Career transitions should be timely & smooth with a board certified coach

Career transitions should be

timely and smooth

We help professionals fuel and drive their success!

On on One coaching one career at a time

Changing lives -

one career at a time!

Leadership development helps make the most of your career

It’s your career … enjoy making the most of it!

BE Clear

BE Certain

BE Proud

BE Yourself

BE the Solution

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Career Coach

Board Certified Career Coaching with one-on-one service has helped over 1,000 transition successfully. With 25 years experience – a proven leader in career transition management services.

Leadership Development

Board Certified Leadership Coaching driving measurable improvements in individual and organizational performance. Our programs are embedded in leading U.S. and foreign companies.

Executive Resumes

Executive resumes, optimized Linkedin profiles, and job search materials are at the center of our professional writing services.  Our clients get the interviews and new jobs they want most.

Why Choose Us

Interview Immediately

Flush out the attributes, skills, and capabilities that make you most employable and valuable – and immediately differentiate yourself from the competition.

Creativity

Everyone agrees there is no better time to crank up the creativity and capitalize on intense one-on-one job search coaching than when someone is pushing hard for career advancement.

Fast Results

Every engagement starts with intense listening on our part.  Our clients across the U.S. and internationally are empowered to move their careers forward boldly and with confidence.

Board Certified

Board Certified Career, Executive, Corporate, Business, and Leadership Development Coaching.
Certification # 1553

Returning Clients – 20% Discount

Better Jobs

It’s all about securing and making the most of great jobs.  You’ll differentiate yourself immediately as we help you see what better looks like. 

Flair

With hard-hitting facts and figures, we help professionals distinguish and differentiate themselves.  We showcase talent and capabilities – using a touch of flair.

All About YOU

Start with our FREE consultation and enjoy getting your best-ever sense of command and control with your career.  Simply stated – it’s all about YOU.

Guarantee

Your success is our success!  We have earned the majority of our business through referrals.  We guarantee complete satisfaction OR there is no financial obligation!

Our One-on-One Coaching Changes Everything!

Start with a creative and frank discussion of what makes you most employable and valuable.  It’s complimentary!

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Testimonials

“Our executive board left our two day off-site strategic planning session facilitated by Tony McKeon of Matthew Ryan & Associates with a renewed sense of purpose and direction.”

Tom Veloz, ChairmanVeloz Holdings UVDI

“I could not have a more capable or committed executive coach. I worked with Tony when I was with ARCO and subsequently at UCLA. He has contributed significantly to my success.”

Neal AxelrodAssistant Vice Chancellor / CFO of External Affairs at UCLA Vice President, Finance & Treasurer of The UCLA Foundation

“Tony McKeon and Matthew Ryan & Associates have helped us develop competitive distinction in our marketplace through their design, development, and implementation of a turnkey behavioral competency program. The program is embraced by thousands of our employees and it is fully integrated into our performance management and appraisal systems.”

Ray MeerlooVice President, Training and Management Development Riyad Bank (one of the largest banks in the Middle East)

“For well over 10 years, Tony McKeon has provided me the highest level of executive coaching and professional development.  His guidance on career management has been exceptional.”

Steve OblenSales Executive & Entrepreneur

“Tony was highly recommended by a mutual colleague when I finished my doctorate and transitioned into running my own strategic consulting firm. Unlike some coaches, who have one basic approach, Tony found creative ways to coach me that brought out the best of my background as a former executive. Our working relationship continues.”

Lynne Wainfan, PhD

“I’ve had a secret weapon changing industries, changing jobs, and keeping my career on the fast track – thank you Tony McKeon.”

Kurt Schulte

“It is with great pleasure that I recommend Tony McKeon. His knowledge, professionalism, and caring manner helped guide me through a transition in my life.”

Jim Gott(Former Major League Pitcher)

Matthew Ryan & Associates helped us:

  • Reorganize our department
  • Develop high potential managers
  • Enhance our approach to customer service
  • Integrate management goals
  • Expand core competencies (using Leadership Architect)
  • Build a developmental culture

This engagement has been invaluable.”

Amy KaczkeDirector - Securitas Security Services USA

“As an HR executive, I selected my outplacement firm carefully. Personalized one-on-one coaching is a tall task. With Matthew Ryan & Associates behind me, I generated three great offers.”

Jeryl MitchellSVP-HR WalMart, Inc.

