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Managing Principal 

Eileen Coskey Fracchia

Eileen Coskey Fracchia is founder and managing principal of El Camino Group, LLC, a national, boutique leadership consulting firm specializing in executive coaching, leadership & strategy execution. With mastery in building leader clarity, confidence and courage, the El Camino Group, LLC. provides strength-based tools and techniques for cultivating team engagement, supporting the growth and development of leaders and accelerating performance. Eileen specializes in strategic and organizational effectiveness planning, executive and professional coaching, business efficacy, and the design and delivery of customized learning solutions.
Eileen’s “first career” was in banking. She spent more than two decades as a senior leader at Wells Fargo, and held multiple positions in line, staff, and group management. As Senior Vice President and Head of West Coast Region Development, Eileen led Strategy, Talent Development (Leader and Team Member), Team Member Engagement, M&A and Customer Experience teams in support of 50,000+ team members.

Eileen embarked in her “second career” working with a broad spectrum of clients (individuals and organizations), from: early-stage to tenured, private to public, emerging to senior executives, teams and boards of directors-- in both the profit and not-for-profit sectors. Some of her clients include: Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, Cathay Bank, Studio MDR, Linkage, Russell Investments, CHLA, USC, ABC Disney, Netflix, Coca-Cola, AYSO and through The Marcus Buckingham Company (TMBC), where Eileen held the position of Chief Learning Officer and Executive Vice President, Facebook, Deloitte, Survey Monkey, Indeed and Quora.

In addition to the El Camino Group, LLC, Eileen is the faculty lead and professor for Leadership, Coaching and Professional Development in the Executive MBA program at Loyola Marymount University. Eileen is a Founding Fellow and West Coast Round-table Leader of the Institute of Coaching a Harvard Medical School Affiliate. In service to the community, Eileen is co- founder of JVS Women's Leadership Network, and a board member of multiple non-profit organizations including, JVS SoCal (where Eileen leads the diversity, equity and inclusion committee) and Jonsson Cancer Center Foundation and Social Venture Partners as a partner.

Through her extended network of exceptional professionals and experts - Eileen is recognized for her work in creating, expanding and leading communities- of- practice. A recognized speaker, Eileen presents at numerous companies’ meetings and industry conferences. Her signature topics include: Leading through Change, Women in Leadership - Empowered women empower women, Team Member Development and Engagement, Strengths – Based Approach to Leading Others, The Art of Coaching Coaches, Finding Your Way Forward from Cancer and other Life-Changing Events, Professional Growth Planning, Organizational and Leadership Efficacy, and most recently, Choose to be Great – the Koestenbaum Leadership Diamond.

Eileen holds a Master’s degree in Executive Leadership from the University of San Diego Graduate School of Business; is a graduate of the Coaches Training Institute (CTI) and is certified through the International Coach Federation. Eileen is an avid learner and continues to explore and master current business, leadership and organizational trends and practices.

Eileen and her husband, Don, are the very proud parents of Jamie (the banker), Anthony (the store manager) and Jason (the COO/Co-founder of a start-up).


David Bishop

Associate

David Bishop is an Associate and Executive Coach with El Camino Group, LLC. He is a visionary and successful leader who has led as President, two multi billion dollar, leading global media companies – Sony Pictures Home Entertainment and MGM Worldwide Home Entertainment.

He has served as a board chair and board director of several high-potential start-ups and media industry groups. David’s governance expertise and leadership has been sought after by boards. His strategic insight, analytical mindset, and knowledge of how to use technology as a game-changer (especially in the entertainment industry) have added real value to the boards on which he has served.

He is an acknowledged expert in the media industry around the world and has been at the forefront of three major industry revolutions – DVD, Blu Ray, and Digital Distribution.

David is a recognized authority in developing effective leaders. His passion for building high-performing teams and coaching executives has helped create a cadre of effective leaders in companies like Netflix, Sony, Google, IMAX, and Amazon. He serves on the advisory board for USC's Third Space Thinking Center which focuses on leadership development.

