Who we are

Kay L. Hubbard is an independent consultant in the areas of strategic planning, human resource systems, work system design and organizational development. Since 1995 she has helped organizations and communities develop and integrate strategic plans and human systems, using collaborative and inclusive practices. She is committed to helping her clients make fundamental, whole system change in a way that taps more of the creative human potential and wisdom that is already present.

Kay is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Hope College in Holland, Michigan. She had key leadership and professional responsibilities in Human Resources and Information Systems during more than 20 years she worked for Donnelly Corporation. This was during the period when the company was recognized as one of the “Ten Best of the 100 Best Companies to Work for in America.”

She has received specialized training in TQM, systems thinking, disciplines of the learning organization, organizational development and whole systems planning.

Linda M. McFadden serves corporate and community clients involved in organizational change through whole systems strategic planning, communications systems redesign, and customized education development and delivery.

Linda holds Masters degrees from Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, and Grand Valley State University, Allendale, Michigan. In addition, she has received special training in the core competencies of a learning organization through MIT’s Organizational Learning Center, Rummler-Brache process improvement methodologies, TQM tools and methods and whole systems planning. She was employed at Herman Miller, Inc., Zeeland, MI, for eighteen years, where she built a world-class internal communications program supporting corporate renewal and played a leadership role in TQM implementation.

Linda has been an invited speaker before a number of organizations, including the American Association of University Publishers, The Conference Board (New York), and the Special Libraries Association (SLA).

Kay and Linda have co-authored several articles about teams and whole systems planning strategies. See resources.

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