other life priorities. She offers a unique perspective on the business environment and opportunities for more fulfilling work available in today’s corporate cultures.

Natalie lives in New Orleans but is often found in another state hiking in the mountains.

Tatiana Miaskiewicz – The Barrett Group – Clarity Coach – 4

Tatiana Miaskiewicz

Clarity Coach


Vivek Agarwal – The Barrett Group – Executive Career Consultant and Program Manager

Vivek Agarwal

Executive Career Consultant and Program Manager


Vivek Agarwal has delivered enlightening lectures and seminars to motivate, inspire and train aspiring individuals, enhancing their management skills and make informed career choices. He has shared his personal insights to provide guidance on career management and leadership development.

Mr. Agarwal has a strong passion to help striving professionals and executives achieve their full potential. Throughout his 27+ years in the high-tech industry, he has a proven track record in the areas of marketing, business management and general management.

Vivek has an MBA and Master’s in Computer Engineering. He is also a Professor at the School of Business & Management at San Jose State University, California.

Asli Bilgin – The Barrett Group – Executive Career Consultant and Program Manager

Asli Bilgin

Executive Career Consultant and Program Manager


Asli Bilgin is an Executive Career Consultant and Program Manager at the Barrett Group Europe and is based in the Netherlands. Asli worked more than 20 years in multinational firms serving in various senior global roles in marketing and business development. She travelled around the world to 22 countries and developed businesses in 3 different industries. She discovered the moments that gave her most joy were those spent coaching and mentoring other executives and supporting their work and career.

When she reached a crossroads in her career, she decided to dedicate her time to Coaching and Leadership Development. Asli is certified by The MMS Institute for Professional Transformational Coaching and obtained her credential as an Associate Certified Coach by the International Coaching Federation.

As Executive Career Consultant at the Barrett Group, Asli supports executives in implementing successful career management strategies. She guides clients through transition processes with authentic personal branding, an impactful resume and message, interview skills, and successful onboarding. Throughout the career change journey, she helps individuals discover who they are and what they want. Asli works alongside clients so they can unblock their obstacles and have an action plan for reaching their full potential and actively managing their career.

“My conviction is that once we let go of or reframe our limiting beliefs on what we can do or become, the world is full of opportunities,” Asli noted.

Fun facts about Asli: She enjoys reading about neuroscience to understand how human brain works and how we make decisions. She is also a Marvel fan and loves watching Marvel sequels with her sons.

Debbie Brupbacher – The Barrett Group – Executive Career Consultant and Program Manager – 2

Debbie Brupbacher

Executive Career Consultant and Program Manager


Debbie Brupbacher has a passion for guiding leaders toward their full professional potential. In her role as an Executive Career Consultant and Program Manager with the Barrett Group Europe, she brings this passion and enthusiasm to executives navigating career change journeys.

Debbie has worked for more than 20 years in multinational firms serving in various senior global roles in Finance and Transformational projects. Throughout her career, she focused on helping people excel. She pivoted to Coaching and Leadership Development, where she found her purpose in helping others develop and shine in their careers. Debbie is an accredited Coach with the International Coaching Federation (ICF), a Co-active Certified Professional Coach, trained in Organization Relationship Systems Coaching (ORSC) and Team Coaching.

Executives who work with Debbie can expect to be inspired and encouraged as they become more aware of their strengths and value.She is a courageous coach who will push clients compassionately to help them discover who they are, accelerating their career transitions.

Debbie is Scottish, living in Switzerland and has a love of nature, mountains and Ultrarunning. The latter saw her win one of Britain's most brutal races – The Spine – a 268-mile trail up the back of Britain, run during the middle of winter. Her running and nature experiences have taught her discipline, a positive mindset, resilience, patience, consistency, self-awareness, and purpose, all of which she brings to her consulting.

“What is vital for me is that my clients have fun in this process,” she shared. “They are experiencing concepts and exercises to apply the learning to their lives immediately.”

David Black – The Barrett Group – Executive Career Consultant and Program Manager

David Black

Executive Career Consultant and Program Manager


David Black is dedicated to coaching leaders. As an Executive Career Consultant and Program Manager with The Barrett Group, David brings an extensive background to help executives with career change. Prior to his current role, he guided Barrett Group clients through the Clarity program, preparing them for a job search or advancement.

David spent more than two decades with major corporations in a business development capacity. He coached and trained executives worldwide, teaching them to manage high-pressure situations and win proposals.

