Tasha Villani, MAOL
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Tasha Villani, MAOL

Vice President of Development

Catapult’s Vice President of Development, Tasha Villani, brings to her role fifteen years of experience in non-profit, private and public sectors, working with entrepreneurs, board of directors, CEO’s and senior leaders to aid in defining their vision and objectives, becoming inspirational leaders, developing a deep level of emotional intelligence and building highly effective teams. The value of this expertise shines on Tasha’s clients at Catapult, where she is responsible for designing and implementing multi-year leadership development programs, fostering cultural alignment within organizations, and expanding individual leadership competencies through coaching and development. Her clients are predominantly in the manufacturing, accounting, insurance, real-estate, government, and non-profit industries both in the Northeast and Canada.

Tasha embraces the responsibility she has in a role that gives her the ability to create transformational experiences in the lives of others. Ever endeavoring to exceed expectations, her goals of affecting change within an organization and within its teams brings purpose and focus to her every day at Catapult. Her expertise in developing, translating and applying the insights from personality assessments make her sought after as a consultant for many senior leaders and heads of human resources. She brings forth a deep expertise in several psychometric tools including the Hogan, MBTI, EQ-I, Sigma Radius and Strengthsfinder assessments.

Tasha previously held the role of Vice President at Leadership Niagara, holds a graduate degree in Organizational Leadership and an undergraduate degree in Psychology. Among her accolades Tasha was named as one of Buffalo Business First 30 Under 30 and Emerging Leader of the Year by Leadership Niagara.

Personal Perspective: My deepest passion is nurturing the potential in others, working with talented and educated professionals to support them in unlocking their greatest potential. My belief in the abilities of others sits at the heart of all that I do, providing a challenging and supportive environment for others to thrive. I work to instill in them that in order to truly be an inspiring leader, at the core you must Care Deeply about the individuals that you are serving and identify ways to positively impact their lives. Throughout my career, I’ve been tremendously committed to creating meaningful value and purpose in the lives of others. Being a servant above all other things has ensured that my focus is to motivate, uplift, support and develop individuals as they transform into their best selves. It is my lifelong initiative to create a space where leaders feel safe, engaged and are committed to learning and taking risks. Growth only occurs once people have stepped outside of their comfort zone.