Associates Include:

Cheryl Foss develops organizational competence in the areas of change, strategy, coordination and alignment. She is proficient in researching, designing, and executing interventions and programs that allow businesses to drastically increase their impact and achieve results. She has over 15 years of successful experience with corporations, small businesses, non-profits, and government agencies. She can be reached at (303) 604-9582.

Gary Frank Gary Frank has 25 years of experience consulting to private, public and non-profit organizations. Gary has consulted with organizations in a variety of industries including high technology fabrication and assembly, heavy manufacturing, consumer food products, health care, training and education, chemical production, oil transport, law enforcement and corrections, and public education. His consulting practice focuses primarily on guiding clients through major systems changes to create high performance work systems.

Gary holds a Ph.D. in organization management from the University of Colorado. He is the former Assistant Dean of the Graduate School of Public Affairs at the University of Colorado and a visiting lecturer in the MBA program at the University of Colorado Leeds College of Business Administration. He is also the former manager of Organization Development at Storage Technology Corporation. He can be reached at (303) 665-8797.

Pete Swanson specializes in leadership development, coaching and training; complex organizational, systemic and culture change initiatives; complex multi-party issue resolution; mediation and facilitation; dispute systems design and implementation; and mediation/conflict resolution training and education. Pete has been a mediator and neutral party for almost two decades, serving 12 years at the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service as a Commissioner. While at the FMCS he was a principle architect of their domestic and international alternative dispute resolution programs, and served as a mediator and facilitator in numerous public policy, labor, grant, employment, EEO, and environmental disputes. He can be reached at (202) 549-6400.

Kenneth James has over 25 years of experience in corporate, non-profit, and academic organizations. He advises clients on how to build leadership capacity in all organizational settings. Prior to his consulting practice, Kenneth work with PG&E Corporation in a variety of leadership and internal consulting roles, including: process improvement, change management, employee engagement, measurement and evaluation, research and development, and engineering and science. His work with nonprofits ranges from chairing several boards of directors to advising executive directors and boards on nonprofit governance. As adjunct professor, he has taught and lectured on business and leadership at several universities. Kenneth's strength in building leadership capacity within organizations comes from his ability to call upon elements of leadership from his varied background and experience. He can be reached at (415) 609-3512.

Craig McGee has over thirty years experience in business management and consulting with extensive background in organization design, organization development, change management, process redesign, and leadership evaluation and development. He has served in external consulting, corporate staff and line management roles. He has consulted with a variety of industries including technology, natural resources, manufacturing, software development, financial services, and consumer products. Clients respect his strong ability to blend strong technical background with pragmatic, sound business judgment. He can be reached at (970)-416-0809.

What Our Clients Say About Our Work

Organization and Process Design:

"As the Vice President and General Manager of a Global Software Development and Delivery Organization I had the pleasure of having Strategic Focus Associates assist my growing division to overcome our growth pains as we expanded and absorbed another large global internal division. Kathy was able to take an outside view of our current state and capitalize on her experiences from other projects like ours to ensure our organizational changes were structured effectively and maximized the team's expertise. Due to SFA's impartial expert moderation and guidance we were able to restructure my organization in a short period of time placing staff in the right function."

Steven Gordon, President & CEO, Network Topology, Inc.