Jim and Mary Beth Bos

Mary Beth Bos 

CFRE, CPVA, CPBA, CPTA
President

Mary Beth’s background experience of 25+ years includes: United Way Executive Director, Non-profit Executive Director of various Human Services, Marketing and Communications Officer, CEO of two foundations that were created and managed by her and Development Officer of multiple organizations.

Mary Beth is an executive and business coach who has a passion for supporting and collaborating with entrepreneurs, professionals, executives and couples in business. She partners with CEO’s, executive directors, development directors, professionals and business owners. Mary Beth combines her 24+ years in the non-profit environment to create the momentum and structure that enable clients to quickly reach their objectives and their next level of growth in their philanthropic career.

Mary Beth specializes in working with professionals in career transitions or career realignments. Mary Beth also works with executives and their teams in Non-Profit Organizations, Foundations, Real Estate, Business Start-ups, Health Industries, and the Medical, Legal and Accounting professions. She has facilitated Planning Retreats, Strategic Planning & Development, Team Development, Leadership Development and has spoken to numerous groups on multiple subjects in human resource and talent development.

The MBJ Group is a human resources talent management company that is a provider of employee, group & individual talent management solutions using innovative tools such as pre-employment and post –employment assessments, benchmarking of positions, on-boarding, succession planning evaluation, team and individual performance enhancement, and career transition planning.

Mary Beth earned a BS degree in Sociology and Organizational Communications from the University of Wisconsin. She is a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) and she has served in leadership positions on numerous community boards. She is also a Graduate of Corporate Coach U and a member of the International Coaches Federation (ICF).

Jim BosJim Bos
CPBA, CPVA, CPTA, CIC
Vice President

Jim’s leadership background includes 35 years of experience in executive management in banking; insurance and now a business and corporate talent management practice.

His marketing experience includes operational management, sales, executive level presentations, corporate communication, advertising, media spokesperson and community relations. He has also done group facilitation and strategic planning retreats for more than 16 years.

Jim is a graduate of Corporate Coach U and was a Teleclass Instructor for CCU. He is a member of the International Coaches Federation (ICF). His initial practice, Coaching Vision was established to coach executives, business owners, entrepreneurs and professionals. Coaching continues as part of the service offerings of the MBJ Group.

The MBJ Group is a human resources talent management company that is a provider of employee, group & individual talent management solutions using innovative tools such as pre-employment and post –employment assessments, benchmarking of positions, on-boarding, succession planning evaluation, team and individual performance enhancement, and career transition planning.

Jim holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan and has attended graduate schools at Western Michigan University and the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point. He holds a designation as a Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) and is a licensed commercial lines insurance agent in the State of Florida.

Colleen Phillips
CPCC, ACC
Associate

Colleen’s leadership, consulting and coaching background includes 20+ years of experience in mid to senior level roles within the optical retail sales, medical, manufacturing and service business.

Her leadership experience includes leading a team of 300, generating over $33 million in annual sales and achieving the highest customer service results in North America. Her consulting, coaching and speaking experience includes partnership with CEO’s, COO’s and VP’s to determine the best intervention for personal and business success. She has conducted group facilitation in strategic planning, benchmarking, team building, managing change, Situational Leadership II, Courageous Conversations, the OZ Principle and the Leadership Challenge. Colleen is also certified in 360 assessments (PDI, Booth).

Colleen is a graduate of the Coaches Training Institute core and certification program. She is also a member of and certified by the International Coaches Federation. (ICF) Her private practice is Phillips Coaching. Colleen is also a consulting associate, coach and speaker for the Ken Blanchard Companies, a global learning and development organization. In addition, Colleen has a personal coaching specialty, spousal loss. www.CoachingForWidows.com

Colleen holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Rhode Island College in Providence, RI. She has completed numerous post graduate professional development courses.

She was awarded the 2008 State Farm “Embrace Life Award”. Colleen has dedicated and donated her time and expertise to the United Way Women’s Education Forum, USF Academy of Lifelong Learning and the Women’s Resource Center of Sarasota County.

Sandy Driscoll-Trout
MSW
Associate

Sandy’s management and leadership background include over 10 years managing administrative and human resource departments, serving on the board of directors of two corporations and running a small non-profit organization.

Her experience includes the creation and management of two full service human resource departments, managing a property management office and serving as director of an alcohol and drug prevention resource center. She has worked in a variety of corporate climates, from times of rapid growth to times of rapid decline, including the execution of intensive recruitment programs and the implementation of successful downsizing programs. She has worked for corporate, non-profit and government contract companies in the fields of information technology, real estate, property management, manufacturing and social work.

Sandy is a graduate of the Human Resource Management Professional Certification Program from the University of California, San Diego. She is a former SPHR and is currently a member of the Society for Human Resource Management.

Sandy holds a Masters Degree in Social Work from the University of Maryland.

Judy Vogel

Judy is an experienced human resources professional. She has held HR positions with several Fortune 100 companies. Most recently, Judy held the position of VP Human Resources at Northern Trust Bank with responsibility for the west coast of Florida and Atlanta regions. Born in Kansas, Judy is a graduate of William Woods University in Columbia, Missouri with a B.S. in Management and went on to attain her Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification from the Society for Human Resources (SHRM). Additionally, Judy is a certified training facilitator with designations from Development Dimensions International (DDI) and Achieve Global.

Her experience includes over 20+ years with market leader companies in the financial services industry, food and beverage manufacturing, hospitality, as well as, specialized consulting.

Judy’s expertise includes organizational development and effectiveness, employee relations, skills and leadership training, recruiting/placement/employee onboarding, teambuilding and coaching. Judy also specializes in talent assessment/development
and succession planning. Her contribution to change management and internal adjustment to market forces has been highly regarded and well received.

Judy Vogel believes that management of the human resource function in today’s climate is the key to effectiveness. She commands respect through her interpersonal skills and professionalism and her reluctance to allow mediocrity to affect business personnel
management. She firmly believes that success in business is attributed primarily to the selection and management, as well as, the motivating and training of your human capital assets.