The Million Dollar Consultant® Hall of Fame
|For outstanding accomplishments in Alan Weiss’s Global Mentor Program, including:
These consultants are regarded by peers as being among the world leaders in consulting, as evidenced by empirical accomplishments in client results, professional contributions, and intellectual property.
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EBAA PTY LTD
(08) 8348 5000
Evan is an expert at leading dramatic business and personal growth for his clients. His passion and commitment to his clients earning more and working less is only rivalled by his passion for learning.
The Lisa Larter Group
Annapolis Royal, NS, Canada
Lisa Larter, CEO and Founder of The Lisa Larter Group works with people around the world as a Strategist, Consultant, Business Coach and Trainer. She is author of an Amazon Best Seller, Pilot to Profit: Navigating Modern Entrepreneurship to Build Your Business Using Online Marketing, Social Media, Content Marketing and Sales. She integrates modern marketing with effective strategy to dramatically improve sales, visibility, and profits. Her experience in Corporate Retail, Independently Owned Retail and Online Business, makes her a highly effective Strategist for businesses of all types.
Putnam Consulting Group
Kris Putnam-Walkerly is a global philanthropy advisor who helps grant makers transform their giving and catapult their impact. She is the author of the book Confident Giving: Sage Advice for Funders, which was recently named a “Top 10 Corporate Social Responsibility Book,” and in 2016 she was named one America’s Top 25 Philanthropy Speakers. For over 18 years she has helped over 60 donors and foundations strategically allocate over $350 million in grants by giving faster, with greater confidence and for higher impact. Her clients include the Charles and Helen Schwab Foundation, David and Lucile Packard Foundation, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Annie E. Casey Foundation, as well as dozens of high net-worth philanthropists, corporations and private foundations. Kris is president of Putnam Consulting Group, headquartered in Cleveland.
Ali Brown is one of the most recognized entrepreneur coaches in the world, building a coaching and consulting enterprise that has ranked in the Inc. 500 list of fastest growing private companies in the nation. She was named one of Forbes Women to Watch, one of Ernst & Young’s Winning Women Entrepreneurs, and an entrepreneur delegate for the United Nations Foundation’s Global Accelerator. Ali was also featured on the ABC hit primetime show “Secret Millionaire” and has over 250,000 followers via AliBrown.com, her social media channels, and her Glambition® Radio show on iTunes.
Andrew Bass, Phd
Sutton Coldfield, UK
00 44 121 427 7217
Andy helps leaders achieve better, faster results using resources they already have. Based in the UK, he travels extensively, and has worked on strategic change projects spanning North America, Europe and Asia. Clients say they value Andy’s unique mix of pragmatism and rigour. He is on the ‘Big Thinkers’ panel of experts for the behavioural change practice of Ogilvy & Mather and has taught consulting at Aston and Warwick Business Schools. Andy is author of “The Performance Papers: Incisive Briefings for Busy Leaders” and “NetworkAbility: building your business one relationship at a time.”
Fulcrum ConsultingWorks, Inc.
Becky Morgan provides operational strategic thinking to her mid-market manufacturing clients. Her ability to envision and create improved choreography of all aspects of manufacturing operations that seamlessly support company vision has created dramatic client results. Consultant, speaker, and author, her most recent book is Start Smart, Finish Strong Forging Your Path to Operational Excellence and Long-Term Success in the Manufacturing World Transforming Operations. Transforming Business.®
Lisa A. Bing
Bing Consulting Group, Inc.
Lisa A. Bing is a Brooklyn, NY-based expert on strategy and leadership. Growing mid-cap companies and non-profits rely on her to help accelerate strategy implementation and build up internal management capabilities resulting in productivity gains of up to 50%. Companies like the Federal Reserve, NY Law School, and Pfizer seek out her advice to broaden their perspectives. Lisa is an award-winning consultant and speak. She is a Vice Chair of the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce and Chair of The Concord Christfund. She is the first female African-American Hall of Fame inductee.
Fleming Consulting & Co.
Kingsville, ON, Canada
Noah Fleming is the owner of Fleming Consulting & Co in Toronto. He specializes in working with privately held, mid-market companies to create long-term, sustainable, and highly profitable customer relationships. He is the author of the #1 Amazon best-selling book in its field, Evergreen: Cultivate the Enduring Customer Loyalty that Keeps Your Business Thriving, and the forthcoming book, The Customer Loyalty Loop.
+49 (0) 40 4 01 37 89-0
Matthias Kolbusa, of Hamburg, is one the world’s leading strategy and change experts. Thousands of managers around the world have already experienced the entrepreneur, speaker and best-selling author and been helped by him. The declared “maverick” expounds his views in inspiring lectures which are as stimulating as they are provocative. An excellent judge of human nature, Matthias Kolbusa examines management situations from a critical but constructive stance; turns things on their head and changes perspectives, thus providing valuable thought-provoking impulses which are far removed from the mainstream.
Lorraine Moore of Calgary, Canada creates unprecedented outcomes for organizations and individuals. Her seminal work in inspired leadership delivers game-changing outcomes. A thought leader in strategic speed, innovation, and executive performance, Lorraine is sought out to contribute to the transformation of companies and individuals. Author of the forthcoming books, Feet to the Fire, How to Exemplify and Create the Accountability That Creates Great Companies, and 360 Degree CEO, Lorraine¹s clients benefit from her experience as a corporate executive.
West Hempstead, NY
Shlomo Swidler, headquartered in Tel Aviv, founder of Orchestratus Inc., is an expert in accelerating software innovation and driving business results. He advises top executives of firms in the high tech, e-commerce, media, entertainment, communications, and finance sectors, on strategy, organizational development, and performance. His work has attracted clients the world over, including powerhouses of the digital economy such as Amazon, VMware, Cisco, and AT&T.
Sten Vesterli from Copenhagen, is an internationally acclaimed expert on making IT live up to its promise for real business benefit. He has published four technology books, and companies like Oracle, Deloitte, and Maersk Lines have sought his advice. An award-winning speaker, he entertains and inspires audiences around the world with stories of IT success and failure.
Jeffrey Scott Consulting, Inc.
“Founded in 2008, Jeffrey Scott works with achievement minded landscape business owners who want to transform and profitable grow their business. Our peer group members enjoy and share new ideas, work on efficiency and accountability in a sharing process. After growing his family landscape business into a $10 million enterprise, Jeffrey sold and started his own consulting business, which includes the Leader’s Edge peer groups for Green Industry business owners.”
Val Wright Consulting
South Pasadena, CA
“Top executives at Fortune 1000 companies recognize Val as a global leadership and innovation expert and call her the growth accelerator. Executives say Val is unique because of her compassionate truth telling, fearlessness, and extensive experience working with creative, technical, and business leaders. Now with clients including Microsoft, Starbucks, LinkedIn and DreamWorks Animation, Val unlocks innovation and accelerates growth for executives who are ready to hear what they need to hear rather than what they want to hear.”
The Steven Gaffney Company
“The Steven Gaffney Company is the leading expert on honest, open communication. Top executives from Fortune 500 companies, federal government agencies, the United States military, and national associations have come to us to build trust, increase collaboration, lead through times of change, and improve teamwork across their organizations. “
Richard S. Citrin, Ph.D., MBA
“Richard Citrin, Ph.D., MBA brings more than 25 years of business leadership and consulting experience to his clients and their organizations. He is one of those rare consultants who brings a practical and pragmatic approach to his work.
Victoria Labalme Communications
New York, NY
“A graduate of Stanford University, Victoria draws on high level performance strategies distilled from two decades of professional show business experience: one-woman shows across the US, appearances at Caroline’s on Broadway, Gotham Comedy Club, a TV special with Robert DeNiro & Harvey Keitel, 27 television commercials including a Super Bowl spot (together totaling over 50 million viewers), a cameo on HBO’s “Sex & The City” and “Bessie” directed by Academy Award winner D.A. Pennebaker.”
McLeod & More Inc
“Sales Leadership expert Lisa Earle McLeod is best known for creating the popular business concept “Noble Purpose.” Her work and ideas have been game changing for leaders at global firms like Flight Centre, Google, Hootsuite, and Roche. She is the author of the bestselling book, Selling with Noble Purpose.”
“John has over 20 years of business experience supported by a Masters Degree in Finance and Economics from Marquette University. A recognized public speaker, John has developed a reputation for expertise in business acquisition and “problem solving”. He has the knowledge and real life experience which gains client confidence and delivers measurable results. John has owned three businesses, led a company turnaround, analyzed hundreds of acquisition candidates for scores of clients and helped over 100 clients buy or sell a business.”
Mark Donovan & Associates
086 – 384 0132; 353 86 – 384 0132
“Mark Donovan, founder of Mark Donovan & Associates, a consultancy that helps senior leaders accelerate the implementation of their organizational goals and strategy. He is an expert in change management and culture alignment. He dramatically improves individual, team and organizational performance. Mark’s clients include Liberty Global, Kraft Foods, Aon Consulting, Kuehne & Nagel, Intra-snack and Baxter Healthcare.”
LMA Consulting Group
“An expert in bridging the gap between supply chain strategy and execution to dramatically improve service levels, accelerate cash flow and maximize profits. Lisa is known as The Manufacturing Connector™ as she connects the people, processes and systems and aligns them with strategy and the end-to-end supply chain. She has also been recognized as the 16th most influential in supply chain management by SAP.”
Oak Hill, VA
“Sally Strackbein, Defining Story, Oak Hill, VA (Washington, DC) is an expert in authentic communication. Her clients report they communicate their value more quickly, became more memorable which has given them more impact and greater influence. Her unique power is the rare talent to meld information and emotion into compelling communication.Her clients range from solopreners and small business owners to large organizations like the FDIC and World Bank. She has worked with clients all over the US, Canada, and the UK.”
The R. PAY COMPANY, LLC
“Known to his clients as “The Sherlock Holmes of Operations and Supply Chain”, Rick helps his clients use innovative approaches to create an express lane from their suppliers to their customers, and his mentees to grow their practices and their personal success.”
“A leader with a burning desire to help others achieve greatness. His team of experts have launched hundreds of successful marketing campaigns, gained national attention, and helped businesses worldwide grow significant revenues.”
Brighton Leadership Group
“Donna Brighton is a world class expert in organizational culture and change with specialties in mergers and acquisitions, remote working transformations and strategy acceleration. Organizations like Kraft Foods, TD Bank and Lockheed Martin work with her to increase change capacity and help them use change as a competitive advantage. She specializes in developing change ready leaders who can move at the speed of change.”
Brighton Leadership Group
“Scott Beilke is an expert in change leadership and organizational culture alignment. He has launched, grown, and turned-around companies. Organizations like Guardian Life Insurance, CMMI Institute (a Carnegie Mellon affiliate), and Kraft Foods work with Scott to accelerate their organizations strategy. Scott serves on boards and mentors entrepreneurs and executives. He serves as a mentor for the Executives Club of Chicago, is a Master Mentor in Alan Weiss’s Private Roster Mentor Program, and is President of the Chicago Chapter of the Association of Change Management Professionals. “
Waits Consulting Group, Inc.
“David Waits, an expert in leadership development, is the founder of Orlando based Waits Consulting Group, Inc., a global leader in strategic planning and leadership development. David has worked with clients in all 50 states, and internationally in Canada, the UK, and South Africa. A sought after consultant and speaker, his diverse client list includes Quest Diagnostics, General Dynamics, Lexus, NASA, Major League Baseball, Walt Disney World and numerous other world-class organizations.”
