Our team comes from a wide variety of exceptional backgrounds in the financial services industry. As a group, majority hold advance degrees in all disciplines, from corporate banking to business administration, marketing, finance, English, engineering and law. We value and utilize the unique talents that each individual offers.

A collaborative perspective guides CCG Catalyst relationships both internally and with clients. We take a long-term view in our relationships. We strive to build bonds founded on respect, caring, honesty, mutual support, and investment. We work together in a manner that is team-oriented, constructive, and challenging.

Leadership Team

Paul Schaus

Founder & President
Chief Executive Officer

Miranda Jenkins

Chief Operating Officer

Scarlett Sieber

Managing Director
Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer

Kate Drew

Director of Research
Pat Valentino

Pat Valentino

Principal
Chief Relationship Officer

Consultants

Tiana Brown

Tiana Brown

Principal
John Macaluso

John Macaluso

Principal

John Peckham

Principal

Lenny Smith

Senior Consultant

Steve Madura

Senior Consultant

Samitha Moodley

Consultant

Marketing / IT

Madi McGinnis

Media & Digital Marketing Consultant
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Emily Lockwood

Marketing Communications Consultant
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Kelsey Teske

Marketing Communications Consultant

Ariana Vallejo

Digital Production Consultant
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Tony Lazare

Digital Technology Manager

“We have used other consultants in the past; however, the quality of work provided by CCG Catalyst Consulting Group is by far the best that we have seen. Their team consistently works to evaluate our needs and solve our unique issues, rather than using an ‘off-the-shelf’ approach as other consultants do”

—MidCounty Bank