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Larry Stybel


Larry Stybel and Maryanne Peabody are co-founders of Stybel Peabody Associates, Inc.

Core services: executive outplacement, retained search, and leadership coaching.

Stybel Peabody Associates, Inc. has been named “Best Outplacement Firm” for 2020 by the readers of Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly.

All Stybel Peabody Executive Outplacement Candidates have unique online resources:

Job candidate tools include D&B Hoovers, the world’s largest database of U.S. corporations. This database contains 330 million companies updated 5 million times per day. Job candidates also have access to D&B Credit Reports, monitoring over 300 million businesses. This can be of value to job candidates who may find their next opportunity with private companies.

Maryanne Peabody is co-founder of Stybel Peabody. She also is President and owner of

An organization development consultant, she has assisted companies in the areas of leadership effectiveness and career management since 1981. One of Maryanne's areas of expertise is assisting individuals rising through the professional ranks to become leaders without their having received specific education in management. Her work includes the fields or law, medicine, accounting, professional services consulting, health care, technology, and education.

Maryanne is on the Board of Directors of a company which owns nursing homes. Prior to founding the firm, Maryanne held leadership positions in start-up health care organizations. Some of her accomplishments include the establishment of clinics in rural Texas, quality care programs in long-term care facilities and the framework for a home health care program for the City of Boston. Her health care management experience includes hospital, ambulatory care, community health, home health and long-term care settings.

Maryanne was on the Board of Directors of the New England Chapter of the National Association of Corporate Directors, and a founder of NACD's "Best Practices" seminar. She has served on the Board of a company that builds and manages assisted living facilities for low income elderly.

Maryanne's MBA is from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, where she was the first recipient of the Hoblitzelle Foundation's Women in Business Scholarship.

Maryanne has a certificate in Leadership Coaching from Georgetown University and advanced training in organization behavior from Columbia University. She is designated a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) by the International Coach Federation.

Maryanne has been a guest on various national and local TV and radio programs to discuss career issues. Her work has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Harvard Business Review, and MIT Sloan Management Review.


Larry Stybel is a Massachusetts Licensed doctoral level (Harvard University) psychologist, entrepreneur, author, and recognized leader on leadership and careers.

Co-Founder of Two Companies: Stybel Peabody Associates, Inc. (1979-) and (1999-)

Executive-in-Residence, Lexington Growth Fund Capital, a private equity firm.

Published author whose articles on leadership have appeared in Harvard Business Review, MIT Sloan Management Review and California Management Review. Psychology Today publishes Stybel Peabody perspectives on leadership and careers. To date we have 350,000 downloads. Co-author of Navigating the Waterfall, on sale at

In 2019 the Marquis Who's Who Publications Board named Larry Stybel winner of the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award for his “lasting contributions to the field of leadership.”

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