Our team is made up of management professionals from a wide range of industries, with expertise in leadership, sales, marketing, change management, organizational structuring, media, operations, technology, and safety.
Most importantly, we’ve all been where you are: in leadership roles for organizations that are undergoing change or seeking improvement in any or all of these areas. Add to that our specialized training and experience using a wide range of methodologies and tools and we are ideally suited to help you improve talent acquisition and retention, manage change and grow your business.
Nancy Clark, President
Nancy uses her 25 years of experience in organizational development, operations and systems to pursue her passion: Helping organizations become healthy, profitable and great places for people to work.She believes in transferring her knowledge, skills and tools to her clients so they can improve and expand their capabilities and get real results.
Nancy is a member of numerous professional organizations and is called upon frequently to speak on current leadership challenges. She received her B.A. Degree from University of California Davis and her M.B.A. from Santa Clara University.
Nancy is also the author of 18 Holes for Leadership: How a Round of Golf Can Make You a Better Leader.
Del Chandler, Executive Vice President
Del has more than 25 years of experience in business and management consulting, helping clients with strategy, change management, technology, process redesign and organizational development.
As a partner at Deloitte Consulting, Del helped clients plan and implement change around people, process and technology. He has extensive industry experience in energy, healthcare, financial services, telecommunications and manufacturing. He earned his B.A. Degree at San Jose State University.
Marv Friedman, Executive Consultant
Marv’s 30+ year career with Arthur Andersen was spent working with companies that ranged from venture-backed start-ups to large family owned and operated businesses. He served as the trusted business advisor, consulting on financial and business challenges, organizational structuring, visioning and marketing strategies.
Marv has taught at a number of educational institutions including in the MBA program at San Francisco State University. He is a graduate of the University of Toledo and received his M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Mark Ibanez, Sr. Consultant/Executive Media Coach
With more than 15 years as a media coach for business executives, professional and college athletes, and entertainment professionals, Mark leverages his 30+ years of interviewing, reporting, and anchoring. A dynamic, experienced journalist, Mark currently is news and sport anchor, sports reporter, and sports director of a major market television station.
Tom Kowalski, Sr. Consultant
Tom has 25+ years in the construction and heavy equipment rental industry, culminating in his role as president of SI Equipment and a member of Swinerton, Inc.’s executive team.
Tom engaged Leadership Dynamics, Inc. to assist him in the development and growth of his team and business. He learned firsthand how to improve performance and results by engaging/cascading strategic planning, deploying/leveraging the Predictive Index ® System, etc. His company became the leader in terms of financial results, employee satisfaction, and overall performance.
Tom now is passionate about helping other leaders employ tools, techniques, and predictive analytics to lift employee performance in the areas of leadership, sales, production, operations, and safety.
Danica Murphy, Managing Director, EMEA
Danica has 20 years of international consulting experience and anchors our European practice. Her expertise in leadership development, strategic planning, and executive coaching continue to be in great demand because she achieves measurable results. She joined Arthur Andersen directly from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and quickly became the top enterprise consultant in the Arthur Andersen practice.
Matthew C. Weisman, Executive Consultant
Quality Improvement Practice
Matt’s area of focus is quality improvement through team building.
As an entrepreneur, he was responsible for developing high performance teams and operational processes in safety and service that became the business model for a growing sector in business aviation. As a member of the faculty of the Harvard Business School he has taught MBA’s. He has facilitated executive learning, mentored entrepreneurs, advised executives at for profit and not for profit organizations in healthcare, aerospace, technology, finance, and service industries. The foundation of his management view includes the deep appreciation of the importance of people at every task in an enterprise. He has a M.B.A from Harvard University, a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania, and a BA in English Literature from the University of North Carolina.
Melody Silberstein, Sr. Consultant
Melody has more than 25 years of experience as a Human Resources executive, responsible for aligning corporate and people strategy, building high performance cultures and creating exceptional employment brands. She brings demonstrated expertise in leadership development, executive coaching, developing values based organizations and managing acquisition integration.
She has worked in the financial services, high tech and engineering industry sectors. Melody has received a BS in Organizational Behavior from University of San Francisco.
Jacqueline “Jackie” Welch, Sr. Consultant
Extensive experience driving business results, growing revenues and exceeding field sales requirements for a Fortune 200 company for over 10 years. Strong Presentation skills delivering training, launching of new products and services, producing workshops, facilitating meetings and training workshops as a Certified Coach. (CPCC)
With more than 25 years of Leadership, Strategy and delivering results thru others, Jackie utilizes her extensive experience to assist companies achieve their goals. As a Client Delivery Manager with Xerox Corporation for over 25 years, working with key stakeholders to drive change within the organization, focus on the customer and delivery quality results within budget.
UCSC Silicon Valley Extension, Certification, Instructional Design and Delivery; CPCC, Training completed at CTI, Member Mt. Diablo ATD (Association Trainers & Developers); and Tennessee State University, Bachelor’s degree, Marketing – Business Administration.
Joseph C. Dahm, Executive Consultant
After graduating with a major in Marketing from the University of Dayton, Joe joined Xerox Corp as a Sales Trainee. For over 30 years he held leadership and management roles in various divisions. He continued his career in other industries where he held leadership positions in: Administration, Sales, Marketing, Training /Development, General Management and Consulting.
He has worked in various industries including: Office Products, Transportation, Imaging, Consumer Packaged Goods, Amateur Photography, Wholesale Distribution
He has work experience in both National and International Markets: All 50 U.S. states, Canada, England, France.
Education: University of Dayton B.S. Degree – Business Administration – Marketing Major; Pepperdine University – MBA President Key Executive Program
Various leadership and management training programs while at Xerox Corp., PepsiCo Transportation, and Fuji Film.
Certified Predictive Index Analyst
Robert (Bob) Jendusa, Executive Consultant
With more than 30 years of experience, Bob’s expertise in Human Resources and Operations Management are the linchpin for success in the organizations and teams with which he has worked.
Bob has worked in various industries including Print and Digital Media, Aviation, and Distribution and Fulfillment. He has led reorganization efforts consolidating functions; project-managed the introduction of new technologies; led process-mapping for various departments and recommended changes to improve overall performance; while coaching and mentoring all levels of management.
Bob has also conducted numerous seminars on leadership, management skills and “train the trainer” and has been a guest instructor at the American Press Institute and various local, regional and national conferences.
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; BBA Industrial Relations
Certified PI Analyst; Xerox Certified Sales Training; ASTD (Now ATD) organizational development; Knight Ridder Leadership Development
Board member of the Newspaper Personnel Relations Association ( NPRA)