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David Tustison
Irwin Financial Corporation

Our Team

The Weiss Consulting team, led by Lonnie Weiss, expands to partner with esteemed colleagues when the project requires particular capabilities and additional strengths.  We are delighted to partner with senior practitioners whose deep experience in large-scale change, executive coaching, leadership development, and collaborative decision making enriches our work with you.

Nancy Aronson

Nancy has consulted to education, healthcare, business, and community organizations since 1980.  She has developed and applied innovated collaborative processes for managing change, has extensive experience designing and facilitating large-scale change efforts, and supports and coaches leaders.  Nancy contributed six chapters to Future Search in School District Change and co-developed the Collaboration Imperative seminar.


Beverly Arsht

Beverly uses large-scale conferences that mobilize system-wide change efforts and enhance team operations, and coaches individual leaders.  She was a lead process designer for the Presidents' Summit on America's Future, where five US Presidents and delegates from 140 cities joined with business leaders to create goals, plans and action for and with America's youth.


  Doug Brookman

Doug facilitates large, multi-party public decision making processes to achieve graceful solutions, conducting thousands of public, stakeholder-driven meetings and collaborative processes.  His work is focused at the intersection of energy, environment and natural resources.  He supports clients in numerous federal agencies and in the non-profit and private sectors.


James Davy

Jim brings almost thirty years of executive leadership as a city manager, chief of management and operations for NJ state government, and commissioner of NJ DHS. Quickly grasping the leaders' challenges, Jim uses innovative facilitation and executive management consulting methods to expertly assist organizations in finding creative and sustainable solutions and achieving positive change and performance improvement.

Jill Golde

Jill has managed a corporate training function, designed and led train the trainer initiatives, and provides global training and consulting in consulting skills, coaching and career development.  She brings additional expertise in leadership development, communication skills, meeting design and facilitation, and large scale change efforts.



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Kathleen McInerney Kane

Kathleen brings nearly 20 years of line management consulting experience in enterprise-wide initiatives for large global firms.  She provides strategic support to help clients address complex issues and transformational change efforts, using needs analysis, leadership development, succession planning, meeting design and facilitation, and large group engagement.
Ferne Kuhn

Ferne's background in designing, implementing and facilitating organization-wide change efforts, career and leadership development programs and executive coaching all focus clearly on outcomes.  Ferne has applied her business experience, managerial expertise and understanding of organizational power and systems dynamics in education, health care and financial services.
Martha Isobel Lask

Martha's practice focuses on executive coaching of private and not-for-profit sector leaders and facilitating communication and structured dialogue in a variety of group settings.  She has developed powerful innovative methods at the intersection of organization development and Authentic Movement that help to expand the presence and effectiveness of leaders and consultants.
Amy Steffen

Amy works with multiple stakeholders who need to find common ground, creating dynamic high-participation meetings that allow participants to discuss real issues and make important decisions.  She helps her clients engage broad representation in planning initiatives, identify and build upon their core strengths, and establish clear, ambitious and widely supported goals.


Susan Wood

Susan applies Appreciative Inquiry to employee retention, strategic planning, quality improvement and leadership.  She brings creativity and energy to change, supporting initiatives in healthcare and higher education to improve service quality, employee satisfaction and retention.  Her article "Creating a Positive Future for Nursing" appeared in The AI Practitioner.
Nancie Zane

Nancie has worked with organizations in the not-for-profit and public sectors for over twenty years, helping them achieve their goals through building diverse leadership teams, strengthening staff relationships, developing effective communication strategies and increasing board capacity.  Nancie has coached and taught at Wharton and other programs of the University of Pennsylvania. She currently serves on the national board of the Alliance for Non-profit Management.
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