iBossWell Consultants & Support Team
Our team of consultants bring a variety of perspectives and business experiences to iBossWell clients. From executive management to board leadership and multi-organizational collaborations, in large international to small local organizations, our consulting team brings fresh perspective and experience to your situation.
CEO & President
Denise is a Business Consultant specializing in strategic and business planning, organizational change, leadership and team development, and executive coaching. Denise has more than 25 years of experience in sales, marketing, strategic planning, healthcare service delivery, business operations, team dynamics, and customer relations. As Executive Director of Managed Care and Corporate Accounts at AstraZeneca, Inc., Denise directed business operations of national and regional accounts; book value of $4+ billion and a team of more than 200 associates and 17 corporate directors. She has hired and developed hundreds of managers during her corporate career.
Denise has special expertise in strategic planning. Her scope and depth of experience offers the extraordinary capability of developing highly efficient, focused plans, as well as the ability to position the organization to effectively implement the plan through processes, systems. Additionally, her skills also guide the advancing of the organizational culture needed for exemplary performance.
With extensive experience developing high performing teams, Denise has successfully facilitated strategic, business and reorganization planning, taking organizations from needs assessment and situational analysis all the way to strategy development, redesign and implementation. She has co-authored the book, “The PeoplePACT™ – Achieving Exemplary Performance through Humane Leadership”. It is a culmination of her extensive experience in leadership development and excellence in performance. Denise holds a Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy, a Master’s degree in Counseling, and additional work towards a Doctorate in Counseling Psychology.
Vice President, Strategic Planning and Organizational Consulting
Lynne Brown brings more than 25 years of experience to iBossWell, Inc. Lynne began her career working on the staff of non-profit health care organizations where she gained front line experience in fund-raising, lobbying, member and community relations, as well as the art and science of working with board committees and volunteers. Lynne has assisted a diverse list of clients in the non-profit sector to develop and prepare to implement their strategic plans, and to enhance the capacity of their boards and staff to achieve high performance. Her clients have included government agencies and NPOs in health care, human services, education, and the arts. In addition, she directs the marketing and training efforts for WePlanWell™ an online strategic plan development tool and strategic management system created by iBossWell. Some of Lynne’s greatest insights come from her extensive experience as a volunteer organizer of non-profit events and activities and as a leader of non-profit boards. She recently assisted the Association for Strategic Planning in the planning and presentation of World Strategy Week 2014, a global forum bringing together international experts and leaders in a series of virtual and live events to discuss how organizations can most successfully develop and execute strategies in a volatile and increasingly unpredictable environment. She is currently chairing the Association’s Branding & Marketing subcommittee. She received ASP’s Distinguished Member award in 2014. She was previously chair of the Johnson County Library Foundation and currently chairs the Foundation’s Fund Development Committee. Lynne is a graduate of the University of Kansas and holds a bachelor’s degree in Journalism.
Vice President Operations and Technical Translation
Terri Harmon offers clients a diverse set of skills and experiences that has been developed during her more than 20 year career in all aspects of business management and operations. Her career began in management roles with Best Buy that took her to stores throughout the Midwest. Terri also served as the Chief Operating Officer of the Arts Council of Metropolitan Kansas City for more than a decade, taking the organization from a newly established 501c3 to a fully functional arts advocacy agency supporting the Kansas City metropolitan area. The variety of duties embraced by Terri during her tenure at the Arts Council included strategic planning, fundraising, board development, technology implementation, grant making and succession planning. Terri is passionate about creating effective strategies and organizational growth through operational efficiency and effective change management practices. Her experience in both small and large organizational structures and as both a staff member and a board volunteer allows her to make a positive contribution to each client she advises.
Jaime Schonfeldt, PMP
Jaime Schonfeldt is the newest member on the iBossWell team. With nearly a decade of experience achieving extraordinary results in all aspects of executive operational leadership, Jaime is particularly skilled in providing organizations the tools and resources they need to start on a path to long term growth and success. That skill set is perhaps best demonstrated by her work concurrently building and managing four successful businesses from scratch. With a natural entrepreneurial mindset, Jaime has built a strong reputation on her capacity to open, expand and transform businesses into thriving operations. She has an aptitude for finding “hidden” cost savings in multiple business areas, which in turn opens up cash flow thus providing organizations and their leaders the time and ability to focus on achieving the goal of sustained growth. Jaime holds a PMP certification from the Project Management Institute. Jaime’s previous work experiences include: Director of Finance, Community Lining Opportunities; Director, North Star Academy; President, Sky’s the Limit Childcare, Inc.; President Air Control Mechanical Inc. She holds a BS in Business Management from Friends University, and an MBA from Baker University.
R. Lee Evans
Lee spent 44 years in academic pharmacy as an educator/psychiatric pharmacist, and college administrator. He recently retired from his position as CEO/Dean of Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy after 23 years in the role. Lee is known as a visionary leader who helped push the practice of pharmacy forward by advocating and promoting transformational change in pharmacy education. Throughout his career he worked effectively across academic and health disciplines. He led numerous strategic planning efforts, expanded and managed budgets, dealt with human relations issues, built external constituent relationships, and was heavily engaged in fundraising.
Lee has a passion for working within organizations to improve effectiveness by developing the leadership skills of team members. He believes identifying the most qualified individual to assume a leadership role is only the first step in developing an effective team and forward-acting organization. As a consultant, he is dedicated to supporting leaders in their journey to becoming more effective in guiding their enterprises into the future.
Lee holds a Doctor of Pharmacy degree, and hospital residency and board certifications as a psychiatric pharmacist. He participated as a facilitator/mentor in the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy “Academic Leadership Fellows Program” for 11 years. Lee is certified as a coach for the Leadership Circle Profile, trained with the AK Rice Institute on leadership issues, and also participated in Gestalt training.
Financial and Accounting Oversight
Gary is the President of Schroeder and Associates, a tax, accounting and financial planning practice with clients all over the United States. Prior to opening Schroeder and Associates, Gary served as Director of Accounting, Department of Defense; Director, Finance Division, General Services Administration; and various accounting positions within the Administration. He received a degree in Accounting from Alfred University and in Business, Management and Accounting from The University of Missouri and is a Certified Government Financial Manager.
In addition to our core group listed above, our team also includes a diverse advisory group. Click here to read more about this excellent group of advisors and the talents they bring to our team.