He believes in the power of building key relationships and coaches executive clients in how to expedite relationship-building, especially in the realm of career management. David helps leaders develop goals and maintain accountability for those goals.

Currently residing in Charlotte, NC, David enjoys spending time with his family, walking, traveling, and an occasional golf game.

Isabelita Castilho – The Barrett Group – Executive Career Consultant and Program Manager – 2

Isabelita Castilho

Executive Career Consultant and Program Manager


Isabelita Castilho is a passionate Executive Career Coach who draws upon her previous experiences as headhunter and talent acquisition consultant. She provides strategic career transition coaching to help senior executives find the “Hidden Jobs” and happiness at work.

Aside her passion about executive coaching, Isabelita is highly-skilled in business development. She has been recognized for being a Global Connector & Networker and has worked for top world-renowned multi-national brands, such as Heidrick & Struggles, FedEx, and Hellmann Worldwide Logistics.

Isabelita is also an IAPCH certified member (conversational hypnotherapist) since July 2019 and the author of the book “All The Secrets of Getting a New Job in Dubai, Unleashed!” – published in The United Arab Emirates and Lebanon.

Originally from Brazil, Isabelita lived in several countries, and has made Dubai her home since 2011. She studied in the U.S, Australia and Brazil, holds a Bachelor’s Degree of Business Administration and various HR related certifications, including interview skills, dealing with difficult people at work and work relations.

She speaks 5 languages including Portuguese (native speaker), English (fluent), Italian, Spanish and French. Currently, Isabelita enjoys learning Swedish.

Lori Chevalier – The Barrett Group – Executive Career Consultant & Program Manager (1)

Lori Chevalier

Executive Career Consultant, Program Manager and Staff Writer


Lori enjoys collaborating with clients and each member of the TBG team when developing a solid campaign foundation. In addition to her role as Executive Career Consultant and Program Manager, Lori is also a Staff Writer. She is a hands-on communicator who consistently provides clients with the assistance necessary to confidently rebrand, reposition present themselves to proficiently accomplish set objectives.

Ms. Chevalier brings over 15 years of human resources, business and executive management liaison experience supporting upper management’s talent acquisition, professional development and operational goals. With Lori’s direct assistance, her clients successfully navigate the nuances of human resource’s and 3rd party recruiter’s qualification processes. Lori provides great insight into C-suite, vice president and director level politics, decision making and hiring methodologies. She is an expert at designing, authoring, coaching and launching best practices and proven protocols, related to ensuring a perfect fit between employers and job seekers, having done so throughout her entire career.

Amanda Stockton – The Barrett Group – Executive Career Consultant

Amanda Stockton

Executive Career Consultant and Program Manager


Amanda Stockton develops leaders and helps them navigate career changes through her work as a Senior Career Consultant with The Barrett Group. Her knowledge surrounding career and skills coaching, training, and hiring, provides The Barrett Group’s executive clients with a valuable resource in their career management journey. Amanda has certifications in editing, writing, and revision which she uses to help her clients optimize their job searches.

By forming connections with her executive clients, she aligns her coaching with each client’s needs to help them achieve results in their career changes. Amanda has mastered helping clients prepare for interviews for executive roles. She is certified in the "interview lab" process, conducting mock interview role play sessions, customizing each mock interview experience for the client's career industry and specific job opportunities.

Amanda believes and lives by these principles: “To grow and develop, we must be challenged. Thus, it is vitally important to strive towards lifelong learning. Secondly, one smile or kind word requires very little effort and can make a powerfully positive impact on both the giver and the receiver.”

Larry DiBoni – The Barrett Group – Executive Career Consultant and Program Manager

Larry DiBoni

Executive Career Consultant and Program Manager


Larry DiBoni’s personal approach to career management is supported by real world knowledge of the corporate environment. He is an Executive Career Consultant and Program Manager with The Barrett Group, using his corporate background to benefit executives seeking a career change.

Larry holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering / Technologies from Roger Williams University and has worked in several director roles with success across the full lifecycle of high-impact projects. As part of The Barrett Group team from 2006 through 2009, he delivered individualized career management advisement to executive clients. Before returning to The Barrett Group in 2021, he served as the Economic Development Director for the City of Cranston, Rhode Island, for 12 years.

Throughout his career, Larry has been instrumental in design and delivery of solutions to support continuous process improvements that ensure optimal efficiency and growth. This commitment continues as he works with executives navigating career changes, promotions, and recruitment firms.

