Friday, October 31st, 2014

ChangeWise Principals


Bill JoinerBill Joiner, MBA, EdD

Bill Joiner is a seasoned leadership expert and organizational change consultant, with 30 years of experience completing successful engagements with companies based in the US, Canada, and Europe. He is co-author of the book Leadership Agility, and co-developer, with Cambria Consulting, of the Leadership Agility 360, the only online feedback instrument that assesses research-based levels of leadership agility. Bill speaks about leadership agility, partners with senior leaders in developing high performing teams, creating breakthrough strategies, leading organizational change, and redesigning business processes. He also provides leadership workshops and custom-designs and implements action learning programs. He is also the designer or co-designer of most ChangeWise consulting and training services. For nine years, Bill served as an adjunct faculty member for the Leadership for Change program at Boston College.

He has a BA and MBA from Southern Methodist University and earned his Doctorate in Organization Development at Harvard University. Email: bj@changewise.biz

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Debbie WhitestoneDebra Whitestone, LICSW, EdD

Debbie Whitestone joined ChangeWise in 2007, bringing over 30 years experience as a change agent, working in and with business, government, and “third sector” service organizations. A seasoned consultant, facilitator, and coach, she brings skilled attention to both process and results, as she works with clients to develop creative solutions to serious problems. She especially enjoys working with clients to foster understanding and collaboration across boundaries, whether between organizational units, professional disciplines, or between team or family members. As a ChangeWise principal, she is active in sharing the Leadership Agility perspective and related services with leaders throughout the world and in nurturing our global learning community of coaches. Much of Debbie’s passion and experience as an innovator and change agent has focused on helping improve the quality, effectiveness, and delivery of services from health, education, and social service organizations. She has produced a myriad of lay and professional training events on living with behavioral, emotional and attention challenges. She has also designed and delivered large-scale, education-based change interventions for organizations and service systems.

Debbie received a BA in Psychology from Brandeis University; a Master’s in Social Work from New York University; and her Doctorate in Administration, Planning, and Social Policy from Harvard University. She was a post-doctoral research associate in the Organization Behavior Department at the Harvard Business School, where she researched and wrote teaching cases, including a continuing “best seller” about People Express Airlines. Email: dw@changewise.biz

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