Senior Consultant for Authentic Leadership Institute
December 2007 to present
Co-facilitates workshops on Bill George's "True North" including recent engagements in Cambridge, Massachusetts and the Treasury Executive Institute in Washington D.C. For more information see Authentic Leadership Institute.
Senior Coach in global network of TNM Coaching
January 2007 to present
Experience coaching in Argentina, Brazil, Egypt and Qatar. For more information see TNM Coaching.
Principal of The Caskey Consultancy
July 2000 to present
Over 1500 hours coaching Board members, CEOs, senior executives and entrepreneurs. Coaching experiences include global metals processing and trading, plastic pipe manufacturing with global distribution, global economic development consultant, global law firm, global shipping, logistics, transportation, oil and drilling (through TNM Coaching), intercultural trainer, energy conservation, telecommunications, commercial finance, insurance, banking and venture capital, wealth management, real estate title and brokerage, retail grocery, food distribution, graphic design, medical doctor, medical collections, medical call center software, assisted living facilities, diagnostic laboratory, public relations, defense consulting, political lobbying, trade association, organization development and global not-for-profit.
Member of the elite international Executive Coaching Summit for 5 years, and recipient of certifications from multiple coach and coach training organizations. Authored monthly column in smartCEO magazine for 5 years. My multidimensional coaching is profiled in The International Journal of Coaching in Organizations (2007) and also in Macleans, the Canadian newsweekly (2006).
Nationality and/or Domicile of International Clients
Argentina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Egypt, Germany, Netherlands, India, Iran, Qatar, Russia.
Development and facilitation of leadership and team coaching programs delivered to CEO and business unit head executive teams, and entrepreneurs.
Senior Vice President of Reservoir Capital Corporation
1992 to 2000
Recruited by Founder and President of this startup $30 million gross purchase commercial factor, which grew to over $500 million during tenure. Responsibilities included sales and marketing, underwriting, credit, workouts, acquisitions, heading joint ventures, and internal management consulting to President on strategic planning, organizational design and development, corporate finance, negotiation strategy and personnel matters, and choice, employment and oversight of various consultants. Reports were portfolio managers, account administrators and sales personnel.
President and CEO of Business Funding Group
1991 to 1992
Recruited by two founders (Chairman and Executive Vice President) of this $50 million gross purchase commercial factor to succeed to operating duties. Initially responsible for sales, marketing, and quality assurance of financial services product and processing of cases in corporate office, through ten reports. Individually responsible for joint approval, with credit officer, of purchases. Responsibility evolved to general supervision of business, reporting to Board of Directors.
President and CEO of Mulberry Child Care, Inc.
1989 to 1991
Recruited by venture capitalists and entrepreneur to head child care company start-up. Reports were real estate, finance, sales and marketing functions, and two operations personnel. Responsibilities included leading and directing operating officers in achievement of minimization of loss during start-up while laying groundwork for achievement of business plan.
President and CEO of Unigate Restaurants, Inc., subsidiary of Unigate PLC
1984 to 1988
Recruited to head UK parent service company subsidiary, which doubled in size, sales, and profits during four-year tenure to 190 units, in excess of $150 million revenue and $10 million operating profit. Reports were four presidents and chief operating officers of separate divisions (Mexican fast food, home-style cooking, pizza and Mexican family entertainment), finance/administration vice president, and general counsel. Responsibilities were to lead and direct operating officers in fostering strategic plans, growing the organization to accomplish them, through unit sales growth and acquisition, achieving budgeted annual sales and profit, report to American Board, on which I sat regarding results, and make Fleet Street analyst presentations.
Group Operations Vice President of Universal Foods, now known as Sensient Technologies Corp.
1980 to 1984
Promoted to head approximately 60% of this Fortune 500 NYSE company’s $500 million volume with P&L responsibility for five of its seven operating divisions (yeast, cheese, soft-drink bottling, pretzels, cookies). Responsibilities included focusing strategic planning efforts in each division, involvement in preparation of division business plans, quarterly reports to company’s Board of Directors, attendance at financial analyst conferences and direct responsibility for acquisition/disposition program of divisions.
Vice President, Corporate Development
1979 to 1980
Responsible for developing acquisition possibilities and for strategic planning.
Vice President of Krause Milling Company
1976 to 1979
Responsible for all non-financial staff services at this $150 million grain miller, including international shipping and railroad traffic, legal, personnel, office services, labor relations, and Congressional lobbying. During chaotic period, when Company and its CEO were subject to civil and criminal actions, I served as public relations spokesperson for national and local media. After actions concluded, I was appointed US Department of Agriculture Compliance Officer.
Chief Administrative Officer and Corporate Secretary of Interstate Bakeries, Inc.
Responsible for all non-financial staff services for this $450 million 11,000 person Fortune 500 NYSE baking company, including legal, public relations, shareholder relations, real estate and personnel. Signed 10-K SEC Reports as Corporate Secretary.
Director of Industrial Relations
1973 to 1976
Head of personnel. Programs which 15 person staff administered were management development, training, compensation, counseling, testing, labor relations, affirmative action, community relations and safety.
Manager Labor Relations
1969 to 1973
Responsible for the negotiation of company’s 250 collective bargaining agreements nationwide, and for arbitrations arising under them. Co-spokesperson for national industry-wide multi-employer negotiations.