MEET THE TEAM OFstaff & contractors

Though my name is on the business, I don’t do this alone. I am supported by a small and talented team and a crew of other small businesses, that help me lean on the genius of others. We, and our visions, all need support to thrive.



Operations Manager & Executive Assistantashley bishop

Ashley has over 10 years of experience working in professional office positions providing support to businesses and C-Suite Executives. She loves details, planners, and people, and works with enthusiasm to keep things organized and her customers feeling supported. Ashley helps keep core business operations, large meeting notes, logistics, new projects, and me, organized and moving forward. Her tireless encouragement, creativity, and belief in the work, make it all more beautiful and possible even when things get hard. I am deeply grateful for the risk she is willing to take on behalf of human flourishing.

innovation & improvement facilitatormary brannock

Mary is the newest addition to our team! She will support us on internal improvement and entrepreneurial adventures while supporting a portfolio of client work as a skilled listener and engagement expert, qualitative analyst, (co-) facilitator, project manager, strategy partner, and technical writer. I’m grateful that she shows up in her work with kindness, curiosity, and is an incredible listener. She will use these skills to build custom approaches that define and align to clients’ North Star and is a big fan of incrementalism (making small changes on the way to big results). Mary is very close to completing her DrPH at East Tennessee State University, spends much of her free time hiking or getting crafty with friends, and loves having fun as much as the rest of us around here.

additionalmagic makers

In addition to some on-call resource professionals that support me with legal, accounting, IT, and other small business needs, these vendors have recently helped get me from stuck ideas to aligned action. I am grateful for their nudges, insight, talent, tenacity, and support.


human-centered strategyso everyone can flourish