The Bates Team

Each member of our team lives the Bates values, from integrity and humility to knowledge and excellence. Our team comes from diverse backgrounds and disciplines, including business strategy, corporate communication, and management psychology. All of our coaches are fully certified in our methodologies and selected for their ability to apply real-world experience to the needs and challenges of their executive clients.

Our CEO Suzanne Bates founded the firm with a commitment to helping leaders make an impact. During her first career as an award-winning broadcast journalist, she spent years interviewing top influencers and developed a keen interest in discovering the qualities of successful leaders. She channeled that energy to bring together a team that today is at the forefront of innovation in executive and leadership development. Among the breakthroughs she has championed is the first research-based assessment and model of Executive Presence, the Bates ExPI™.

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Craig Bentley Vice President
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Margery Myers Principal
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Damon BatesPrincipal
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Laura Fay Principal
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Joe AndrewsConsultant and Coach
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Jacqueline BrodnitzkiConsultant and Executive Coach, Director of Leadership Coaching
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Binwa SethiConsultant and Coach
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Michael SeitchikConsultant and Executive Coach, Director of Research and Assessment
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Walter JacksonConsultant and Executive Coach, Director of Global Practitioners
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Scott WeighartConsultant and Executive Coach, Director of Leadership Programs
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Shirley Haggarty Executive Coach
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Suzanne BatesFounder, Bates
Managing Director
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Sarah Woods Head of Office
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Andrew AtkinsBates Practice Leader
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Sean CostaSenior Director, Sales
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Roanne NeuwirthHead of Marketing
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Grace ConnellyHead of Finance
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Daniel Mausolf Director of Client Solutions
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Rachel Suchoff Director of Administration
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Gisele GarceauDirector of Administration and Project Management
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Meghan McGrath Director of Marketing
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Angela RichardsExPI Assessment & Partner Lead
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Chris GoodnowMarketing Associate
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Voula CarnevaleExecutive Assistant
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Kristin LindstromExecutive Assistant and Office Manager
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Tara Goodwin Frier Public Relations and Media Consultant
Kara Lund
Kara Lund Voice and Speech Coach
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Mary Lou Andre Style and Professional Image Expert

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