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Our Team

Our Team

Quotidian Group is a premier executive development firm designed to help talented and dedicated individuals excel as leaders and thrive as people. Having studied clinical psychology before spending 20 years helping senior executives, Quotidian’s founder John Ficken, PhD, quickly learned that most development programs at best fostered transient changes and at worst perpetuated counterproductive habits. He was inspired to create Quotidian as a way to systematically capture and disseminate the most potent, time-tested mindshifts and practices for sustained fundamental change. John and his experienced team of coaching professionals have helped hundreds of executives step back from their hectic lives, reveal the deeply engrained patterns that limit them, and motivate them to progressively release more of their unique potential. At home and work.

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Dr. John Ficken

John Ficken is the founder and CEO of the Quotidian Group, a leadership development firm specializing in the success of Fortune 500 executives. John works with senior executives and leaders, helping them and their teams handle increasingly complex business challenges with more passion, focus, and efficiency.

For more than 20 years, John has dedicated himself to coaching talented, dedicated, and ambitious leaders in understanding and releasing their unique potential, at home and work. He named his company Quotidian (Latin for “every day”) based on his understanding that leadership, like any other skill, can be developed much more quickly through intentional daily mindshifts and practices that progress over time.

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Laura Lorenzen

Laura Lorenzen is a senior consultant with Quotidian Group, a leadership development firm specializing in the development of Fortune 500 executives. Laura partners with senior executives and their teams to address the unique challenges they face leading hyper-growth companies.

After spending a decade as an HR executive at Capital One, Laura knows how to help clients address both developmental and strategic business challenges, recognizing that working to build self-awareness helps individuals and teams perform more effectively.

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Gayle Treichel Bunge

Gayle Treichel Bunge is a game changer. Partnering with Quotidian Group, her mission is to help individuals and teams dramatically elevate performance and results within their whole lives. She has been an executive coach for over eighteen years, coaching a wide range of leaders across the globe. Gayle delivers results-driven coaching that focuses on individual needs of the leader and team. She works with her clients to develop a trusting relationship while they expand their own abilities and take away the barriers that prevent delivering their intended objectives. She supports leaders around the globe who are driving transformation in their organizations and industries. Some of her clients include Facebook, Hormel, Viacom/CBS, Samsung, Microsoft, Ford Foundation, Capital One, and XL-Catlin.

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Heather Richetto-Rumley

Heather partners with Quotidian Group as a skilled executive coach focused on accelerating individual and team performance. Known as a ‘catalyst’, she infuses others with her boundless energy, positive attitude, and candid approach - getting clients genuinely excited about embracing the changes needed to reach their goals and talent potential. She is grateful to work with inspiring leaders in a variety of companies across the globe including Aon Re-Insurance, Capital One, Comcast, Facebook, George Kaiser Family Foundation, and WarnerMedia.

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Dr. Sarah Bridges

Sarah Bridges, Ph.D. and M.B.A, partners with Quotidian Group as a deeply skilled executive coach, psychologist, speaker, writer, and leadership advisor. Dr. Bridges is known for offering challenging, yet practical, solutions to help people break through their own assumptions, discover their potential, and build cohesive teams.

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