Our Advisors are your peers. All have held top executive roles with significant operational and P&L responsibility.
Like you, they know the challenges, opportunities, and rewards unique to serving in the C-suite or the Boardroom. Our administrative support staff have considerable experience to help our clients during their career transition, coaching experience or assessment process.
We welcome the opportunity to advise you and/or your team.
As a Master Coach, Hugh is one of the top leadership and career coaches in business today. His clients appreciate his peer-to-peer “straight talk” way of helping them see, own and overcome their leadership blind spots. The result is that clients are better able to achieve the results they want for their careers and the organizations they lead. Clients include AON,…
Bob is a partner and executive advisor at Shields Meneley Partners, a consulting firm helping senior executives with career transitions and leadership development.
He is also a Managing Director of the Sierra Institute, an “invitation-only” group of senior CHROs whose mission is the advancement of their organizations, the HR community and each other.
Gail Meneley Goodwin
Dr. Tom Mason specializes in leadership assessment, succession, development and coaching for executives and senior teams. Tom has worked with clients at every level of the leadership pipeline, in some of the largest organizations in the world, in just about every industry, on five continents. He also has general management…
Dr. Tom Mason
With over 25 years of business experience, Elizabeth advises individual leaders and executive teams on best practices to manage individual and organizational transitions. She helps senior executives take their game from good to…
Katy Redlingshafer is the Director of Client Services & Operations with Shields Meneley Partners and has been with the firm since 2012. Katy is a passionate leader who collaborates with internal cross-functional teams and external partners and vendors to build and execute successful client service experience and sustainable business strategy.
Breanne Udeze is a Research Associate at Shields Meneley Partners. In this role, she supports clients by providing high level company insight and industry analysis. Breanne assists in preparing clients for interviews and networking meetings by providing research reports on industries, target companies, organizational culture and structure, executive teams and board of directors.
Sarah Hebard is the Client Services Manager at Shields Meneley Partners. Sarah supports the firm and its Partners in an administrative capacity, as well as all of the firm’s transition and coaching clients.
Maggie Adams is the Administrative Assistant at Shields Meneley Partners. In this position, Maggie provides administrative support across all functions of the business, including supporting the partners, staff and client services.
M. Bernadette Patton joined the firm in 2017 to focus on firm-wide marketing and business development while leveraging her extensive experience in leadership-related arenas including global human resources, c-level leadership and board effectiveness.
Jeff specializes in career and executive coaching while bringing more than 25 years of broad-based business and human resources management experience. In addition, Jeff spent four years as a faculty member in the College of Business at Northern Illinois University designing and directing a leadership development program. Jeff’s background includes extensive experience in Career Transition, Talent Management and Executive Advisory Services.
Gary is a senior advisor and executive coach with Shields Meneley Partners. For 32 years, Gary’s focus has been to partner with executives to achieve their professional and corporate growth goals. He helps senior leaders create a vision and plan for growth as well as evolved…
The Advisory Board for Shields Meneley Partners is a group of accomplished civic and industry leaders who are deeply committed to the development of great organizations.
We draw on their wisdom and insight to continually improve our service to you.
E. David Coolidge III
Chairman, Shields Meneley Partners Advisory Board
Vice Chairman, William Blair & Company
E. Ronald Culp
Culp & Co., Principal &
DePaul University, Professional in Residence
Victoria Husted Medvec, Ph.D.
Professor – Northwestern University
Center for Executive Women
Kellogg School of Management
CEO of Forrader Group and Former CEO of YPO
President & CEO
The Ruskin Group
Founder, Chairman, and President of The Zaf Group
Co-Founder of Shields Meneley Partners
Shields Meneley Partners