Rupert A. Hayles, Jr.

Rupert A. Hayles, Jr., Ph.D. is the Co-founder and Chairman of Organization and People Dynamics, Inc., an organizational consultancy focusing on emotional and leadership development under the auspices of The Center for Emotional Development and the Center for Emotional and Spiritual Development. He is also the Chief Operating Officer of Pillar College. He is the former Chief Operating Officer of an 8,000-member and 3-500-member organization. He is one of the founding members of the board of the Movement.Org, (formerly the New York City Leadership Center) and chief architects of Advance Leadership Intensive (formerly, Leadership Fellows Program), a program dedicated to the development of leaders in the for-purpose and social sectors. He has coached executives in the for-profit and for-purpose organizations. He has over thirty-five years in the field of strategic management from such organizations as Cytec Industries, Prudential Financial, Christ Church and Merck Pharmaceutical. He served as an Officer in the United States Air Force. He is a previous lecturer and adjunct professor for American
Management Association and Stillman School of Business, Seton Hall University. Rupert is author of the books, Practical Strategy: Aligning Business with Information Technology and Emotional Intelligence and the Church.

B.S. – Management Information Systems & Accounting, Stillman School, Seton Hall University
MBA – Finance & Decision Sciences, Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania
Ph.D. – Change Strategy, School of Leadership, Regent University

Maryann L. Hayles, Jr.

Maryann L. Hayles is the Managing Partner for the Center for Emotional Development. She has coached in the emotional intelligence and inner healing realms for many years and is certified in the Baron Emotional Intelligence instruments. She is the previous Founder and President of Babyz & Kidz Dynamics, a specialty store for children’s apparel. She has trained many in the realm of emotional development, formation and life transformation. Prior to her current position, she served as an Accounting Manager in Corporate America at Lloyd Registers of Shipping and Salter Housewares, giving oversight to both the United States and Canadian financial operations for each company.

B.S. – Finance, New York University

Valerie Althouse

Valerie Althouse is an experienced social sector leader and coach, who is certified in the emotional measures EQ-i 2.0 and EQ-360, through Multi-Health Systems in Toronto, Canada. Based in New York City, she currently serves as the Northern Mid-Atlantic Director for International Students Inc (ISI). She is the founder/director of both the English Connections program at NYU, where she served as a Chaplain (Spiritual Life Affiliate) for approximately 14 years. Valerie is also certified in the areas of cross-cultural communication, and critical-incident stress debriefing.  She previously served in the fields of student affairs and social sector mobilizing.  Her current focus includes outreach and mentorship among international students, training and oversight of leaders, and training in mentorship on a national and international level.

B.S. – Biblical Studies, Cairn University
M.S. – Counseling, Cairn University
Certified Life Coach – Light University
D.Min, Leadership in the Global Context, Alliance Theological Seminary

Jonathan Frejuste

Jonathan Frejuste is an Associate Coach with The Center for Emotional Development. He is certified in the emotional measures EQ and EQ 360. He has coached leaders ranging from directors of law enforcement agencies to senior spiritual leaders. He has worked as an auditor with Deloitte and Touche serving companies such as BlackRock, Morgan Stanley, and Rockwood Specialties. He is currently working in financial services as a senior financial planner with Ernst and Young serving Fortune 500 companies such as Bank of America, Merck, Exxon Mobil, and Pfizer. He is also a life skills advisor at the Somerset Home for Temporarily Displaced Children and a behavioral assistant with Supreme Consultants, LLC.

B.S. – Accounting and Finance, Haub School of Business, Saint Joseph’s University
Certified Public Accountant, New Jersey State Board of Accountancy
Series 65 Registered Investment Advisor

Fitz Hayles

Fitz Hayles is an associate of the Firm focusing on strategic capture and operational deployment. He has several years of experience in the business management arena, working for prominent firms such American Cyanamid Pharmaceuticals and Wyeth Vaccines Research in the area of vaccine production, quality assurance and safety development. He holds a dual Bachelors degree in Biology & Chemistry from Seton Hall University and participated in post-baccalaureate work at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in medical education. He has significant expertise in the areas of project management, supply chain material management, and marketing and communication.

B.S. – Biology and Chemistry, Seton Hall University
Post-Baccalaureate – University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey