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Hall of Fame

For outstanding accomplishments in Alan Weiss’s Global Mentor Program, including:

  • Serving as an exemplar to others in the profession.
  • The highest levels of integrity, ethics and accountability.
  • Revenue and profit achievement and growth.
  • Contributions of intellectual capital to the profession.
  • Continual, challenging, personal and professional development.
  • Risk taking and resilience.

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.

Lessons from Lessons Learned & Ideas from the The Million Dollar Consultant® Private Roster Mentor Program Hall of Fame Members.

2019 Inductees

Liz de Clifford

Liz de Clifford

de Clifford Consulting, LTD.

Liz de Clifford is a keynote speaker, business consultant, and communications coach who has worked with clients for more than two decades in America and abroad.

In the 1990s, Liz served as a Vice President of Louis Allen Associates (now Louis Allen Worldwide), a global management consulting company. She was responsible for sales, marketing, and public relations.

In 1998, Liz – a born entrepreneur – left her corporate job and founded de Clifford Consulting, Ltd., a global communications consulting firm. Her clients include executives from some of the world’s most iconic technology companies.

(In fact, Liz trained Google’s legendary Chief Evangelist of Brand Marketing, Gopi Kallayil, in competitive speaking. Of Liz, Gopi says she is “a bright and sparkly spirit.”)

In 2018, the Motif Awards, which are considered “The World’s Highest Honor for Child Advocacy,” honored Liz by naming her its Motif Queen Laureate. At the ceremony, it was said that her work and example created “positive long term impact to many across the world.”

Paul Rulkens

Paul Rulkens

Agrippa Consulting International

Paul Rulkens is an expert in strategic high performance: the art and science of accelerating bold executive outcomes with the least amount of effort. He is an award-winning professional speaker, published author, and a trusted boardroom advisor, who has helped companies like McKinsey, KPMG, ExxonMobil, Novartis, UBER, Johnson & Johnson, and Canon get everything they can out of everything they have. His ideas to improve results and accelerate careers are often described as thought-provoking and counter-intuitive, yet highly effective.

Originally trained as a chemical engineer, Paul’s work is based on deep knowledge and extensive experience in the practical business applications of behavioral psychology, neuroscience and, especially, common sense. He is an international author of two business books and his popular TED talks have been watched by more than two million people.

2019

2018 Inductees

Lisa Miller

Lisa Miller

VIE Healthcare

Lisa Miller, the CEO and founder of VIE Healthcare, is a proven hospital financial and operational performance improvement expert with a specialization in healthcare costs. Since founding VIE in 1999, she and her team have achieved over $547 million in non-salary cost savings and revenue improvements for clients globally.

Lisa is constantly at the forefront of extracting unnecessary costs for her hospital clients and increasing their profit margins through her proven cost reduction strategies utilized by leading health systems. In 2016 she developed a patent pending system; Invoice ROI™, which extracts, reconciles and analyzes transactional spend data for purchased services and provides line item insights and analytics into this challenging category of spend for hospitals and all organizations.

Lisa has been featured in numerous industry publications, including Health-Leaders Magazine, Healthcare Financial News and Becker’s Hospital Review. She is the author of the upcoming book Hidden Costs – Hidden Profits; how to achieve maximum costs savings in minimal time, optimize resources and automate the management of your organizations spend, being released in February 2018. You can learn more about Lisa and VIE Healthcare at viehealthcare.com.

Connie Dieken

Connie Dieken

The Dieken Group

The founder of Influence 360º, Connie Dieken was recently named one of the world’s Top 10 Executive Coaches and has been honored as one of the Top 10 Female Business Owners in her region in the United States.

A former newswoman, Dieken is a five-time Emmy Award® winning journalist and the only woman to have been inducted into both the Radio/Television Broadcasters Hall of Fame® and the Speakers Hall of Fame®, as well as the Million Dollar Consulting Hall of Fame.® The author of two best-selling business books on influence and presence, Dieken has advised the influence strategies of leaders at many of the world’s best-known organizations, including Apple, HP, Nestlé, and The Cleveland Clinic.

