Management Team

Susan J. Bethanis, Ed.D.
Susan J. Bethanis, Ed.D.Founder/CEO
Sue is the Founder and CEO of Mariposa. She works with senior executives on a regular basis, is the author of the well-received business book Leadership Chronicles of a Corporate Sage, hosts our monthly leadership forum WiseTalk, and delivers keynotes on leadership, coaching, and talent development/retention. Sue is known for designing experiences, services, and products that move people and “raise their game.” She applies insights from design thinking, linguistics, anthropology, and athletics to her roles as manager and as a sounding board to her clients.

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Tawny Lees, M.B.A.
Tawny Lees, M.B.A.COO
As the COO of Mariposa Leadership, Inc., Tawny coaches, facilitates, leads, ensures client satisfaction and is a coach/client matchmaker extraordinaire. Tawny’s coaching career began in 2004, inspired and informed by over 18 years of corporate leadership experience. She held VP roles in the financial services industry in functions as diverse as Risk, Sales, Service, Operations, Change Management and Marketing. Despite literally growing up in crazy-paced organizations, Tawny maintained a pragmatic and grounded perspective on leadership.

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Allison Adams
Allison AdamsBusiness Operations Administrator
Allison is the Business Operations Administrator for Mariposa Leadership, Inc. She has over 16 years of office management experience working for consulting firms in the architectural, financial, high-tech, and transportation industries. She brings a variety of skills in bookkeeping, office management, human resources, database management, public relations, market research, event planning and graphic design.

 

Featured Strategic Partners

Rebecca Arora
Rebecca Arora
Rebecca is the Principal of Access Alignment and a Strategic Partner with Mariposa. She has 18 years of corporate and start-up experience, including leadership roles in product and software development, digital media, content creation platforms and technical consulting and education. She is a co-founder of Mode Media, which grew to the #1 lifestyle digital media company in the U.S. and the 7th largest media company. Prior to Mode she founded a non-profit for underprivileged youth, worked in product development at Oracle and training and consulting at Accenture.

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Barbara Baill, M.A.
Barbara Baill, M.A.
Barbara is the Principal of Perceptus, Inc. and a Strategic Partner with Mariposa. Barbara brings to her clients the wisdom and learning from 25 + years of Human Resources and line management experience in the fast-paced environments of high-tech industries. This included 5 years leading HP’s Global Executive Development function and 7 years as the VPHR for Quantum Corporation’s Disk Drive Business; both assignments resulting in large scale organization change. Barbara began her coaching career in 2002, dedicated to helping leaders increase their leadership impact and find more personal satisfaction in both their business roles and personal lives.

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Lori Dye
Lori Dye
Lori is the Principal of Lori Dye Leadership Coaching & Consulting and a Strategic Partner with Mariposa. She has been a business leader, strategist, and mentor in the field of organizational and leadership development inside corporations such as Amazon.com for more than 20 years. Lori’s known for being both pragmatic and creative in designing strategies that draw from a range of disciplines to improvise a fresh approach that’s ideally suited to the business. She’s particularly skillful and experienced with addressing talent management goals in the challenging context of a high-growth businesses.

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Lisa Lang
Lisa Lang
Lisa is the Principal of Lisa Lang Consulting and a Strategic Partner with Mariposa. Her coaching practice draws on her 25 years of experience as a business executive, creating award-winning results in marketing and corporate communications for a variety of companies, including The San Francisco 49ers, Intuit, Pacific Bell/AT&T and Bill.com. As an executive team member, Lisa has led large scale initiatives to launch new products, built and led teams to deliver on revenue targets, and shaped positioning and message strategy to achieve market prominence. Her coaching clients value the fact that she understands first-hand the intense drive to deliver results.

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Anne Loehr
Anne Loehr
Anne is the President of Anne Loehr & Associates and a Strategic Partner with Mariposa. Anne is founder of Safaris for the Soul and the author of two business books. Dubbed the Generational Guru by the Washington Post, her work has also been featured in the New York Times, Huffington Post and Newsweek International. Her background as the director and owner of international businesses gives her a global perspective when problem solving with her clients.

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Wai Poc, M.B.A.
Wai Poc, M.B.A.
Wai Poc, M.B.A., is the Principal of UnleashedLeaders and a Strategic Partner with Mariposa. Wai’s last in-house role was at Genentech for +10 years, including with Engineering, Research, Sales and Marketing, Product Development and BD. As an internal and external organizational consultant, Wai has been a trusted advisor before, during, and after reorganizations. Through strategy reviews and succession planning, Wai has partnered with VPs and their senior staff to assess, select, and develop leaders. For +7 years as an Executive Coach, Wai has focused on the latter.

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Dina Silver, M.C.C.
Dina Silver, M.C.C.
Dina Silver, M.C.C., is the President of Pegasus Coaching Group, Inc. and a Strategic Partner with Mariposa. Dina’s began her coaching career in 1999. Prior to that, she worked in the entertainment industry as President of an independent film company. She ran multimillion dollar projects on budget, managed large teams under high pressure and was involved in the creation of award winning films.

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Therese Tong, P.C.C.
Therese Tong, P.C.C.
Therese is the Principal of Being & Becoming and a Strategic Partner with Mariposa. Therese is an executive coach, consultant and strategist with 18 years of corporate experience including country, region and worldwide sales, marketing and long-range planning in the U.S. and Asia. She has executed in complex business and diverse cultural environments, delivering top- and bottom-line growth. In her role as Chief-of-Staff to the SVP of a US$17+ billion Fortune 500 company, Therese provided leadership from strategic development to operational excellence.

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Robert L. Weinberg, Ph.D.
Robert L. Weinberg, Ph.D.
Robert is the Principal at Weinberg Consulting and a Strategic Partner with Mariposa. Robert has been coaching senior executives and consulting business leaders for more than 20 years. Gifted with an ability to help others produce results far beyond what would be predictable, Robert has the insight to see clearly into complex situations and distill simple, actionable solutions. He’s worked with a wide range of professionals, from entrepreneurs to CEOs of large organizations in a wide range of client organizations.

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Strategic Partners

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