meet the team
Dave Jennings, President
Dave accelerates leadership results. In the trenches with executives and managers implementing global and local change initiatives, he understands the risks, stresses, and opportunities. He has coached, trained, prodded, and cajoled thousands of leaders and high-potentials from blue-chip companies such as Deloitte, ExxonMobil, and Hewlett-Packard. He has been a featured speaker to leaders in Europe, Africa, Middle East, India, Asia, Australia, North America, and South America. His approach is pragmatic and accessible.
"Dave is results driven and a master facilitator."
John Cochran, President, Executive Forum
Dave Jennings has worked with leaders from a variety of Fortune 500, large, mid-sized, association, and government organizations to get results.
Amy Leishman provides retreats, executive coaching, and training to build leaders. With a background in Org Psychology and Strategy, she combines a research background with consulting experience to help leaders accelerate their learning.
amy leishman, C0-Author
Amy Leishman provides retreats, executive coaching, and training to build leaders. With a background in Organizational Psychology and Strategy, Amy Leishman combines a research background with consulting experience to help leaders accelerate their learning. She has led market research projects in Peru, Italy, Nigeria, New Zealand, Muaritius, French Polynesia, and Mexico. She has co-authored a chapter in a psychology textbook and presented work on Innovation, Shame, and Guilt at an international research conference. She earned an MBA from the Marriott School of Management with emphases in Strategy and Social Innovation.
"No one listens like Amy does. She has helped me to re-frame my thinking to see a different perspective of the HR situations that I come across on a daily basis." HR Professional
mark sato, consultant
Mark brings 20 years of corporate management and leadership training experience at Franklin Templeton, Kaiser Permanente and Oracle Corporation. During that time he designed and delivered dozens of management training programs and has held management roles leading teams of over 100 people.
Since 2005 Mark has led his own training consultancy and is known for his engaging workshops and warm sense of humor. He is a highly sought after facilitator for providers like CLS, the Wiseman Group, the de Bono Group, and VitalSmarts, as well as his own custom content. He has global leadership training experience working with managers in Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and Latin America, and current clients include the Cleveland Clinic, Salesforce, Sasol, Stanford Children’s Health, Stanford Healthcare, and Women Unlimited. Mark holds an MBA from California State University Hayward (East Bay) and lives with his family in the San Francisco Bay Area.
"Mark brings insight, humor and positive energy to every group he works with. You can count on him to create a learning environment that brings
out the best in everyone."
Liz Wiseman, NY Times Best Seller and Executive Advisor
Mark is an expert facilitator for Learnable Solutions where he leads Exceptional Performer and
Exceptional Leader workshops and develops solutions for business leaders.