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Welcome to Guillén & Merrill

Maureen Merrill

Jose Guillén

  • Training
  • Consultation
  • Retreats
  • Coaching

José Octavio Guillén

José Octavio Guillén

José Octavio Guillén is a recognized expert in organizational assessments and development. He gained his expertise as a former Court Administrator for various small and large Superior Courts in California and from his participation in United States-sponsored judicial reform projects in Afganistan and in nine 1 Latin American countries including Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Puerto Rico, and Columbia.

As a coach, mentor and organizational development consultant, Mr. Guillén helps individuals and organizations solve problems while increasing productivity and morale.

He was a key organizer of the distribution by Rotary Clubs of more than $1.4 million in grants to businesses and individuals affected by the 2017 fires in Sonoma County. He also served as a court administration consultant for the U.S. Department of State’s funded project for strengthening the judicial training and education of the Colombian justice system in 2019. For both public and private organizations, Jose Guillén is a go-to resource in change management, organizational development, creation of highly productive teams, and coaching and mentoring for continuous improvement.

“Setbacks and change are unavoidable. Perseverance and adaptability are key to learn from those experiences and to lead with courage, passion and empower those around us.”

José Guillén

Maureen Merrill

Maureen Merrill

Maureen brings to her work experience in business writing, business and leadership, along with academic training in psychology. She is known for her ability to help teams and individuals reach their potential, through:

  • Coaching
  • Facilitation of planning and team retreats,
  • Workshops, and
  • Communication confidence training.

With an M.A. in psychology and certifications in MBTI and DISC, Maureen is an associate of TTI Success Insights, the world’s leading source for research-based, assessment, coaching and talent management tools. Please contact Maureen for an exploratory conversation, to see if working together could help you achieve your goals.

“In my experience, it’s not helpful or satisfying to keep trying to do the same thing better. I like to encourage visionary achievements – the kind that call forward untapped strengths, enthusiasm, and confidence.” –  Maureen Merrill

What We Do

What We Do

Training and Consultation
Development and Performance

Organizational Development and Performance

  • Vision, Planning and Team Retreats
  • Crisis, Change, and Transition Management
  • Cultural and Diversity Awareness
  • Mentoring and Coaching

Morale, Productivity and Retention

  • Team Building / Team Communication
  • Strength, temperament and style assessments*
  • Communication & Presentation Skills
  • Emotional Intelligence

*Certified MBTI & Authorized Associate of TTI Success Insights®