We offer a network of resources with depth, breadth and a blend of experience and expertise you can partner with to accomplish your strategy and goals in developing leaders, teams or organizations. We introduce our team to you:

Joanne Killmeyer, B.C.C. brings a well-blended background of practical business experience and academic credentials to her consulting practice. Her experience, in human resources development (Heading NAFTA Talent Management and many start-up Organization Development & Training and Groups) and sales management (District Sales Manager), helps her understand line management’s challenge working in the current business environment.  Her grounding in the real world of line managers who use HR programs and systems to achieve measurable results is apparent.   

Her extensive experience, over 25 years working in the pharmaceutical (Ciba-Geigy, currently Novartis) and chemical industries (Ciba Specialty Chemicals, currently BASF) has expanded to include organizations in industries such as:  financial, technology, healthcare, consumer, diagnostic, insurance, service, legal, etc.

 Joanne’s proven ability and passion are working with clients in these particular areas:

  • coaching leaders to enhance potential and/or performance
  • increasing team effectiveness
  • facilitating interactive workshops that focus leaders to apply new learnings to their work
  • succession planning design, implementation and calibration
  • mentor-coaching for other coaches finding their voice, starting their business or taking their
    business or skills to the next level.

Joanne has implemented change strategies with leadership teams using: organizational diagnosis and workshops, executive retreats, 360 feedback, and developing a coaching culture.   

Joanne is a Board Certified Coach (B.C.C.) through the Center for Credentialing and Education.  She has completed her doctorate (Ed.S.) in Executive Leadership in HRD, George Washington University and earned an M.B.A. from Fordham University and a B.A. degree, Psychology and Sociology from SUNY, Oneonta.


Deborah Tomkins, Chief Plate Spinner, handles all business and project administration for possibilities & solutions.  She is the glue that holds together all the schedules and pieces of delivery to our clients. She manages the administration of the assessment instruments (DiSC, Time Management, Conflict, MBTI, etc.) and trains our partner clients in how to handle the administration of their subaccounts.

Her work and life experience have prepared her to do this job superbly! She spent several years as a teacher and another twenty years managing a household and the schedules of three very busy offspring.  Debbie is proficient at managing time, adapting to ever-changing conditions, juggling financial circumstances, scheduling, managing priorities, purchasing, and keeping the peace.   Her 15 years' experience as the Director of Christian Education at Union Hill Presbyterian Church gives her insight in dealing with varying personality types, and extensive experience with planning large projects, trips, fundraising, and record keeping.  She also served as an Elder and Trustee of UHPC for 6 years.

Debbie is well versed in bookkeeping, QuickBooks, Quicken and tax return preparation as well. 

She holds a B.A. degree in Elementary Education and English from Moravian College.


Denise D’Agostino, HR Executive, brings a high level of energy and practical approaches enabling leaders, teams and organizations to perform and deliver.  Through years of coaching and collaborating in complex global organizations with Senior Executives and Leadership teams, Denise has honed her keen sense of perception and uses her genuine style to build trust, empowering others to gain insights that drive change. She has a knack for starting courageous conversations that motivate and inspire growth.  Her passions include: Leadership Development, Coaching, Diversity & Inclusion, Women’s Leadership, Change Management and Team Building. She balances this passion and practicality with her 25 years’ experience working as an HR Business Partner both regionally and globally in pharmaceuticals, diagnostics, chemical and staffing industries.

As a Human Resources Executive, Denise has gained real world experience managing organizational and culture changes, building leaders and teams, and assessing and acquiring talent.  As a manager, she understands the importance of taking strategies and bringing them into manageable realities for others to digest. 

Denise gained global exposure while living abroad and working abroad in a headquarters environment.  With Senior Leaders, she shaped policy and effectively deployed talented resources on a worldwide basis.  As a senior leader, Denise embraced her passion as Executive Sponsor for initiatives such as Diversity & Inclusion and Women’s Leadership implementing practical solutions - Mentoring, Peer Coaching, Career Pathing, and Personal Branding.
She holds a B.S. Degree from Bryant University and is certified in Myers Briggs, DiSC, Prosci Change Management, Lominger Competencies and Situational Leadership.


Nina Fiddian-Green, specializes in coaching individuals and groups motivated to embody their true leadership style as they go to the next level of their success.

She takes a holistic approach in coaching her clients from the inside out to overcome self-limiting habits, discover untapped potential, and uncover inspired solutions to achieve breakthrough results. Nina’s methodology empowers her clients to adopt new behaviors and transform themselves into a higher vision of what they can be or do, thereby experiencing accelerated, enriching success at work and in life.

As an Executive Coach, Nina draws upon her 20 years' experience as a senior executive in Global Marketing Communications for Fortune 500 companies, consumer brands, and C-level executives. As a leader, she built, led, and trained top performing teams in more than 20 countries across all continents. She served as an integral member of cross-functional teams, working closely with Legal, Finance, Marketing, Human Resources, Product Development, and Supply Chain with responsibility for direct contributions to Marketing Communications and overall business strategies. She also acted as a hiring manager for internal and external resources globally.

Nina brings a unique blend of global perspective, corporate insight, diverse life experiences and a tireless commitment in supporting others to each coaching engagement. She is qualified to utilize a combination of coaching tools and techniques including DiSC and 360 Leadership Assessments.

Nina is an alumnus of The Kent School, and holds a B.A. in Art History from Wheaton College. She is a graduate of New York University’s Executive Coaching Certification program. She is Certified in Group Coaching from Potentials Realized, and is also a Certified Women, Power and Body Esteem Coach.


Walter W. Hoff, M.B.A. provides leadership development consulting, facilitation, and curriculum design services to companies in various industries focused on building the skills of present and future leaders of people.
He has designed coaching and leadership learning event and has also created tools and templates that reinforced classroom learning sessions. He has conducted more than 600 face-to-face and virtual classroom sessions. 

Walt has more than 29 years of corporate experience, with 25 years in the pharmaceutical industry.  He spent the last 16 years with Johnson & Johnson, working for Janssen and Ortho Biotech, where he was Director of Leadership Development.  He held positions in sales, sales management, marketing, managed care, human resources, and training and development.  Walt contributed to bottom-line sales and to the development of people throughout his career.   

His diversified background enables Walt to connect well with sales, sales management, general management, and research and development audiences. As a facilitator, he is able to relate real-world experiences, especially with healthcare audiences that allow participants to be able to immediately apply the learning concepts back on the job.

Walt is certified in leadership and individual contributor development programs from Development Dimensions, Inc (DDI), and Edward DeBono (Creativity-Six Hats Thinking).

He is on the Alumni Board of Directors of the University of New Haven, where he attended undergraduate school.  Walt earned an MBA in Marketing from Pace University in Manhattan.

 

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