Angela Navarro works to amplify leadership potential for leaders and teams in professional services and private equity. Through Catalyte Leadership Acceleration, a Beecher Reagan Company, the Catalyte team helps clients drive tangible, measurable growth and performance improvements.
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How did you get started with the business?
As a human capital strategist, Navarro’s entire career has focused on search, recruiting, and consulting. When she was working as head of operations and talent at a global consultancy, she saw first hand how many competent and talented executives are hired but then fail to launch – or sometimes even crash and burn. Driven to understand why, she soon realized that these executives need a roadmap to show them how to use their ‘leadership DNA’ to advance the growth of their organizations as a whole, as well as their own careers.
So, as President and Managing Partner of Beecher Reagan’s Leadership Results practice, they pulled together a large dataset of successful placements who performed well at top professional services companies.
Today, she uses insights from her journey, along with more than 20 years of data and algorithms, as she leads Catalyte Leadership Acceleration to help firms assess, benchmark, align and accelerate leaders.
Tell us more about the spinoff from Beecher Reagan.
As part of the Leadership Results Practice at Beecher Reagan, the Catalyte team developed the proprietary Verity Leadership AssessmentSM, powered by Hogan, as a tool to assess leaders and gain insights into how to accelerate performance. As Catalyte grew into its own entity, Verity stayed at the core of the firm’s services.
Today, Catalyte’s suite of services is designed to accelerate leaders with navigation strategies when they start a new leadership role. Catalyte’s services also create hiring and development strategies for…