Helping leaders emerge


Cathy Quartner Bailey, MBA
Executive Coach, Workshop Facilitator, Author

Cathy Quartner BaileyCathy Quartner Bailey, President of Quartner and Associates, LLC, works as an executive coach and workshop facilitator. She is passionate about helping clients incorporate practical mindfulness strategies into their busy lives with expertise in leadership presence, communication, conflict management, emotional intelligence, and resiliency strategies. And recently published the book Show Up as Your Best: Mindful Leaders, Meditation, & More, available on Amazon.

Cathy’s style is direct, honest, and supportive. She partners with clients to help them understand the link between leadership and being mindful with focus on “how I show up” versus being stuck in “doing” mode. Her specialties include her 360 interview process, where she works with the client to “hear” the feedback in a respectful and meaningful way as well as helping her clients understand, develop and maintain leadership presence. She offers clients a customized, structured approach to help them achieve their leadership goals by sharing insights as well as providing customized tools and assessments.

Cathy has coached individuals from American Express, Aramark, AT Kearney, Barry Callebaut, Bristol–Myers Squibb, Broadridge Financial Solutions, Campbell Soup, CubeSmart, Daiichi–Sankyo, EuroRSCG, Elsevier, Firmenich, GlaxoSmithkline, Google, Guardian Life, Johnson & Johnson, HSBC, Kraft, L–3 Communications, Mathematica, Mattel, Met Life, NYU, Paramount, Pinnacle Foods, PricewaterhouseCoopers, PSE&G, Sanofi, Savills Studley, Splunk, TD Ameritrade, TD Bank, UnitedHealth Group, and Wharton. In addition to coaching, Cathy has facilitated workshops for Barclays Capital, Barry Callebaut, Guardian Life, Johnson & Johnson, Kraft, Mathematica, Merck, Neutrogena, NJ State Police Forensic Sciences Team, NYU, Phibro Animal Health, Scotiabank, and Siemens. And she currently works with Wharton’s MBA leadership program as an executive coach and has taught Powerful Tools for Coaching Business Leaders at NYU’s Leadership and Human Capital Department.

Cathy offers clients strategic marketing expertise and knowledge of the politics present in organizations based on her experience working in management roles at British Airways, Lippincott-Margulies, Warner-Lambert, and The Maier Group (Buns of Steel), and in research at The Federal Reserve Board.

She earned an MBA from The University of Chicago Booth, a Certificate in Health Administration Services from The University of Chicago, and a BA from Emory University in Economics. Cathy is a NYU Certified Organizational and Executive Coach, an EMI Certified Meditation Teacher (300–hour), trained in the Immunity-to-Change approach by Harvard faculty Kegan and Lahey, and a Certified Professional Behavioral Analyst.

In addition to being in the business world, Cathy enjoys working with Sheltered Yoga, a wonderful non-profit whose mission is provide wellbeing services, including Yoga and mindfulness strategies, to underserved communities. On a personal note, she lives in the Princeton, New Jersey area with her family. Cathy is passionate about mindfulness meditation, yoga (200-hour certified yoga instructor), skiing, hiking, walking with her dogs, cycling, and making pizza.

Since the pandemic started, Cathy has been leading a free Monday 7p EST community mindfulness meditation via Zoom, click here to receive Zoom link.


Cathy recently published Show Up as Your Best Self. 
Click below to purchase via Amazon.

Show Up As Your Best Self


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