“I enjoy exchanging ideas and information to better serve my clients and help them achieve their career management goals,” Larry shared.

Anne Lipsitz – The Barrett Group – Executive Career Consultant and Program Manager

Anne Lipsitz

Executive Career Consultant and Program Manager


Anne Lipsitz is an Executive Career Consultant and Program Manager with The Barrett Group, located in Providence, Rhode Island. Anne has an extensive background in marketing, sales, communication, higher education training and career management. She holds degrees in Journalism, PR, and Communication Studies and has many years experience as a manager, workshop facilitator, mentor and coach.

Anne enjoys helping clients realize their goal of new career transitions. Her strengths lie in gaining clarity of your personal brand and helping present you in a polished, professional manner to achieve your career and professional development goals.

Barbara Limmer – The Barrett Group – Executive Career Consultant and Program Manager

Barbara Limmer

Executive Career Consultant & Program Manager


Barbara Limmer has personally consulted with thousands of professionals from around the world. She brings experience from all sides of the hiring process including career management, executive, recruiting, human resources, and executive career search. As a long-time professional career coach, she specializes in working with executives and leaders.

Barbara’s role as an Executive Career Coach with The Barrett Group gives her the opportunity to share her background on both sides of the hiring desk. She provides specific and direct feedback to help executive clients achieve their career management goals. Barbara strives to help clients increase satisfaction and success within their careers.

With each client, she focuses on career transition coaching, job search strategies, resumes, networking, interviewing, and salary negotiation. She is an enthusiastic partner in the career change process and loves helping clients through what can be a difficult and highly competitive process.

Her favorite motto is “Luck is when preparation meets opportunity.”

Penny Marion – The Barrett Group – Executive Career Consultant and Program Manager (1)

Penny Marion

Executive Career Consultant and Program Manager


A common theme in Penny Marion’s career is coaching and mentoring colleagues. Her passion for

growing others professionally spans through her leadership roles in the healthcare, insurance, and

employee benefits industries.

Penny has created career path programs, produced training, and authored onboarding manuals. As an

Executive Career Consultant and Program Manager with The Barrett Group, she leverages her

experiences to guide clients through the career management process.

Barrett Group clients who are navigating career changes benefit from Penny’s knowledge in establishing

results-focused objectives and delivering successful outcomes. She works with executive clients as they

take charge of their careers, assisting them with personal brand creation and interview preparation.

Penny helps each client maximize their marketable skills and equips them with the tools they need to

achieve their career goals.

When she is not working with clients, Penny enjoys taking road trips and has a goal of visiting all the US

National Parks and Forests.

Paula Nordhoff – The Barrett Group – Executive Career Consultant and Program Manager

Paula Nordhoff

Executive Career Consultant and Program Manager


Paula brings deep experience in entrepreneurship, coaching, consulting and corporate executive experience to her clients. She is passionate about working with people committed to creating and managing positive and productive change in their careers. Paula has worked in Fortune 1000 companies, start-ups, small businesses and consulting companies, holding titles such as: Vice President, Executive Vice President, COO and President/CEO.

She has worked with hundreds of professionals in career planning, management and transition across multiple industries and job titles, within industry leading career transition firms and in private practice. Her expertise in working with executives spans small and large companies, nonprofits, start-ups, and business planning for starting or buying an existing business.

Paula is passionate about community engagement and among her activities, she has been a consultant in marketing and business planning for the SBA – SCORE program as well as for the SBDC (Small Business Development Center).

She holds a Bachelor Degree in Business from Pepperdine University, Malibu California. Paula completed Coaching Training through The Coaches Training Institute (CTI) headquartered in San Rafael, California.

George Schulz – The Barrett Group – Executive Career Consultant and Program Manager

George Schulz

Executive Career Consultant and Program Manager


George has been coaching for his entire career. With American Hospital Supply corporation later merged with Baxter International he coached sales reps, managers, and division executives as he rose to Vice President of Corporate Services in Baxter’s Corporate Marketing division. George later became an entrepreneur/business owner when he and wife Debbie started from scratch an AlphaGraphics Printing Business Center on Michigan Ave. in Chicago. His AlphaGraphics quickly achieved Gold Circle status for sales and President’s Award for operations.

After 11 years George successfully sold the AlphaGraphics in a period of 90 days. More recently George has been a Certified Financial Planner™ practitioner for UBS Financial Services achieving the rank of First Vice President. He achieved Director’s Council and won the Madison Award twice for excellence in financial planning and client service.

