Leadership

M. Eileen Brown 
APTi President (2017)

Has Preferences For: ENFP
Based in: Illinois

Bio:  M. Eileen Brown is the Director of Marketing and Innovation for the Daily Herald in suburban Chicago. Formerly, she was the managing editor for the Daily Herald. She also was the executive editor of the Gary Post-Tribune, as well as an entertainment editor and columnist for the Chicago Sun-Times. As someone with a preference for ENFP, she discovered type when trying to figure out what she was doing wrong with her son, who has preferences for INTJ. That started her on a journey that led her to getting her MBTI Certification. She currently uses type to help journalists navigate the rocky waters of the media landscape.

Maryanne DiMarzo
APTi President Elect (2018)

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Has Preferences For: INTP
Based in: Vero Beach, FL
Current Work: Beacon People Solutions, LLC
Education: BA, Psychology, Rosemont College and MA in Education, Manhattanville College
Email: Maryannedimarzo@gmail.com
Website: www.beaconpeoplesolutions.com
Favorite Quote: "If you seek his monument, look around you." - Christopher Wren's epitaph at St. Paul's Cathedral

Bio: Co-founder and Managing Partner of Beacon People Solutions, LLC, a consulting firm dedicated to the development of leaders and organizations. Started in 2007, Beacon People Solution’s core offerings include leadership/executive assessment and coaching, team building and coaching, MBTI Step I/II and human resources strategy.

Amy Acker
APTi Past-President 
(2016)

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Has Preferences For: ESTJ
Based in: Vero Beach, FL
Current Work: Beacon People Solutions, LLC
Education: BA, Human Resources Management, Pace University (1988) and MBA, Strategic Management & Planning, Pace University (1992)
Email: ack9a@aol.com
Website: www.beaconpeoplesolutions.com
Favorite Quote: "It's what you learn after you know it all that counts the most." - Pat Summit

Bio: Co-founder and Managing Partner of Beacon People Solutions, LLC, a consulting firm dedicated to the development of leaders and organizations. Started in 2007, Beacon People Solution’s core offerings include leadership/executive assessment and coaching, team building and coaching, MBTI Step I/II and human resources strategy.

Dr. Fay Roseman 
2017 Conference Chair

Has Preferences For: ESFJ
Based in: Coral Springs, FL
Current Work: Barry University
Education: Ph.D. in Social Work; M.S.W
Email: drfroseman@outlook.com
Favorite Quote: "Never doubt that a small group of committed, thoughtful people can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has." Margaret Mead

Bio: With a variety of experiences in both the business and academic world, Fay has spent the past 16 years as faculty in higher education and currently works with graduate students earning a degree in the Counseling profession.   As a Certified MBTI® Master Practitioner and a Certified MBTI® Step III Practitioner, she developed a passion and respect for the normalizing aspect of personality type and its transformative power for both students and clients.   As 2017 Conference Chair, she looks forward to engaging with members of the APTi community to provide meaningful opportunities for them to lead, connect, and grow.

Doug Woodworth
Director of Finance (2017)

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Has Preferences For: ENTP

Favorite Quote (of the moment):“It is our choices, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.” ― J. K Rowling

Bio: Doug is a Human Resources Executive with 20 years of experience within the financial services and technologies industries, most recently as Senior Vice President and Head of HR for the Group Insurance business at Prudential. He has previously worked at Marsh, Avaya, and Citibank in an array of HR leadership roles. He graduated from Rutgers University where he earned both a B.A. in Psychology as well as a Masters in Business Administration.

He lives in New Jersey with his wife and two children. For leisure he enjoys being in the outdoors, reading extensively, and is an enthusiastic patron of the performing arts. Doug also lives vicariously through his children, and is very active supporting the township school system including serving as VP and Treasurer of the Parent Teacher Organization from 2011- 2013.

