Phone: 585.461.5204

Synthesis Management Group develops leaders
with an emphasis on personal excellence
for building a winning team.

Our Mission

Synthesis coaches executives for success by focusing on strategic “shifts” and skills a leader must make to thrive for themselves, their team, and their organization. Contact us today to find out if you or your company would benefit from one-on-one leadership coaching.

Our Strength

Our strength is in our experience. We don’t guess…we know. We learn about you, your team, your culture and we pull from a wide array of resources to accomplish your goals in a way that creates long-lasting, “sticky” ideas and practices.

Leadership Development

Leadership development is our area of expertise. Synthesis Management Group delivers executive coaching and business strategy workshops with an emphasis on team growth and personal excellence within organizations.

We help leaders discover, ignite and inspire
the leaders in their organizations.

What some of our clients are saying:

Eric Ansley

CEO

“Bobbie, is an excellent career coach. She is also an excellent strategist for developing senior level team and communication structures. The value of her work was far greater than the cost. My team and I will work with her again.”

Scott Duell

Vice President, Tetra Tech Architects and Engineers

“Bobbie’s coaching services have been instrumental to our management team’s growth, development and success. As a firm with multiple offices across several states, the challenges of working cohesively as a team are immense. Bobbie helped us learn the lessons necessary to eliminate the barriers that were limiting our effectiveness. She helped us to see beyond ourselves, eliminate dysfunctional attitudes inherent in any office culture, and to embrace a greater vision as a cohesive team. We are extremely thankful to have worked with Bobbie, I would highly recommend her services to any business that is looking to improve.”

Amy Castronova

President, Novatek Communications

I have had the privilege of working with Bobbie for 10 years through the Women’s Presidents Organization and personal coaching from time to time. Bobbie is one of the most intuitive and insightful people I know. She can see, feel, and identify core issues faster than anyone I’ve worked with and has a vast toolbox of strategies, methods, and teachings that bring the perfect amount of structure and heart. She’s the first person I go to when I’m unclear because she has a wonderful way of holding space, challenging your thinking, and providing resources for you to find the way.

Melinda Kaufman

Creating Service Cultures of Highly Engaged Employees

“I had the great privilege of meeting Bobbie through the Simon School Executive MBA program, and working with her has been an amazing experience. Bobbie has a way of helping me see both my strengths and weaknesses through different lenses, and helping me leverage them more effectively. She has wide-ranging knowledge and experience, and she is fully committed to the success of every person she coaches, regardless of their level or goals. I would recommend Bobbie to any manager or leader as someone who can help clarify both short and long term goals and put you on the path to success.”

Stacey L.T. Boyle, Ph.D.

Chief People Planner @Smarter People Planning

Even though Bobbie was an outsider to my organization she fully understood the terrain I had to navigate and did her homework. She was an exceptional Executive Coach and would provide a unique perspective that I often needed to stay grounded. She would provide honest, compassionate feedback and truly had my best interest at heart. She offered multiple solutions which afforded me many options depending on a specific situation. I really felt like I was locked-n-loaded after I had a conversation with her. I like that she would role-play and help me anticipate scenarios that I could not see. Having worked with her I was far more confident making executive decisions and handling tough employee situations. I was always anxious to meet with her because I knew she would take me to task on follow up from our last conversation so I would prepare before our meetings so I didn’t let her down. It never failed that the amount of effort I put into our sessions was returned three-fold after interacting with Bobbie. She is exceptionally professional and I would highly recommend her to any organization seeking a deeply skilled, creative, and compassionate Executive Coach.

Eric Ansley
Scott Duell
Amy Castronova
Melinda Kaufman
Stacey L.T. Boyle, Ph.D.

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Where the art of leadership meets the science of business.
Synthesis Management Group