Partners & Affiliates

Anderson-Squires, LLC

Dan Squires, PhD, Principal

Dan is the founder and principal at Anderson-Squires, LLC, which is headquartered in the Providence, RI area. Dan focuses most of his time on working with business leaders and teams to accelerate their leadership development and effectiveness. In addition to Anderson-Squires, Dan has been on the faculty at Brown University since 2006, and recently cofounded a new venture focused on developing cutting-edge assessment tools and strategies to enhance executive, team and organizational development. Dan has worked with business leaders for over 15 years.

Dan began working with business leaders and their teams in 2002. He has worked with diverse organizations operating in demanding, dynamic environments, spanning private, public, academic, and government agencies, including in-depth development of several prominent leaders of publicly traded companies.

Effective leadership doesn’t happen by accident. While select leadership qualities come more naturally to some, great leaders are made through a combination of challenging work and life experiences, grit, and a desire to achieve big things—both from within and beyond themselves. Dan specializes in developing leaders and leadership teams through a rigorous assessment and development process that challenges even seasoned leaders and teams to achieve more. He appreciates that the costs of leadership failure can be considerable; and conversely, successful leadership can inspire transformational changes with rippling effects extending well beyond organizations and their employees.

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CLIENT LIST

Stoneridge, Inc., Penn National Gaming, CACI, Urban Atlantic, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Discovery House, CODAC Behavioral Healthcare, Vermont Department of Health, New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, and several private, individual clients.

EDUCATION

Dan earned a baccalaureate degree with honors in psychology, master’s degrees in clinical psychology and public health, and a doctoral degree with distinction in clinical psychology from the University of New Mexico. He also completed focused postdoctoral training at Brown University. He has completed coaching in leadership and healthcare training through Harvard Medical School’s Department of Continuing Education.

ASSESSMENT TOOLS

Hogan Leadership Assessment Suite, The Leadership Circle 360, Workplace Big Five, Little Big 5, CoreMotiv and CoreMotiv Team Surveys, NEO-PI-R; NEO-PI-3, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, Strong Interest Inventory, FIRO-B, Campbell Leadership Index, 16PF, and others.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Assistant Professor, Brown University American Psychological Association

E-mail: dan@leadpeople.com and dan@anderson-squires.com
Phone: (401) 474-4004

Performance Programs Inc (PPI)

Founder: Paul Connolly, PhD

Paul’s major expertise includes organizational measurement strategies, survey design and questionnaire development, 360 degree feedback, leadership assessment and leadership development. He has extensive training and experience in psychometrics. He co-authored many 360 feedback surveys with Dr. Clark Wilson, one of the originators of the 360 feedback concept. He has also facilitated the development of surveys with well known performance psychologist Dr. Jim Loehr, executive coach Dr. Wendy Alfus-Rothman, Bob Kaplan and Rob Kaiser of the management consulting firm, Kaplan-DeVries, Inc., keynote speaker Claudia Shelton, and leadership development expert Dr. Ginny Whitelaw. He has worked with many other human resource book authors and thought leaders in the Human Resources field.

Dr. Connolly is an authorized training provider for Hogan Assessment Systems and has delivered dozens of certification workshops on the Hogan Personality Inventory, Hogan Development Survey and Motives, Values, Preferences Inventory.

Connolly is the author or co-author of seven books and many articles. He is a licensed psychologist and member of the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology and the Metropolitan New York Association for Applied Psychology. He is a graduate of Holy Cross College and Fordham University, where he received his M.A. and Ph.D. in general psychology.
E-mail: paul@leadpeople.com
Phone: (703) 889-5038

Jeff Kelly

Strategic Partner at Concerted Solutions

Jeff is a highly versatile performance improvement solutions developer. His passion and expertise lies at the nexus of business strategy, technology and individual performance. He has been developing business-driven learning and performance improvement solutions for over 20 years. Jeff has been successful in a wide range of people development activities: facilitating business strategy workshops; instructional design and delivery (both classroom and Web-based); 360-degree leadership evaluations; leadership coaching; succession planning; and change management. An ardent technologist, Jeff solutions incorporate cutting-edge technologies to produce tools that produce results.

