We recognize that sound judgment and integrity on our part are prerequisites to developing a meaningful business relationship. Therefore, we will not mislead through omission or distortion of the truth, as we believe it to be. That means we are prepared to refuse to participate in the development of a business relationship if we believe that our commitment to its success is greater than that of the client. Further, we will not continue if we don’t think we can achieve the objectives and desired outcomes stated.
“If you don’t know where you’re going, any road will take you there.”
- Quote from Alice In Wonderland
Our vision is simple and focused: Helping you today, for tomorrow.
John J. Meggiolaro – Principal/Managing Partner
John is the Principal and Managing Partner of The Trāvid Group. John worked for Merck & Co., Inc. for 33 years and held key leadership positions within the company’s International Marketing Training, Global Compliance Training, Corporate Management/Leadership Development, Corporate Human Resources, Corporate Licensing and International Business Improvement organizations. He has traveled the world using his skills to help individuals, teams and organizations achieve success.
John holds a BA degree from Seton Hall University, MA degree from Rider University and MBA from Monmouth University, where he also taught Organization Behavior at the college’s Undergraduate School of Business. John is a certified coach and a licensed facilitator in Situational Leadership, Kepner-Tregoe Problem Solving and Decision Making, Targeted Selection and Six Thinking Hats among other recognized leadership programs.
John also serves as a speaker in the areas of coaching, leadership, management and organization development and has had articles published on self-leadership, change, reorganization, visioning, entrepreneurship and personal development.
Marya Grier – Partner
Marya is a partner in the firm and provides tools and processes in the areas of career coaching, leadership development for youth, college students and adults in transition, Strategic Planning for solo entrepreneurs and small to medium size businesses and team building. She is also a distributor and facilitator for the DiSC® line of assessments, products and programs, the Attribute Index, DiSC and Values Index, ADVanced Insights and D.I.AL.O.G. (an organizational assessment).
Marya holds a B.S. and Public Health Certificate in Nursing and an M.S. in Health Care Management. She holds active licenses in New Jersey and California. Marya spent 17 years in nursing, her last nine years she held the position of Nurse Epidemiologist at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Orange, Calif. She is also the published author of the Nurses Guide to Infection Control Practice with E. Jacqueline Kirkus.
After leaving St. Joseph’s Hospital, Marya worked for Merck & Co., Inc. in Whitehouse Station, N.J. for 15 years and held training and Human Resources positions in three divisions: Corporate, Worldwide Human Health Marketing, and Manufacturing. Her passion for business and interpersonal skill development has earned her 13 professional training certifications from world-renowned training organizations allowing her to travel the world delivering programs to corporate executives, managers, supervisors and employees.
Her professional memberships include: ASTD, American Management Association (AMA), ISPI (International Society for Performance Improvement), International Coaching Federation (ICF), the Institute for Sustainability, DDI Facilitator Network, and the NJ Association of Women Business Owners where she was State President (2009-2010).