Robbie Kellman Baxter
Menlo Park, CA
“An expert on market-driven strategy and and thought leader on the Membership Economy, Robbie has advised Netflix, Yahoo and Oracle and a who’s who of Silicon Valley companies. She is a Master Mentor, a graduate of Harvard and Stanford, and a pragmatic colleague, always eager to teach and to learn from those around her. “
Kingston Auction Company
“Kathy Kingston, CEO of Kingston Auction Company, Hampton, NH.The pre-eminent expert in fundraising auctions, Kathy has raised millions of dollars across the country. An international award-winning professional auctioneer and consultant, she works with nonprofits, schools, boards of directors and other auctioneers for record-breaking fundraising auctions, education & strategies that dramatically increase donor and board engagement and catapult profits. She is the author of the audio book: Do I Hear A Million? Benefit Auctioneering for Record Profits. “
CD Consulting Group
“Constance, The Decision Doctor, works with outstanding leaders to help them achieve unprecedented results. A fearless learner, she continuously enriches herself and clients with knowledge and experience that is constantly refreshed. She marries academic insight with pragmatic approaches to create a novel consulting relationship that clients describe as “priceless.” “
Peak Performance Business Group
“Mark Rodgers, principal partner of the Peak Performance Business Group in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is an expert in persuasion. A best-selling author, award-winning speaker and sought-after consultant, Mark blends cutting-edge psychological research, street-smart approaches and an extraordinary ability to transfer skills to help clients attain critical-mass support for every initiative, every change and every improvement. Mark shows others why your way is best.”
Wintrip Consulting Group
St. Petersburg, FL
“Scott Wintrip, CEO of Wintrip Consulting Group, St. Petersburg, FL. A renowned consultant and executive coach, Scott helps clients such as Boeing, P&G, Randstad, and Wells Fargo grow in both domestic and international markets. His expertise includes strategy, coaching, recruiting, retention, sales, leadership, and accountability, making him a versatile and highly expert corporate resource.”
+353 1 415 12 52
“Patrick Daly, Managing Director of Alba Consulting in Dublin, Ireland is an expert in supply chain management and rapid, profitable growth. He has worked with top companies Europe, Asia, and the Americas, helping to improve return on capital while reducing risk and complexity. He has consistently presented profound case studies to colleagues to assist in their learning as he acquires new clients and challenges.”
Engage Selling Solutions
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
“Colleen Francis is the founder of Engage Selling Solutions, a global leader in sales improvement with offices in the U.S. and Canada. A superb speaker and trainer, she implements internal accountability systems to perpetuate growth and sustain improvement. She has researched the successful habits of the top ten percent of sales professionals in a wide diversity of fields and has synthesized those techniques into powerful results for her clients.”
The Technology Tailor, LLC
Buffalo Grove, IL
“Alex Goldfayn, founder of the Chicago-based Evangelist Marketing Institute, and known as “the technology tailor,” is the author of the new book, Evangelist Marketing. A former Chicago Tribune columnist and Fox television personality, he creates exponential growth through compelling language, mining customer insights, and targeted marketing. He enables clients to rapidly create loyal, passionate, and “evergreen” customers, who in turn attract more customers. He builds brands from scratch and turbocharges current brands.”
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
“Wayne McKinnon, of Ottawa, is the Information Technology Coach, andhas constantly reinvented his business to alter clients’ evolution by working with their “corporate DNA.” He focuses on improving operational effectiveness, rapidly deploying change, and eliminating internecine strife. His clients cite him for fast, profound work, and he is known for incorporating IT components is a strategic manner to further corporate goals. His approaches are non-conventional and immediately effective.”
Dr. Steven Bleistein
“Dr. Steven Bleistein, CEO of Promise Point, Tokyo. With a doctorate in computer science and a distinguished background in workplace interactions among people, processes, and structure, Steve has travelled the globe in a continual learning quest to better help his clients. His firm works in strategy, performance management and business development.”
San Francisco, CA
“Judy Chan, President of HealthPro Consulting, San Francisco. Judy specializes in the turbulent and critical California health field, creating technology strategies that innovatively improve patient care and organizational efficiencies. She is versatile in helping small, medium, and large businesses as well as non-profits in rapidly and effectively implementing new strategies.”
Dr. Bart Sayle
The Breakthrough Group
+44 (0) 20 7229 1838
“Dr. Bart Sayle, CEO of The Breakthrough Group, London and Newport. Bart works with the most senior people in organizations such as Wrigly, Mars, and Wyeth to create innovative strategies and paradigm-breaking new business ventures. A widely-sought speaker, he is co-author of The Blue Train, a unique approach to explosive growth.”
“Dan Weedin, CEO, Toro Consulting, Poulsbo, WA. Dan is one of the leaders in insurance sales and performance in the country, working for over a quarter century to minimize risk and maximize operations and performance. Additionally, he is expert in addressing crisis and creating thriving environments out of chaos.”
