Follow a good hire with a good transition.
Our job isn’t over when a candidate is hired. The on-boarding process is key to success, so we stick around to help with the transition.
We’re proud of our team of on-boarding coaches. They represent the very best in organizational consulting and leadership development. We have a diverse group of coaches, so we match the best coach with each of our newly placed executives.
Grayce Belvedere Young, MA, MBA
Twenty-five years of organization development and strategic planning make Grayce a veteran. She loves making organizations work better—whether it’s developing team members, implementing change or making boards more effective.
She’s deeply rooted in the Twin Cities community, including serving as trustee for Gustavus Adolphus College and the Women’s Foundation of Minnesota, and board member for Cultural Jambalaya, M.A.P. for Nonprofits, Twin Cities ASTD chapter, among others.
Grayce has seen it all, having lived, worked and traveled in all 50 states and 47 countries across the globe. She likes to bring that big picture perspective to all her good work.
David Chapman, PSYD
With more than three decades of experience in executive leadership, David knows people and organizations. He’s got a doctorate in psychology—and a master’s degree in theology for good measure—so he understands the human dynamics at play in every organization.
David helped build the MBA and International Management graduate program at St. Thomas. He’s coached entrepreneurs and executives across industries in the U.S., Canada, and Europe. He served as dean to over 14,000 students and regularly serves on nonprofit boards.
So it’s fair to say David knows good leadership. And like a good Minnesotan, Dave loves fishing and hockey.
Yvonne Cheek, PHD
Bringing change to big, inertia-bound organizations is Yvonne’s specialty. That’s the kind of good the civic sector needs. She focuses on delivering real results that directly affect the bottom line.
Yvonne’s nonprofit resume is vast, including trustee positions with the Jerome Foundation, the Sundance Family Foundation and the Blandin Foundation; board member roles with United Way of Minneapolis, Women Venture, KFAI Radio, Vocal Essence and the Minnesota Orchestra; and she is a founding member of the Greater Twin Cities United Way Women’s Leadership Council.
She also co-designed and facilitated a White House conference on Women and Leadership.
I am especially interested in the intersection of cross-cultural learning and negotiation and am passionate about supporting leaders and individuals who want to shine in their lives. I have worked in philanthropy, government, nonprofits and education. My expertise is in strategic thinking and consulting, board governance, leadership and organizational development, human rights and managing diversity and equity.
Before I set up my coaching and consulting practice, I was Portfolio Director at the Bush Foundation, Minnesota, working on nation building and government reform with Native American nations. Currently, I serve on two national and a regional Non-Profit Board, and have deep experience with board governance.
Bruce Roselle, PHD
The workplace is more fun and less stressful thanks to Bruce. He’s been coaching organizational leaders since 1981, helping them lead fearlessly and wholeheartedly. A licensed psychologist with a doctorate in counseling, Bruce is a recognized expert.
Bruce wrote the award-winning Fearless Leadership: Conquering Your Fears and the Lies That Drive Them (2006) as well as multiple articles. He’s frequently quoted in print, radio and TV on leadership and workplace issues.
Bruce has made a career of making other peoples’ careers better. The Minnesota Career Development Association noticed and gave him the Lifetime Achievement Award.