Stephanie Reynolds is Founder and CEO of Stephanie Reynolds Consulting, co-owner of The Journey of Not Knowing, and partner in The Change Coalition. She specializes in coaching and training executives and building aligned leadership teams and cultures. She designs and delivers comprehensive processes and programs to develop leadership talent and high-performing cultures using methodologies and best practices to produce positive changes in business behavior and results.
Stephanie’s early expertise is based on 17 years as a senior consultant with major consulting organizations, such as Wilson Learning and Mohr Development (now Blessing White), where she built her reputation training and consulting in a wide range of Fortune 500 companies. She has been a business owner in the Puget Sound since 1995, having previously built a successful company providing Mediation and Collaborative Conflict Resolution services and training. An accomplished author and public speaker, Stephanie has written and presented extensively on topics such as Executive Development, Career and Leadership, Leading Change Management, Strategic Visioning, Political Intelligence™, and Collaborative Conflict Resolution. She currently coaches numerous clients at the “C” and Senior Vice Presidential level within many global organizations to include: Microsoft, Amazon, Philips Healthcare, and Colliers International.
Brenda is an Organizational Development Consultant, Executive Coach, and Facilitator for Stephanie Reynolds Consulting. She brings 20 years of passion and experience as a manager and leader, clearly understanding the struggles and rewards of leading in today’s complex organizations.
As a seasoned Facilitator, Brenda helps leaders stretch, take action from new perspectives, and step into their true potential. As an Executive Coach, she brings a thoughtful, reflective, and intuitive perspective with a bias for action and real world deliverables. As an Organizational Development Consultant, her work includes developing Talent Management strategies and Leadership Development programs. Brenda’s experience spans financial, technology, manufacturing, aerospace, and retail industries, where she has worked effectively with a variety of senior leadership teams.
Prior to building her consulting practice, Brenda was the V.P. of Leadership Development at Washington Mutual, where she launched and directed the corporate Executive Leadership department in a high-growth, merger and acquisition environment.
María brings more than 20 years of experience to her practice: coaching and advising leaders and organizations in transition, human performance, leadership, and performance development. A highly capable executive coach and facilitator, she understands the relationship between individual and organizational success. Adept at understanding diverse organizational cultures and business models, María brings a thoughtful, pragmatic and outcome-based approach to her work, motivating clients to identify and achieve success.
A dynamic and high energy facilitator, María consults with corporations, professional associations and non-profit boards on leadership issues, as well as facilitates corporate workshops in leadership development, high-performance work teams, strategic planning, performance planning, and career and change management. She has been recognized for her ability to engage and motivate audiences quickly, helping leaders ‘move the needle’.
Prior to launching her coaching and consulting business, María was affiliated with DBM, a global human performance consulting firm, spending the last four years as Managing Consultant for their state of Washington practice. In her roles as Managing Consultant and Senior Consultant, she coached hundreds of executives and senior executives in multiple industries, diverse company sizes, and functions. In addition, she advised organizations and teams on effectively managing change, and developing, managing and retaining talent.
Bethanne Knebel, SPHR
Bethanne Knebel has achieved the highest designation as a Senior Professional in Human Resources, reflecting more than 20 years of success in leadership, coaching, and training for a wide variety of industries and business environments. Her track record and background in executive level Human Resources management make her a skilled and knowledgeable business consultant and coach for leaders at all levels, and she is a certified Mediator.
Bethanne specializes in high growth environments and works with you to strengthen your organization through enhanced leadership and management, enabling you to achieve increased results by aligning people and performance with your vision and strategic objectives.
Recent career highlights include joining the Executive Team of Ivey Imaging, a digital imaging company managing through significant business and leadership transitions. Previously in a similar capacity, she was a member of the Executive Team responsible first for the management of rapid growth and then for the sale and subsequent transition of DaVinci Gourmet, Ltd., a privately held business in the specialty coffee field. Other business experience ranges from large scale manufacturing to high tech, to insurance, medical services, and specialty retail.
Gene began his career with General Electric, where he held Customer Service, Sales Development, and Sales Management positions. After completing his MBA, Gene joined Wilson Learning as an Account Executive with consulting, sales and management responsibilities for Fortune 500 clients in Southern California. Since 1993, Gene has been an Independent Consultant facilitating workshops and webcasts in the areas of Leadership, Teams, Sales, Global and Virtual Effectiveness.
Gene facilitates throughout the Americas, Europe, Asia, and India. Gene’s strengths come from his being affiliated with Wilson Learning since 1990 and include strong process facilitation skills, strategic focusing, and planning, grounding in core Wilson Learning models, designing customized and blended learning offerings and conducting critical pilots.
Since 2001, Gene has invested significant amounts of time researching, designing and facilitating webcasts on the topic of global, high-performance virtual teams, distance management, and effective virtual meetings. He is extremely skilled at webcast facilitation on any platform (including: LiveMeeting, Connect Pro, GoToMeeting, HP Virtual Rooms, WebEx, Centra, etc.) and is a key resource for “Train-the-Trainer” initiatives to get other facilitators and business leaders comfortable, confident and skilled at delivering meetings virtually.
Mary Beth Lamb
Mary Beth Lamb has helped business people in more than 20 industries on five continents achieve peak performance and maximize return on worldwide business investment by developing cultural competency.
She consults, facilitates, and speaks worldwide on global leadership, multicultural sales and service effectiveness, virtual teamwork, global diversity, and knowledge transfer across cultures.
Mary Beth also built and sold two consulting businesses in Europe and the United States and served as a senior consultant at two leading human performance improvement companies, ProGroup and Wilson Learning Worldwide. In 1998 Wilson Learning acquired the intercultural training company she co-founded in 1991, Transnational Strategies, Inc.
Before that, Lamb spent more than seven years working throughout Europe and North Africa for European, U.S., Canadian and Australian global communications companies.
Mary Beth co-authored the critically acclaimed book “Do’s and Taboos Around the World for Women in Business”, published by John Wiley & Sons in 1997 and reissued in China in 2004. She also contributed to “Global Women Healers”, published in 2010.
Lamb pursued graduate studies in the U.S. and Germany, holds a Phi Beta Kappa degree in international communications and certificates in global leadership, globalization strategy, cultural competency, and conflict resolution management.
For the last 12 years she has been an adjunct faculty member at the Executive Development Center of the University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Business, where she specializes in global workforce development.
She is also adjunct faculty at St. Catherine University where she lectures on global leadership, multicultural sales, and cultural literacy.
In 2009 she was also chosen as a Minnesota Woman of Influence because of her passion, values, and commitment to making a positive difference in Minnesota, the U.S., and the global community.
She is a member of the Society for Intercultural Education Training and Research and volunteers at several multicultural community organizations in Minneapolis, where she lives.