Please visit conniedieken.com for more information on Dieken’s consulting services, executive coaching, keynote speaking, and the books she’s authored.

Liz Bywater

Liz Bywater

Bywater Consulting Group

Dr. Liz Bywater helps C-Suite leaders rapidly increase influence, catapult innovation, accelerate growth, build exceptional teams, and thrive amid the pressures of a 24/7 world. Her clients include top executives at Johnson & Johnson, Nike, Thomson Reuters and more. Dr. Bywater provides expert commentary for the Wall Street Journal, NY Times and Fast Company and is a featured guest on CBS radio’s Philadelphia Agenda and Remarkable Women. She sits on the Editorial Advisory Board and writes a monthly column, Dr. Liz on Leadership, for Life Science Leader magazine. A longstanding member of the American Psychological Association and the Society for the Advancement of Consulting, Liz also is the author of Slow Down to Speed Up: Lead, Succeed and Thrive in a 24/7 World!

Corrie Shanahan

Corrie Shanahan (deceased)

The Beara Group LLC

Corrie Shanahan is a sought-after coach, facilitator, and expert in teamwork and more productive performance. Her clients include Deloitte, UNICEF, Mars Inc., Discovery Communications, World Bank and United Nations. She is the author of “Do it, Mean it, Be it. The Keys to Achieve Success, Happiness and Everything You Deserve at Work and in Life”. She has been quoted in the New York Times, Financial Times, and Harvard Business Review. A native of Ireland, Corrie graduated from Trinity College Dublin and speaks five languages. She lives in Washington D.C. with her teenage son and their well-meaning beagle, Patsy Cline.

Mark Levy

Mark Levy

Levy Innovation LLC

Mark Levy is the founder of Levy Innovation LLC, a positioning firm that helps consultants and other thought leaders to increase their fees by up to 2,000%. His clients include a former department head in the White House, CEOs of major organizations, a former head of the Strategy Unit of the Harvard Business School, a member of Major League Baseball, and TED and TEDx speakers. Mark has written for the New York Times, and has written or co-created five books, including “Accidental Genius: Using Writing to Generate Your Best Ideas, Insight, and Content,” which has been translated into ten languages.

Sarah Levitt

Sarah Levitt

The Making Magnificence Project®

A trusted and strategic guide to the c-suite, Sarah Levitt brings penetrating insight, wit, and more than 20 years of practical business experience to her work with CEOs, corporate executives of Fortune 1000 companies, and senior leadership teams.

Sarah created The Making Magnificence Project®, an ongoing initiative, where she interviews successful leaders across different domains to capture their leadership journeys. Her new book, Magnificent Leadership, distills the essential elements of leadership success that she gleaned from those interviews.

Sarah is sought as a speaker for international conferences and leadership summits. A sampling of her engagements include: American Bankers Association, Harvard Kennedy School of Government, Hewlett-Packard, BASF, National Association of CEOs, Oracle, Blue Cross Blue Shield, and Ignite International Leadership Summit.

Sarah is a columnist for The Financial Manager and was recruited to coach in the elite Executive MBA program at The University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler business school. She is a member of Harvard’s Institute of Coaching and lives in Raleigh, NC.

Joanne Irving PhD

Joanne Irving PhD

The Chrysalis Group, Inc.

Dr. Joanne Irving is a coach and consultant for senior executives in mid and large size companies helping them improve individual and team performance. She has been a psychologist for three decades in the Washington D.C. area where she has worked with influential leaders from a wide variety of organizations, including the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, and the White House. Her corporate clients have included executives from AARP, Atlantic Health Systems, Johnson & Johnson, Microsoft, Pfizer, and Sutter Health. Joanne graduated summa cum laude from Tufts University; received her PhD in psychology from the University of Maryland; and conducted her internship at Johns Hopkins University Hospital. She lives in Potomac, Maryland with her husband, an administrative law judge. They have two grown sons who are successfully launched!

Dan Norenberg

Dan Norenberg

Executive Ownershift®

As an executive advisor, coach and consultant, Dan Norenberg designs and delivers learning experiences for senior leadership teams that create a peak performance culture through a transformative growth process called Executive Ownershift®.

