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PRESIDENT
Marc Paul Chinoy
ASSOCIATES
Steve Haracznak
Robert Pizzimenti
Studio Cypher Team
Eric Zimmerman
Richard Earle, The Passing of Greatness
SUPPORT STAFF
Deborah Cornwell
Dawn Grieco
Betty Overstreet



MARC PAUL CHINOY
PRESIDENT


Marc Paul Chinoy is the founder and president of The Regis Group, Inc. Chinoy is an internationally recognized executive facilitator experienced in strategic planning, issue resolution, and transition management. Chinoy provides strategic planning and decision support to a wide range of industries including telecommunications, healthcare, and the legal profession.

Chinoy has facilitated both harmonization and industry-wide issue resolution efforts related to Healthcare with an emphasis on quality assurance, nursing, and pharmacy. Chinoy was engaged at the request of the FCC to manage the coordination of a wide range of leaders from the telecommunications industry in the creation of consumer protection guidelines regarding fraudulent billing practices known as 'Cramming.'

Recently, Chinoy acted as a facilitator for multinational discussions intended to lead to international patent law harmonization. In this matter, Chinoy was engaged by the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) acting in cooperation with the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), an engagement which resulted in successful efforts to assist the European Union select a single patent search system for the continent. Marc played an important role in key merger and acquisition ventures, including the divestiture of Bell Communications Research, Inc. by the (then) seven Regional Bell Operating Companies.

In addition to consulting and facilitation, Chinoy has frequently spoken publicly on Intellectual Property-related subjects, and conducted training on subjects related to business success through planning and cyclical decision making processes. He has conducted executive training and leadership development for the United States Chamber of Commerce Institutes for Organization Management at prominent universities throughout the country.

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STEVE HARACZNAK
ASSOCIATE


A resident of Vienna, VA, since 1979, Steve Haracznak has more than 35 years of experience in managing various aspects of national associations, including Executive Management, Board and Committee Liaison, Strategic Planning Coordination, Membership Recruitment and Retention, Coordination of Marketing and Public Relations efforts, as well as supervising Website Development and Enhancement.

Most recently Steve served as Executive Director to the Society for Vascular Ultrasound, a national professional organization representing more than 4500 vascular ultrasound technologists, physicians and surgeons. Steve filled this role for 10 years.

Prior to SVU, Steve was Executive Vice President of the American Ambulance Association in Washington, DC, for 3 years. Steve also has served in senior management positions with the National Association of Medical Equipment Services (now called the American Association for Homecare); the Association of Trial Lawyers of America; and the American Gas Association. He also worked for General Electric Information Services for 6 years in the late 1980’s focused on product marketing.

A graduate of Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA, Steve has been a long-time member of the American Society of Association Executives, and is a member and usher at Vienna Presbyterian Church, as well as a volunteer usher for 16 years at the U.S. Park Services’ Wolf Trap Park for the Performing Arts, and a volunteer at the Shepherd’s Center for senior citizens, all in Vienna, VA.

Steve and his wife Nancy have been married for 33 years and have three daughters, one granddaughter and two cats.

Steve looks forward to personally helping the many current and future clients of The Regis Group in enhancing their business management, leadership, and marketing communications capabilities.

For a detailed view of Steve Haracznak's professional career.



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ROBERT PIZZIMENTI
ASSOCIATE


Robert Pizzimenti is a native of New York City and a graduate of New York University.

Bob is a veteran of the telecommunications industry with a record of significant achievement in both the domestic and international arena.

Domestically, he oversaw the rapid growth of companies ranging from radio paging, mobile telephony, and major cellular telephone operations; including serving as V.P. of Marketing and Sales for Metro One, the non-wireline cellular service provider of the New York/New Jersey MSA.

Throughout the 1980s and 1990s, Bob took part in several significant business developments including serving as President of Ericsson Paging Systems NA; the North American subsidiary of Sweden’s LM Ericsson. In addition he was a key contributor to Ericsson’s capturing of a 50% market share of the U.S. cellular infrastructure market against domestic market leader Motorola.

As V.P. of Marketing for Iridium, Inc., he played a key part in the formation of a consortium to own and operate the world’s first privately held, global communications system; raising over $1,600,000,000 from sixteen international organizations.

While based in London, as COO of Satcom International, Bob led his partners from Germany and Italy into the industrial data markets of Europe and The Middle East, dealing with such matters as distribution and local regulatory compliance.

Over the course of his career Bob has introduced, and managed services in North America, Europe, The Middle East, and throughout Asia.

Because of his unique background and experience, Bob can help companies:
  • When staff see problems as being intractable - because he knows that none are!
  • That want to increase market share but have hit a wall
  • Which are experiencing internal conflicts between departments
  • Who have acquired assets and need help with integration
  • Facing high growth; to stabilize
  • Plan their entrance into international markets

Bob is married to his best friend, Annette. His daughter Christie Lee is a PhD student in Oregon and is pursuing a career in neurobiology.

Bob looks forward to personally helping the many current and future clients of The Regis Group.

For a more detailed view of Robert Pizzimenti.



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STUDIO CYPHER TEAM
ASSOCIATE


Studio Cypher (SC) is a business consultation and software customization firm founded in 2006 and headquartered in Bloomington, Indiana. SC is a nationally recognized firm experienced in facilitating revenue stream discovery, internet use enhancement, and software customization with a focus on gameifyed user experiences. SC provides these services to groups in the public interest such as community colleges, museums, zoos, and consultants looking to both enhance people’s lives and generate revenue.

