Founded in 2010 by Helen Morris and Richard Morris, Epiph Partners focuses its efforts on providing Coaching and Strategy Consulting services to organizations and their managers.
Coaching: Epiph Partners specializes in customized programs focusing on emerging leaders. The targeted areas include leadership skills, performance management, team development, effective communications, career and job transition, and new position assimilation.
Helen Morris, a Columbia University Certified Executive Coach, has more than 20 years of Human Resources leadership experience in a diverse spectrum of industries ranging from banking, chemical, technology and financial and professional services, she has provided advisory services to major corporations including ARAMARK, Merrill Lynch, and Rhone Poulenc. Her clients have included a broad range of professionals in many disciplines including sales and marketing, technology, finance and accounting, legal and operations. In addition to her HR experience, Helen has also held positions in technology, business management and customer services.
“Your ability to listen, digest and parse all that I shared with you helped enormously. I specifically appreciated your patience in helping me see things from several different perspectives. That made all the difference.”
Small Business Owner
“I have seldom had anyone immediately earn my trust and become a valued confidant.”
Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Fortune 500 Company
“Helen’s style is a wonderful combination of practicality, ambition and empathy. She takes a look at who you are, helps you figure out what you want, and then works with you to plan out concrete steps to make sure you achieve exactly that — while cheering for you the entire time.”
“Helen has a unique ability to build trust at multiple levels in a very short period of time. She does this by establishing her credibility early and then is able to have direct conversations. Helen is able to do this in a very non-threatening way that gets to the heart of any issues early.”
Vice President, Technical Services, Fortune 500 Company
“Helen creates a safe zone to explore the what-if’s of change with an effective blend of empathy and realism.”
“Working with Helen Morris as an executive coach has been invaluable to my professional development. Helen has a calm, personal and direct approach to coaching. She listens objectively and effectively guides seasoned practitioners to assess and translate their goals into enhanced personal and professional opportunities. Helen has the executive presence, emotional intelligence, experience and education to help managers and executives at all levels steer themselves to new heights.”
Attorney, Fortune 500 Company
“Helen is a superior career coach. She is passionate about skillfully guiding her clients to find what they are passionate about. Helen continuously asks the right questions to get the tough answers; those answers which many of us may be afraid to hear. She provided the insight and tools necessary for a successful search and transition into a new career. Helen uses her charming personality to get to know you as well as understand where you want to go – today, tomorrow, three years from now. Having this ability is a gift and I am thankful to have the opportunity to work with Helen. I would recommend Helen to any prospective client.”
Project Manager, Information Management
Helen’s key strength is her ability to immediately earn the trust and confidence of her clients in a secure and welcoming environment. Her obvious concern and empathy for people as individuals, combined with her keen instinct for assisting people in identifying practical and achievable goals, has won over a wide and disparate client base. Helen creates a tailored approach for every person, faithful to the principles of the International Coaching Federation.
In addition to her Coaching Certification from Columbia University, Helen holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business from Widener University. She also attended the Strategic Human Resource Management Program at Harvard Business School. Helen earned a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) designation and is certified to deliver a variety of assessment tools including Emotional Competency Inventory (ECI), PDI 360º Profilor, and is Myers Briggs qualified.
Strategy Consulting: Epiph Partners helps ensure that the functional / lines of business strategies, organization and investment decisions support the strategic objectives of the business, and maximize the return on investment.
Richard Morris (“Rick”) is a highly seasoned executive and management consultant with a distinguished background in strategic consulting. Rick is currently a clinical professor of management consulting for Temple University’s Fox School of Business. Over his career, Rick has specialized in the practice of business / functional alignment around core competencies including organizational development, investment strategy, governance, strategic planning and technology planning. He has a track record of successful alignment and strategy implementations, particularly involving major elements of business transformation and growth.