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Elizabeth Fadell, MSSW

Elizabeth has been working with organizations and individuals focused on leadership, innovation, transformation and service quality improvement for over 20 years. She is committed to a developmental approach that incorporates dialogue, whole systems thinking, strategy development, indigenous wisdom, generative leadership and breakthrough improvement. Elizabeth had worked internationally in settings ranging from wireless telecommunication companies, information technology organizations, state and municipal government, universities and public education to managing a professional theatre to organizing community dialogues dedicated to enhancing civic conversation and collective action. She is committed to the process of integrating personal discovery with organizational development. Elizabeth is the Managing Member of The Enterprise Group, a management consulting firm based in Madison, Wisconsin.

Elizabeth holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics and Philosophy and a Master of Science degree in Social Work with an emphasis in Total Quality Management from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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John C. Blanchard

“I continue to get positive feedback from the experiential learning simulation. HSN strives to provide professional education programming that enhances our members knowledge, perspective and capabilities in dealing with a fast-changing industry. Your effort and genuine concern were essential to help us take a risk, embrace a new learning method, and expand its sense of purpose.”

John C. Blanchard
Program Chair, Health Strategy Network
Philadelphia, PA

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F. Kenneth Ackerman

“The morning was well-spent. I walked away with a renewed appreciation for the pressures and complexities that face our nation’s hospitals and health care organizations.”

F. Kenneth Ackerman
Executive Associate to the CEO, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Philadelphia, PA

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Mary Anne Valentine

“Absolutely refreshing … one of the best learning experiences I’ve happened upon, and one that truly exceeded my expectations! Green Gulch’s lovely retreat setting was the perfect place to inspire creativity, growth, insight, learning and reflection. Overall, Creating Learning Partnerships was empowering and inspiring. How wonderful to be able to tap into the rich resources and wisdom of others from all walks of life, to gain perspective, to have fun learning at a deeper level, to laugh, to laugh again, and to laugh some more!”

Mary Anne Valentine
Program Manager, Organization & Management
Smithsonian Institution

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Jan Maylone

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Jan Maylone
Office of the Secretary
Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

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Teresa Ruelas

“The gifts from Omega Point were the explorations into the mental models we hold; experiences that opened us to new ways of thinking; and down-to-earth, practical ways that we many continue to integrate new ways of thinking into real-time partnerships in our lives.”

Teresa Ruelas
Organizational Consultant and Life Coach
The Philippines

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Sarah M. Riley-Hansen

“You should know that your work and wisdom was incredibly impactful for me.”

Sarah M. Riley-Hansen
Executive Director, Corner House, Inc.
Emporia, KS

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Dennis Rogers

“OPI’s approach takes you from theory to the practical. ‘ah-has’ and learning are the outcome.”

Dennis Rogers
Administrator, Kansas Services of Blind and Visually Impaired
Kansas Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services
Topeka, KS

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Sarah Fischer

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Sarah Fischer
SPF Project Manager,Kansas Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services
Topeka, KS

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Robynn Bears

“Your efforts have touched me personally and professionally. I already have goals for when I get back to my office to incorporate what I learned into my work. You have allowed me to have more confidence in myself and to be able to speak up and be more assertive in what I want for myself. I truly want to thank you.”

Robynn Bears
Administrative Specialist, Kansas Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services
Topeka, KS