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Laurence J. Stybel, Ed.D


Doctorate (EdD) from Harvard University in Organizational Behavior.

Masters in Psychology from University of Texas.

Licensed Psychologist in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.


Larry Stybel is an entrepreneur, a CEO, a columnist in a national magazine and a licensed doctoral level psychologist.

Companies retain Larry when they wish to help valued VPs and above achieve "leadership and career success."

Core services revolved around retained search for Board members, CEOs, and CFOs; leadership coaching, and executive level outplacement. He has an expertise in working with family businesses on complex leadership transitions.

Clients include family firms, 21% of the one hundred companies named by FORTUNE MAGAZINE as "Best Employers in the United States, three top tier private equity firms, and two of the Big Four CPA firms. He works with Single Family Offices around the world on career success for members of families of wealth. Larry works with 60% of the largest twenty Boston law firms.

Local offices are in Boston and Newton. Stybel Peabody is an equity member of Arbora Global ( We have 200 consultants in 25 U.S. cities and 28 countries to meet the needs of our corporate clients.

PSYCHOLOGY TODAY publishes the Stybel Peabody partners' monthly thoughts on leadership:

In 2010 Larry was named as one of 221 people in the world qualified as a Career Management Fellow (CMF) by the Institute of Career Certification International ( This is the global body that certifies excellence in the fields of career management and leadership development.

He received his doctorate in organization behavior at Harvard University and his M.A. in clinical psychology from the University of Texas at Austin. His B.A. in psychology was obtained at City College of New York.

Larry serves on the Board of Zapoint, a venture backed company in the talent management space and Zinoplex, an innovative technology company that objectively measures personal power. He was a member of the Board of Directors of the National Association of Corporate Directors New England Chapter. His Board education website is called

Larry's leadership website is called


Maryanne Peabody


MBA, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas.

Recipient/Hoblitzelle Foundation's Women in Business Scholarship.

Further Education

Georgetown University, Certificate in Leadership Coaching.

Columbia University, Advanced training in organizational behavior.

Birkman Method Certified.


Maryanne Peabody is co-founder of Stybel Peabody & Associates a consulting firm in leadership change which is now part of Arbora Global. An organization development consultant and coach, she has assisted corporations, executives and professionals in the areas of executive retained search, leadership effectiveness, Executive Coaching and career coaching since 1981. One of Maryanne's areas of expertise is developing leadership and management skills in individuals in the professions such as law, medicine, accounting, science, engineering and consulting. Her prior experience includes leadership positions in health care corporations and organizations.

She is a contributing author to the book, Harvard Business Review on Managing Your Career. Her work has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Harvard Business Review, MIT Sloan Management Review, The Boston Globe.


Warren Radtke


Graduate of the Kellogg School at Northwestern University.

A member of Beta Alpha Psi/National Accounting Honorary.

Further Education

Graduate, Episcopal Divinity School, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Trustee (Past President) of Huntington Theatre in Boston.


Warren Radtke is an internationally recognized Executive Coach and Career Management Consultant. He has assisted individuals manage the senior executive assignment cycle for more than twenty-five years. As an entrepreneur he was a founding principal of an international Human Resources Consulting Firm with offices throughout the world. He became EVP and a member of the Executive Management team when the firm became publicly owned overseeing revenue development and operations for the eastern one third of the United States. He has been with Stybel Peabody for 15 years.

Warren's coaching practice focuses on CEOs and those who report to them especially those who interface with the Board of Directors. Working with individual managers he is especially skilled at helping them become more effective in the management of colleagues and subordinates.

Prior to establishing himself as a consultant and coach, Mr. Radtke served as parish clergy for seventeen years after beginning his career in financial services with General Electric.


Michael Allosso


M.F.A. in Directing from Boston Univeristy.

B.A. in Theatre Arts from Brandeis University.

Further Education

Certified Specialist in the Birkman Method.


Michael Allosso has worked for over 18 years with Stybel, Peabody as a presentation and communications coach. He brings his "You on Your Best Day" program to executives, corporations, and organizations. Michael's background as an award winning professional director/choreographer of countless plays, films, videos and live events has given him the tools to augment his talent of instantly pinpointing an individual's communication/leadership skills and shortcomings and to help implement concrete methods of improvement.

Michael has been the Artistic Director and Manager of numerous theaters in the Boston area and has created and managed his own improvisational comedy troupe. He has taught in numerous colleges and schools and has been chief administrator of the Boston University Theatre Institute and National Dance Institute/N.E. under Jacques D'Amboise.


Francis (Jay) Haines, Jr.


Jay Haines brings 23 years of financial management experience. He has held such positions as President, First Deposit National Bank of Tilton, New Hampshire; Senior Vice President, BayBank; Senior Vice President and Commercial Banking Manager, BankEast, Manchester, New Hampshire; International Vice President and Strategic Planning Officer, Girard Bank, Philadelphia, PA; member of the Board for the New Hampshire Banking Institute.

Jay received his BA from the University of Pennsylvania and Masters degree from the Wharton Graduate Management Program.

He was the subject of an "American Banker" article on how senior financial executives can develop career transitions to other fields.


Ken White


Ken began his career as an engineer and then moved into management. He was CEO of two companies and then acquired a career management firm. He successfully sold the firm to a global player in the industry. Ken divides his time between Stybel Peabody and MIT, where he provides career counsel to Sloan School of Management Alumni. He received his B.S. from Yale and his M.S. in Management from the Sloan School of Management at MIT.


Chef German Lam


German Lam's credentials include chef at the Boston and Cleveland Ritz-Carlton Hotels, Harvard Club of Boston and Chatham Bars Inn. Additionally, he was executive chef at Mirabelle Restaurant located on Boston's Newbury Street.

German's awards include:

  • Ritz-Carlton Hotel Employee of the year
  • Boston Food Show Gold Medal
  • Epicurean Club of Boston Junior Culinary Team Coach Bronze Medal

Chief Lam works with Stybel Peabody/Board Options to prepare delicious team building experiences whose lessons can be enjoyed for years after the event.

Chef Lam will have your team/board prepare a meal under his direction. In preparing this meal, we will cook up some dilemma that parallels a complex issue faced by the team in the "real world". The team will have to stick with "tried and true" or leverage its resources to "think outside the box" to complete the task.

As the finished product is consumed by the team, Stybel Peabody/Board Options consultants will lead a discussion about what participants learned from their kitchen experiences that could be applied at work.

Kevin Shields

Kevin Shields


Kevin Shields brings over thirty years of experience in executive search, organization development, and leadership development. He began his career doing construction work and wound up as a member of the Board of Directors of the George B. H. Macomber Construction Company. At the time, Macomber was one of New England’s largest construction firms.

Corporate clients include State Street, Citigroup, General Dynamics, and Bright Horizons.

NGOs and non-profits include the Board of Directors of the Hope for African Children’s Initiative, a Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation funded organization. Other clients include the International Fund for Animal Welfare, where he served as interim COO and Vice President of Philanthropy, Heifer International, and Save the Children.

Kevin received his BA from the University of New Hampshire and his Masters degree from Northeastern University.