Clients

 Current and Recent Clients

  • Duo Security, Ann Arbor
  • University of Michigan Museum of Art  (see references link, above right on this page)
  • FasTemps, Ypsilanti, Michigan
  • Jazzercise of Ann Arbor , Saline & Dexter, Michigan
  • Sensei Associates, Michigan

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  • Shifting Gears, Michigan
  • The Arab-American Heritage Council
Taking an afternoon retreat break in the garden, AAHC board members & executive director, Mona Sahouri, 2012

A retreat break in the garden, the Arab-American Heritage Council Board with executive director, Mona Sahouri, 2012

  • Asahi Kasei Plastics, North America, Inc.
  • Center for Civil Justice (CCJ), Michigan
  • The Inter-University Council of Ohio –  14 Ohio public college presidents (in partnership with Dannemiller Tyson)
  • ComForCare  (national franchise)
  • General Motors (GM) Transmission (in partnership with Fenwick Koller Associates)
  • The Society for College and University Planning (See Jolene Knapp reference )
  • University of Michigan (UM) Dean’s Office, School of Music, Theater and Dance
  • UM Central Power Plant
  • UM Housing Leadership Team
  • Gretchen’s House  (See Heidi McFadden reference – 10 Centers)
Deb & Executive Director, Heidi McFadden at a strategy retreat

Deb & Executive Director, Heidi McFadden at a strategy retreat

  • UM Center for the Study of Complex Systems
  • UM Flint -  Department of Public Safety
  • UM Business and Finance Division  (Multiple references)
  • UM  Kidney Epidemiology and Cost Center (KECC) –  interdisciplinary research group
  • UM Law School and Law Library

(Client recommendations and photos are available via the link to the above right of this page.)

 

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 Topics

  • Leadership transitions and on-boarding
  • Consulting and facilitation support to leader and team communication before, during and after layoffs, budget reductions, and transition stress
  • Leadership coaching to improve effectiveness and leader team relationship strengths
  • Context and disciplines include
    • dean senior staff teams,

      Mechanical Engineering Faculty Retreat 2009

      Mechanical Engineering Faculty Retreat 2009

    • physicians (faculty and residents),
    • health-based national board meeting facilitation,
    • faculty and senior staff retreats,
    • mixed faculty, research and staff
    • public safety (officers), transportation (bus drivers), firefighters, operation engineers, etc.
  • Project work in performance management (many), competency systems (5 projects), 360 degree feedback, talent development studies, classification system restructuring, and employee engagement (photos below)Communication process improvements
  • Extensive focus group and interviewing project experience
  • Report development and writing experience (engagement of senior leaders, design and advisory teams, volunteers)

    360 Feedback and Succession Management division projects

    360 Feedback and Succession Management division projects

  • Extensive process facilitation experience including appreciative inquiry, Open Space Technology, and Preferred Futuring
  • Three recent national association presentations on competency systems for HR  (CUPA and NACUBO)
  • Over twenty years of consulting and facilitation experience in the public and private sectors
  • Qualified practitioner of MBTI (Step II and shadow), DISC – PPS.  Also experienced with Strengthfinder 2.0 and other developmental tools.
  • Over ten years contracted and informal
    Deb with several members of Coach Cafe' Ann Arbor at a recent coach video workshop.

    Deb with several members of Coach Cafe’ Ann Arbor at a recent coach video workshop.

    coaching experience

    • Deb is a B/Coach and Leadership University graduate and is a member and listed with the International Coaching Federation (ICF) & ICF Michigan.  Deb also coordinates the monthly Coach Cafe’ Ann Arbor group affiliated with ICF Michigan coaches.  Her coaching training and skills meet or exceed all ICF competencies.
    International Coach Federation

     

 Other Clients include:

  • The Ann Arbor Summer Festival
  • Michigan Sea Grant

    Competency Systems - 3 Sample Projects

    Competency Systems – 3 Sample Projects

  • UM CardioVascular Center
  • UM Library
  • The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR)
  • The Center for the Education of Women at the University of Michigan
  • UM Utilities and Plant Engineering
  • UM Dearborn
  • UM Ann Arbor – Department of Public Safety
  • UM School of Nursing
  • SOS Crisis Center
Waaay Back, client projects - Performance Systems, Feedback & Coaching

Early career, client projects – Performance Systems, Feedback & Coaching