Solving Business Challenges with Experienced Leadership

Core Catalysts' Executive on Demand program is a flexible arrangement that pairs business needs with the right leader. The program provides seasoned, vetted executive services impassioned to solve and improve key business challenges on an interim, supplementary or advisory basis. Whether planned or unexpected, clients partner with highly adaptable and experienced leaders with proven processes, methodologies, tools and teams as needed. The Core Catalysts executives are quick to adapt and roll up their sleeves to share their strong mentoring skills and objective insights from other companies and industries. Flexible leadership is much more impactful than hiring and recruiting when not needed. Not caught up in office politics and not looking for next job; Core Catalysts Executives are motivated solely by business successes.

EOD in the News
As Baby Boomers retire in droves, companies are losing crucial experience, and some have been turning to executive outsourcing to fill the void. That’s why Core Catalysts LLC launched a new service earlier this year called Executive on Demand.Kansas City Business Journal

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Advisory

Susan K. Spaulding
Susan K. Spaulding
Market Strategist + Coach

Author. Speaker. Facilitator. Researcher. Strategist. Consultant. And Coach.  She may wear a lot of hats, but she does so in order to best show those who are looking for what’s next a clear path to a successful future.
James Heney
James Heney
Corporate Acquisition Leader

Jim brings over 25 years of providing solutions and leadership to corporate growth initiatives. His broad and progressive accomplishments span across general/commercial management, financial planning & analysis, procurement, risk management and human resources. He has excelled leading mergers & acquisitions,...
Tom Morefield
Tom Morefield
Transformational Change Leader

Tom is recognized as a transformational leader, with a career of leading and mobilizing enterprise-wide change. He is an entrepreneurial minded, results-driven executive with more than 20 years of corporate and start-up experience backed by $5B in career revenue.
JoLinda Vega
JoLinda Vega
Transformation + Technology Innovator

Innovative, results oriented leader with comprehensive executive experience with companies using a consultative approach to understand the client's business direction and technology-based needs to manage organizations into the next era.  During her professional career...[Read More]
Steven Ham
Steven Ham
Manufacturing Operations Innovator

Manufacturing Operations Executive directing high-volume, multi-plant operations. Proven track record in revitalizing stagnant functions, driving quality improvements, improving profits, controlling costs, expediting products to market, and achieving genuine results.
Wes Dittmer
Wes Dittmer
CFO + Financial Strategist

Senior finance executive and advisor who has successfully led billion-dollar businesses, M&A transactions and publicly traded companies across multiple industries.
Jo Anne Gabbert
Jo Anne Gabbert
Executive Business Advisory and Strategy

Jo Anne brings a wealth of expertise and knowledge to the Core Catalysts team.  Her experience within management consulting spans multiple industries within the publicly traded Fortune 500 companies.  Her expertise includes operational efficiency and effectiveness, strategic planning, customer service,...
Dan Stifter
Dan Stifter
Marketing, Operational + Strategic Leader

Dan Stifter has over 30 years of senior executive experience, primarily at Coca-Cola and Hallmark. Dan is a partner at Stratex Solutions, which provides software and services that turn strategic plans into exceptional results. He is heavily involved with the...
Joe Mandacina
Joe Mandacina
Marketing Transformation Leader

Innovative, problem-solving leader with significant big and small company expertise.  In parallel to his corporate career, Joe is a silent owner in a small/mid-sized business where he operationalizes big-company discipline to drive profitable growth.  Joe spent several years at Sprint...

FILL LEADERSHIP VACANCIES for sudden or planned departures, seasonal cycles; time to hire

ADD STRATEGIC DIRECTION to accelerate momentum, growth and market position through new strategies, product/service launches, sales, marketing and communications

COACH AND MENTOR LEADERSHIP to develop peak performance, new roles and new cultures

LEAD CHANGE MANAGEMENT through restructures, negotiations, downsizing, mergers & acquisitions, turnarounds and business sale

IMPROVE OPERATIONS AND SYSTEMS TRANSITIONS leading implementations, workflow and infrastructure changes and driving
new foundational direction