Advisory Board

Building a scalable, sustainable and resilient culture is a complex endeavor. Because no two cultures are alike, having a deep bench of experts who bring decades of experience and an array of specialties is key.


I am driven to help companies create psychologically safe spaces that UNLEASH PASSION and LOVE for WORK.

1 on 1 Consulting

Ed Essey

Coaching • Team Innovation • Intraorganizational Influencing

Ed Essey helps intrapreneurs develop, test, and grow brilliant ideas at a Fortune 500 Tech company. He is an MIT grad, serial founder, and veteran product leader who is passionate about technology, creating great culture, and innovating through experimentation.

He has led company-wide change management programs in innovation, design-thinking, and agile methodologies that have helped over 25,000 employees earn raving fans for their products. He founded the Garage experimental outlet that has delivered over 130 new and exciting projects to market.

Ed practices mindfulness to bring his most courageous and caring self to every connection. He champions wise technology, because the best products cannot stop at intelligence, they need wisdom.

1 on 1 Consulting

Amanda Sanders

Human Potential Catalyst • Conscious Leadership Mentor

As a former tech CEO, startup founder, and consultant for companies such as Apple, Dell, Visa, Wells Fargo, Verizon and many other widely known brands, Amanda brings her business strategy and high-growth startup expertise into Authentic CEO.

Amanda has contributed to making more than one unicorn company from the inside, and now she is helping companies from the outside through Authentic CEO’s Growth Catalyst Power Tools, a groundbreaking fusion of quantum physics, neuroscience, business strategy and consciousness.

Amanda and her growth catalyst partner Amy Levin also take their work beyond Authentic CEO by co-founding a venture capital fund that aims to invest $1 billion in companies. (Wai-Mohala Ventures)

1 on 1 Consulting

Alysha M. Campbell

Engagement • DEI • Building Performance Culture

Alysha M. Campbell, Founder/Principal of CultureShift HR, is a 4x award-winning and highly respected Strategic Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Leader with a decade of experience encompassing all facets of Human Resource Management and DEI. She’s also a best-selling author. From executing successful multi-million dollar workforce diversity and optimization projects to spearheading inclusive employee culture initiatives, Alysha has truly seen and done it all in the DEI space.

Her passion for the industry is what led her to start CultureShift HR. Alysha uses her business acumen to help companies utilize and engage their best talent while creating purposeful, diverse, and inclusive work environments that help businesses grow and thrive.

1 on 1 Consulting

Phil Durchslag

Customer Culture • Change Management • Sales Trainer

Phil is a proven executive and consultant with a record of being a change agent with extensive experience in building organizations to excel in top and bottom line results.

His focus on culture is complemented by an innovative and dependable ability to implement training, accountability, and process improvement that will significantly strengthen the human capital and market position of your company’s solutions.

Phil has a proven ability to conceptualize complex ideas, make critical decisions, and devise innovative products, services, and strategies that consistently exceed projections, and provide sustained profitable growth. He is tenacious in securing client loyalty through forging lasting consultative relationships and has a successfull track record in large multi-million dollar contract negotiations.

1 on 1 Consulting

Elliot Barnett

Mental Wellness • Mental Core Training • Coaching

I am a passionate scientist with over 20 years of experience in cognitive science research and computer technology. I spent 15 years developing a new form of psychotherapy referred to as Cognitive Response Therapy with its foundation being three major scientific theories that are in the process of being finalized and published.

The results of this research has been used to implement a mental health program called Mental Fitness Training, empowering people to dramatically improve their wellbeing at a foundational and fundamental level. As an engineer and director, with 8+ years at a fortune 500 company, I leveraged my software expertise to implement the very first on-line, self-directed, but guided mental health program that combines the Agile mindset and SCRUM method to mental wellness programs delivering Mental Fitness Training to those in need.