Jeff has a B.S. in Biology from Purdue University and a M.A. in Educational Technology Leadership from George Washington University. For more information, please visit his Linked-In profile at: linkedin.com/in/csolvedjeff.
E-mail: jeff@leadpeople.com
Phone: (703) 889-5038

Julie Kelly

Strategic Partner at Concerted Solutions

Julie has over 15 years of experience in human resources management. A passionate HR professional, she excels in partnering with department managers to identify needs and develop solutions. Her hands-on experience includes previous roles as HR Director, and Senior Human Resources Consultant (Generalist) in the Hospitality and the Healthcare Industries. Her areas of expertise include employee benefit administration, FMLA leave administration, compensation design and administration, executive and staff level recruitment and retention, employee relations, and training.

Julie has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management and national recognition as a Professional in Human Resources (PHR). She is currently an active member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). For more information, please visit her Linked-In profile at: linkedin.com/in/csolvedjulie.
E-mail: julie@leadpeople.com
Phone: (703) 889-5038

Laurence Rudolph, PhD

Strategic Partner at Rudolph and Associates

Laurence is an experienced research professional focusing on decision support and turning data into useful information. He has over 20 years’ experience in survey design and analysis with emphasis on graphic results that present valid outcomes in a context that support fact-based decisions. His qualitative and quantitative evaluation design and implementation informs executive decision making at a comfort level that instills confidence. He has provided analytical solutions for Network Access Solutions, Xerox Corporation, Booz Allen Hamilton, and America Online. Laurence is the Vice-President of Rudolph & Associates, Inc.

Laurence has a B.S. in Economics from the University of Maryland and a Ph.D. in Research and Evaluation from Western Michigan University of . For more information, please visit his Linked-In profile at: linkedin.com/pub/laurence-rudolph/11/1a5/2b.
E-mail: laurie@leadpeople.com
Phone: (703) 889-5038

Doug Rekenthaller

Strategic Partner from Beware of the Doug and Kilroy Creative

Doug cut his professional teeth as a Washington, D.C.-area journalist, won a few accolades along the way, even managed to get interviewed by Mike Wallace for a “60 Minutes” piece. Along came the Internet to kill off traditional journalism and he jumped ship to the Red Cross to help them get the whole Web thing going (they were the first to use content – gasp! – to generate millions in online donations), and from there it was a skip-and-a-jump to mainstream technology and consulting.
That particular trajectory taught him a couple of really important lessons, the first being that content is a product and if you can’t sell it how the hell are you going to sell the product it describes?
Second, that all corporate marketing – website copy, newsletters, advertisements, videos, etc. – is really story masquerading as content. All of us are storytellers at heart and as such we crave a good story.
E-mail: doug@leadpeople.com
Phone: (703) 889-5038

Sara Bridwell

Strategic Partner at HR Leverage

Senior Human Resources Professional with proven track record of success in developing and implementing human capital strategies to achieve organizational results. Creative thinker and change agent. Proactive business partner.

With 20 years of HR experience in a variety of roles, Sara has added value in professional services, high tech and not-for-profit organizations. She especially enjoys opportunities to assist leaders in achieving their business goals by ensuring that employees at all levels understand the organization’s mission, are prepared to implement it, and see the connections between individual achievements and organizational success.
E-mail: sara@leadpeople.com
Phone: (703) 889-5038

Laura Mendelow

Strategic Partner from Mendelow Consulting Group

Laura Mendelow is a Leadership Coach and Consultant offering individual, team, and organizational development services. Motivated by her own parenting struggles, Laura shifted her practice to focus on leadership skills that would help others be successful across all domains of life. She has created a niche in leadership coaching for working mothers and believes that whether you lead a team at work or a family at home, you are a leader!

Laura has done extensive work in the learning industry since 1994. Her experience, as both an external consultant and internal business leader, gives her a unique perspective in working with clients to create innovative yet sustainable results. Laura has a strength-based approach that engages people in meaningful dialogue to create and sustain positive change. Her approach, rooted in psychology, management theories, and experiential education, focuses on one’s core values and personality. Clients appreciate not having to change who they are but rather build on who they are to achieve their desired results. Her practical “What? So What? Now What?” coaching process allows clients to see situations through a new lens, resulting in new possibilities and actions.

