Action Wheel Leadership
The AWL Group approaches your business challenges from a unique, comprehensive perspective, with proven methodologies developed and refined by decades of research and experience. The AWL process covers both technical and adaptive issues, achieving a result that builds your business and strengthens your organization.
Let's face it. The world has changed and is changing - and mostly not for the better. We are facing business failures, everyday business and government scandals, mandated structural changes in our core institutions, and an "unusually uncertain" economy for some time to come. The AWL Group approaches the re-building and re-energizing of our organizations, private and public, at a new, higher, and more productive level that will build and sustain optimal performance - with integrity - long into the future.
Contact Us: There is no charge for a customized proposal for your group's leadership team.
Warren Hoffman, Chairman of the Board of Directors offers a wealth of personal and organizational performance experience. Warren has consulted with CEO's of over 100 of the nation's largest healthcare organizations. He has successfully led leadership cohorts in creating and implementing enduring cultures of trust and fearless communications.
Tadd Walker, AWL Partner, brings 20 years of experience with Anderson Consulting (now Accenture) and the computer industry to AWL. He provides the innovative insights needed for building our powerful online assessment tools. His exceptional analytical skills are used in reviewing the results of the assessments taken. Tadd holds an MS in Electrical Engineering from Lehigh University.
Judith Ramsey, AWL Partner, worked closely with Dr. Robert Terry for more than ten years. She collaborated with Bob on the writing and editing of many of the leadership materials presently offered by the AWL Group and is webmaster of our website. Judie offers client support, marketing and collaboration with AWL partners on development of products and services.
Larry Walker, AWL Partner, has excelled for 40 years in leading world-class companies in pursuit of technical excellence, industry breakthroughs, and new markets. He is experienced in a technology of change infusion that enables change to be infused within an organization by engaging the current power structure in a win-win approach. His extensive business and technology experience and skills were gained at Sperry Univac, Control Data, and as President of his own consulting groups, PEAK Solutions and Knowledge Management, Inc. He is a graduate of Lehigh University.
Ron Hultgren, AWL Partner, is a leading practitioner in the leadership development and consulting field. He conducted 10 years of research in making the Action Wheel Leadership technology available to corporate executives in easy-to-learn and sustainable training programs. He has successfully applied the Action Wheel problem-solving methodology to organizations in the US, Australia, and South Africa. Ron's recent successes include US Cellular, Medtronic, Klein Bank, and MinnTech.
Bernie Johnson, AWL Group associate, is the Founder and Principal Consultant with Focal Point Associates consulting to corporate and non-profit agencies on leadership and organizational effectiveness. He is Executive Consultant with Action Wheel Leadership and a Senior Consultant with Mission Advancement Professionals consulting to regional and national non-profit organizations on leadership and financial development. In that role he has assisted non-profits nationwide in building staff and volunteer organizations that have successfully raised excess of 150 million dollars.
Sheryl Niebuhr, AWL Group associate, is a licensed psychologist who has held numerous leadership and professional positions throughout her career of over thirty years in the private and non-profit sectors. She has served as a subject matter expert providing leadership in development of innovative programs and services, and as a coach / consultant assisting leaders and professionals at every level of organizations to address their most challenging people issues and enhance their effectiveness. She has worked with healthcare, long term care, human service, and multi-national corporate organizations.
Donna Rae Scheffert, AWL Group associate, is an Emeritus Extension Professor of the University of Minnesota, an adjunct instructor at the Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, associate with Sentient Consultants and a Senior Consultant with Action Wheel Leadership. She has worked with public and nonprofit organizations in transforming their managers for high performance leadership.
Joseph Richter, AWL Group associate with over twenty-five years experience in all aspects of school leadership. He holds a Masters Degree in Educational Leadership from the University of St. Thomas and is known for being an innovative thinker and problem solver who creates better systems and procedures.
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