The paradigm of Appreciative Inquiry informs my style of being and working. I believe that people develop when they focus on their strengths and what makes them most alive. I believe in peoples’ innate ability to be resourceful and creative and whole.
Ray Wells, Ph.D., is President of Wellbeing Systems, a Philadelphia-area consulting firm that uses appreciative, positive, strengths-based approaches for designing leadership, team, and organization development programs.
Ezelle is Coordinator of Programs - Africa for The Center for Appreciative Inquiry. She is a coach and community psychologist with substantial experience in collaborating with people towards generating learning organizational cultures. She is passionate about social justice and sustainability.
Carol Vicker’s practice is based on the belief that human systems are made and imagined by those that live and work within them. She supports the most creative and generative systems in organizations, families and relationships.
Evodia began in the Nutrition field then continued to Public Health with majoring in Behavioral Science and Health Education. She achieved her masters degree in Quality Improvement in Health Care from Newcastle University, Australia.
Kathy is the CEO/President of the Company of Experts, Inc. and oversees this Small Woman Owned Business serving schools, colleges and universities, businesses, corporations and non-profits moving them from deficit models of planning and thinking to engagement, empowerment and collaboration.
James P. Hughes, M.P.A. is a Certified Appreciative Inquiry Facilitator focused upon helping Michigan's Trial Courts become the finest Courts in the U.S.A. Jim believes that people within our courts possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities to make the improvements needed to ensure justice.