Beavis Consulting Group
Osborne Park, WA, Australia
+61 8 9204 5030
“Garry Beavis, Perth, Australia, is an expert in financial services and a Fellow or the Taxation Institute of Australia. He was the first Million Dollar Consulting® Master Mentor in Australia, certified for all programs. His expertise in value recognition, branding, marketing, and intellectual property make him a superb resource for the owners and executives in small and medium-sized organizations.”
Triangle Performance, LLC
“Kevin Berchelmann, Houston, TX, is CEO of Triangle Performance, LLC which creates enhanced financial success through innovative human performance strategies. He works with executives in large organizations to far surpass what is traditionally believed to be organization development and change management. He is also a sought-after speaker and facilitator.”
Customer Strategy Group
“Bill Lee, Dallas, TX, an expert in customer relationships, retention, and loyalty, has done seminal work in assessing the value of customer relationships and how bet to engage customers. His next book appears in the fall from Harvard Business Review Press, The Hidden Wealth of Customers. He is the president of the Customer Strategy Group and hosts a unique, thought leading conference annually on enhancing customer engagements.”
Human Resource Solutions
“Roberta Matuson, Northampton, MA is the author of the new book, Suddenly in Charge from Nicholas Brealey Publishing. The CEO of Human Resource Solutions, she provides consulting services to accelerate growth and development in major organizations. She specializes in leadership growth, including hiring, retention, promotion, and succession. She is adept at moving employees beyond compliance to commitment.”
Notre-Dame-de-l’Ile-Perrot Quebec, Canada
“Rich Martin, Quebec, Canada, CEO of Alcera Consulting, brings his former military and business leadership to executives seeking to exploit and not fear change; maximize opportunities; and minimize risks. He is a gifted coach, speaker, and consultant, and adept at helping client choose the maximum benefit among alternatives within acceptable risk limitations. He conducts business bilingually and with varied constituencies.”
Toronto, ON, Canada
“Andrew Miller, Toronto, Canada, CEO of ACM Consulting, provides sustainable strategic solutions, consulting, and coaching services to a wide variety of private and public sector clients. He is an expert in supply chain management, procurement procedures, and shared services. He is a certified professional project manager, and has taught these subject at a variety of universities as a visiting professor.”
Corbett Business Consulting
“An expert in recovery from substance and alcohol abuse, especially among executives, with a unique, unselfish approach to sobriety and an impressively high success ratio, who is constantly providing emotional support to colleagues.”
Linda D. Henman, Ph.D.
Henman Performance Group
“A thought leader in executive assessment, coaching and feedback, who masterfully combines the science and the art form to create higher levels of excellence for her clients, which she clearly models herself.”
Gardner & Associates Consulting
San Jose, CA 95134
“An omnipresent source of inspiration, motivation, and pragmatic help to his community of peers, who uses his own lifelong learning to assist others on that journey.”
Simma Lieberman Associates
“An ‘inclusionist’ who views diversity and variety not in terms of numbers but in terms of talent, contribution, and higher levels of performance, who is fearless in her beliefs in the inherent talents of all people.”
Andrew Sobel Advisors, Inc.
New York, NY
“Author, coach, and consultant who brings brilliant intellectual capital to major companies globally, helping them to identify, retain, and nurture their best clients, thus helping to ensure a bright future.”
+03 9486 0110
“Andrew Hollo, Sydney, Australia is the CEO of Workwell, which provides for quick resolution of complex concerns through advanced facilitation. He is an expert trainer, coach, and instructor, helping his clients to rapidly generate new ideas and alternatives in incredibly brief time periods. He creates higher performance levels among individuals and teams across all business lines.”
New York, NY
“An outstanding consultant in human behavior and individual performance at executive levels.”
Effective Database Management
“Creative and innovative in turning tactical information into strategic business knowledge.”
Seattle, WA & West Palm, FL
“Original and dynamic approaches to organization performance and effectiveness. Known to his clients as The Collaboration Catalyst is a recognized expert in leadership, strategy and top talent development. He is an international consultant, coach, author and featured speaker. Aviv’s passion is to help successful leaders and teams create and achieve their desired future.“
High Context Consulting, LLC
“Brilliantly combining technology, people, processes, and design.”