In his business coaching practice he specializes in helping business owners achieve revenue growth, bottom line improvement and preparation to sell the business. With individuals he specializes in helping them prepare for career advancement. He looks forward to having you join his cadre of excellent business owners and individuals who have come to rely on his advice and counseling.

Jayson Searle – The Barrett Group – Executive Career Consultant and Program Manager

Jayson Searle

Executive Career Consultant and Program Manager


As an Executive Career Consultant and Program Manager, Jayson Searle brings an extensive background drawn from Executive Recruitment, Talent Advisory and Procurement. For over 25 years he has worked extensively across the executive search sector, helping to shape executive careers and transform global businesses.

Jayson brings deep insight into how to build partnerships and understands the real needs of today’s executive as well as the thinking of the global talent market.

With Barrett Group, he guides clients through the career management process, calling on his extensive experience from multiple industry and skill sectors. This affords executive clients detailed insight into the career advancement process across subjects such as: effective differentiation to stand out from the crowd; creating clarity of your brand and message; generating effective impact; maximising buy-in from head-hunters; navigating the interview; and negotiation that works.

Passionate about delivering positive change for clients as part of the Barrett Group team, Jayson's personal ethos is simple: "understand the 'Why' and everything else follows."

Joan Sebring – The Barrett Group – Executive Career Consultant and Program Manager

Joan Sebring

Executive Career Consultant and Program Manager


Joan Sebring helps executives find a path toward greater success in their careers. She brings a wealth of business experience and knowledge to her clients in her role as a Senior Career Consultant and Program Manager with The Barrett Group. Joan has a passion for helping others navigate through career transition in a process that is often mixed with emotions—both positive and negative. By using a proven methodology, she guides her clients through the career management process and helps them achieve the outcomes they desire.

Joan has over 20 years of Fortune 500 experience in financial services and publishing—spanning strategy, operations, finance, and audit. During that tenure, she managed P&Ls ranging from $500M to $1B in revenue. More recently, Joan has turned her focus to coaching professionals.

Joan values being authentic, trustworthy, and dependable, and these values drive her to partner and collaborate well with others. She has a reputation of being the person who you can count on to get results. Joan wants every client to feel they have a trusted partner by their side who is helping to empower them on their career management journey.

Joan earned an MBA from Adelphi University and her undergraduate degree in Accounting from King’s College. She is a thalassophile—which means she loves just about any activity associated with the ocean and water. You can find her SUP-surfing, scuba diving, snorkeling, fishing or boating whenever she has an opportunity.

Ramesh Shivakumaran – The Barrett Group – Executive Career Consultant and Program Manager

Ramesh Shivakumaran

Executive Career Consultant and Program Manager


Ramesh Shivakumaran has an extensive international background in corporate leadership, which he leverages to help Barrett Group clients with career management. As an Executive Consultant and Program Manager with The Barrett Group, Ramesh operates executive programs for the Europe and Middle East region from his location in Dubai, UAE.

Ramesh is a previous client of the Barrett group and credits the team that worked with him for a successful executive career transformation. He held senior leadership and board positions in the service industries associated with infrastructure, logistics, supply chain, financial and management consulting. Ramesh’s career background includes executive development, business strategy, finance, infrastructure projects, mergers &acquisitions, business process improvement, corporate governance, and digital transformation. As a C level executive, Ramesh has engaged with talent from diverse cultures, motivating and empowering large teams to achieve desired goals together. He is a Chartered Accountant (FCA) with a Graduate degree in Business & Finance from India and a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) from USA.

Through his work with The Barrett Group, Ramesh’s years of corporate experience directly benefit his executive clients who are exploring a career change. He collaborates with leaders who strive to grow by creating innovative and engaging thoughts to transform and achieve their career aspirations. Ramesh is a Certified Professional Career Coach, Certified Positive Leadership Coach and Certified Global Leadership Assessment Coach accredited by the International Coaching Federation, USA and is Certified in Positive Psychology and Emotional Intelligence accredited by the American Psychological Association. Ramesh is also a Certified Behavioral Consultant/ Analyst in DISC assessment and Certified in Neuro Linguistic Programming accredited by the International NLP Association.

“I believe that there are no failures but only feedback to ensure continuous learning,” Ramesh shares. “I encourage busy executives to keep revisiting their priorities and align these priorities with their strengths, happiness and wellbeing for a proper work/life balance.”

