Change-Ready Solutions is a consulting and training firm dedicated to helping businesses lead, change and grow by LEVERAGING DIVERSITY FOR GREATER INNOVATIVE THINKING
Everyone on our team has expertise in various aspects of helping businesses lead, change and grow, whether it is changing leadership behavior, managing organizational change, optimizing talent engagement and retention, or equipping organizations for innovation and creative problem solving. Below is a description of some of our team members.
Bruce N. Fern, M. Ed. is the founder and president of Change-Ready Solutions. His background is in the behavioral sciences which he applies to all of Change-Ready Solution's business solutions. He is an accomplished organization transformation leader who helps businesses transform client-facing practices (sales optimization) and internal business practices (leadership, culture, change management, and talent engagement/retention).
Bruce was a leader in IBM's external consulting Talent & Change Global Center of Excellence and was the corporate VP in charge of agency leadership development for New York Life. Before that, Bruce founded and led for 15 years Performance Connections International Inc, a training and consulting firm specializing in employee engagement, talent retention, sales, service and leadership development. Before that, Bruce was on the Senior Leadership Team and the Executive Vice President of Consulting at MOHR/Blessing White, one of the nation's leading professional development companies.
Natalie Jenkins has been a distinguished leader for over 20 years in providing consulting and training services to businesses to support organizational transformation. Natalie has enabled fortune 500 and non-profit enterprises alike to build productive, diverse and healthy employee cultures that drive long-term business results. Natalie is also currently the President/Founder of Possibility Designer, providing services that enable businesses to more effectively innovate, solve complex business problems, and leverage diversity to achieve better business results.
Previously, Natalie was one of the leaders of the start-up team at Waggl which provides a disruptive technology-driven continuous listening platform to market. Prior to Waggl, she was the Director of Strategic Innovation at New & Improved, a leading innovation and problem-solving training and consulting business Before New & Improved, Natalie was one of the founding members of the team that created Innova, then the exclusive U.S. distributor of training programs based on the work of creative thinking guru, Edward de Bono.
Rob Gilfoyle is our strategic partner in change management and leadership development with a special focus on Digital Evolution. He has over twenty years of organizational change leadership experience and has provided leadership training to thousands of managers and executives in Canada, the USA, Europe and Africa, including to Fortune 500 organizations. He is a member of the faculty for the Certificate in Executive Leadership program for the Chartered Professional Accountants Institute of British Columbia and the Directors College.
Rob is also the president of Digital Evolution Canada (DEC) whose purpose is to make the unavoidable digital evolution that small and medium-sized enterprises have to make, quicker, easier and significantly more profitable than it would have been without our help. Rob and Change-Ready Solutions work hand-in-hand on DEC Digital Evolution client initiatives.
Stela Lupushor is our strategic partner in inclusion, work design for the future, and analytics. She is the founder and Chief Executive Re-framer of Reframe.Work Inc., a consulting firm advising organizations on workplace inclusion in order to bring resiliency and access to talent in an environment disrupted by demographic shifts, technology, value chain disintermediation, and human behavior evolution.
Stela is also the Program Director, Strategic Workforce Planning and HRBPs Council at The Conference Board, facilitating conversations with Fortune 500 corporations-members on building new global workforce strategies to deliver business performance. She is the Human Capital Analytics Center Leader at the Conference Board, shaping its research agenda. Previously Stela established and led the People Analytics functions at Fidelity Investments, TIAA and IBM where she developed analytics capabilities across the organizations and enabled data-driven workforce decision making.