“The owner of a powerful business focused on improving executive presentation and communication skills, with two superb books on executive performance, a member of the Million Dollar Club, and a former network news anchor”
Glen Echo, MD
“An outstanding organization development consultant who constantly contributes to the Mentor Community by selflessly sharing his victories and setbacks, and is an exemplar of lifelong learning and growth, formerly with the World Bank.”
Business Alignment Strategies, Inc
Long Beach, CA
“A human performance and productivity expert who has worked with highly effective results in public sector and highly politicized environments, nevertheless driving clients toward demonstrable and repeatable results.”
L2M Associates, Inc.
Redwood City, CA
“A marketing and message expert, who helps clients clarify their message, who is one of the most frequent and powerful contributors to Alan’s Forums, recently bestowed with a Woman of the Year Award, and the president of Women in Consulting.”
Whittier Consulting Group, Inc.
“An outstanding professional in lean management and business processes, who has created significant intellectual property and become the “go to person” in her field through her highly effective promotion of her value in her marketplace.”
“An insurance expert who selflessly shares with the community of professionals he joins and supports, and who constantly experiments with more effective ways to reach and assist clients, generously sharing effective techniques with those around him.”
Regina, SK Canada
“An expert in business growth who literally traveled the globe, from Australia to Germany, from the UK to the US, to discover best practices to make him more valuable to clients in an ongoing perpetual learning quest.”
Strategic Direction Resources, Inc.
“For creating a specialized consulting firm in the difficult field of compliance and regulatory affairs, dramatically growing his business base while reducing labor intensity, and sharing his insights unselfishly with colleagues.”
Mandat Managementberatung GmbH
+49 231 9742-390 www.mandat.de
“A leader in boutique consulting with major firms, he moved his seven-figure consulting business completely to value-based pricing within a year in a market where many said it couldn’t be done; a life-long learner who improves his clients, his staff, and himself every single day.”
Setili & Associates, LLC
“An example of a McKinsey alumna who established her own, independent practice, adapted to new principles of client interaction, and whose firm has grown strongly in each year of its existence, powerfully enabling clients to align individual objectives in support of corporate strategic goals.”
Wilkerson Consulting Group
Cedar Rapids, IA
“As an example to all of us in committing herself to lifelong learning and the continual creation of new ideas to help others to grow their practices and enrich their lives, engaging her clients, colleagues, and audiences with her enthusiasm, wit, and innovation.”
Fortitude Valley, QLD, Australia
+61 7 3607 6600
“The prototypical entrepreneur, he has focused on the accounting profession and helped thousands to innovatively improve their practices and their lives by boldly introducing new insights, thinking, and resources, serving as an exemplar through his own marketing efforts.”
Morgan Cross Consulting
Newark, United Kingdom
“In a dramatically brief time created and expanded his solo practice by boldly focusing on dramatic and strategic growth, while also sharing his expertise through teaching in major business schools.”
Professional Leadership Results, Inc.
“An innovative leader in human resources development who is both a profound learner and contributor to others, who has traveled the world in a dramatic quest for personal and client improvement.”
“For leadership in combining teaching, counseling, business acumen, and influence into powerful, dynamic learning environments in organizational America.”
The Coughlin Company
“An example of start-up success, leaving a high school teaching position and rapidly becoming a pre-eminent national executive coach, working with organizations such as Marriott and McDonald’s, including the publication of two books in three years on his specialty.”
Fortier & Associates
Fort Lee, NJ
“An expert in all aspects of manufacturing company strategy, pricing, business development, organization, acquisitions, and manager development, including helping executives and boards improve execution, all combining for more value for manufacturing clients than available in any other single resource.”
Nancy MacKay, Ph.D.
MacKay & Associates
North Vancouver, Canada
“For excellence in strategic and organizational consulting, building executive teams, and assisting diverse and global organizations to more rapidly move toward their strategic objectives.”
Edward Poll, J.D.
LawBiz® Management Co.
“The pre-eminent individual resource for law firm valuation, growth, and productivity, with singular contribution of intellectual capital to the legal community.”