We are a team of entrepreneurs, facilitators, coaches, artists, network builders, and competitors committed to the belief that strong relationships transform organizations and communities.

LOU BERGHOLZ

MANAGING PARTNER & FOUNDER

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LOU BERGHOLZ

MANAGING PARTNER & FOUNDER

Areas of Expertise

Research, Design, Facilitation

Education

Cornell University, Bachelor of Science in Human Development

Surprising Fact About Me

I am an introvert. Nobody believes this, but it’s true!

On My Bucket List

Learn how to surf, drive a tank, and sing (well) at a karaoke bar

My Favorite “Dream Big” Scenario

Running an overnight camp for one glorious summer

Craziest Thing I Have Ever Experienced

Watched in fear from the fourth row of a bus traveling 100 kilometers an hour down a two-lane road as the back-up driver exchanged places with the current driver, without the bus stopping

If I was a Contestant on Jeopardy My 5 Dream Categories Would Be

’80s Movie Quotes, ’80s One-hit Wonder Songs, ’80s TV Shows, John Cusack Films, Driving Shortcuts to Avoid Traffic in Boston

MAREN ROJAS

FACILITATOR

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MAREN ROJAS

FACILITATOR

Areas of Expertise

Coaching, Teaming, Leadership Development, Sport and Trauma

Education & Certifications

The College of William and Mary, Bachelor of Arts Studio Art; Syracuse University, Master of Science Art Education; USSF “A” License; NSCAA Advanced National License

My Favorite Team Experience

As a player, going to the 1992 NCAA women’s soccer Elite 8 with W&M. As a coach, winning the 2004 ACC Championship in women’s soccer with The University of Virginia

Surprising Fact About Me

I used to own a Harley Davidson

The Craziest Thing I Have Ever Done

Quit my job and thru-hiked the Appalachian Trail in 2000

If I Was a Contestant on Jeopardy, My 5 Dream Categories Would Be

Songs of the ’80s, Characters from Stephen King Novels, Art History, All Things Calvin and Hobbes, Quotes from Better Off Dead

Favorite Quote

From A League of Their Own – Geena Davis’ reply when Tom Hanks asks her why she is quitting the baseball team: Geena, “It just got too hard.” Tom, “It’s supposed to be hard, the hard is what makes it great. If it were easy everyone would do it.”

MARGIE GOZDIFF

FACILITATOR & EXECUTIVE COACH

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MARGIE GOZDIFF

FACILITATOR & BUSINESS COACH

Areas of Expertise

Emotional Intelligence, Coaching, Leadership Development, Sales Training

Education & Certifications

SUNY Oswego, Bachelor of Business Administration; Institute for Health and Human Potential, Emotional Intelligence; Vital Smarts, Crucial Conversations; International Coaching Academy, Coaching Certification; MBTI – CPP

How I Spend My Weekends

Outdoors – skiing, biking and hiking

Surprising Fact About Me

I’m introverted and need my quiet time

On My Bucket List

Skiing in Switzerland – when I was very young, my mother left five kids (ages 2-12) home with my dad and went skiing with a girlfriend. Why shouldn’t I?

Best Book I Have Read This Year

Wild by Cheryl Strayed

Favorite Productivity Hack

Disconnecting for a day (or longer!) to recharge

ALISON FREEDMAN

CERTIFIED PERSONAL COACH

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ALISON FREEDMAN

CERTIFIED PERSONAL COACH

Areas of Expertise

Communication Skills, including leadership development, executive presence, and public speaking.  

Education

University of Michigan: MBA and Master's in Education

Duke University: BA in English

Certified Professional Coach through the International Coaching Federation (ICF)

My Favorite Team Experience:

Directing the University of Michigan Business School Follies (variety show) and working with an executive team and hundreds of MBAs to produce a creative, entertaining show

Favorite Ice Cream

Coffee in a waffle cone with chocolate sprinkles

Favorite TV show: 

The Wire

Favorite productivity hack:

Take the train to New York

How I spend weekends:

Having adventures with my husband and kids, ages 5 &7

RACHEL HAMMERMAN

ADMINISTRATIVE & OPERATIONS ASSISTANT

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RACHEL HAMMERMAN

ADMINISTRATIVE and OPERATIONS ASSISTANT

Areas of Expertise

Organization, Operations, Art-making

Education

Mount Holyoke College, Bachelor of Art in Studio Art

How I spend my weekends

The three F’s: Family, Friends, and Food

Favorite productivity hack

Get up early

Favorite place to spend a summer day

In my art studio (any season)

Favorite quote

“It is in your self interest to find a way to be very tender” – Jenny Holzer

What would you do with 15 minutes of fame

Focus on the impending 16th minute

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