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 a coach and workshop facilitator for executive and emerging leaders. Her passion is Mindful Leadership with focus on executive presence, communication, conflict management, emotional intelligence, resiliency, and overall well-being strategies.

Cathy is passionate about helping clients incorporate practical mindfulness strategies into their busy lives. She published Show Up as Your Best: Mindful Leaders, Meditation, & More, completed a certificate in MBSR (mindfulness based stress reduction) from University of Massachusetts Medical Center, is currently participating in Engaged Mindfulness Institute’s 300–hour teacher training program, and has attended several meditation retreats led by Vipassana Meditation Teacher, Jack Kornfield.

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.

Cathy has coached individuals from American Express, Aramark, AT Kearney, Barry Callebaut, Bristol–Myers Squibb, Broadridge Financial Solutions, Campbell Soup, Daiichi–Sankyo, EuroRSCG, Elsevier, Firmenich, GlaxoSmithkline, Google, Johnson & Johnson, HSBC, Kraft, L–3 Communications, Mathematica, Mattel, Met Life, NYU, Pinnacle Foods, PricewaterhouseCoopers, PSE&G, Sanofi, Savills Studley, Splunk, TD Ameritrade, TD Bank, UnitedHealth Group, Viacom, and Wharton. In addition to coaching, Cathy has facilitated workshops for Barclays Capital, Barry Callebaut, Johnson & Johnson, Kraft, Mathematica, Merck, Neutrogena, NJ State Police Forensic Sciences Team, NYU, 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 in Economics. Cathy is a NYU Certified Organizational and Executive Coach, trained in the Immunity-to-Change approach by Harvard faculty Kegan and Lahey, and a Certified Professional Behavioral Analyst.

On a personal note, she lives in New Jersey with her husband and two children. Cathy is passionate about meditation, yoga (200-hour certified yoga instructor), skiing, hiking, walking with her dogs, and hosting pizza parties. She enjoys leading a weekly community meditation class at YogaSoul and supporting Sheltered Yoga.

Cathy recently published Show Up as Your Best Self. 
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Show Up As Your Best Self


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