Tricia Naddaff Tricia Naddaff

Tricia Naddaff


Tricia has been advising and inspiring individuals, teams and organizations for over 30 years and her passion for the work we do here at MRG spills out the minute she starts talking. Tricia speaks regularly to global leaders focused on improving their effectiveness in their roles and the quality of their lives and is a contributing author to the book “Enlightened Power”. Outside of the office, Tricia likes to spend time with family and friends, sing, eat wonderful food, watch great performances, meditate and walk the beach with her dog and husband.

Read Tricia’s posts on the MRG blog.

Staci Nisbett Staci Nisbett

Staci Nisbett

Vice President

With extensive experience in customer service and business development, Staci now leads ambitious strategic initiatives across the organization, including critical improvements to process and products. Staci is a problem-solver, a passionate customer advocate, and has a heartfelt belief in the importance of the work MRG does to help individuals and organizations become the best iterations of themselves. In more than a decade with MRG, she has helped countless organizations around the world craft unique solutions and programs to solve their toughest leadership development challenges.

In her time away from MRG, Staci serves as the Board President for A Company of Girls, volunteers at the Maine Horse Rescue, loves to dance and travel, and enjoys as much time on the ocean in Maine as possible.

Read Staci’s posts on the MRG blog.

Jim Lomac Jim Lomac

Jim Lomac

Senior Vice President & Founding Partner

Jim is a co-founder of MRG and was closely involved in the development of our Leadership and Sales Effectiveness models. Over the past three decades, Jim has conducted thousands of leadership and sales workshops for individuals and groups, and has provided leadership development consultation to hundreds of organizations worldwide. Jim’s current focus is on training consultants and internal human resource professionals in the use of MRG’s products.
When not extolling the virtues of MRG, Jim can often be found on the golf course or enjoying time with his wife.

Read Jim’s posts on the MRG blog.

David Ringwood David Ringwood

David Ringwood

Vice President of Client Development for the EMEA Region

David works with clients in nearly every aspect of their work with MRG assessments including certification, solution building, consulting support and assessment application. David is very passionate about psychometric assessments, particularly in relation to areas such as selection and coaching.
The things that are most important to David are his family and his work, and in his spare time he enjoys golf, Formula 1 motorsport, and travel.

Lida Hutchings Lida Hutchings

Lida Hutchings

Chief Finance & Talent Officer

Lida brings the unique combination of a highly analytical brain and a very empathetic approach to people that makes her the ideal leader of MRG’s Finance and Talent departments. Lida effortlessly balances the compliance side of her work with a passionate desire to keep us all on a path of continuous self discovery and personal growth.
When she’s away from the office, you are most likely to find Lida cheering for her three busy daughters at sporting events. She also enjoys running, traveling and spending time on the water or the ski slopes with her husband and the girls.

Maria Brown, Ph.D. Maria Brown, Ph.D.

Maria Brown, Ph.D.

Head of Research

Maria is passionate about understanding human behavior and helping people reach their potential. She holds a Doctorate Degree in Psychology from Vanderbilt University. Before joining MRG, Maria was an Assistant Professor of Psychology at Murray State University, where she headed the Language Learning Laboratory.

In 2016, Maria and her collaborators were awarded an early career award by The Society for the Teaching of Psychology for their research on educational practices. Maria has presented her research on learning, human development, the neural correlates of behavior and human-computer interactions at national and international conferences and invited talks. Her research has been published in a number of scientific journals, including Developmental Science.

Having recently moved to Portland, Maria enjoys exploring her new hometown and is looking forward to hiking and enjoying the beach this summer.

Read Maria’s posts on the MRG blog.

Lucy Sullivan Lucy Sullivan

Lucy Sullivan

Head of Marketing

Lucy brings her passions for clear communication and professional development to MRG. She leads the effort to inform and excite clients and the curious about using assessments to unlock limitless potential in the workplace and beyond.
When not shouting MRG’s name from the rooftops, Lucy can be found volunteering for local theaters and favorite causes, tap dancing, and exploring Portland with her family.

Read Lucy’s posts on the MRG blog.

Cindy Hayes Cindy Hayes

Cindy Hayes

Senior Client Relationship Manager

Cindy has been with MRG from the very beginning, joining the founders of MRG in 1983. Over the years, she has worn many hats but she is, first and foremost, passionate about educating clients and responding to their needs. Currently, Cindy is the primary point of contact for all of our prospective new clients and is an ace at understanding their needs and bringing them into the MRG family.
Outside of the office, Cindy enjoys cooking, gardening, day trips exploring New England with her husband, and spending time with her growing family which now includes grandkids.

Christine Chasse Christine Chasse

Christine Chasse

Executive Coach

Christine is a PCC certified coach and works with clients to provoke authentic and sustainable change toward exceptional work and uncompromised living. Using a combination of MRG tools and powerful questions, challenges, and encouragement, Christine helps her clients uncover their best selves and how they can bring that to their organizations.
When not inspiring clients, Christine spends her free time skiing, playing tennis, doing yoga, and enjoying life with her husband, son, and two step-children.

Read Christine’s posts on the MRG blog.

Andrew Rand, Ph.D. Andrew Rand, Ph.D.

Andrew Rand, Ph.D.

Consulting Psychologist

Andrew (Drew) loves helping people and organizations, whether it be providing insight on an individual’s motivational drivers to assisting with the development of leadership training programs. His deep connection and enthusiasm for MRG products cannot be understated. He holds a doctorate in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from Illinois Institute of Technology and is intrigued by psychometric assessment and its practical application to the professional world.

Outside of the workplace, Andrew can be found with his wife and three daughters exploring all of what Maine has to offer. Occasionally, you may find him on the golf course or in his workshop.

Read Andrew’s posts on the MRG blog.

Frederic Nortier Frederic Nortier

Frederic Nortier

Master Trainer and Senior Consultant

Frederic is a seasoned executive coach and OD consultant with more than 28 years of experience, 24 using MRG assessments. Frederic uses a systemic and holistic approach in his practice, with a focus on helping individuals and teams generate alternative perspectives on challenges to reveal undiscovered potential for growth and sense-making. Frederic is Franco-German and when away from work, he enjoys good food experiences with friends. He is a well-known collector of 19th century seltzer siphons and enjoys traveling the world to discover different cultures with his partner.