OUR SENIOR LEADERSHIP
Catapult Leaders’ senior leadership team is 100% dedicated to getting:
(1) Outstanding & experienced executives the best next steps in their careers;
(2) Talented Black college & grad school graduates the great internships & jobs they deserve; and
(3) Client companies the top talent they need.
Catapult Leaders’ reach to America’s very best Black executives leads to perfect matches between junior manager, director, and SVP level leaders and the management needs of America’s top companies.
Catapult Leaders also has unique access to the rich talent pool of Black professionals Black students graduating from America’s colleges & universities, allowing these new-hire candidates to reach their potential by equipping them with the tools they need to transition from students to Corporate America.
Darryl L. Mobley is Catapult Leaders’ Founder & CEO. Darryl is a leading life & executive coach, with clients on 6 of the 7 continents. He has also helped hundreds of senior executives and early-career talent get great jobs and grow their careers. As a corporate executive, Darryl became so adept at hiring & developing early-career talent that young managers in other departments frequently requested to be transferred to work for him. Several he managed have gone on to become C-level leaders. A graduate of West Point, Darryl is provocative & positive, as seen in this Ad for Black college and grad students: Click HERE (http://bit.ly/go-get-prize)
Geoff Hunt is Catapult Leaders’ Chief of Student Presentations. Geoff has founded three service sector companies and been Regional Director at Kaplan Test Prep in the course of his 33-year business career. Geoff serves as Instructor of Physics, Engineering and Innovation at Sacred Heart Cathedral High School in San Francisco, CA. He is also Co-Director of the Inquiry & Innovation Program, a STEM-oriented leadership training program. He holds a BS in Biophysics from UC, Berkeley and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern.
D’Jaris Richardson is Catapult Leaders’ Chief of Student Engagement and leads evaluation of Student-Candidates who excel in STEM. D’Jaris has worked as a Regulatory Leader in Supply Chain for Westinghouse Electric Company – Nuclear Power Plant Division. She holds her BS degree in Chemical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a Masters of Law Degree from the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law at Cleveland State University.
Sheldon Dennis is Catapult Leaders’ Chief of Student Development. Sheldon is an expert in personal development, professional skill enhancement, and leadership. He is CEO of Polaris Commercial Financing Group. He launched his business career at Mobil and has had positions of increasing responsibility since then. Sheldon is a military veteran and holds a BS from the United States Air Force Academy, an MBA from Saint Mary’s College of California, and a Masters in Systems Management from the University of Southern California.
Susan Mobley is Catapult Leaders’ Senior Executive Search Partner and Chief Marketing Officer. She is a job-seeker’s best friend and is dedicated to the success of those she works with. Susan is a dynamic leader who has led brands to leadership positions in a variety of industries. Susan launched her career in sales at International Business Machines and later joined Procter & Gamble in brand management. A graduate of Wellesley College with a Bachelor of Arts degree, Susan earned her Master of Business Administration in marketing at Columbia University.
OUR ADVISORY BOARD
Catapult Leaders’ advisory board is comprised of top executives & thought-leaders from business, academia, and the public sector. These professionals advise Catapult Leaders’ on attracting, retaining, developing, and promoting outstanding Black college & grad students, and meeting the talent needs of America’s top companies. Click Here if you know of a person who should be on our advisory board.
SVP, Program Management –
Bank of America
Head of Legal Operations –
Vice President, Business Transformation, Law & Franchise Integrity Opns –
Fmr. Vice President – Global Western Markets (Canada, Latin America and Western Europe)
Merck Consumer Care
President & GM – Canada
Global Chief Executive –
Chairman & CEO, Specialist Communications –
President & Founder –
Vice President – Global Fabric Enhancers Innovation –
Procter & Gamble
Director – Global P&G Professional –
Procter & Gamble Cosmetics
Fmr. CMO –
Senior VP, CMO –
Kao Brands Company
Hillshire Farms, Sara Lee Foods
Managing Partner –
Vice President & COO –
Seton Healthcare Family
Exec. VP, Global Diversity Practice Ldr –
VP Marketing Planning –
Sears Holdings Co.
SVP Marketing –
Visiting Lecturer/Professor –
Harvard Business School
The KLEW Company
Director, Global Purchasing Feminine Care
Procter & Gamble Int’l Opns
Asso. Professor of Marketing – North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
Chief Operating Officer – Weisbrod Matteis & Copley PLLC
Executive VP, Human Resources & Admin. – BET Networks (Viacom)
Executive Director – Delaware County, PA
City Administrator – City of Ann Arbor, MI
Director of Public Works – City of Austin, TX
Vice President – Shaw Environmental, Inc.
Director of Engineering – City of Newark, NJ
Chief of Staff, Office of the President & VP Community Marketing – Coca-Cola North America
VP Retail Community Partnerships – The Coca-Cola Company
Founder & Principal – Elmira Street Associates, LLC
Vice-President, Retail Brand Marketing – Nike North America Region
Global Sr. Brand Director – Nike.com
Chairman & CEO – Scarlet Imaging LLC
Board Director/Partner – Alva Labs
Co-Principal (CEO) – Lasik Plus | LCA Vision
COO – Boston Market Corporation
Marketing Executive – Procter & Gamble (Retired)
Executive Director – the Coffee Quality Institute (Retired)
This represents the group of college & grad students and recent college graduates who advise Catapult Leaders.