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"I want to thank you for the exciting staff development program you created for our team."

Lee A. Jackman, CFRE
Vice President, Doheny Eye Institute.

Heritage Associates, Inc., established in 1997, by Don McNamara CMC, is a boutique consulting and coaching firm committed to offering its clients excellent customized services.  Initially, Heritage Associates focused on sales management consulting and training; then in 2007 it’s focus expanded, when Maureen Rhyne, Ph.D. joined the firm as head of Heritage Associates Coaching & Consulting Division. 

McNamara and Rhyne have distinct and complementary skill sets which offer their clients a broad range of experience from which to grow and strengthen their executive team and business footprint. In addition to McNamara and Rhyne, Heritage Associates has a team of highly qualified cross industry professionals and specialists who add specific expertise when called upon by their clients. 

Heritage Associates principals have distinguished themselves in their fields through living their core principle of highest ethics and integrity. Their executive team profiles are presented below.

Maureen Rhyne, Ph.D. President

Maureen Rhyne, Ph.D. - Executive Leadership Training

Heritage Associates' President Maureen Rhyne is committed to the continuous learning, development, and actualization of her clients. As a Leadership Advisor with excellent listening skills and collaborative approach, she provides a safe environment for clients to increase their self-awareness and growth to the next level.

Maureen brings a broad base of experience and perspective to organizations and their members who are on a journey toward excellence. She has clinical, academic and consulting experience iin the fields of nursing, medicine, psychology, education and business. Maureen has successfully advised C-level leaders, as well as Vice Presidents, Directors and Managers, who have been identified as having high potential. And, she has assisted technically gifted executives to develop their leadership skills, and for others, prevent derailment.

Maureen has made an impact on clients for more than twenty-five years.

  • Working with Maureen for little over a year, resulted in one of her clients' promotion to Vice President of an area responsible for ensuring the organization's competitive edge in the changing healthcare environment.
  • Passionately advised leaders to actualize their gifts and talents to the fullest by successfully assisting them to increase their self-awareness and effectiveness, to clarify their priorities and determine their next steps.
  • Helped executives recognize that previous effective leadership styles must be changed in order to adapt to new roles and lead successfully. She worked closely with leaders as they made the necessary adjustments.
  • Introduced innovative methods that significantly improved evaluating the curriculum and enhanced the physician residents' learning during her ten years as Director of Behavioral Medicine with a leading family practice residency.
  • Effectively developed and facilitated a bio-medical company's strategic planning event as they shifted their focus from one service to another. The result was a clear action plan and accountabilities to execute their vision.

Maureen has presented at local, state, national and international conferences and has been published in juried professional journals. The richness of her experience enables Maureen to be an exceptional guide for her clients in discovering and cultivating hidden talents. She has a strong desire to positively impact the world and is enthusiastically committed to the success of her clients.

Maureen earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Seton Hall University; a Master of Science degree in Nursing from California State University, Long Beach; and a Doctorate in Counseling Psychology from the University of Southern California. In addition to being a licensed psychologist, Maureen has earned the designation of Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner and Certified Professional Coach from the College of Executive Coaching.

Maureen currently serves on the Board of Directors of National Association of Women Business Owners – Orange County and served as the 2011-2012 President. http://www.nawbo-oc.com/.

Heritage Associates, Inc.
Coaching & Consulting Division Affiliations:

CEO & Founder - Heritage Associates, Inc.

Don McNamara | Executive Leadership Training | Orange County Keynote Speaker • Management Consultant • Sales
Trainer • Executive Coach • Author • Expert Witness

Heritage Associates' CEO & Founder Don McNamara CMC is a Certified Management Consultant (www.imcusa.org) with more than 30 years of sales experience - from the field level to executive sales management. He has recruited, hired, trained and supervised more than 1,200 sales persons and their managers. Prior to founding Heritage Associates, Inc. in 1997, Mr. McNamara held a variety of field and staff management positions with Best Software, Pervasive Software, Rockwell International, and Intergraph Corporation. He began his career with the Burroughs Corporation.

Mr. McNamara's Professional Credentials:

  • CMC - Certified Management Consultant - Institute of Management Consultants (USA)
  • Former Chair– Professional Development & Past VP Membership– Institute of Management Consultants (So Cal) - http://www.imcsocal.org
  • Expert Sales Witness – Sales and Sales Management : Practices, Processes, Policies, Procedures and Programs - Qualified in Federal Court
  • Certified Strategic Business Leadership® Coach
  • Award winning author: Visionary Sales Leadership - How Senior Executives Can Erase Status Quo Myths and Build Superior Sales Organizations
  • Contributing Editor – Sales and Service Excellence magazine
  • Widely published article writer, and often quoted expert, in print and electronic (web site) media
  • Mentor: University of California –Irvine, Paul Merage Graduate School of Business
  • Adjunct Professor - Concordia University - MBA Program
  • Forum for Corporate Directors [FCD] – Corporate Sponsorship Committee

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Heritage Associates, Inc.
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