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 Recognition.

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.