Debbie Rough-Mack and Sheila Connor have worked with
over 500 teams in the hi-tech, manufacturing, health, government,
and social service industries. Our passion is to help individuals
and groups to operate more effectively, enhancing their abilities
to address issues of change, collaboration and personal effectiveness.
Debbie Rough-Mack is an insightful and accomplished organizational
development consultant, facilitator and coach, committed to helping
individuals and groups become more effective in their professional
and personal lives. She is noted for combining proven methodologies
with practical tools, whether it's coaching individuals one-on-one,
facilitating small groups, or implementing large scale organizational
change. Debbie designs participatory processes for inclusion, accountability,
and maximum potential, motivating and mobilizing the people involved.
In addition to organizational consulting, she is a regionally known
speaker and conference presenter. Some of her most requested conference
workshops are How to Think Like Leonardo DaVinci; Smart Risks --
Balancing Courage with Caution in a Complex World; The Agony and
the Ecstasy: Understanding Change; and The Power of Honor: Personal
Debbie holds a Master's Degree in Whole Systems Design from Antioch
University and is a certified Systems Renewal Consultant. She has
earned lifetime certification as a Senior Professional in Human
Resources (SPHR) from the Society of Human Resource Management.
She presided over an eight-member Board of a non-profit, serving
two terms as President of the American Society of Training and Development,
Nisqually Chapter, and has served as President and Vice President
of her investment club. Before starting her own consulting business,
she held management positions in manufacturing, retail, information
technology and human resource organizations.
Debbie is an avid walker, traveler, reader and community volunteer.
She is the mother of two teenage girls.
Sheila Connor is a versatile and effective leadership and organizational
consultant with exceptional skills in human interaction - especially
in the areas of leadership development, conflict resolution, customer
relations and team building. She has extensive experience coaching
leaders at all levels of organizations.
Her consulting experience in change management, team development
and strategic planning is well-acknowledged in both the private
and the public sector. Her clients have included government, small
businesses, national corporations and conferences with such notable
clients as Attachmate, Boeing, Microsoft, Alaska Airlines and numerous
state and federal agencies.She currently is affiliated with the
prestigious Center for Creative Leadership - an internationally
recognized leadership development company.
Sheila brings the knowledge she gains from the Center to her work
with Puget Sound organizations. Through her advanced certification
as a negotiator, Sheila also serves as our link to the Harvard Law
School Program on Negotiation - she was a designer and facilitator
of the Change Management Practice. The skills Sheila acquired through
this program enable her to guide groups in transition or crisis
as they face difficult, complicated issues.
Sheila's warmth, insight, and coaching skills have helped countless
leaders in organizations to move their visions forward with a cooperative
and purposeful spirit.