The Regis Group Inc





Marc Chinoy

Marc Paul Chinoy (MPC) founder of The Regis Group, Inc. (TRG) facilitates the planning of Groups of Leaders.  MPC has helped hundreds of Boards of Directors and Leadership Teams locally, nationally and internationally, to arrive at plans focused on their common future.

MPC helps client teams move through a sequence leading to a strategic direction and functional answers.  The Regis Method results in initiatives that are ‘owned’ by members of the team to be ‘worked’ over time.

MPC was the central facilitator of the ‘Redefinition’ of Bellcore, the consortium of the 7 Regional Bell Operating Companies, leading to the historic divestiture of the common software supporting the U.S. telephone system. 

MPC assisted the leaders of Europe in selecting a central set of patent laws, as the continent moved to merge key interests.

On the local level MPC and was honored by the Rotary, who named him a "Paul Harris Fellow" for guiding leaders through planning in support of the local community.

MPC authored: “Getting Started: An Introduction to Strategic Planning.”




Eric Zimmerman

Virginia leader Eric V. Zimmerman (EVZ) has been a member of the Virginia State Bar since 1975.

EVZ has served in a number of positions for the Loudoun County Bar Association and assists as a Commissioner in Chancery for the local court.

EVZ's participation on the Real Property Committee of the Virginia State Bar has continued for two decades, where he was appointed to the Board of Governors. 

EVZ 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 EVZ was named Loudoun County Citizen of the Year and the Virginia State Bar honored him with the Tradition of Excellence award. 

EVZ has lived in the Town of Purcellville since 1983, where he was twice elected to terms as Mayor.

EVZ is married with four children and a bevy of pets. In addition to family and professional commitments, EVZ has coached youth sports (baseball and soccer). 

A key aspect of EVZ's professional effort is to assist clients identify their needs, both from a personal and a business sense.  EVZ brings to the table the wisdom gained by advising clients for four decades. 

For a detailed view, please visit of Eric Zimmerman's website.




Studio Cypher

Studio Cypher (SC) is a business consultation and software customization firm founded in 2005 and headquartered in Bloomington, Indiana. SC is a nationally recognized firm experienced in facilitating internetuse enhancement, through software customization with a focus on gameifyed user experiences. SC provides these services to an array of groups including many 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 enhanced walking tour to guide tourists around Bloomington, Indiana’s thriving downtown art scene and home of a large campus of Indiana University
  • 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 specialist to create an iphone application aimed at encouraging home owners to lower their energy use

For a detailed view of Studio Cypher Team



the passing of greatness

Richard Earle

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, who has taken on the advancing of reading by young people, two daughters, Melissa and Carol, and a grand-daughter, Tess. 

A broad range of professionals and leaders from a wide array of industries and disciplines mourn his passing. 

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

Marc Paul Chinoy




Special development advisor

Deborah Cornwell

As Special Advisor, Deborah assures that the creative Quality of our Group follows the highest standards.

Deborah has a lifetime passion for the creation of extra-ordinary floral displays. Her work grace the homes of families near and far and a wide array of offices.

Deborah formed her professional affiliation with The Regis Group in 2012 after almost twenty years with a leading Shenandoah Valley School System, where she provided a combined total of 40 years experience in the hospitality industry, healthcare, and site management.

Deborah comes from Winchester, Virginia, where her family dates back for five generations. She now resides in Leesburg, Virginia. 

Deborah has two children and seven grandchildren.



special 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.