Our Team

Dr. Gary McGrath

Gary has over 30 years of work experience from Fortune 500 companies to technology start-ups to owning and operating his own consulting firm. His first leadership position was as an Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America. He started his adult leadership path as an officer in the US Army after graduating with a degree in Mechanical and Metallurgical Engineering from the University of Connecticut. He spent over 10 years in manufacturing with Procter & Gamble and Scott Paper Company before starting his first consulting company in 1990.

Gary has over 30 years of work experience from Fortune 500 companies to technology start-ups to owning and operating his own consulting firm. His first leadership position was as an Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America. He started his adult leadership path as an officer in the US Army after graduating with a degree in Mechanical and Metallurgical Engineering from the University of Connecticut. He spent over 10 years in manufacturing with Procter & Gamble and Scott Paper Company before starting his first consulting company in 1990.

In the early 90’s Gary’s entrepreneurial desires were born when he started his own Leadership Consulting firm named Positive Leadership Enterprises. As an associate of both the Covey Leadership Center (The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People) and Blanchard Training and Development (Situational Leadership, One Minute Manager) he traveled the country providing consulting and training services to small, medium and large companies.

In the mid-90’s Gary was VP of Sales & Marketing for a $90 million transportation company leading a team of over 100 sales and marketing professionals. Over the past 8 years Gary has been Director of Sales for several Information Technology systems integrators ranging in size from $12 to $50 million. Gary’s most recent venture was working with an On-demand software company that shifted from a B2B to a B2C market in just 6 months.

Gary was an Associate Professor at Keller Graduate School of Management of DeVry University and an adjunct professor at the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship of Nova Southeastern University. He has taught Leadership Theory and Practice, Situational Leadership, Cross-cultural Leadership, Leading Change for Innovation and Alignment, Leadership and Organizational Behavior, Marketing and Statistics.

Gary’s diverse management background, his Doctor of Business Administration in Marketing and Leadership from Nova Southeastern University, and his entrepreneurial spirit bring a unique combination of experience and energy to companies struggling with the turbulence of our times.

Gary is an avid tennis player and has been ranked as high as #22 nationally in tennis in his age group. In addition, in 2008 Gary, along with his son Mike, was ranked #2 in the Father/Son Doubles. Gary uses the same determination in business as he does on the tennis court; his goal is to be one of the best and help his clients do the same.

John McGrath

John has over 35 years of leadership experience from the United States Navy to Marine Shipbuilding, Electrical and Mechanical firms, including starting his own firm. He has excelled throughout his career by assisting the US Navy and now companies grow through innovation, attention to detail, safety and people programs.

John has over 35 years of leadership experience from the United States Navy to Marine Shipbuilding, Electrical and Mechanical firms, including starting his own firm. He has excelled throughout his career by assisting the US Navy and now companies grow through innovation, attention to detail, safety and people programs.

His first leadership experience was as a Petty Officer in the United States Navy. He advanced through all of the Navy enlisted ranks, obtained a commission and served twice as an Engineering Officer, major command staff duty, Executive Officer, Department Head for the Naval Safety Center and then retired after 27 years as a Lieutenant Commander.

John then became a company Safety Officer. He designed a complete Safety Program starting with company safety instructions, training, maintenance, and a complete company Safety survey.
During his tenure he designed a hydraulic system for Norfolk Naval Shipyard to perform maintenance on the high rise shipyard cranes and a hydraulic flushing system for the first Virginia Class nuclear submarine for Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Company.

Subsequently, John became a Project Manager for several companies utilizing his experience in the electrical, pneumatic, piping, structural and safety arenas to increase productivity and profits. During the last 9 years Johns’ senior leadership roles provided several companies with increasing profitability and growth. Throughout his career, his people skills and talent for providing employee training programs has resulted in successful business initiatives. His operations management, financial skills, engineering background and passion to form effective and efficient operating teams in a flexible environment has made him a valuable member of Statarius.

Vito J. Stellato, Ph.D.

Vito J. Stellato, Ph.D. is a senior human resources executive providing services in executive coaching, assessment and development, HR strategic planning, change management and interim HR management.

