Meet the Team

Our people are passionate about change and have impacted businesses at all levels. Every Emergent consultant is carefully selected for his or her expertise, professionalism and, above all, integrity.

Our consultants will create a learning contract with participants from your organization, setting out the objectives, measures, and milestones. Throughout the engagement, an Emergent relationship manager will remain in contact with your organization to ensure that your expectations are being fully met.

Ralph Simone

Partner
Ralph Simone has spent over a quarter of a century helping individuals and organizations transform themselves, raise their consciousness, and perform at their fullest potential. As a Black Belt in karate and an avid reader, Ralph understands the benefits of consistent practice and continuous learning as an integral part of leadership development.
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Cathy Gaynor

Partner
My role as partner with Emergent continues to evolve; with more than ten years of committed energy and focus toward the growth of our organization, I have had the opportunity to wear many hats. A primary role is that of lead architect, the creator of your process, the program designer that will pave the path for your company’s leadership development program.
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Cindy Masingill

Partner
I like to think of my life as an adventure – one fantastic challenge after another. My family and friends say navigating new challenges comes naturally to me. While it doesn’t feel so natural to me, I am aware of my desire to seek new experiences. I love pursuing new opportunities that will lead me to the next chapter of my life.
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Kathy Quinn

Associate
Twenty years ago my biggest challenge was sticking to my vision and moving through the foggy periods. Tim Brown, CEO of IDEO, suggests that every design process goes through “foggy periods.” Now, as a seasoned creativity trainer and coach, I am skilled in finding new ways to help others accomplish their goals. I enjoy facilitating dialogues that break down barriers and fuel new insights for moving through challenges when feeling stuck.
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Bill Berthel

Associate – Strategic HR
As a Certified Professional Coach I enjoy working with people who seek higher levels of awareness and consciousness. Improvement in their relationships with others, themselves, their work and their life’s passions are what most of my clients are seeking and actively working towards. Establishing new relationships in any aspect of life is an area of coaching that I cherish and specialize in.
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Newell Eaton

Associate
I have chosen to work developing entrepreneurial leaders, teams and organizations because I believe it’s how I can best make deep and lasting change in the world. I believe that competent leadership in both the private and public sectors is a critical ingredient for creating a healthy sustainable future.
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Winifred de Loayza

Associate
My life’s work is helping people create dynamic organizations and communities. This can only be done when people who participate in them grow beyond their “potential,” and then grow some more.
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