Chris Brannen, M.A.

Chris Brannen, M.A. is an international business consultant, executive coach, and master trainer. She specializes in global leadership, management and cross-cultural communications. She has 20 years of experience in 25 countries working in the following areas :

  •  Designing change management programs

  • Assisting in cross-cultural negotiations

  • Facilitating diversity and inclusion world-wide leadership programs

  • Consulting on cross-cultural development initiatives

Chris taught at the University of California at Berkeley for 7.5 years. She earned a B.A. from the University of Texas, M.A. and Ph.D., ABD, from the University of California at Berkeley.

Ford Hatamiya, M.A.

Ford Hatamiya, M.A. is a master trainer and coach for management and leadership development. He has 25 years of experience consulting with public and private organizations in the following areas:

  • Presentation skills

  • Leadership development

  • Group facilitation

  • Innovation

  • Strategic thinking

  • Diversity

 He earned a Bachelor's degree in Economics and a Master’s degree in Ethnic Studies from the University of California at Berkeley. Ford is a Sansei—a third generation Japanese American. His community activities focus on the socioeconomic viability of Asian American communities.

Jane Cavanaugh

Jane Cavanaugh is a master trainer, group facilitator, and coach. She has 20 years of experience, with over 700 mid-level leaders, addressing the unique challenges they face in driving organizational engagement. Jane works with leaders in the following areas:

  • Leadership presence

  • Influence skills

  • Coaching and developing staff

  • Stakeholder management

  • Strategic focus

Jane earned a B.A. in Psychology from the University of California at Santa Cruz. She is an ICF PCC (Professional Certified Coach), certified NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming) Coach and certified NLP Master Practitioner.

Lisa Rothman

Lisa Rothman is an award winning radio producer, master trainer, and communications coach. She has 15 years experience preparing leaders for media interviews and high-stakes presentations. Lisa has a specialty in virtual coaching throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia. Her areas of focus are:

  • Conference speaking

  • High stakes interviewing and media ready messaging

  • Working with non-native English speakers

  • Working with high-potential women

Lisa earned a B.A. in East Asian studies from Wesleyan University. She also performs professionally in one woman shows throughout the Bay Area.