Vito has over thirty-five years of experience in human resources and general management. He has been the senior HR executive for operations that were opening, expanding and repositioning in three industries: hospitality, specialty engineering and oil & gas. Vito has a passion for helping companies build talent that is committed to manufacturing quality products and delivering outstanding customer service.

Vito J. Stellato, Ph.D. is a senior human resources executive providing services in executive coaching, assessment and development, HR strategic planning, change management and interim HR management.

Vito has over thirty-five years of experience in human resources and general management. He has been the senior HR executive for operations that were opening, expanding and repositioning in three industries: hospitality, specialty engineering and oil & gas. Vito has a passion for helping companies build talent that is committed to manufacturing quality products and delivering outstanding customer service.

Most recently, Vito was the HR Business Partner for John Crane Production Solutions, an oil field services company that is a division of John Crane. Vito was also the Vice President of Global Talent Management for John Crane, a subsidiary of the Smiths Group. In this role he was responsible for executive development and succession planning in the Americas, EMEA and APAC. Vito held the same role for Smiths Detection, another subsidiary of Smiths, which also included being a member of the project team that implemented a global Enterprise Resource Planning system.

Prior to joining Smiths, Vito had over twenty years experience in the hospitality industry for national brands such as Holiday Inns, Embassy Suites, Harrah’s and La Quinta Inns. He has been the Vice President of Human Resources for Embassy Suites Hotels, Harrah’s New Orleans, Harrah’s Las Vegas, and Senior Vice President of Human Resources for La Quinta Inns and Prime Hospitality.

During his time in hospitality, Vito was also an adjunct professor for the Fairleigh Dickinson University International School of Hospitality and Tourism Management.

Vito received his Ph.D. in Industrial Psychology from the George Washington University and his bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Hamilton College. His certifications include Myers Briggs Type Indicator, SHL Personality and Ability instruments, Strong Interest Inventory, and he is a certified DDI trainer.

Dina Maloney

Dina Maloney has been assisting individuals, teams, companies, and clients to achieve personal and organizational success for more than 20 years. Her ability to lead others to peak performance, implement innovative methods and solutions, facilitate engaging, interactive workshops and serve as a catalyst of change have contributed to her solid reputation as a successful leader, mentor, coach, innovator and teacher.

Dina Maloney has been assisting individuals, teams, companies, and organizations to achieve personal and organizational success for more than 25 years. Her ability to lead others to peak performance, implement innovative methods and solutions, facilitate engaging, interactive workshops and serve as a catalyst of change have contributed to her solid reputation as a successful leader, mentor, coach, facilitator and educator.

As a Public Relations and Communication Executive, Dina represented and worked for some of South Florida’s most renowned and successful international real estate developers and corporate visionaries, contributing to the sell-out of numerous multi-million dollar real-estate projects, unprecedented growth and profitability, and the securing of future business partnerships and ventures on their behalf.

As a college instructor and department chair, Dina motivated others to explore, stretch, listen and see beyond the walls that confined them. She grew a department from 9 to 64 faculty members, which included the creation of numerous leadership roles that were necessary for organizational effectiveness as well as talent development. During her tenure, she also researched, designed and managed a Fine Arts degree program, providing students with an opportunity to follow their life passion.

Over the course of her comprehensive career, Dina has learned that the key to leading, inspiring and influencing others is to know your audience; who they are, what they need and what motivates them. She is passionate about empowering others to accept, and step up to, the responsibility of leadership by supporting and educating them through the self-discovery and growth process – recognizing strengths, embracing limitations, identifying who they want to be, and making the changes necessary to achieve ultimate and enduring success.

Dina earned a Master of Arts Degree in Communication Media from Barry University, a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English/Communication from Florida State University and is an accredited Associate Certified Coach through the International Coaching Federation. She is highly skilled in administering and training on Myers Briggs Temperament Instrument (MBTI), Emotional Intelligence 2.0, Strengthsfinder and Communication Styles. In addition to providing leadership and executive coaching, training facilitation and keynote speaking engagements for companies and organizations across the country, Dina is a contributing coach for The Impact Center’s Women’s Executive Leadership Program out of Washington, D.C., as well as The Bridges Academic Leadership Program for Women through UNC Chapel Hill and was the recipient of the 2017 North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants Speaker of the Year Award.

