We are a team of entrepreneurs, facilitators, coaches, artists, network builders, and competitors committed to the belief that strong relationships transform organizations and communities.

LOU BERGHOLZ

MANAGING PARTNER & FOUNDER

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LOU BERGHOLZ

MANAGING PARTNER & FOUNDER

Areas of Expertise

Research, Design, Facilitation

Education

Cornell University, Bachelor of Science in Human Development

Surprising Fact About Me

I am an introvert. Nobody believes this, but it’s true!

On My Bucket List

Learn how to surf, drive a tank, and sing (well) at a karaoke bar

My Favorite “Dream Big” Scenario

Running an overnight camp for one glorious summer

Craziest Thing I Have Ever Experienced

Watched in fear from the fourth row of a bus traveling 100 kilometers an hour down a two-lane road as the back-up driver exchanged places with the current driver, without the bus stopping

If I was a Contestant on Jeopardy My 5 Dream Categories Would Be

’80s Movie Quotes, ’80s One-hit Wonder Songs, ’80s TV Shows, John Cusack Films, Driving Shortcuts to Avoid Traffic in Boston

MAREN ROJAS

FACILITATOR

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MAREN ROJAS

FACILITATOR

Areas of Expertise

Coaching, Teaming, Leadership Development, Sport and Trauma

Education & Certifications

The College of William and Mary, Bachelor of Arts Studio Art; Syracuse University, Master of Science Art Education; USSF “A” License; NSCAA Advanced National License

My Favorite Team Experience

As a player, going to the 1992 NCAA women’s soccer Elite 8 with W&M. As a coach, winning the 2004 ACC Championship in women’s soccer with The University of Virginia

Surprising Fact About Me

I used to own a Harley Davidson

The Craziest Thing I Have Ever Done

Quit my job and thru-hiked the Appalachian Trail in 2000

If I Was a Contestant on Jeopardy, My 5 Dream Categories Would Be

Songs of the ’80s, Characters from Stephen King Novels, Art History, All Things Calvin and Hobbes, Quotes from Better Off Dead

Favorite Quote

From A League of Their Own – Geena Davis’ reply when Tom Hanks asks her why she is quitting the baseball team: Geena, “It just got too hard.” Tom, “It’s supposed to be hard, the hard is what makes it great. If it were easy everyone would do it.”

ASH WALL

FACILITATOR

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ASH WALL

FACILITATOR

Areas of Expertise

Communication, Productivity

Education

Hamilton College, Bachelor of Arts

Favorite Place to Spend a Summer Day

Panther Pond in Raymond, ME

Favorite Ice Cream

Maple Walnut, rainbow sprinkles and a sugar cone

Favorite James Bond Movie

Goldfinger, because it is the quintessential Bond film featuring Sean Connery, the ultimate 007

Superpower I Wish I Had

Time travel so I could tame and ride a stegosaurus

Favorite TV Show

The Wire. Enough said.

MARGIE GOZDIFF

FACILITATOR & EXECUTIVE COACH

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MARGIE GOZDIFF

FACILITATOR & BUSINESS COACH

Areas of Expertise

Emotional Intelligence, Coaching, Leadership Development, Sales Training

Education & Certifications

SUNY Oswego, Bachelor of Business Administration; Institute for Health and Human Potential, Emotional Intelligence; Vital Smarts, Crucial Conversations; International Coaching Academy, Coaching Certification; MBTI – CPP

How I Spend My Weekends

Outdoors – skiing, biking and hiking

Surprising Fact About Me

I’m introverted and need my quiet time

On My Bucket List

Skiing in Switzerland – when I was very young, my mother left five kids (ages 2-12) home with my dad and went skiing with a girlfriend. Why shouldn’t I?

Best Book I Have Read This Year

Wild by Cheryl Strayed

Favorite Productivity Hack

Disconnecting for a day (or longer!) to recharge

WHITNEY OTTO

FACILITATOR & EXECUTIVE COACH

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WHITNEY OTTO

FACILITATOR & EXECUTIVE COACH

Areas of Expertise

Training, Facilitation, Executive Coaching

Education

Brown University, Bachelor of Arts; Lesley University, Master of Science Counseling Psychology, The Coaches Training Institute, Certified Professional Co-active Coach

Favorite Team Experience

Winning as the underdog because it gives you deeper respect for yourself and your teammates, and makes celebrations all the sweeter

One Thing I Have Always Wanted to Do

Compete on Dancing with the Stars

What I Would Do with 15 Minutes of Fame

I would use five of them to invite Michelle Obama, Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, Mindy Kaling and Tina Fey to dinner so they could advise me on how to use the last ten

Surprising Fact About Me

I was an alternate for the US Women’s Rowing Team for the 2000 Olympic Games

Best Book I Have Read Recently

Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert really stuck with me

REGGIE PEARSE

FACILITATOR

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REGGIE PEARSE

FACILITATOR

Areas of Expertise

Team development, Executive coaching, Change Management, Conflict Management, Sales process and Presence coaching and training.

Education

BA Business, MS Organizational Psychology

How I spend wekends:

Sprint Triathlons

Favorite TV show:

Catastrophe

Surprising fact about me:

When I was a teenager I learned how to complete the Rubik’s Cube in under a minute.

Best book I've read recently:

For Whom the Bell Tolls, Hemingway

Favorite place to spend a summer day:

On a trout river

BRADFORD SELBY

FACILITATOR

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Bradford Selby

FACILITATOR

Areas of Expertise

Team Dynamics, Facilitation, and Personal Growth

Education

Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology with a focus on Outdoor Education at The University of New Hampshire

Favorite Team Experience

Being a part of the Massachusetts state championship soccer team at Wayland High School! 12 years of playing with the same group of guys came to a perfect close.

Surprising Fact About Me

I do not like ketchup, mustard, or relish on hot dogs… or on ANYTHING!!!

Favorite Quote

“The person who says they can and the person who says they can’t are both right.” – Unknown (paraphrased over time from a quote by Henry Ford)

Favorite Productivity Hack

“Sorry, I think you must have the wrong number!”

What would I do with 15 minutes of fame

Thank my mother.

RACHEL HAMMERMAN

ADMINISTRATIVE & OPERATIONS ASSISTANT

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RACHEL HAMMERMAN

ADMINISTRATIVE and OPERATIONS ASSISTANT

Areas of Expertise

Organization, Operations, Art-making

Education

Mount Holyoke College, Bachelor of Art in Studio Art

How I spend my weekends

The three F’s: Family, Friends, and Food

Favorite productivity hack

Get up early

Favorite place to spend a summer day

In my art studio (any season)

Favorite quote

“It is in your self interest to find a way to be very tender” – Jenny Holzer

What would you do with 15 minutes of fame

Focus on the impending 16th minute