Our Team Bios

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Saran ‘Miss Make it Happen’ Baker, MSOD

Associate

Saran has over 15 years experience and a valuable blend of expertise in both corporate and nonprofit environments. Her broad diverse skill set includes organization development, facilitation, diversity and business development. Experience in sales, fundraising, program development, project management, and relationship building. She is a dedicated leader, who builds positive, professional relationships, establishes priorities, and achieves the objectives of all stakeholders. Saran also maintains extensive IT and telecom experience.

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Jim ‘Say What is So’ Leming, MSOD

Associate

Jim is a seasoned organization development professional with over 25 years experience in both non-profit and Fortune 500 including extensive expertise in the pharmaceutical industry. Jim’s focus is on helping leaders and teams achieve their business goals by attending to “how” work gets done. He has worked across organizations with leaders and teams in sales, supply chain, and research and development. He has extensive expertise in leadership development, team effectiveness, coaching (leaders & teams), change management, and strategic planning.

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Lisa ‘Common Ground’ Gardner, SPHR, MSOD

Associate

Lisa is an organization effectiveness consultant, speaker and trainer who specializes in launching and revitalizing diversity and employee engagement initiatives. She has over 25 years of multi-industry expertise in diversity and inclusion, strategic planning, team facilitation and leadership development. Lisa draws on her organization development and human resources experience to find common ground among and across workgroups, and quickly gains the support of employees and leaders at all organizational levels.

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Dale ‘Data Hound’ Archer, MSOD

Associate

Dale Archer is a change management expert and organization development practitioner with 20 years of experience. He has extensive international experience working with state and national governments in Africa and Europe. He has also consulted with startups, businesses and non-profits. Dale specializes in innovation through emotional intelligence; enterprise and system change; organizational learning; knowledge management; organizational realignment; strategic communication; and stakeholder engagement.

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Saran ‘Miss Make it Happen’ Baker, MSOD

Associate

Saran has over 15 years experience and a valuable blend of expertise in both corporate and nonprofit environments. Her broad diverse skill set includes organization development, facilitation, diversity and business development. Experience in sales, fundraising, program development, project management, and relationship building. She is a dedicated leader, who builds positive, professional relationships, establishes priorities, and achieves the objectives of all stakeholders. Saran also maintains extensive IT and telecom experience.

jim (1)

Jim ‘Say What is So’ Leming, MSOD

Associate

Jim is a seasoned organization development professional with over 25 years experience in both non-profit and Fortune 500 including extensive expertise in the pharmaceutical industry. Jim’s focus is on helping leaders and teams achieve their business goals by attending to “how” work gets done. He has worked across organizations with leaders and teams in sales, supply chain, and research and development. He has extensive expertise in leadership development, team effectiveness, coaching (leaders & teams), change management, and strategic planning.

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Lisa ‘Common Ground’ Gardner, SPHR, MSOD

Associate

Lisa is an organization effectiveness consultant, speaker and trainer who specializes in launching and revitalizing diversity and employee engagement initiatives. She has over 25 years of multi-industry expertise in diversity and inclusion, strategic planning, team facilitation and leadership development. Lisa draws on her organization development and human resources experience to find common ground among and across workgroups, and quickly gains the support of employees and leaders at all organizational levels.

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Dale ‘Data Hound’ Archer, MSOD

Associate

Dale Archer is a change management expert and organization development practitioner with 20 years of experience. He has extensive international experience working with state and national governments in Africa and Europe. He has also consulted with startups, businesses and non-profits. Dale specializes in innovation through emotional intelligence; enterprise and system change; organizational learning; knowledge management; organizational realignment; strategic communication; and stakeholder engagement.