Pattie Vargas – The Barrett Group – Executive Career Consultant and Program Manager

Pattie Vargas

Executive Career Consultant and Program Manager


As a Senior Career Consultant with The Barrett Group, Pattie Vargas works with executives to explore how they can strengthen their resilience and successfully adapt to a changing landscape. She collaborates with Barrett Group team members to offer customized solutions for each client.

Pattie is a recognized leader in performance, change and career management with a proven track record in management. Pattie helps executives implement key strategies to achieve their career goals. She possesses the balanced blend of business acumen, behavioral competencies, and corporate experience to produce aligned, consistent, and repeatable results for her clients.

Pattie is a sought-after conference speaker on the topics of change management, personal resilience, team dynamics and issues facing women in the workplace, with a delivery that is humorous, practical and backed by years of personal experience. She is a renowned author, holds multiple degrees, and has the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from Project Management Institute as well as a certification in Total Quality Management and Process Improvement from University of California, San Diego.

Happy to call Northern California home, Pattie enjoys the wine country, experiencing new varietals and exploring foodie hangouts with her husband, Tony. They have one extremely large cat named Rocco and love spending time with their granddaughters, Halle and twins Adalynne and Laynie.

Her favorite quote is: “Integrity is the distance between your lips and your life.” -Mark Sanborn

Robert Wicker – The Barrett Group – Executive Career Consultant and Program Manager

Robert Wicker

Executive Career Consultant and Program Manager


Robert Wicker is focused on adding value to the clients he serves as an Executive Career Consultant and Program Manager with The Barrett Group. Bringing a positive approach to each client meeting, Robert offers a unique perspective that provides executive clients with a solid strategy and the confidence to accomplish their career change goals.

Robert’s own career background includes proficiency in coaching, training, talent management, assessments, and public speaking. He applies these skills alongside other Barrett Group team members to create and implement individualized plans that lead to successful job search, negotiation, and placement campaigns for clients. His experience in both recruiting and management delivers valuable insights for executives navigating the career management process.

“I consider myself a motivator and relationship builder,” he shared. “I have a passion for working with business leaders and executives and helping them achieve their full potential.”

Ramsey Penegar – The Barrett Group – Personal Brand Manager & Resume Writing Team Managerr

Ramsey Penegar

Personal Brand Manager & Resume Writing Team Manager


Thousands of professionals have turned to Ramsey Penegar for personal branding guidance during her extensive career. She serves as the Personal Brand Manager for The Barrett Group, helping executive clients create effective career management campaigns so they can achieve their goals.

Ramsey is a Certified Professional Resume Writer (CPRW-PARW) and has a degree in business marketing. Her extensive marketing and business development background provides a solid foundation and a full understanding of best practices in the career change realm. Ramsey also has skills in graphic design and document formatting, providing the tools needed to style and brand documents to showcase the client’s personal brand.

Ramsey specializes in corporate resumes and branding documents for executives in international and domestic industries. These industries include: banking, healthcare, aviation, higher education, construction, manufacturing, and government. She has helped clients with roles in business management/operations, sales and marketing, human resources, public relations, financial management, engineering, information technology, and law. She is also experienced in authoring impactful resumes for professionals in scientific fields, federal government, military to civilian transition, career transition, along with executive biographies and summaries.

“I consider myself more than ‘just’ a resume writer, I’m a career strategist seeking to help others propel their careers, achieve their dreams, and make an impact on their communities as well as the world!”

Brittany Campbell – The Barrett Group – Staff Writer

Brittany Campbell

Staff Writer


Brittany Campbell is a professional writer who brings energy and a passion for learning to each project. As a staff writer for The Barrett Group, she helps executive clients craft their personal brand and create career-related documents.

Using industry research and content development, Brittany studies a client’s background and future goals to customize each resume, cover letter, and similar documents. She showcases the client’s strengths in the best way possible using her extensive background in the career management field.

Brittany fell in love with writing when she signed up for six different writing courses in college and now enjoys working with clients to find their voice and deliver an engaging product. Brittany’s goal is to help every executive client land the job of their dreams.

When she is not busy with writing projects, you can find Brittany enjoying the beautiful outdoor landscape in North Idaho.

Luke Duggan – The Barrett Group – Staff Writer

Luke Duggan

Staff Writer


Luke Duggan brings an extensive background in the professional realm to his work as a Staff Writer for The Barrett Group. He enjoys working alongside executive clients to help them perfect their job search documents for an effective career management campaign.