Bill Spreitzer

Bill has worked for over 26 years in corporate America with small, medium and Fortune 500 firms – both publicly traded and privately held. While at Hewlett Packard, Bill managed and led teams and organizations in such functions as supply chain management, production planning and control, materials management, global transportation & distribution, and human resources. Bill spent 15+ years with global electronics manufacturing services companies in the areas of international business development, sales, marketing and customer program management.

Bill has worked for over 26 years in corporate America with small, medium and Fortune 500 firms – both publicly traded and privately held. While at Hewlett Packard, Bill managed and led teams and organizations in such functions as supply chain management, production planning and control, materials management, global transportation & distribution, and human resources. Bill spent 15+ years with global electronics manufacturing services companies in the areas of international business development, sales, marketing and customer program management.

Bill has worked extensively in the field of energy management and resiliency for GlaxoSmithKline, Johnson and Johnson, and Allstate Insurance. This work includes keynote talks, workshop facilitation, follow-up coaching and is designed to increase employee engagement both at work and at home.

Bill has been a senior partner with Excellerate Solutions since August 2007. He focuses his expertise in the areas of leadership and team development, employee engagement, and organizational development based on linking people’s passions and purpose to the organization’s mission for mutual success.

To aid in this mission Bill became a certified facilitator of the Passion Profiler assessment tool that reliably measures and identifies one’s passions and to what degree they are being manifested at work.

Bill holds a B.A. degree in business from Michigan State University. Bill became a certified business coach through Resource Associates Corporation’s Coaching Academy in 2009 and graduated from North Carolina State University’s 10 month Business Coaching Certificate program in 2015.

Bill lives in Belmont, NC with his wife with his wife Michelle and has two adult children, Krista and Bryan. His hobbies and interests include: reading, golfing, hiking, exercising, watching movies, music, and all sports.

Larry Rosenberg

For over 30 years, Larry Rosenberg has been facilitating deep change with his individual, team, and organizational clients. Driven to improve performance and career satisfaction, Larry integrates both task and relationship focused methods to maximize ROE (return on energy). Key focus areas include leadership development, change management, and energy management.

For over 30 years, Larry Rosenberg has been facilitating deep change with his individual, team, and organizational clients. Driven to improve performance and career satisfaction, Larry integrates both task and relationship focused methods to maximize ROE (return on energy). Key focus areas include leadership development, change management, and energy management.

As an independent/team consultant, Larry has facilitated team alignment experiences with MBA students in top-rated Universities. As a GE senior consultant, Larry facilitated, trained and coached customers through successful change implementations using GE’s methodologies (Change Acceleration Process CAP, Lean Six Sigma) resulting in enhanced customer experience scores, improved productivity and quality, and maximized associate engagement.

As an SVP in the banking industry, Larry built and led a change effectiveness team. Achievements included developing/deploying a change effectiveness process, building a policies and procedures migration/maintenance framework, and leading the change efforts for a major systems conversion impacting over 1,200 employees in 9 distinct roles.

As a training professional, Larry pioneered new delivery (mobile learning) and coaching platforms for an internal sales force. As an adjunct professor at the Johns Hopkins School of Business, Larry taught decision sciences courses to graduate students. He most recently finished delivering a training course to help managers transition into a leader by enhancing their coaching skills. As a volunteer, Larry partnered to create a “Leaders in Life” leadership development program to help volunteers at a local Spiritual community become more effective as they served.

Larry holds an MBA from Johns Hopkins University and a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Maryland. In addition, Larry has the following certifications/advanced training: Business Coaching from NC State, Change models – ADKAR (Prosci) and CAP (GE), Six Sigma and Lean Six Sigma black belts, Tilt365 positive influencer predictor, MBTI, DiSC.

Larry recently became a 200-hour registered Yoga teacher (RYT 200). Larry lives in Raleigh and is currently working on his ACC Coaching certification. His evolving motto is “Live your best life”.

Executive Coaching Through the Statarius LeaderStep7™ Program

A systematic approach to the development of your team

The LeaderStep7® Program provides a platform to transform your company’s leadership development efforts into a systematic, effective and sustainable program to prepare your leadership bench for the future. The program builds on each foundational step and moves methodically using well-researched models, activities and learning methods to discover, reflect, practice and intentionally execute leadership behaviors that match the culture of your organization.