. . . an extraordinarily
experienced consortium of senior-level training, organization
development, and executive coaching professionals.
Dr. Joseph A. Sclafani, MBA, PhD, CMAI's president and founder, has over 30 years of domestic and international experience in strategic planning and management, the design and execution of organizational change, and executive and group coaching. He is certified in change management processes in accordance with Prosci methodologies and tools, is a qualified practitioner of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI ®), the Fundamental Interpersonal Relations Orientation-Behavior™ (FIRO‑B®) assessment tool, and is certified in the Emotional Quotient-Inventory 2.0 (EQ-I 2.0 / EQ 360). He is a Registered Organization Development Professional (RODP) with the Organization Development Institute. Dr. Sclafani is an International Coach Federation (ICF) member and a Professional Certified Coach (PCC), a Certified Mentor Coach (CMC) and an Advanced Certified Personal & Executive Coach (ACPEC) with the ICF-accredited College of Executive Coaching, and a Certified Action Learning Coach (CALC) with the World Institute of Action Learning (WIAL).
Dr. Karyn Trader-Leigh is CEO of KTA Global Partners, a firm with a 15-year history of supportingorganizations in unlocking the potential within individuals and in guidingorganization through complex systemic changes. As an innovative thinker, shebrings perspective and a commit to impacting performance and business outcomes.Dr. Trader-Leigh brings deep expertise in developing leaders, organizationalcapacity building, and in creating culturally competent workplaces. She isexperienced with local and federal government, the private sector, and haslectured and consulted in Europe, Middle East, Asia, and Africa.
Dr. Valerie Weisman,
founder and CEO for Catalyst for Change Consulting and Coaching, has over 20
years experience with local, state, and federal government agencies and Fortune
500 companies providing executive and group coaching; development of
organizations, leaders, and teams; strategic planning for data-driven change;
communications and inter-agency relations; assessment and training. An International Coach Federation member and Associated Certified Coach (ACC) with post-graduate training from the College
of Executive Coaching, she is qualified to administer the MBTI®, Organization
Culture and Effectiveness Inventory, Team Management Systems, FIRO-B®, and
360-degree feedback leadership instruments. Dr. Weisman served as adjunct
faculty for leadership studies at GWU and received awards for her work in creating
organizational capability and change resilience.
Dr. Sandra (Sandy) F. Robinson
has over twenty-five years of experience working with diverse organizations in
the areas of organizational change, corporate training and education, team
development, communication, and leadership. Dr. Robinson's key areas of
expertise include conducting organizational assessments; coaching
organizational leaders; mentoring and coaching technical and functional teams;
planning communications strategies and events; managing large-scale change
projects; designing and developing training using principles of instructional
design. Dr. Robinson is a qualified practitioner of the Apter Motivational
MSOD, partner with Dannemiller Tyson Associates, has over twenty-five years of
leadership experience and fifteen years of both internal and external
consulting experience. As a consultant to organizational leaders and management
groups, she has provided a wide range of services including large-scale organizational
change and performance improvement initiatives, strategic planning and
management, leadership and team development, conflict management, and small and
large group facilitation. Ms. Hughes-Rease has a graduate certificate in group
facilitation and is qualified to administer the Myers-Briggs Type Inventory
(MBTI®) and certified in the Benchmarks 360-degree feedback tool.
Kathleen (Kate) Trygstad, MS in Organizational Learning, is owner and principal of Creative Facilitating. She has 30 years experience in successful leadership, facilitation, organization change, team building, and training. Facilitation focuses include: envisioning new possibilities; strategic thinking; teambuilding; building on strong practices. Ms. Trygstad is a qualified practitioner of the Apter Motivational Style Profile and Leadership Style Profile, and the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI ®). She facilitates for George Mason University's Group Dynamics graduate class.