Dan states that most executive teams are a collection of highly talented and experienced leaders, yet only a few manage to perform at their best.

His collaborative leadership process enables executive teams to stimulate high levels of engagement and ownership. He has advised and coached over 100 Fortune level teams and his clients include Allianz Group, Biotronik, Ciba Vision, Dentsply Sirona, the European Patent Office, IWIS, Klosterfrau, Knorr-Bremse, Lego, Rohde & Schwarz, The Walt Disney Company, UBS and ZF TRW.

Praveen Puri

Praveen Puri

Strategic Simplicity℠

Praveen Puri is the expert in Strategic Simplicity℠ who helps businesses identify the precise, key changes that result in dramatic improvement. His clients include Bank of America, Ameritech, United Airlines, and Motorola. His simplicity model extends across markets, industries, and functions. Praveen has more than 27 years of experience building teams, processes, and strategies for increasing business and customer value. He was employee #7 at ELCEDE, Inc., helped develop the Chicago Board of Trade’s Project A trading platform, and was part of the “skunk works” team that developed the first online banking systems at Bank of America. Praveen is one of the only consultants at Motorola to ever receive their “General Systems Sector” award. He was rewarded for simplifying their project management system.

2018

2017 Inductees

Evan Bulmer

Evan Bulmer

EBAA PTY LTD

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.

Lisa Larter

Lisa Larter

The Lisa Larter Group

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.

Kris Putnam-Walkerly

Kris Putnam-Walkerly

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

Ali Brown

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

Andrew Bass, Phd

BassClusker Consulting

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.”

Rebecca Morgan

Rebecca Morgan

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.®

2017

2016 Inductees

Lisa A. Bing

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.

Noah Fleming

Noah Fleming

Fleming Consulting & Co.

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.

Matthias Kolbusa

Matthias Kolbusa

  • Hamburg, Germany
  • +49 (0) 40 4 01 37 89-0
  • kolbusa.de

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

Lorraine Moore

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.

Shlomo Swidler

Shlomo Swidler

Orchestratus, Inc.

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

Sten Vesterli

More Than Code

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.

2016

2015 Inductees

Jeffrey Scott

Jeffrey Scott

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

Val Wright

Val Wright Consulting

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.

Steven Gaffney

Steven Gaffney

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 S. Citrin, Ph.D., MBA

Citrin Consulting

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.

His unique perspective on leadership development, talent management and resilience is based on the idea that by using strengths, assets, and skills, and by aligning them in a purposeful and powerful manner, real change occurs.

Victoria Labalme

Victoria Labalme

Victoria Labalme Communications

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.

John Martinka

John Martinka

Martinka Consulting

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.

2015

2014 Inductees

Mark Donovan

Mark Donovan

Mark Donovan & Associates
  • Dublin, Ireland
  • 086 – 384 0132; 353 86 – 384 0132
  • markdonovan.ie

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.

Lisa Anderson

Lisa Anderson

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.

Sally Strackbein

Sally Strackbein

Defining Story

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.

2014

2013 Inductees

Rick Pay

Rick Pay

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.

Chris Patterson

Chris Patterson

Interchanges

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.

Donna Brighton

Donna Brighton

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.

Scott Beilke

Scott Beilke

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.

David Waits

David Waits

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

Robbie Kellman Baxter

Peninsula Strategies

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.

Kathy Kingston

Kathy Kingston

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.

Constance Dierickx

Constance Dierickx

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.”

Mark Rodgers

Mark Rodgers

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.

2013

2012 Inductees

Scott Wintrip

Scott Wintrip

Wintrip Consulting Group

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.

Patrick Daly

Patrick Daly

Alba Consulting

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.

Colleen Francis

Colleen Francis

Engage Selling Solutions

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. She was named one of LinkedIn’s Top Voices for 2018.

Alex Goldfayn

Alex Goldfayn

The Technology Tailor, LLC

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 Tribunecolumnist 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.

Wayne McKinnon

Wayne McKinnon

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

Relansa, Inc.

