Our Team

Our team has the tools and the expertise to help you tease out the key factors that are potentially constraining your organization's momentum and performance. 


Brett Richards - Founder President Profile

Dr. Brett Richards
Founder & President

  • More than ever before, CEOs need to clear away the fog with better metrics to understand the hidden factors impacting their organization’s ability to grow and achieve long-term success.
    - Dr. Brett Richards | Founder & President

Profile

Brett offers renowned expertise in leadership and organizational transformation for Fortune 500 companies. In developing the Organizational Growth Indicator (OGI), Brett has created a breakthrough diagnostic tool designed specifically to help leaders generate growth and build enduring value. 

Education

  • Ph.D. Human & Organizational Systems, Fielding Graduate University
  • M.A. Psychology, Adler University
  • B.A., University of Western Ontario
  • Master Trainer – System of Effective Intelligence
  • EQ-I/EQ360 Coach
  • Developer of Emotional Power®

Ian Bell - COO Profile

Ian Bell
Chief Operating Officer

  • With the easy means of growth long gone, the successful CEOs will be those who have the mettle to adopt the “new generation” business-building tools and practices.
    - Ian Bell | Chief Operating Officer

Profile

As a former CEO & Chairman, Ian knows the challenges faced by those charged with delivering results by demanding Boards. He brings a wealth of C-level management, organizational development and executive coaching experience to OGI clients. 

Education

  • M.Sc. Organization Development, American University / NTL
  • Hons. B.Comm., Queen’s University School of Business
  • Procter & Gamble Inc., Brand Management

Janice Francisco
Strategic Associate

  • Leaders who choose innovation as a strategy for growth and transformation need to understand what innovation looks like for them and practical approaches to achieving it.
    - Janice Francisco

Profile

Janice understands the challenge and potential of innovation in both government and Fortune 500 organizations. She is the developer of a practical learning approach that helps leaders and organizations understand, catalyze, and achieve more effective innovation.

Education

  • M.Sc. Creativity and Change Leadership
  • B.A. of Business Management
  • Certified FourSight Administrator
  • IAF Certified Pofessional Facilitator

Gary Branning
Strategic Associate

  • It’s tough for leaders to accelerate the realization of their vision for the future without tangible data to indicate the transformative horsepower sitting under the hoods of their organizations.
    - Gary Branning

Profile

As a thought leader and seasoned executive, Gary is known for his innovative approaches in US healthcare dynamics, managed care, marketing, sales, business development, and finance. Gary balances business savvy with a creative spirit in his work with OGI clients. 

Education

  • Adjunct Professor, Rutgers Graduate School of Business
  • M.B.A. ,Farleigh Dickinson
  • B.Sc., Business Administration Wagner College

Marysia Czarski
Strategic Associate

  • When you have clear, quantitative data available at your fingertips about your organization you can pinpoint opportunities and ensure your learning and development programs are far more strategic, focused and agile.
    - Marysia Czarski

Profile

Marysia helps businesses achieve and sustain greater organizational agility and purpose driven growth. To ensure sustainability, her focus is on helping her clients build a culture of innovation by embedding a deliberate creative process into everyday thinking and working processes. Her work spans throughout North America, the UK and Asia.

Education

  • MSc, Creativity and Change Leadership, State University of New York
  • HBA, Ivey Business School, University of Western Ontario
  • Adjunct Faculty, International Center for Studies in Creativity, SUNY
  • Certified Facilitator - Design Thinker from IDEO

Ragland Thomas G
Strategic Associate - India

Profile

Ragland is an HR & OD Professional with experience in Consulting, Manufacturing, Information Technology, BPO & KPO, and Shared Services Industry verticals. He has 21+ years of experience in delivering OD, HR Generalist & Specialist roles and has worked for organizations like Visteon, Rane, iGate, GE Capital, HSBC, Zena, Amazon & Shell.

Education

  • Certified OD Consultant & Executive Coach
  • Advanced Certificate in Strategic Human Resource Management Cornell University
  • Post graduate in Personnel Management & Industrial Relations

Janet L Sernack
Strategic Associate - Australia

Profile

Janet has 28 years of experience consulting and leading culture development, change management, leadership and top team education interventions to some of Australasia's and Israel's top 100 companies.  Her vision is to re-invent innovation education to intentionally disrupt and transform corporations globally.

Education

  • Marketing Certificate (Advanced) TAFE
  • Certificate IV in Workplace Training and Assessment TAFE which qualifies me as a tertiary education teacher and lecturer
  • Presencing; Leadership for Profound Innovation and Change (MIT Boston, USA, Otto Scharmer & Peter Senge)
  • Organizational Culture & Leadership; (Professor Edgar Schein, Sloane School of Management, MIT, Boston)


Lynn Pearce
Strategic Associate - Australia

Profile

Lynn has over 17 years of consulting experience in culture change and leadership development undertaking projects for a variety of organisations. Her expertise lies in assisting organisations to develop in their people the mindsets, skills, and behaviours necessary for them to achieve their strategic goals. 

Education

  • Bachelor of Business -University of Southampton, UK
  • Bachelor of Science (Agriculture) - University of Penrith, Cumbria, UK
  • Entrepreneurs Business School and Global Educators Program - Hawaii, USA
  • Certified NLP Facilitator - Sydney, Australia

Think your company is ready for growth, but you're not sure how?

You may be missing the key metrics that can tell you why and inform your decisions on how to move forward.