In addition to coaching, Laura is an experienced facilitator and was an Adjunct Instructor at Marymount University teaching a graduate level Facilitation Skills course. She designed over 100 customized team development programs and has taught Leadership Development courses for over 15 years including Crucial Conversations, Leadership and Team Development, and Emotional Intelligence. As a project manager, Laura integrated coaching into training programs and managed the coaching process for executive-level leadership training courses including a 6-month Women’s Leadership Development program in the Healthcare industry. She also facilitated an industry-recognized, Organization Development Book Club for 10 years and is well versed in leadership theories and applications.
E-mail: mauricio@leadpeople.com
Phone: (703) 889-5038

Rich Tanenbaum PhD

Strategic Partner at Behavior Consultants

A licensed psychologist, Dr. Tanenbaum established his consulting practice in 1987. He has over 25 years’ experience providing executive coaching, training, facilitation, change and conflict management, and organization development services to a wide variety of private and public sector organizations. Dr. Tanenbaum incorporates a goal-driven, holistic, behavior-based perspective into his coaching, and delivers a broad range of leadership interventions, including live and web-based leadership development programs. Leveraging his training in organization behavior, psychology and the performing arts, Richard uses a wide variety of methods when delivering workshops and seminars designed to promote behavior change.

Although Dr. Tanenbaum’s clients represent a broad array of organizations and institutions, he has special expertise in working with organizations and individuals in the international financial, health-care, and federal sectors, and all branches of the military.

Specialties: Dr. Tanenbaum is certified to administer a wide spectrum of psychological and leadership-oriented assessment instruments, including: Benchmarks, California Psychological Inventory, Campbell Leadership Index, Change Style Indicator, Conflict Dynamics Profile, Emotional Competency Inventory, Firo-B, Hogan Assessments, Leadership Effectiveness Analysis, MBTI, Skillscope, Profilor, and Workplace Big-5.
E-mail: rich@leadpeople.com
Phone: (703) 889-5038

Winnie Lanoix Ed.D.

Strategic Partner at Global Coaching Partners

Winnie Lanoix is the founder of Global Coaching Partners, Co. and is a certified Executive and Leadership Coach. She has coached hundreds of executives, managed a coaching practice, served as a Global Subject Matter Expert for the Coaching Center for Excellence (supervising the quality delivery of over 100 coaches), and has conducted research on best practices and the ROI of coaching. Winnie also provides consultation on how to start and enhance the use of coaching in organizations, utilizing both internal and external coaches, and provides training and supervision to boost effectiveness.

Winnie holds a doctorate degree in Counseling Psychology from Rutgers University, a M.A. and M.Ed. in Organizational Behavior from Columbia University, and a B.S. magna cum laude from Tufts University. She is ICF certified and holds several certifications in various assessments. Winnie grew up in Geneva, Switzerland..
E-mail: winnie@leadpeople.com
Phone: (703) 889-5038

Lesley Perkins, PhD

Strategic Partner at Perkins Consulting

Lesley Perkins is a human capital consultant with more than 12 years of advising, coaching and consulting experience with organizations. She provides strategic and programmatic advice to human resource and business leaders to identify, select and develop employees. Lesley is motivated by improving the professional lives of others and is firmly founded in her passion for creating work environments of engagement for all employees.

Her studies and experience have equipped her with the skills to design robust employee and organizational assessments that provide a foundation for data-based recommendations for employee engagement, needs and performance. Frequently, she utilizes various data collection methodologies, such as surveys, focus groups and interviews.
E-mail: lesley@leadpeople.com
Phone: (703) 889-5038

Mauricio Velasquez

Strategic Partner from Diversity Training Group

Mauricio Velásquez is the President of The Diversity Training Group (DTG) in Herndon, VA. Mauricio serves as a diversity trainer, sexual harassment prevention trainer, executive coach, mentoring trainer, expert witness, and assists organizations with multicultural marketing, selling, and customer service. His educational background includes achieving a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Virginia – double major – Economics and Psychology, and a Masters in Business Administration from The George Washington University – field of instruction in Human Resources Management.

Growing up as the son of immigrant parents – Mauricio was always curious why some people could be so mean to him and his parents. The awkwardness, the looks, the stares, the strange questions about him, his family, etc. He was driven internally (my deepest curiosity) and externally (by things that happened to me) to pursue an interest in the field that he currently considers more of a vocation than a profession. He truly loves what he does – diversity strategy, consulting and training, sexual harassment prevention training and executive coaching.
E-mail: mauricio@leadpeople.com
Phone: (703) 889-5038