Learn more about our consultants below (in alphabetical order by first name) and contact them directly.
If you aren’t sure who might be a good fit for your specific need, contact us and we’ll help you clarify.
Daisha Versaw, MNM is a storyteller and strategist with experience in nonprofit management, facilitation, grant writing, social enterprise, marketing, and communication. She specializes in telling stories that connect people to the things they care about and propel them toward action and change. She loves working with new and transitioning organizations to develop the strategies and systems they need to emerge from the chaos and thrive. Daisha holds a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Colorado and a Master of Nonprofit Management from Regis University. She works in-person with organizations located in the Pacific Northwest and remotely with organizations around the world.
Call Daisha if:
- You’d like help writing or editing grants or creating compelling marketing copy.
- You don’t like promoting yourself but need a great resume, bio, or synopsis of your work.
- Your organization is located in the PNW and needs a facilitator who can guide you through a board retreat or strategic planning process.
Pacific Northwest / Website: www.smallbeans.co / Email Daisha
Heather Lundy is an entrepreneur, licensed professional counselor, speaker, and writer based in Denver, CO. Starting 4 companies in 3 industries by age 29, Heather creates businesses that do justice, live kindness, and walk humbly with one another and the world. She is also within her ordination process in the Christian tradition. She specializes in consulting with women starting their first business. When Heather’s not working on a new company or concept, you will find her and her partner traveling through the mountains of Colorado and beyond with their mini golden doodle Nooma.
Call Heather if:
- You are starting your first company.
- You want to reimagine church.
- You need some professional mindset coaching.
Denver, Colorado / Website: www.heatherlundy.org / Email Heather
Holly Roach Knight is a contemplative educator, a cultural organizer, a group facilitator, and a perpetual student of social movements. Holly is fascinated by how change happens, both in organizations and in people and communities. Her passions lie in helping groups navigate tension and find their collective wisdom, and in helping people find the practices that help them both accept and change themselves. Holly is completing two masters degrees this year in Contemplative Education from Naropa University and in Social Justice and Community Organizing at Prescott College.
Call Holly if:
- You are a primarily white organization looking to create more racial diversity.
- You need tools for navigating difference, conflict resolution and interpersonal nonviolence training.
- You are seeking practices for contemplative action.
Asheville, North Carolina / Website: www.hollyroachknight.com / Email Holly / Phone: 505.554.7133
Jan Shegda specializes in leadership development from the inside out. This means she can work with you and your team around work style, communication, performance, and teamwork through executive coaching and workshops. She also meets 1:1 for comprehensive personality assessment including Enneagram, MBTI and StrengthsFinder, then applying that information to your work life and passions. She has 10 years experience with Clarity Coaching partnering with clients to create their best results.
Contact Jan if:
- You aren’t sure how to bring the best of who you are to your work.
- You need a team-building workshop.
- You want to implement strengths-based management strategies for the leaders in your team.
Southern California / Website: www.claritycoaching.com / Email Jan / Phone: 303.437.2226
Joanna Douglas Rainey is a coach who loves helping people discover how to cultivate life and presence in the midst of complexity. She has been providing staff care since 2012 for an international non-profit organization that serves under-resourced communities in the two-thirds world. As her work with this organization became part-time in recent years, Joanna launched her own practice (Mindful Member Care) to continue walking alongside people and organizations serving on the margins. She specializes in self-care/sustainability coaching, conflict mediation, debriefing retreats, cross-cultural issues, Enneagram and Nonviolent Communication (NVC) training and coaching for groups & individuals.
Contact Joanna if:
- You live in a cross-cultural context and need someone safe to process your experiences with.
- You are in the midst of an interpersonal or team conflict that keeps hitting a dead end.
- You’d like to talk to someone about self-care and personal development.
