OMWESB Certified

The Cascata Group is certified by Oregon's Office for Business Inclusion and Diversity (COBID) as a Women Business Enterprise (WBE) and an Emerging Small Business (ESB).
Certification Number: 10329


Theresa Russo ● Co-founder/Partner

Theresa is an accomplished executive coach, consultant, and trainer who brings to her work more than thirty years of experience working with diverse groups and leaders in both the public and private sectors. As Founder and President of T.A. Russo Consulting, Theresa established a bi-coastal client-base over the last two decades helping people and organizations achieve significant gains in financial and strategic performance. Theresa's background in education, executive leadership, and business gives her a unique perspective for supporting individual, team, and organizational growth through skilled listening, objective insights, and practical know-how.

Ximena Spicer ● Co-founder/Partner

Ximena's background is rooted in learning and development - with more than twenty years of experience facilitating trainings, coaching teams and individuals, training managers, mentoring trainers, and producing and publishing award-winning curriculum. As a former COO, Ximena draws on her extensive practical experience working with executive leaders, management groups, and operational and creative service teams.   Ximena brings this real-world insight to her work accompanied by her accessible approach and tool-kit of learning strategies. Ximena is a Certified Everything DiSC® Trainer.