Meet Our Team

Sandra Davis, Ph.D., L.P.

Sandra Davis, Ph.D., L.P.

Chair and Founder

Helping boards navigate succession planning and developing CEO candidates

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Scott E. Nelson, M.A.

Scott E. Nelson, M.A.

CEO

Helping organizations build and leverage their talent acumen

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Kevin Louiselle, Ph.D.

Kevin Louiselle, Ph.D.

EVP of Talent Strategy and Assessment/Partner

Designing and delivering custom people-development solutions

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Andrew Greenseid, M.B.A.

Andrew Greenseid, M.B.A.

Chief Financial Officer

Modeling financial data to inform organizational decisions

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Sharon Sackett, Ph.D.

Sharon Sackett, Ph.D.

SVP of CEO and Board Services and Executive Assessment

Advising leading organizations with top-of-the-house succession and talent decisions

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Jennifer Donahue, M.A.

Jennifer Donahue, M.A.

Senior Vice President, Marketing and Communications

Leading MDA’s brand, marketing communications and business development

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Angie von Ruden-Doll, M.B.A.

Angie von Ruden-Doll, M.B.A.

Human Resources Director

Creating and maintaining a “best place to work” culture

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Sean Allen, M.B.A., M.S. Finance, Ph.D.

Sean Allen, M.B.A., M.S. Finance, Ph.D.

Senior Vice President, Strategy & Talent Solutions and Head of Consulting, Western Region

Working with senior leaders to achieve strategic priorities and drive business results

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Jim Laughlin, M.F.A.

Jim Laughlin, M.F.A.

Senior Vice President, Leadership Development

Partnering with executives to accelerate growth and transformation

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Matthew Such, Ph.D.

Matthew Such, Ph.D.

Vice President of Operational Excellence

Creating solutions and enhancing experiences across the organization

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Lisa Gordon, Ph.D., L.P.

Lisa Gordon, Ph.D., L.P.

Principal Consultant & VP of Coaching Services

Partnering with senior leaders to support thinking, planning, and execution

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Jeffrey D. Hinds, Psy.D.

Jeffrey D. Hinds, Psy.D.

Vice President of Private Equity/Principal Consultant

Helping business leaders make smart hiring decisions

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Michael Hepperlen, Ph.D.

Michael Hepperlen, Ph.D.

Director of Talent Insights and Analytics

Partnering closely with clients to tailor talent management solutions

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Chris Sloan, Ph.D.

Chris Sloan, Ph.D.

Principal Consultant

Partnering with organizations to maximize the potential of their people

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Kimberly Fowler, Ph.D.

Kimberly Fowler, Ph.D.

Principal Consultant

Identifying and facilitating the best solutions to improve enterprise-wide performance

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Cori Hill, M.A.

Cori Hill, M.A.

Principal Consultant

Promoting performance across business lines and global units to drive positive change

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Erik Williams, M.B.A.

Erik Williams, M.B.A.

Principal Consultant

Facilitating positive change and unlocking potential in clients

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Kelly McGlothlin-Zendejas, Psy.D.

Kelly McGlothlin-Zendejas, Psy.D.

Senior Consultant

Developing leaders to reach their career goals and build better culture

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Natalie Grund, M.A.

Natalie Grund, M.A.

Senior Consultant

Developing talent and enabling leaders to realize their full leadership potential

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Tony Carthen, M.A.

Tony Carthen, M.A.

Senior Consultant

Translating individual characteristics into leadership capabilities

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Michaela Madden Smith, Psy.D., L.P.

Michaela Madden Smith, Psy.D., L.P.

Senior Consultant

Encouraging leaders to identify and maximize their natural gifts

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Emma Rafuse, M.A.

Emma Rafuse, M.A.

Consultant

Helping clients and candidates find their best fit and potential in an organization

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Sara Coyne, M.A.

Sara Coyne, M.A.

Consultant

Helping leaders to realize their greatest opportunities

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Tyler Cully, M.A.

Tyler Cully, M.A.

Consultant

Empowering leaders through data-backed methods

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Chad Zemple, B.S.

Chad Zemple, B.S.

Director of Client Development

Crafting solutions to fit the needs of clients wherever they are on their journey

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Cory Jacobson, B.S.

Cory Jacobson, B.S.

Vice President of Client Development

Crafting and executing sustainable solutions for mission-critical business challenges

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Shawn Jones

Shawn Jones

Key Accounts Implementation Manager (KM)

Helping clients and consultants work to peak effectiveness

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Meaghan Johnson

Meaghan Johnson

Practice Operations Manager

Aldon Severson

Aldon Severson

Practice Operations Manager

Connecting people, ideas, and data to drive talent and change management initiatives

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Mary Lund

Mary Lund

Talent Onboarding and Training Consultant

Creating processes and solutions ensuring organizational success

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Karla Sovereign

Karla Sovereign

Assessment Engagement Coordinator

Elizabeth Sites

Elizabeth Sites

Assessment Engagement Coordinator

Tracy Bray

Tracy Bray

Assessment Engagement Coordinator

Karen Truckey

Karen Truckey

Report Coordinator

Kara Koll

Kara Koll

Lead Psychometrist

Laura Thieret

Laura Thieret

Practice Operations Manager

Jennifer Haddy

Jennifer Haddy

Practice Operations Manager

Jean Worrell

Jean Worrell

Senior Executive Assistant to Chair & Founder

Jill Borchardt

Jill Borchardt

Executive Assistant – CEO, CFO

Caitlin Schwantes

Caitlin Schwantes

Leadership Development Engagement Coordinator & Executive Assistant

Heather Erickson

Heather Erickson

Leadership Development Engagement Coordinator

Sam Hall, M.S.

Sam Hall, M.S.

Leadership Development Engagement Coordinator

Amie Howell

Amie Howell

Director of Business Services

Linden Villines

Linden Villines

Marketing and Sales Coordinator

Nancy Weidenfeller, Ed.D.

Nancy Weidenfeller, Ed.D.

Affiliate Consultant and Executive Coach

Helping leaders, teams, and organizations achieve high performance

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Barbara (Babs) Rozin, M.B.A.

Barbara (Babs) Rozin, M.B.A.

Affiliate Consultant and Executive Coach

Developing global leaders and preparing them for future challenges

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Floyd Carlson, M.S.

Floyd Carlson, M.S.

Affiliate Consultant and Executive Coach

Using brain-based coaching to help clients set motivating goals, strategies, and actions

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Jenny Swanson, Ph.D.

Jenny Swanson, Ph.D.

Affiliate Consultant

Providing guidance around selecting, developing, and engaging top leaders

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Napoleon Petsoulis, Psy.D., M.B.A., L.P.

Napoleon Petsoulis, Psy.D., M.B.A., L.P.

Affiliate Consultant

Challenging leaders to broaden perspectives and think strategically in everyday scenarios

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Robert Barnett, Ph.D., L.P.

Robert Barnett, Ph.D., L.P.

Senior Fellow & Affiliate Consultant

Guiding integrated strategic change

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Shreya Sarkar, Ph.D.

Shreya Sarkar, Ph.D.

Affiliate Consultant

Helping leaders achieve long-term success by using science, data, and empathy

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Joseph (Joe) Gier, Ph.D., L.P.

Joseph (Joe) Gier, Ph.D., L.P.

Affiliate Consultant

Combining 25+ years knowledge and expertise to customize impactful business solutions

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At MDA Leadership, we know there are no one-size-fits-all solutions for every organization. We take the time to get to know your business and your leadership needs and recommend a range of options that are the best fit for your growth goals. Let's see how MDA Leadership can optimize your Talent Strategy for the Long Run®.