David holds a graduate degree in Executive and Organizational Development from Columbia University. David is a respected board member and leader in the home entertainment industry. He was a board member of Movielink – an industry joint-venture that was the first internet video-on-demand service. He served as president and then vice-chair of the Digital Entertainment Group - an industry trade group. David has been inducted into Variety’s Home Entertainment Hall of Fame. Over the years, he has served as a board member of several early stage companies. He is currently a director of Parrot Analytics and an advisor to 3PM Shield. He is also the current chairman of the Greater Los Angeles Food Bank.


Candy Deemer

Associate

Candy Deemer is an Associate of El Camino Group, LLC. and an executive coach, writer/co-author of Dancing on the Glass Ceiling (McGraw-Hill 2003), and adjunct faculty member in Loyola Marymount University’s Executive MBA program, where she has taught Professional Growth Planning since 2005. Her articles have appeared in national publications, and she speaks to professional groups and university students about the challenges facing professional women, and what they can do to achieve their career aspirations.

Candy’s “first career” was advertising. She spent 22 years in client services and general agency management, primarily with DDB Worldwide Communications in Chicago and Los Angeles where she was Co-Managing Director/Chief Operating Officer of the agency’s Los Angeles office.

Candy holds Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in Advertising from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, and she is a member of the Board of Advisers of Medill.

Ms. Deemer lives in Manhattan Beach, California, and is married, with three sons and one ginormous dog. An avid traveler, she has visited over 30 countries, including a year living in Spain with her family. She is “casi-fluent” in Spanish, and speaks English pretty well, too.

 


Janice Thompson

Associate

Dr. Janice Doucet Thompson is an Associate with El Camino Group, LLC. and is a highly experienced organizational development practitioner with over 30 years of leadership experience.

Janice areas of expertise include succession planning, talent management, strategic visioning, and change management. She has held leadership roles at First Union/Wachovia, The Ken Blanchard Companies, and Sutter Health.

A lifelong learner, Janice holds a Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership from Brandman University, part of the Chapman University system, a Master’s Degree in Human Resources and Organization Development from the University of San Francisco, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations from San Jose State University. Janice is certified as a facilitator and coach for DiSC, Learning Styles, and Voices and Benchmarks 360° assessments, as well as a 4MAT trainer and curriculum designer.  She facilitates Blanchard workshops on Situational Leadership II®, Situational Self Leadership®, and Leading People through Change.


Associate

Pam Marcheski is an Associate with El Camino Group, LLC.  Pam spent the first 25 years of her career as a senior level executive within several fortune 500 companies.  She shares her experience with leading teams with over 1,000 employees and P&L responsibility for billions of dollars in business, to now coach individuals and organizations in operational excellence, leadership development, and organizational strategy and implementation.

Pam utilizes her experience and multiple certifications such as, Mindfulness Performance and Awareness Coaching obtained through University of California San Diego, Marshall Goldsmith Stakeholder Centered Coaching and Strength Based Coaching to bring practical real-life experience to the forefront and meet her client’s needs where they are.  She is a certified Executive and Organizational Leadership Coach, that has a passion for helping leaders and organizations get to the next level, and link their intentions to action through customized coaching engagements.

As a constant and continuous learner, she is also in her journey with becoming certified through CTI.  Pam is an active member with Harvard Medical School affiliated Institute of Coaching, SHRM and Women’s Leadership Institute where she volunteers, speaks and can collaborate with others on the latest leadership and organizational needs.

Pam is an alumnus and continues to be involved with the Executive Leadership Institute working with high level female executives in business such as NASA, Raley’s, Black Hills Gold Utility, and Mary Kay cosmetics.  She is also an alumnus of Leadership California, where she continues to be an active participant in supporting future classes of female executives. Pam lives and thrives in her community of San Diego, California, with the pleasure of having her adult son also reside in San Diego.