“I met Tony at a time when a change was very important. He gave me confidence in taking my strengths in a new direction and set me on a learning path that has benefitted me greatly.”

Frumi Rachael Barr, PhD(Former National President of the Professional Coaches & Mentors Association)

“Tony has been a stalwart in the LA/Orange County Career & Leadership Development community.”

Charles CurtoTech Coast Equity Group
“Tony McKeon is a master coach working with Center for Creative Leadership and Lominger International/Korn Ferry executive leadership materials.”
Robert PalkaGeneral Manager, Saint Gobain Performance Plastics

“Tony and I chose our vocations years ago – and there are few greater thrills than seeing someone you coach succeed.”

Dave Rodda (Long time U.S. Olympic Track & Field Coach)

“Matthew Ryan & Associates created and ran a national field (customer) service feedback survey for us that led to specific improvements across our organization.”

Chris MuddVice President – Securitas Security Services USA

“My coaching relationship with Matthew Ryan & Associates has been one of the most positive influences on my executive career.”

John ZimmerVP Marketing Toshiba America Medical Systems

“Matthew Ryan & Associates helped us become a market leader.”

Barron JavaheriPresident Enhanced Vision

“Without Tony’s expert coaching, I would never have landed the great job I currently have. Tony was excellent at helping me create a job search strategy that worked for my personal style, while maximizing my value proposition in the market. He always made himself available for great strategy sessions. Arguably the best money I ever spent!”

John KjennerChief Financial Officer at Chadwick School, Palos Verdes and Chadwick International, Songdo, South Korea

“Tony McKeon is a powerhouse with a refreshing down-to-earth style!   Personable, competent. Tony’s four-part special webinar training series hosted by ILostMyJob.com was simply AMAZING!  His ability to help job seekers assess their most applicable attributes and then turn them into marketable resources is unmatched in the industry.  If you are in transition, you need to be working with Tony!”

Robert Shindell, PhDIntern Bridge, Inc. - Vice President & Chief Learning Officer

“Whether he’s coaching executives to improve performance, guiding folks in high stakes transitions, or leading corporate change initiatives, Tony is the consummate professional. His clients’ best interests are always his top priority.  I value the empathy, candor, and exceptional communications skills – and very importantly, the friendship.”

Craig MollDirector, Middle East at Loral Space Systems

“We hired Tony for one of our clients who was a former NFL player to help him transition into a new career. Our client was successful. We were thrilled with Tony’s services and recommend him strongly.”

Tabrez YousufDirector at I AM Sports & Entertainment

“Tony McKeon transformed my resume and it definitely captures the attention of senior executives.  Tony cares about your success.”

Tony MedicinoExecutive at Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc.

“Tony has the unique ability to help his clients identify and align their career objectives with the realities of the marketplace.  His vast experience working with people at all levels gives him perspective that cannot be found elsewhere.”

Peter BennettDirector, Business Development - Alchemy Communications, Inc.

“If you are in a career transition or considering one – hire Tony McKeon. Tony is the best professional advisor I have ever had.  He will help you with the clarity you’ll need to realize your potential; create concise language; and build the confidence you’ll need to get results.   Tony is at the top of his profession.”

Brian DoremusPhotojournalist

“Tony is an exceptional career coach.  He was patient, professional and unfailingly supportive. The result – an international assignment doing what I truly enjoy. I highly recommend Tony for anyone who wants to advance their career.”

Julia RamponeFinancial Director

“When executives need to understand what’s going on inside their organizations, Tony is the go-to guru. His soft-spoken manner builds credibility and trust to open the doors of communication. His insights are razor-sharp, his recommendations thorough and succinct, and his reasoning sound.”

Stewart AlpertDirector of Ecosystems Engineering at VMware, Inc.

“Tony McKeon has provided invaluable guidance in my aviation career. Together, we created a solid business plan and model.”

John MahanyAviation Instructor

Left the risks and hassles of owning a business behind. Tony McKeon helped me land a great, stable, fun new job.

Brain FlookManager, Reprographics Huntington Beach Unified High School District

“I got the job I wanted (had two to consider.)  Tony’s coaching
brought out the very best in me quickly. Fast results. I’m very pleased.”

Steve Nakutin
Media Sales Executive

Steve NakutinMedia Sales Executive

“As one of my trusted advisors, Tony adds immense value to my career as a senior executive.”

Christophe DubesGlobal Sourcing & Supply Chain Executive