Over the past several years, SC has:
  • Created an internet word jumble game that, for no upfront fee, can be used by public interest groups to raise funds
  • Created an enhanced walking tour to guide tourists around Bloomington, Indiana’s thriving downtown art scene
  • Consulted with an Optometry Supply company to help create a new hardware / software vision testing system, bringing a low-cost way for optometrists to turn a 30 minute eye test into a 5 minute eye test
  • Consulted with an energy conservation consultant to create an iphone application aimed at encourages home owners to lower their energy use

For a detailed view of Studio Cypher Team

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ERIC ZIMMERMAN
ASSOCIATE


Virginia resident Eric V. Zimmerman has been a member of the Virginia State Bar since 1975 and has served in a number of positions for the Loudoun County Bar Association. He also assists as a Commissioner in Chancery for the local court. His participation on the Real Property Committee of the Virginia State Bar has continued for two decades, even being appointed to the Board of Governors.

Eric was president of the Greater Loudoun Babe Ruth World Series when the National World Series for 16-year old boys was held in Virginia for the first time. As a result of those efforts he was named Loudoun County Citizen of the Year and the Virginia State Bar honored him with the Tradition of Excellence award.

Eric has lived in the Town of Purcellville since 1983, during which time he served two terms at its Mayor. He is married with four children and a bevy of pets. In addition to his family and professional commitments, he has coached youth sports (baseball and soccer).

The distinguishing feature of Eric's efforts is to assist his clients identify what their needs are, both from a personal and a business sense, and to help them achieve those goals. He recognizes in a legal sense what the client's rights are may not necessarily reflect what that client's desires are. Eric brings to the table the wisdom of practicing law and advising clients for over three and a half decades.

For a detailed view of Eric Zimmerman's professional career.

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RICHARD EARLE
THE PASSING OF GREATNESS


With great sorrow and total respect, we mourn the passing of Richard Earle, who was a leader, innovator, and inspiration to all of us.

Richard Earle was a Cause Marketing, Branding, and Advertising expert with over 30 years experience at U.S. advertising agencies including Doyle Dane Bernbach, Grey Advertising, and most recently, Saatchi & Saatchi, New York, where he was Executive Vice President, Group Creative Director, when he retired.

He wrote major campaigns for Procter & Gamble, Johnson & Johnson, and Revlon, having created advertising / promotion for over 50 national brands and several key movements.

He created or supervised a number of award-winning public service campaigns, including the first national anti-drug abuse campaign and the Keep America Beautiful "Crying Indian" series.

A graduate of Amherst College, he is the author of the book "The Art of Cause Marketing: How to Use Advertising to Change Personal Behavior and Public Policy."

He is survived by his wife of many years, Pat, two daughters, Melissa and Carol, and a grand-daughter, Tess.

In addition there is a broad range of professionals and leaders from a wide array of industries and disciplines who mourn his passing.

Please join us all in celebrating the life of this great man.

Marc Paul Chinoy

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DEBORAH CORNWELL
OPERATIONS COORDINATOR


As Policy and Procedures Coordinator, Deborah is responsible for writing, managing and editing Policy and Procedures for a broad range of clients at The Regis Group.

Deborah joined the Regis Group in June 2012 after almost twenty years with Frederick County School System where she was a facility supervisor. With a combined total of 40 years in the hospitality, healthcare and educational systems she brings a broad array of skills and experience to the clients of the Regis Group.

Deborah comes from Winchester, Virginia and now resides in Leesburg. She has two children and five grandchildren. Her lifetime passion for unique floral design has led to her recent development of "Bee Floral Designs".



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DAWN GRIECO
OFFICE MANAGER


As Office Manager, Dawn Grieco is responsible for all office management, travel logistics and administrative support at the Regis Group.

Dawn joined the Regis Group in September 2006, reentering the work force after a 13-year hiatus to raise her two children.

Prior to that, Dawn was a Computer Programmer/Analyst in the Insurance, banking, retail, and business solutions industries in New Hampshire and Connecticut. She has an Associate's degree in Computer Information Systems from New Hampshire Technical Institute.

Dawn hails from Keene, NH and lives with her husband and two children in Leesburg, VA where they have lived since 1998. In her spare time she volunteers for the Loudoun County school system and has been a community swim team manager for three years.

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BETTY OVERSTREET
ACCOUNTING MANAGER


As Accounting Manager, Betty Overstreet is responsible for the day-to-day financial operations of the company.

Betty attended Loudoun Valley High School and furthered her education at Northern Virginia Community College. She has over thirty-five years of business and bookkeeping experience.

Betty is a native of Loudoun County and currently resides with her husband in Purcellville, Virginia. Betty has two grown children and 5 grandkids. In her spare time, Betty enjoys spending time with her grandkids and square dancing. She also enjoys volunteering with the Salvation Army, and other small groups, doing weekly Bible Studies, reading and cruising to various islands.

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CLYDE
SENIOR LAB ASSOCIATE




The entire TRG team mourns the loss of our beloved Clyde.
With regret we have said good-bye to our devoted companion in all we have done.
His constant love and devotion will be sorely missed.



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