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Trisha Mason Parsad

Associate

Trisha Mason Parsad is an Associate with El Camino Group, LLC. and a certified professional co-active coach through The Coaches Training Institute (CTI).

Over the past 14 years, Trisha has utilized her coaching principles, and various assessments to further develop individuals and teams. Trisha has created and facilitated BUILD, an early career high potential program at NBCU and other project assignments drafted for the participants in that program. Trisha is known to be an interactive facilitator, leadership developer, collaborative consultant and motivational business coach. Trisha is currently the Learning and Development Manager & Leadership Facilitator for NBCUniversal Media, LLC. and over the past 20 years has held Senior Leadership Coaching, Development, Management and Facilitator positions at TMP Learning & Development Consulting, Southern California Edison, Bank of America and PricewaterhouseCoopers .

Trisha holds a Bachelors of Arts degree in Sociology from University of California, Los Angeles. In 2015, Trisha was a nominee for the Edison International Chairman’s Award for outstanding performance.  Additionally, Trisha holds various certifications and is a member of the International Coach Federation Los Angeles.

 


Lynn Matsuda

Associate

Lynn Matsuda is an Associate with El Camino Group, LLC. and a Senior Executive with over 30 years of financial service and health care leadership.

A visionary and groundbreaking leader with a reputation for strategic thinking, Lynn most recently served as Senior Vice President of Bank Operations and Service for Tri Counties Bank. Previously, she has held an executive-level position at Placer Sierra Bank and senior-level positions with Wells Fargo and Blue Shield.

Lynn is adept at making rapid assessments of diverse situational challenges and developing and leading the resulting initiatives. She has created and improved business cultures that enhance the customer and employee experience. Lynn is an entrepreneur and recently launched two successful small businesses.  She also serves on several Boards including the Sacramento Zoo and Neighborworks and is also the Board Secretary of Waikiki Beach Walk Vacation Owners Association.

Associate

Heidi D. Egger is an Associate with El Camino Group, LLC. and is a human resources professional with over 30 years of leadership experience.  Her areas of expertise include compensation, benefits and performance management.

Heidi most recently served as the Senior Director of Total Rewards at Raley’s where she provided strategic and operational leadership in the design, administration, and communication of the company’s total rewards programs.  She also served as an internal consultant to Raley’s Executive Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors.  Heidi’s experience also includes compensation and benefits roles at Blue Diamond Growers, the Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco, and Cutter Laboratories.

Heidi sets high standards for herself on behalf of her clients -- precise execution, collaboration, and service are hallmarks of her success.  She also volunteers as the Board Secretary for Root Cellar – Sacramento Genealogical Society and at St. John’s Program for Real Change.

 


Tanesha Welch

Administrative Associate 

Tanesha Morrison is an Administrative Associate with El Camino Group, LLC. and Executive Assistant to Eileen Coskey Frachia.  An entrepreneur and humanitarian at heart, Tanesha ‘Ms. TEE’ Morrison is on the brink of inspiring women and youth.  Through her girls and women's empowerment ventures, The EmPOWERHer Experience, Tanesha has  become a bridge builder for women; helping women bridge the gap both personally and professionally to become the best and most authentic version of themselves.

For the past 10 years, Tanesha has been of service to the Los Angeles community operating her former Non-Profit organization: A Blessing in a Bag Foundation, Inc. servicing the homeless and low-income population, girls youth dance program: GIRLS Ignite servicing inner-city youth and a host of other volunteer services. Tanesha’s background in the drug rehabilitation and criminal justice field has allowed her to work alongside notable companies in management roles such as; HealthRight360 formally Walden House, The Weingart Center, The Los Angeles County Probation Department and International Career Development Center 'ICDC' College as an Adjunct AOD Instructor.

Tanesha has a Bachelors degree in Human Services from California State University Dominguez Hills and works as an author, consultant and entrepreneur in Los Angeles, CA.


 

El Camino Group contracts with a number of certified, incredible Executive Coaches, Consultants and Facilitators to design, deliver and support client engagements.