Expertise, Insight, Planning, Partnership, Action

Pivot Growth Partners began as The Career Group, LLC in 2003. In August 2015, we reinvented our organization to better reflect our expanding scope of services, and the unique value we bring to our diverse client base. The result: Pivot Growth Partners.

Our Mission...

Pivot Growth Partners creates success through strategic and intentional change. We help leaders identify, develop, and leverage the tools and talents they and their teams need to succeed.

Our Vision...

Our vision is to be the most sought after and effective people and organizational development firm in Northeast Ohio by providing exceptional strategic, individualized, and growth-oriented coaching, training, and consulting services in an engaging and collaborative environment.

Our Values...

Our values reflect our company’s culture and provide the foundation for decision making, client care, and our own growth. They include:

  • Work with passion and courage
  • Build trust through integrity
  • Exhibit professionalism and respect
  • Never stop growing and having fun

…And Our Team

Pivot Growth Partners has decades of experience leading teams, coaching, mentoring, building and executing strategic plans, forging relationships, and creating team success and bottom-line profitability.

Regina Olbinsky, PHR, SHRM-CP, Managing Partner

As Pivot Growth Partners' Managing Partner, Regina is an accomplished consultant, coach and entrepreneur, with 20+ years of experience in human resource management, executive recruiting, leadership development, and corporate outplacement. She has worked with multi-billion dollar organizations and has coached, counseled, and mentored hundreds of professionals.

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Anne M. Harmody

Anne is a respected sales, training, and coaching professional with more than 18 years of sales and management experience. She has managed multi-million dollar customers across many complex product lines to drive sales dollars, customer engagement, and organic growth.

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Richard J. Johns

Richard has enjoyed a long and distinguished career in the employment industry. For 25 years, he operated an executive search and outplacement firm, Richard Johns Career Consultants. There, he was retained to surface managerial and executive candidates for national corporations.

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William Brake

William (Bill) Brake brings more than 25 years of leadership, consulting, manufacturing, and innovation experience to Pivot Growth Partners.

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Patrice Blakemore

Patrice Blakemore’s vision is for every woman to actualize her dreams by replacing fear with action.

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Terry Bovinet

Terry Bovinet works with Pivot Growth Partners and their clients focusing on primarily on the DiSC assessment. He has worked with behavioral assessments for more than 20 years. While experienced with instruments such as the MBTI, the Birkman, Predictive Index, and others, he has focused on the DiSC® profile for implementation with individuals and teams.

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Maggy Brown

Maggy Brown studied art direction and film at the prestigious Los Angeles Art Center College of Design. After a whirlwind career in Milan, Italy which included rising through the ranks to become Executive Producer of the premier film production company—FilmMaster SRL, in Europe, Maggy returned to the States to continue her professional creative life by freelance film producing, illustration and graphic design from the quiet, historical village of Chagrin Falls, Ohio. Her role with Pivot Growth Partners includes client support, social media, and marketing.

What Clients Say

Regina is strategic and detail oriented. She brings strong personal experience and credibility to her work. As an outplacement/career coach, she was highly objective, tough when necessary and supportive.

Jane Burke
Director of Store Operations
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