About Us

Martin Hubbard

Founder and Managing Director

Martin is the founder of CoreGroup and the innovator behind the Core Process and Core Map.  He is committed to developing and applying scientific methods to enhance human performance with a primary focus on thought development and emotional awareness while creating winning strategies.

Over a career spanning twenty five years, Martin has successfully led organizations to drive change.  He has consulted with over thousands of individuals and devoted more than 20,000 hours guiding leaders.

He is also a professional speaker, author and facilitator that works extensively with CEO’s and other business leaders to enhance their professional effectiveness and to create tangible and sustainable results within their organizations.

His quest for answers led him to creating the Five Core Principles outlined in his book, “Reversing the Senses”, a well-regarded book in the field of understanding human consciousness.  Today, he lives by those principles and teaches them to other high achievers and leaders, helping others avoid the pitfalls that success often brings.

As a former CEO with experience in healthcare and other service-related industries, Martin brings significant leadership skills helping individuals and organizations move to a higher level of achievement.

Martin received his bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Redlands.  He earned a master’s degree in Psychology from California Graduate Institute.  Currently, he is an active participant in Young Presidents/World Presidents Organization, the global leadership community of more than 30,000 chief executives in 142 countries.  He also is an active member of the Social Enterprise Network that is committed to corporate social responsibility in the world community.

Philip K. Anthony, PhD

Managing Partner

Dr. Anthony has built, developed, and led a number of companies over a career spanning nearly forty years. Dr Anthony most recently served as CEO and founding partner of DecisionQuest, a nationwide consulting enterprise. Dr Anthony led and dramatically grew DecisionQuest to become one of the nation’s premier and most well respected consulting practices.

Dr Anthony earned his PhD in communication sciences, psychology, and business from the University of Southern California. Dr. Anthony is the author of numerous books and articles on the topic of human decision making thoughts and processes. He has appeared in media and on networks such as CNN, MSNBC, ABC, NBC, Fox News, PBS, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes magazine, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Miami Herald, and USA Today. Dr Anthony is a frequent lecturer for a variety of professional organizations and universities. Dr Anthony is believed by many to be a pre eminent expert in his field, having worked on more than two thousand client matters in all fifty states as well in parts of Western Europe, the United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia.

Dr. Anthony was recognized by the National Law journal to be one of the fifty pioneers in the legal and dispute resolution field over the past fifty years.

Dr Anthony has served as Chair of the board of directors of the Make A Wish foundation of Los Angeles, as well as on a variety of charitable and private industry boards. Dr Anthony is past Chair of the board of both YPO Southern California and World President Organization Southern California. Dr. Anthony was founding advisory board member of the University of California Irvine school of law. Dr. Anthony currently serves on various boards, including as chair of the UCI Health business advisory board, the USC Associates Board of directors, and as an ex officio Trustee of the University of California Irvine foundation.

Alexandra Taketa


Before becoming an entrepreneur, Alexandra spent years in corporate America, rising through the ranks of Fortune 500 and 100 organizations.

Alexandra mixes business strategy and grounded practical tools with an intuitive twist. She teaches her clients to master their mindset and creates accountability with action steps to amplify, accelerate and expand purpose and profits. She has successfully coached and inspired thousands to grow businesses, hone skills, and let go of all that keeps powerful leaders stuck.

At the core of everything she does is a fierce passion for empowering others to cultivate their own authentic power and abundance. Her core belief is that “Abundant empowered women can change the world.”

A tireless champion for realizing human potential, Alexandra speaks frequently to diverse audiences about leadership, authentic communication, building and scaling profitable organizations, financial empowerment + money mindset, and creating transformational personal change. She is a masterful speaker, storyteller and facilitator. She knows how to create the container for a powerful and provocative conversation.

Alexandra received her master’s degree from Georgetown University, a B.S. from the University of Vermont. She is a Certified Co-active Coach through the Coaches Training Institute. Alexandra is also a certified master trainer in Myers Briggs and DiSC personality assessment tools and holds a variety of other leadership training certifications.

Alexandra is the co-author of the business book: What You Don’t Know About Listening available for purchase on Amazon.

She has been published and featured in: Thrive Global, Modern Luxury OC, Mind Body Green, The Elephant Journal, Daily Zen, and Tiny Buddha.

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