Deanna believes in the power of walking alongside leaders to grow and thrive. She supports business owners, non-profit and education leaders by utilizing an inquiry-based approach to support change that the leader is seeking. Deanna begins working with clients via a discovery conversation that taps into natural creativity, enthusiasm, and knowledge.
Deanna's competency areas include:
Deanna brings more than 22 years of experience and expertise supporting clients and partners, from CEOs and teacher teams to Superintendents and Managers, in leadership development, process facilitation, adult learning, team engagement and development, and K-12 educational and nonprofit systems change.
Deanna earned a B.A. in Psychology, Sociology and Social Work from Calvin College and a Master of Public Administration (MPA) from Grand Valley State University.
She is a certified Advanced Process Coach credentialed by the Society for Process Consulting. Deanna is a Certified Cognitive Coach credentialed by the Thinking Collaborative and she holds a Systems Mapping credential from Michigan State University.