Colleagues

Margaret Aliff

Margaret Aliff is an expert in human resource and organizational development with more than 30 years experience working with individuals, groups and organizations to create and implement change management strategies. Her education includes: BBA in accounting and economics, MBA in management and organization behavior, NTL Behavioral Science internship and UA HRD and OD internship. Margaret was a Speaker on the topic of “Effecting Change Through a Better Performance Management System” at the 14th Asian Regional Training and Development Conference sponsored by the Singapore Institute of Management. She is an expert in training design and has trained trainers and consultants in nationally advertised workshops and has been a speaker on a wide variety of leadership development and human potential topics. Margaret has been coaching managers to interpret and follow-up on their 360 degree feedback as part of organizational development and performance management projects for many years.

Ron Curtis

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Ron Curtis ihas been an executive coach for over 13 years. His current clients include CEO’s, Presidents and senior managers in the oil, chemical, high tech, financial, marketing and telecommunications sectors. He has worked both nationally and internationally for many Fortune 50 companies, where he has specialized in behavior change management. His client list includes Dell, Hewlett-Packard, BMW, KPMG, Ashland Chemical, Ingersoll-Rand, Ford Motor Company, Ashland Oil, Verizon and Heineken.

Prior to full time focus on coaching, Ron held several leadership positions at IBM where he spent 25 years in human resources, organizational and leadership development. Ron earned his Bachelor Degree in Business Management from West Liberty University and his Masters in Labor Relations from West Virginia University.

Laura Davis

Laura A. Davis is the President and Founder of Laura A. Davis & Associates, Inc., an Atlanta-based transformational coaching and leadership development and sales training firm. Laura assists individuals and organizations in growing through change by developing people and organizational capabilities. Her focus is to facilitate the development of self-awareness as well as the acquisition of the skills necessary to thrive in the new world of work.

Laura’s focus as an Executive Leadership Coach, Speaker, Trainer/Facilitator, and Author is to assist individuals, teams, and organizations in developing the self-awareness and acquiring the skills to thrive in the new world of work.

Bill Hawkins

Bill Hawkins is an expert in leadership development and executive coaching. As a consultant he has worked with over twenty Fortune 500 companies in seventeen countries. He holds a BS from Drake University and an MBA from Indiana University. Bill is member of the Learning Network, the Drucker Foundation “Thought Leader’s Forum” and is listed in Who’s Who in International Business. He is a contributing author in the Peter Drucker Foundation book The Organization of the Future, Jossey-Bass l997. He is also a contributing author in Coaching for Leadership, Jossey-Bass, 2000 and Change Champion’s Fieldguide, Best Practice Publications, 2003.

Lou Lasher

Lou Lasher coaches top performers who lead rapid change, negotiate through conflict, and establish vision for their companies. Her consulting approach is quite practical, grounded in twenty years experience in line and staff roles. Lou has special expertise in negotiation, conflict management, and accessing leaders’ full potential. Lou has an M.A. in Psychology and a Ph.D. in Administration from the University of Northern Colorado.

Betsy Pickren

Betsy Pickren, M.Ed, CPCC Professional Certified Coach. Betsy is President of Facilitated Learning, Inc. and brings 30 years of corporate experience as a people development professional, executive and coach for leaders and teams. Betsy is clear about her calling – creating safe spaces for people to learn, grow and develop their strengths. As a distributor for Harrison Assessments Talent Solutions, she helps leaders and organizations put the right people in the right jobs.

Carol Timmreck

Carol W. Timmreck, Ph.D., is an independent executive coach and organizational consultant with over 25 years experience in industry, designing and delivering interventions at the individual, group, and organization level. Carol’s coaching style is evocative and collaborative. She engages in direct and personal conversations, asks powerful questions, is a catalyst for insights and models openness, calm energy, learning, lightness and humor. An Adjunct Faculty in Psychology at the University of Houston, Dr. Timmreck received her BA from Loyola University of the South and her Masters and Ph.D degrees in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from the University of Houston. She is also an editor and contributor to The Handbook of Multisource Feedback (Jossey-Bass, 2001)