Lori Silverman, Owner
Dynamic, insightful, invaluable, proven ability, dedicated, effective catalyst,
enthusiastic, and leading-edge thinker are all words Lori Silvermans
clients have used to describe her over the past 20 years.
Lori is the owner of Partners for Progress, a management consulting firm specializing
in strategic management, enterprise-wide change, and performance
She brings to her consulting engagements with Boards of Directors, senior
executives, managers, supervisors, and front-line employees her
skills as an organization development consultant, executive coach,
change agent, business strategist and futurist, instructional
designer, trainer, and writer. Industries she has consulted with
include: petroleum, high technology, retail, paper, insurance,
financial services, health care, airline, higher education, manufacturing,
association management, and consumer, business, and engineering
services. In addition, she has worked with state and federal government
agencies and military units.
Lori is highly sought after as a keynote speaker, having positively impacted
the lives of thousands of conference and meeting participants.
She has published over 75 articles and workbooks on the topics
of strategic planning, self-managed teams, consumer obsession,
performance improvement, and coaching leaders through enterprise-wide
change. Lori is the co-author of Critical
SHIFT: The Future of Quality in Organizational Performance
and Stories Trainers Tell:
55 Ready-to-Use Stories to Make Training Stick. Her latest
Me Up When the Data is Over: How Organizations Use Stories to
Drive Results, debuted in the top one hundred books on
Amazon and is already a best-seller.
Currently, Lori is serving as an adjunct instructor at the Fluno Center for
Executive Education an the University of Wisconsin-Madison and
the School of Continuing Education at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
She holds a B.S. degree in psychology and an M.S. degree in counseling
and guidance, both from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and
M.B.A. degree from Edgewood College, Madison, Wisconsin. You can
email Lori here.
Jay Clevenger, Web Master and Graphic Designer
has more than twenty years of experience providing graphic and web
design and Internet consulting to companies and individuals throughout
the United States. He has produced and been a part of successful
projects within a wide array of small businesses and in the fields
of corporate banking and secondary education. Offering a mixture
of creative, technical and communication skills, Jay started Banion
in 2000 to help companies and individuals relay information over
the Internet at an affordable cost. Jay attended Kansas State University,
Manhattan, KS and Madison Area Technical College, Madison, WI. He
received his Webmaster Certification through Novell in 1998.
Fisher, Organization Development Consultant
more than twenty-eight years of industry experience with leading
firms: eLilly, Procter and Gamble, Royal Dutch Shell, and Sapient.
Most recently, Marcys experience has centered on the design
and development of new technical joint ventures. Marcy possesses
strong functional and technical knowledge in organization design
and development, corporate and business strategy, self-managed
and virtual work teams, change management, joint venture partner
selection, globalization, leadership development, coaching, and
manufacturing management. She holds a B.S. degree in industrial
management and computer science from Purdue University and an
M.S. degree in human resource and organization development from
the University of San Francisco. You can reach Marcy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Robert McIlree, Enterprise Architect and Project Manager
worked as an information systems and project management consultant
to government and private sector clients for over twenty years.
He specializes in enterprise system architectures, data warehousing
and business intelligence, project management methodologies and
project prioritization models, and data modeling and administration.
His work is widely known in the financial services, insurance,
consumer products, energy/utilities, telecommunications, and transportation
industries. Bob has written articles for software development
and software methodology journals. He is also an adjunct faculty
member at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in the Project
Management Certificate program. He holds B.S. degrees in electrical
engineering and physics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison
and an M.S. degree in computer science from Harvard University.
He can be reached at email@example.com.