Degree: PhD

Andy Schumacher

With more than 20 years of experience in international strategic management, organizational  development, and marketing, Andreas (Andy) Schumacher, Ph.D. carefully balances the integration of human factors with efficient  and  effective process  improvement, change, or team interventions. Among other past projects he has successfully led organizations through mergers and acquisitions, turn-around situations, strategy alignment, and product line integrations, and oversaw the international roll out of enterprise training tools in over 15 countries.

Andy serves as an Organizational Psychologist in the Leadership Institute at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. He received both his Bachelors of Business Administration and Economics, and his MBA from the Westphalian  Wilhelms-University  in  Muenster,  Germany, and his  Doctorate  in  Industrial  /  Organizational  Psychology from  Capella  University. Among  other  certifications  he  has earned his International Coach Federation credential as  an executive  coach  at  the  professional  certified  coach  level (PCC).

John Reed PhD, MBA, MCEC, PCC

John is known as one of most skilled and qualified executive and leadership coaches. John helps capable people excel further, working with senior leaders, boards, executive teams, entrepreneurs and other professionals. When working with John you will experience a sharp focus on setting and reaching ROI and coaching goals. He sees himself as an experienced MBA with additional psychological skills to help clients better understand themselves and their coworkers. John is expert in helping clients see themselves accurately and then move forward effectively, better managing perceptions and strengthening leadership behaviors to set themselves apart.

He has been a Managing Principal since 2005 at Quinn Reed Associates (www.quinnreedassociates.com).  He is designated as a Master Coach by Marshall Goldsmith Stakeholder Centered Coaching, a Master Corporate Executive Coach by the MEECO Leadership Institute and a Professional Certified Coach by the International Coach Federation. He is a Navy veteran with an MBA from the Tuck School at Dartmouth, an AB from Dartmouth College and, as a licensed organizational psychologist, a PhD from the University of Georgia. He previously worked in the strategy practice of Accenture and the public-sector practice of CGI.

Philippa Strelitz

Philippa Strelitz has over fifteen years of experience in designing and delivering customized interventions to address high performance leadership, teamwork, communication, diversity issues and organizational culture across a range of industries including higher education, health care, transportation and entertainment.  She has consulted extensively on strategic planning, work culture, performance and leadership issues with both corporate and nonprofit organizations around the country.

Patricia Wheeler

Dr. Patricia Wheeler is Managing Partner of The Levin Group LLC, a leadership advisory firm with extensive experience within complex organizations. An expert in leadership development and executive coaching, she has more than twenty years of experience focused on helping smart, technically talented executives become more effective leaders, creating high performing teams and developing organizational talent and “bench strength.” She works with leaders around the world helping them hone their skills, competencies and executive presence.

 

Patricia specializes in executive assessment and feedback, executive coaching, developing high performing senior teams, and talent engagement.  She has assisted hundreds of senior leaders and their teams become even more effective as they face their current and emerging challenges.  She is known for her experience and research in executive transitions, helping leaders maximize success in bigger and broader roles, and for helping leaders succeed and drive business results in times of rapid change and complexity.  She created the FastForward transition program for senior leaders, which has been used by individuals and organizations across the globe.

Don Azevedo

Don is a dynamic coach and consultant with over 25 years of experience.  He uses innovative state-of-the-art techniques to help people explore how to resolve conflict, communicate more effectively, and negotiate win-win outcomes.  He works with both corporate clients and individuals in dealing with change, stress management, negotiations, conflict, emotional intelligence, leadership skills, career counseling, and communication effectiveness.  His primary focus is finding practical ways for people to improve their interactions in a high-stress, high demand world.  He uses a wide range of assessments, including MBTI, DiSC and the Highlands Battery.  He earned his doctorate from the University of Tennessee, and has worked with companies in both the US and Europe, including, GlaxoSmithKline, Cisco, Ericson, and the 101st Airborne division during Desert Storm.