Jonathan Santamaria, CEO

Coaching Experience / Specialty / Coaching Strengths

Jay brings a wealth of experience to human resources consulting, coaching and talent management as a result of more than thirty years in diverse executive positions. These include senior roles at RJR Nabisco and International Telephone and Telegraph. He has a proven track record in coaching and mentoring business and institutional leaders as well as in organizational design, process re-engineering, cultural orientation, labor/employee relations, adult education and training. He has recruited and coached senior operating managers and executives in the US and abroad, and is recognized by colleagues and peers as a thoughtful and insightful resource when goal-driven strategies and real world implementations are required. Many of Jay’s coaching clients include Corporate Officers, C level general managers, operations, sales, marketing and supply chain executives. In addition, he is committed to developing leadership competency with staff executives and supporting cultural and diversity initiatives at all levels.

Business Expertise

BeamPines has served hundreds of clients, and Jay’s personal clients include some of the nation’s largest and most recognized consumer products, pharmaceutical, technical and service companies as well as not for profits and other institutions. Jay joined The Beam Group Talent Acquisition team in 1996 and, in 2002, took on ownership and an active role in the development of BeamPines’ rapidly growing Talent Management practice. He brought BeamPines into the Global Coaching Partnership Ltd in 2010, and continues to promote high quality global support for his clients with TGCP resources. With the support of a seasoned team of BeamPines Psychologists and Senior Consultants, Jay continues to lead the Firm in promoting assessment, coaching and other human capital investments for its Clients around the world.

Prior to BeamPines, he served as Vice President, Nabisco, S.A., Mexico. In addition, he was Corporate Vice President of Human Resources and Administration, responsible for Nabisco, Inc. and also served as Vice President, Human Resources for the Nabisco Foods Company, and several of the company’s other operating entities. Previously jay served as Director of Labor and Employee Relations at ITT’s CBC Division.

Education / Certifications / Associations

A 1971 graduate of Lafayette College with an AB in History and a certificate in K-12 education, Jay has continued his business training in sales and marketing, employee relations, diversity, finance, compensation and incentive design. He is a faculty member of the US Educational Division of Middlesex University’s graduate program in Professional Development and serves on the program’s advisory board. He is also a Managing Director of True North LLC an experientional training tall ship ( and founding Partner of G2 Collective Inc., a unique cloud based interactive teaching ecosystem designed for commercial, K-12 and higher education users (, and In 2015 he was elected to a 2 year term as the Chairman of the Global Coaching Partnership Ltd.

Geography / Language

He provides services in English, with moderate Spanish and French capabilities.

Phone: +1 201 207 8387


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