They combine strategic organizational development, an analytic approach to project management, and strong collaboration to provide quality, customized solutions that get implemented and get results.

Our professional consultants have advanced degrees in business, communications and psychology. Many hold Ph.D.s and are well published in their respective areas. Each consultant possesses significant experience in one or more areas, such as strategic planning, organizational communication strategy, team development, leadership development, executive coaching, process and productivity improvement, conflict resolution, strategic organization development and strategic human resource management. Consultants may also specialize in an industry group such as entertainment, manufacturing, aerospace, health care, service, consumer products, or financial services.

There’s little we haven’t seen and it’s a rare occasion when we can’t help our clients move the ball forward. Got a tough challenge? We’re all ears.


Steven L. Phillips, Ph.D.

In his relentless effort to deliver uncommon results, Steven L. Phillips, Ph.D., has built an enviable reputation for his senior team consulting focusing on senior leadership off-sites that get results, strategic planning, and executive leadership. He is a sought after speaker for conferences and organizations worldwide. Dr. Phillips has helped thousands of individuals and organizations establish new levels of teamwork, transformation, and performance, all specifically targeted toward bottom line results.

Lisa Schenk

Lisa Schenk has over 20 years experience helping companies and individuals develop strategies and cultures for success, build high performing teams, and develop world-class communication. Five years at McKinsey & Company provided Lisa with the opportunity to work with Fortune 500 companies in a variety of industries to improve performance as part of major strategic initiatives.

Ken Gootnick

Ken Gootnick is a management consultant working with Cydcor since 2007. Gootnick creates and develops strategy for key leadership and pursues new business relationships. At Cydcor he has provided executive coaching, strategic planning, leadership development, team building, executive retreat facilitation and mid-market strategy.

Sally Phillips

Sally Phillips is best known for her outstanding contributions to top-ranked companies transforming Human Resources into a strategic business partner, leading transition and reorganization teams for acquisitions of small & large companies and reducing back office costs. With her vast employment law experience, Sally is uniquely able to identify & thereby prevent risk to the companies for which she consults on HR and legal issues. Sally works with both large and small clients in all facets of employment law and human resources -- from legal and HR strategy to forming basic human resource policies and executive coaching.

Tom Henschel

Tom Henschel is an expert in the field of workplace communications and self-presentation. Over the past twenty years he has helped hundreds of senior leaders achieve The Look & Sound of Leadership.TM

Jennifer Nevitt

Jennifer Nevitt currently works as Lead Adjunct Faculty, Learning Group Consultant for the Master of Science in Organization Development program at Pepperdine University. She is also currently an independent organization development consultant in Silicon Valley as well as currently Board Vice President for Families Like Ours, a non-profit agency based in Seattle. Recently, she was Director of Organization Development at Microsoft in the Services division.

Dr. Bruce Heller

Dr. Bruce Heller has over 15 years of experience coaching managers and executives on improving their effectiveness, leadership skills, and business savvy. He has a strong academic background and extensive business experience with every day issues facing business leaders. Dr. Heller has provided coaching to executives and teams to such companies as Amgen, Lockheed-Martin, Boeing, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Northrop Grumman, Mattel, The Los Angeles Times, and Disney Consumer Products. Dr. Heller’s passion is thorough assessment of an individuals leadership capabilities and providing practical action steps to achieve desired behavioral change.

Jeanne Hartley

Jeanne Hartley, MSOD, has been a Learning and Organization Development practitioner for over 25 years. Working in a myriad of industries, including high-tech, bio-medical, manufacturing, sales, service and non-profit, she helps improve individual, team and organizational performance.

Karon Wright

Karon Wright, founder of Achievement Partners, Inc. is an experienced Corporate Coach, Seminar Leader and Speaker with extensive experience in business and higher education. She works with senior management to assist them in growing and developing all levels of their organizations through coaching, consulting, and training. In all areas of her work she utilizes her extensive knowledge of the Emotional Intelligence competencies that are known to create star performers and increase business results.