Stephanie Reynolds is Founder and CEO of Stephanie Reynolds Consulting, and co-owner of The Journey of Not Knowing. She specializes in coaching and training executives, and building aligned leadership teams. Based on a 7-point model for Scaling as a Leader©, she designs and delivers comprehensive programs to develop leadership talent using proven 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, 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.
Ann Dorgan is a Master Facilitator and Leadership Coach. For the last 22 years she has worked in the private, public and non-profit sectors as coach, consultant and manager. Clients recognize Ann for her ability to create a space for trusted and candid conversation. Her generative spirit brings simplicity to complex situations through one-on-one coaching and dynamic group facilitation.
Prior to joining Bluepoint Ann was an internal consultant with T-Mobile, USA. There she had an impact on the environment by facilitating executive off-sites and steering committees, coaching managers for improved performance, designing change management strategies, and managing the career development program for IT.
She spent six years managing broadcasting services and operations for the Department of Information Services who served all WA State departments including the Office of the Governor and the WA State Supreme Court. Ann’s international assignments have taken place in Malaysia, China, Canada and Argentina.
Ann is a member of the International Coach Federation and holds a Masters degree from the Leadership Institute of Seattle in Applied Behavioral Science with emphasis in Consulting and Coaching in Organizations.
She’s also a member of the Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists. With over 200 credits as a producer, director, editor and performer, Ann brings a uniquely creative approach to her client work. Using poetry, stories and metaphor, Ann supports the logical and emotional development of leaders.
Ann is committed to community service and continues to volunteer her services to various boards and organizations. She most recently was the Board Chair of the Leadership Institute of Seattle and provides pro-bono Leadership Development Services to the Center for Ethical Leadership, Leadership Eastside WA and the City of Seattle’s Youth Violence Prevention Initiative. Her donations support Save the Children and No-Kill Animal Shelters.
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.
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.
With over 20 years experience as a leader, manager and internal consultant, Dodi’s professional background includes experience in the retailing, banking, and manufacturing industries. As a consultant, she partners with business leaders in the areas of leadership development, executive coaching and organizational development. She also has extensive experience in career management and provides coaching to mid-career and managers in transition.
With certifications and experience in various team building, training, mentoring, and development programs and instruments, Dodi has the flexibility to deliver and design a variety of programs specific to clients’ needs.
Previous to her consulting practice Dodi was the Director of Organizational Development at PACCAR Inc, and was responsible for worldwide executive and employee development and training, succession planning, performance management, and the corporate management university. She was also responsible for the design and implementation of many cross- cultural and global programs during a period of global expansion at the company.
Donald Williamson, PhD
Donald Williamson has taught and practiced systems thinking, as applied to families, groups and organizations for forty years. As tenured faculty, he taught psychology to seminarians at Duke University in the 1960’s; he was Dean of the Institute of Religion and Human Development in Texas Medical Center, Co-Founder of the Houston Family Institute and Clinical Associate Professor in Psychiatry at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston in the 1970’s; he was Professor of Family Medicine and Director of the Family Stress Clinic at Baylor College of Medicine in the 1980’s. In 1992 he came to the Leadership Institute of Seattle (LIOS) as Associate Dean, and since 1999 has been Senior Fellow at LIOS.
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 within 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.
Jan Gelman is a coach, facilitator and leadership development professional known for her ability to combine curiosity and directness to help leaders get to the heart of their challenges quickly. Drawing on more than 20 years experience as a senior leader in business, media, and technology with companies such as Capital Cities/ABC, Sierra On-Line and GiftCertificates.com, she has unique insights into the complex demands that her clients face.
She works with leaders, teams and organizations around the world and is deeply interested in how cultural differences and rank impact relationships and performance. She is passionate about seeing her clients succeed and focuses on helping them move past self-imposed limitations and take initiative to drive business results.
Jan has been an internal leadership consultant at Washington State Labor & Industries and an external consultant with organizations such as Microsoft, General Electric, Bug Music/Windswept, Point B, Peer 1, Whitepages.com, CarDomain, ShareBuilder, SumTotal Systems, King County Metro Transit, and FareStart.
Jan has also written numerous business and lifestyle articles for New York magazine, Selling magazine, MSN and MSNBC; and published books for young adults with Alfred A. Knopf and Simon & Schuster.
Jan holds a Master of Arts degree in applied behavioral science (focus on coaching and consulting in organizations) from the Leadership Institute of Seattle and a Bachelor of Science degree in journalism from the University of Colorado at Boulder. She is certified in Genos’ Emotional Intelligence assessments and development tools and works with Jim Kouzes’ and Barry Posner’s Leadership Practices Inventory (LPI).
With over 18 years of experience, Karsten has benefited from her varied career path. She has worked in several industries and roles including Sales and Marketing, Business Process Improvement and as a business volunteer in Romania with the Peace Corps. She recently was an internal consultant in a global technologies company and worked with multiple levels of the organization to connect business results to people strategies. She played a pivotal role in shifting business culture to focus on employee growth and development, not just on technical expertise.
Along with Karsten’s breadth of experience she has an MBA in International Business, is a certified coach through the Hudson Institute and is qualified to administer the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator. Karsten’s experience and training allow her to connect with all types of people and achieve life changing results.
Maria brings more than 20 years of leadership development and career management coaching to SRC. A highly capable executive coach, she understands the relationship between individual and organization success. Adept at understanding diverse organizational cultures and business models, Maria brings a thoughtful, pragmatic and outcome-based approach to her work, motivating clients to identify and achieve success.
A dynamic facilitator, Maria consults with corporations, professional associations and non-profit boards on leadership issues, as well as leads corporate workshops in strategic planning, high performance work teams, leadership effectiveness, and career and change management. Her experience includes work with professional and executive levels in multiple industries, diverse company sizes and functions.
Maria’s career path has included 13 years with DBM, a global human capital firm where she led their Washington State consulting practice. Prior experience includes a private consulting practice in San Diego, corporate human resources roles and owner/operator of a specialty bookstore. Maria is an avid reader, and is active in the community and on boards related to education and developmental disabilities. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Irvine.
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.