The Team

Cheryl Hunter

Co-founder of The Hunter Group, is a bestselling author, speaker and high-performance expert who specializes in providing Fortune-100-caliber coaching for businesses, schools, and individuals. Her expertise is in guiding her clients to architect a very specific blueprint for their businesses and their lives that produces dramatic results in a very short window of time.

Dr. Lana Hunter

Co-founder of The Hunter Group, has been an educator for over thirty years. Throughout her career in education, she has taught in K-12 classrooms, served as a principal, and was director of instructional services before becoming interim school district superintendent. Currently, she is a professor at Colorado State University-Pueblo.

Stephanie Barrymore

A seasoned sales executive who has spent over 17 years selling into Fortune 500 companies. She has hired and coached hundreds of sales people and sales executives in the area of selling and business growth strategies. Stephanie has extensive sales operations experience in turn around and start up situations in the telecommunications, music, retail, staffing and technology industries.

Nancy Castenholz

An International Consultant, Board Member, and President, who causes breakthroughs for all clients from Start-ups to Fortune 500 companies, C-Suite Coaching, Management Efficiency, and Talent Management. Nancy is a proven executive, consultant, trusted advisor and coach with expertise in leading organizations to create and implement innovative business strategies that lead to dramatic growth.

Julie Hunter

Director of Operations and a coaching team member with The Hunter Group. Although she’s grateful for her formal training as a coach, Julie feels her 20 years of experience working in business equally prepared her for a career in coaching. Julie’s entrée into the business world began with a decade at Sony Music in the New York City headquarters.

George Kansas

Designs and delivers inspirational and content-rich communications, team building, and creative problem solving programs to corporate groups, athletic teams, performers, artists, and sales teams. George helps his clients gain clarity, develop poise and presence in sharing their message, then supports them in the execution of their plans.

Jonathan Magid

Parlayed earlier years in creative, operational and management roles, including those with P&L responsibility, into a successful career in organizational and leadership development. He has become a foremost expert in executive assessment as a central strategy in his larger work with high potential development, leadership development and succession planning and management.

Bjorn Martinoff

A thought leader featured on Bloomberg TV’s Thought Leader Series, an award winning CEO Coach, Author, radio show host, Executive Development facilitator, and keynote speaker who has shared the stage with Greats like Jack Canfield, and Ram Charan.

Marden Nochez

M.D., MBA is an experienced International Operations and Management Consultant who, for the last 15 years has served as a trusted advisor to start-ups, established organizations and several Fortune 1000 companies.

Cheryl Paoletti

Developed both professional and personal tools and techniques that assist companies with their vision of success. She assists the attainment of this goal through the growth and evolution of the collective individuals within the organization. She is known for her propriety concept MAPP (Mapping Action Plan Priority).

Donna Richards

Spent over 20 years helping people to reach new levels of success and inspire action through focusing on behavior change, motivation and accountability. As a speaker, trainer, coach and consultant, Donna is honored to have helped over 50,000 people from more than 30 countries worldwide to transform their lives.

David Shechtman

His main focus is helping clients transform adversities into victories. His clients work in high growth, high challenge environments that require real-time learning and bold action. David helps his clients navigate difficult circumstances, identify golden learning opportunities, and establish straightforward action plans for success.

Gabriela Soto

An international leadership and management consultant, dedicated to continually creating new ways to empower people and organizations. She is a former VP for Latin America at CSL Consulting, and founder and COO at Fluent, a global agency for change, Over the past sixteen years, Gabriela has worked with leaders, executives, and teams in both profit and nonprofit organizations in the public and private sectors.

Anthony V. Zampella

An educator, activist, writer and researcher in the field of adult learning and leadership development. He specializes in integrated Western knowledge and Eastern practices to develop generative mindsets. His work cultivates leadership and learning cultures, by examining the connections between Listening and Learning.

Lyena Strelkoff

Recently recognized by the California State Legislature as a finalist for a Woman of Influence Award, Lyena Strelkoff is a coach, retreat leader, and speaker dedicated to elevating the way humans respond to change, challenge, and adversity. Lyena sustained a paralyzing spinal cord injury in 2002 while hiking with a friend.