Dr. Steven Bleistein, CEO of Relansa, Inc., 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.

Judy Chan

Judy Chan

HealthPro Consulting

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

Dr. Bart Sayle

The Breakthrough Group

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

Dan Weedin

Toro Consulting

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.

2012

2011 Inductees

Garry Beavis

Garry Beavis

BEAVIS & CO
  • West Perth, WA, Australia
  • +61 410 584 711
  • garrybeavis.com

Garry Beavis, Australia, is a highly successful and experienced business advisor and entrepreneur. He was the first Million Dollar Consulting® Master Mentor in Australia, certified for all programs. His expertise and success in running and launching businesses make him a superb resource for entrepreneurs and the owners and executives in small and medium-sized organizations.

Kevin Berchelmann

Kevin Berchelmann

Triangle Performance, LLC
  • Spring, Texas
  • (281) 257-4442
  • triangleperformance.com

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.

Bill Lee

Bill Lee

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.

Roberta Matuson

Roberta Matuson

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.

Richard Martin

Richard Martin

Alcera Consulting
  • Notre-Dame-de-l’Ile-Perrot Quebec, Canada
  • (514) 453-3993
  • alcera.ca

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.

Andrew Miller

Andrew Miller

ACM Consulting

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.

2011

2010 Inductees

Bill Corbett

Bill Corbett

Corbett Business Consulting
  • Loveland, CO
  • (970) 481-5976
  • corbettbusinessconsulting.com

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.

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.

Dave Gardner

Dave Gardner

Gardner & Associates Consulting
  • San Jose, CA
  • (888) 488-4976
  • gardnerandassoc.com

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

Simma Lieberman

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

Andrew Sobel

Andrew Sobel Advisors, Inc.

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.

Andrew Hollo

Andrew Hollo

Workwell

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.

Leslie Austin

Leslie Austin

Austin Consulting

An outstanding consultant in human behavior and individual performance at executive levels.

Wes Trochlil

Wes Trochlil

Effective Database Management

Creative and innovative in turning tactical information into strategic business knowledge.

Aviv Shahar

Aviv Shahar

Aviv Consulting

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.

David Gammel

David Gammel

High Context Consulting, LLC

Brilliantly combining technology, people, processes, and design.

2010

2009 Inductees

Suzanne Bates

Suzanne Bates

Bates Communications

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.

Seth Kahan

Seth Kahan

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.

Patricia Lynch

Patricia Lynch

Business Alignment Strategies, Inc

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.

Linda Popky

Linda Popky

L2M Associates, Inc.

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.

Katherine Radeka

Katherine Radeka

Whittier Consulting Group, Inc.
  • Camas, WA
  • (206) 274-6179
  • whittierconsulting.com

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.

Scott Simmonds

Scott Simmonds

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.

Phil Symchych

Phil Symchych

Symchych Consulting
  • Regina, SK Canada
  • (306) 569-9111
  • symcoandco.com

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.

2009

2008 Inductees

George Phares

George Phares (deceased)

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.

Guido Quelle

Guido Quelle

Mandat Managementberatung GmbH
  • Dortmund, Germany
  • +49 231 9742-390
  • 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.

Amanda Setili

Amanda Setili

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.

Kim Wilkerson

Kim Wilkerson

Wilkerson Consulting Group

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.

Rob Nixon

Rob Nixon

robnixon companies
  • Fortitude Valley, QLD, Australia
  • +61 7 3607 6600
  • robnixon.com

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.

Stuart Cross

Stuart Cross

Morgan Cross Consulting

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.

Libby Wagner

Libby Wagner

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.

2008

2007 Inductee

Cal LeMon

Cal LeMon

Executive Enrichment
  • Springfield, MO
  • (800) 373-4040
  • execenrichment.com

For leadership in combining teaching, counseling, business acumen, and influence into powerful, dynamic learning environments in organizational America.

2007

Charter Members

Dan Coughlin

Dan Coughlin

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.

Alan Fortier

Alan Fortier

Fortier & Associates

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.

Nancy MacKay, Ph.D.

MacKay & Associates

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.

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.