Luke worked for more than 25 years in the hospitality and property management space and learned to be an influential and empathetic leader. He has developed continuing education courses and has facilitated management training. He continues to mentor executives to help advance their careers.

He honed his career search writing skills during his own phase of unemployment when he volunteered to help other unemployed executives update their LinkedIn profiles, rewrite their resumes, and prepare for interviews. Luke now uses this experience and his professional background to provide writing services for Barrett Group clients.

Jack Harms – The Barrett Group – Staff Writer

Jack Harms

Staff Writer


Jack Harms is a certified professional writer with more than 15 years experience creating resumes and cover letters as marketing tools highlighting a client’s career.

Lora Hirschhorn – The Barrett Group – Staff Writer (1)

Lora Hirschhorn

Staff Writer


Lora Hirschhorn is a client-focused marketing professional with over 20 years of experience. In her role as a staff writer at The Barrett Group, Lora creates resumes to reflect each client’s personal brand and professional goals. By optimizing these resumes, clients maximize efficiency in their career management campaigns.

Lora’s background includes omni-channel brand strategy, which top consumable brands have utilized to improve awareness and to increase sales. Lora has led corporate marketing, creative services, and book publishing teams. She uses this experience to help executive clients realize their career potential. Lora is skilled in collaboration, demonstrating a high level of emotional intelligence through active listening.

Lora puts her public relations and marketing education and expertise to work for her community.She is the co-founder of “Tour de Belt,” a 20-year strong annual bicycling fundraiser. She tutors at-risk students in reading and writing and mentors single mothers in career and interview skills.

Anicia Copeland – The Barrett Group – Staff Writer

Anicia Copeland

Staff Writer


Anicia Hogan is a professional identity specialist who has a passion for creating peace of mind for executives who are pursuing a career change. Anicia also believes in improving quality of life through diversity and inclusion.

A graduate of Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, Anicia brings significant resume and cover letter writing experience to Barrett Group clients. She understands the importance of creating a professional identity that will convert to sales, job offers, and an overall better chance at advancement.

Anicia collaborates with The Barrett Group’s career consultants and executive clients to develop a strategic method for sharing experiences and highlighting credentials. The result is a clear, concise, and professional resume designed to get results.

Aerielle Ludwig – The Barrett Group – Staff Writer

Aerielle Ludwig

Staff Writer


Aerielle Ludwig brings an array of job placement experience which include previous work within a university career services setting, implementing initiatives to assist military personnel transitioning into the civilian workforce, guiding beneficiaries of public assistance in finding self-sufficiency in the workforce, and owning and operating The Dream Office, Resume and Career Services.

Aerielle is a Certified Professional Resume Writer (CPRW) and holds an M.Ed. from UMass Boston.

Aerielle deeply values the feelings of achievement and security that are gained from fulfilling employment and possess a strong desire to help professionals reach their maximum potential in the workforce. Her advice has been featured in CareerBuilder and Military Family magazine. She has also been a featured guest for MilHousing Nation and The US at Work podcast series.

“They succeed, because they think they can.” – Virgil

Jo Ann Moser – The Barrett Group – Staff Writer

Jo Ann Moser

Staff Writer


Jo Ann Moser is a Masters-degreed career coaching professional, trainer/educator, and organizational development expert with nearly 20 years of progressive experience working with individual at all organizational levels, assessing their career desires and direction, planning paths to enable those in career search to meet desired career goals, and assisting them to happily place in diverse industries and at every career step.

Jo Ann excels in needs assessment, expertly guiding individuals as they plan for career success and deal with career transition. Exhibiting strengths in resume writing, talent management, and workforce development, Jo Ann very much enjoys working with all organizational levels from line staff to executives to managers and clinicians in varied environments. Jo Ann possesses a strong work ethic gained from a Pennsylvania farm upbringing and prides herself on treating each client as an individual and providing unparalleled customer service. Jo Ann provides individual consulting on resumes, cover letters, on-line career presentation, LinkedIn, networking, interviewing, channels of career marketing, search strategies, and negotiation of compensation packages.

Prior to role as an executive career consultant, Jo Ann worked in Training and Development for Fortune 500 companies including American Express and GAP, Dignity Healthcare, SkillPath Seminar Corporation, as faculty at Susquehanna University and Program Director at Collins College, and as a Program Auditor with the Office of Inspector General for the United States Department of Agriculture.

Andy Lindsay – Staff Writer – The Barrett Group Europe

Andy Lindsay

Staff Writer - The Barrett Group Europe


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