We invite you to meet some of our key colleagues and partners.

Tanya Monsef

Tanya Monsef partners with Phyllis Brock.

She is an executive coach and business consultant. She designs leadership training, leads workshops, provides one-on-one coaching, and facilitates conversations for clients around the world with a focus on gender equity. As an internationally recognized leader, she speaks boldly about the power of leading from authenticity as a way to create harmony in the world. Tanya has a background of 25+ years of Silicon Valley high tech, startups and non-profit business success in the areas of finance, marketing and strategy.

She thrives when working with individuals, teams and organizations to build highly collaborative work environments that achieve high impact results, with an emphasis on start-ups

Tanya previously served as Executive Director & Chair of the Board for the Global Women's Leadership Network (GWLN), a women's leadership organization empowering women who are solving the world's most challenging problems.

She is an adjunct professor in the Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University (SCU), CA. Tanya is active in various community programs and non-profits. Currently she serves on the Board for My Own Business Institute (MOBI), the SCU Board of Fellows, and Own It Summit. She is a global advisor for How Women Lead, co-founder of SF Turkish Women's International Network chapter, and an advisory board member for Readability Matters.

She has been named Outstanding Female Executive in Silicon Valley by the YWCA and a Woman of Influence in Silicon Valley by the San Jose Business Journal.

In her free time you can find her outdoors hiking, mountain biking and golfing.

Phoenix Consulting Group

Phoenix Consulting Group partners with our clients to optimize collaborative business relationships. We help companies accelerate revenue, tap new sources of innovation and open new markets through effective alliances and partner ecosystems.

Prominent clients include Adobe, Amazon.com, PayPal, Intel, Cisco, Nationwide Insurance, and Xerox. Norma Watenpaugh is also a Global Board Member of the Association of Strategic Alliance Professionals and former Chair of the Best Practices Committee.

Outsource Marketing

Riva Kupritz (Cofounder)

Riva Kupritz is the cofounder of Outsource Marketing. She has over 15 years of marketing experience, in corporate marketing, advertising agency and consulting environments. She has worked with companies in a range of industries, including Financial Services, Consumer Products, Graphic Arts, High Tech and Utilities. Riva exhibits a unique ability to combine strategic marketing with tactical implementation to ensure that ideas can be put into action.

Prior to forming Outsource Marketing, Riva served as Director of Marketing for Banta Digital Group, a division of Banta Corporation, one of the nation's leading providers of printing and electronic media (NYSE: BN). Responsibilities for this digital imaging and content management company, included:

  • Introducing New Technology-based Services
  • Strategic Planning
  • Web Site Development
  • Advertising and Public Relations

As Marketing Manager for Ringier America (now WorldColor), Riva provided marketing for a 100-person sales staff of a $600 million commercial printing company (now part of Quebecor World). Her accomplishments included:

  • Launching sales within new market segments in the U.S., Europe and Asia
  • Developing a successful market introduction for a newly formed Special Interest Magazine Group
  • Implementing a nationwide seminar program for demand creation and lead generation

Riva began her career as an advertising account executive; planning, coordinating and directing advertising and public relations for clients in industries including high tech, medical, retail, graphic arts and entertainment.

Riva earned her Masters of Business Administration at University of Illinois, She graduated from Boston University with a B.S. in Journalism, and studied abroad in England at London School of Economics, and in Israel at Hebrew University.

Calcey Technologies

Calcey Technologies is a professional services firm delivering, cost effective and results-driven Software and Media Solutions. Calcey focuses on providing world-class, Software, Web, Multimedia and Print solutions that produce results with a solid ROI!


Bert Vermeulen, a long time colleague of mine runs Corp21, services for entrepreneurs. They provide consulting, incubation, and investment services to emerging businesses. Areas of expertise include:

  • international strategies
  • patents
  • trademarks and licencing
  • financing of emerging businesses

Manx Web Solutions

Brooks White (Founder and CEO)

Offering high quality, affordable full service web solutions from a unique marketing-based perspective. Our services include:

  • Web Site Design and Maintenance
  • UI and UX design
  • Custom CMS (dynamic content management)
  • Comprehensive E-market Strategies
  • Web Applications Development
  • Social Meida Strategies
  • Content Development

Next Step

Next Step turns small companies' great products and services into revenue through practical, results-oriented sales planning, process development and sales training programs.

Based upon your unique needs, Next Step will help you define your sales team needs, build a strong sales plan and process and coach sales teams or the executive team in managing sales success. Customization and implementation of our Value Based Sales Training Programs can also be a cost-effective way to increase revenues and margins through increased sales effectiveness.

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