Denver, Colorado / Website: www.mindfulmembercare.com / Email Joanna / Phone: 720.233.0207
Kathy Escobar, M.A., co-pastors at The Refuge, a Christian community and mission center in North Denver and is the author of several books on life and faith. A speaker, writer, group facilitator, and advocate, her passion is to create brave, safe spaces for healing and transformation for groups, teams, and organizations. A Pepperdine University graduate, she has a Master’s in Management with an emphasis in Organizational Development from JFK University and a Certificate in Spiritual Direction from Denver Seminary. She specializes in facilitated team building experiences, leadership development, and organizational culture change.
Contact Kathy if:
- You want to nurture healthier teams of all sizes within your organization.
- You are a non-profit or ministry dreaming of cultivating organizational change and greater sustainability.
- You’d like to utilize practical tools like the Enneagram to foster personal and professional development for leaders and employees.
Denver, Colorado / Website: www.kathyescobar.com / Email Kathy / Phone: 720.270.1298
Lori Wilson brings a wealth of experience in the non-profit sector, including group facilitation, conflict transformation, and program design. Sometimes referred to as “Director of Getting Things Done,” she offers services ranging from research and writing to collaborative, on-the-ground planning. Lori specializes in equipping teams to promote personal and social change, and especially loves to help launch new initiatives. Lori holds a BA in Spanish Literature from the Colorado College, and an MA in Theology from King’s College London. Fluent in Spanish, she was raised in Argentina and loves to travel with her husband and two grown children.
Contact Lori if:
- You have a big idea! I’ll help you make it happen.
- Your team needs clarity. We’ll work together to unearth your wisdom.
- There’s an important or difficult conversation brewing. I’ll help you go there.
Denver, Colorado / Website: effectx.com / Email Lori / Phone: 616.340.0132
Phyllis Mathis, MA, LPC, is a seasoned soul practitioner, Licensed Professional Counselor, life coach, and transformational catalyst. She is the founder of Phyllis Mathis School of Life, a personal growth and learning community, and co-author of the online course, Walking Wounded: Helping Those Hurt by Church, and The Iconic Self.
A gifted speaker and writer, Phyllis works with individuals and groups who are seeking change from the inside out. She specializes in helping her clients navigate major transitions, including life, career, family, and personal and professional development.
Contact Phyllis if:
- You are a busy executive, leader, or entrepreneur, hoping to bring balance and integrity to your life and work.
- You are an individual in the midst of a major life transition, and seek to make it through the change without losing your mind.
- You want to live a soulful life in the midst of shifting faith, vocation, or family.
Denver, Colorado / Website: phyllismathis.com / Email Phyllis / Phone: 303.525.1331
Vahisha Hasan, M.A., Ed.S., M.Div., is a faith-rooted organizer working at the intersections of faith, social justice, and mental health. She is the Executive Director of Movement in Faith, a non-profit project at Transform Network. She is a gifted public speaker, a transformative facilitator, and social justice trainer and advocate. With a powerful and compassionate voice and imagination for how faith communities can be an active part of social transformation, Vahisha brings an ethic and practice of care and healing wherever she goes. She is an Assistant Professor of Human Services at Memphis Center for Urban and Theological Studies (MCUTS) and serves as Director of the Mental Health Advocacy Institute which seeks to destigmatize mental health in faith communities. She is also writing the curriculum for the addition of a bachelor’s degree program in Applied Psychology. Vahisha holds a dual Master’s of Divinity and Master’s of Mental Health Counseling with an Education Specialist Certification from Gardner-Webb University and a bachelor’s degree in Communications with a concentration in Interpersonal Organization from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Contact Vahisha if:
- You need guided through a community process of starting something new.
- You need a facilitated process of healing from racial inequity and injustice.
- You are discerning for how to be more engaged in working for justice. Call me if you are trying to bring more diversity to your work.
- You need a badass woman of color to preach in your faith community.
Memphis, Tennessee / Website: www.transformnetwork.org/vahisha-hasan / Email Vahisha