 

Susan Nash
Director of International Relations (2017)

Has Preferences For: ENFJ
Based in: Marlow, United Kingdom
Current Work: Em-Power LTD (UK)
Education: Bachelor of Arts (Honors)
Email: susan.nash@em-power.com
Website: www.em-poweruk.com
Favorite Quote: "Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away."

Bio: Born in the UK, Susan moved full time to the USA in 1987 and now divides her time between the US and UK. She focuses on applying type knowledge to businesses in a practical and relevant way - her specialty is in making type accessible to all types. In addition she trains internal trainers to facilitate effective workshops, and trains managers to be effective coaches. Finally she custom develops a range of soft skills programs for clients such as Nautica, PUMA, Kipling, Converse, Google and Oracle. When not working with clients, Susan has written ten books, six of which are on personality type. For leisure Susan likes to travel when not hanging out with her six grandchildren.

Julie Wright
Director of Communities (2017)

Has Preferences For: ENFJ
Based in: Martinez, CA
Current Work: Personal Money Manager
Education: M.S. in Family Economics
Chapter: San Francisco (BAAPT) and Sacramento (CCC-APT)
Email: julie@wrightonyourmoney.com
Website: www.wrightonyourmoney.com
Favorite Quote: "Continuous effort - not strength or intelligence - is the key to unlocking our potential." Winston Churchill

Bio: I have been involved with type since 2005, and am a Certified MBTI® Practitioner with many years of experience applying type in a corporate setting as a project manager and corporate trainer. I serve on the boards of directors of both the Sacramento and Bay Area APTi chapters and am past-president of both. I am honored to have received APTi’s Excellence in APTi Leadership Award in 2011 as recognition for my work with both chapters. After 30 years in the corporate arena, I have recently launched Wright On Your Money, a business focused on personal money management. I look forward to playing an active part in shaping APTi’s future.

Jane Winge, SPHR,
MBTI Master Practitioner, CPLP
Director of Member Offerings (2017)

Has Preferences For: ESTJ
Based in: McKinney, TX
Current Work: OD Consultant with IRI Management Consultants
Education: Bachelor’s in Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire and graduated from Central Michigan University with a Master’s in Human Resources.
Chapter: DFW APT
Email: Jwinge@aol.com
Favorite quote: "If you think you can, you can, and if you think you can’t, you’re right." Mary Kay Ash

Bio: Jane has 29 years of corporate human resources and consulting experience. Through her consulting work, Jane has helped organizations in healthcare, education, manufacturing, financial services and retailing. She served on the Chapter Development Council as the Director-Operations and Finance and she’s a former Past President of the Dallas-Ft. Worth chapter.

Carol Linden 
Director of Content Curation and Interest Areas (2017)

Has Preferences For: ENFP 

Bio: Carol A. Linden, CPCC and MBTI® Master Practitioner, is a speaker, author, and consultant. She has trained over 1,000 clients in Psychological Type, Temperaments, and Interaction Styles. This workshop and her new book area result of her own layoff experience as well as 4 years as a weekly volunteer facilitator at a job seekers’ networking meeting.

Her book The Job Seekers Guide for Extraverts and Introverts is for sale on Amazon. If you’re a job seeker, it can help you get off on the right foot and stay the course. If you’re a counselor, both the book and tip sheets will reinforce what you say to your clients as well as save you repetition, allowing you to work at a deeper more rewarding level with your clients.

 

Sharon Wallace, PhD 
Director of eChapter (2017)

Sharon Wallace

Has Preferences For: INTP
Favorite quote: “Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens.” C.G. Jung

Bio: Management and organization effectiveness consultant, executive coach, speaker, writer, and musician. Sharon has over 20 years of consulting experience internationally and holds a PhD in Depth Psychology, an MBA concentrated in Management Information Systems, and a Bachelor's Degree in Flute Performance. Her doctoral research involved understanding the psychology of communities through a Jungian lens. She holds a certificate in organization design, is an MBTI® Master Practitioner, and is the Programs Chair of the APT eChapter board of directors. 

She loves hiking in the wilderness, sailing, and any other excuse to surround herself in nature.