Meet Our Global Faculty

World Class Leadership & Organization Consultants

Holzman Leadership’s Global Faculty is committed to sustainable behavior change and measurable business impact. Each member is trained in Holzman’s Real Work Process and has 15+ years experience developing leaders and/or leading people. 

Susan J. West

Susan has built her career on supporting businesses through their toughest transitions. An executive coach and former CHRO, she has 25+ years experience in leadership and organization development.

Susan has built her career on supporting businesses through their toughest transitions. An executive coach and former CHRO, she has 25+ years experience in leadership and organization development, talent management, succession planning, and management of enterprise-wide change initiatives in the context of growth initiatives, restructuring, M&As, and JVs.

Susan has extensive business insights as the minority shareholder of a privately held chemical company. She is also an angel investor / non-executive director in a renewable energy development firm. Susan has been recognized in Europe as one of the Top 20 Women Who Advance Associations in 2020. She is of dual American / Belgian nationality, is a Certified Strategy Execution Specialist and Certified Insights Practitioner, and holds an MA in Organizational Psychology from Teachers College, Columbia University, and a BA from Princeton University in Romance Languages.

Jennifer Buck

Jennifer is an executive coach and leadership consultant who specializes in designing and facilitating custom, high-impact LD programs. She has 20+ years of experience advancing leadership capabilities and performance.

Jennifer is an executive coach and leadership consultant who specializes in the design and facilitation of highly custom, high-impact leadership development programs for all levels. She has 20+ years experience advancing leadership capabilities and performance in global corporate, non-profit, and public sector organizations including SpaceX, NASA-JPL, Blue Apron, and the Giant Magellan Telescope Organization.

Her areas of expertise include both start-ups and scaling organizations, science and tech, and women in leadership. She is a Certified Global Leadership Coach with Global Coach Group and has a Graduate Level Certification in Evidence-Based Coaching from Fielding Graduate Institute. She earned her MA in Organization Development from the Fielding Graduate Institute and a BA in Psychology from the University of Washington.

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Gloria Sinclair Miller

Gloria is an accomplished senior HR business executive with 20+ years of successful global and domestic human resources leadership in a variety of industry sectors including biopharmaceutical, retail...

Gloria is an accomplished senior HR business executive with more than 20 years of successful global and domestic human resources leadership in a variety of industry sectors including biopharmaceutical, retail, financial services, and non-profit organizations.

She has extensive facilitation experience with large and small groups, a MS from Widener University in Human Resources Management and BS from Wilmington University in Human Resources Management. She is also a SHRM-SCP, Senior Certified Professional with the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM).

Fiona Cravanzola

Fiona has over 20 years of experience inspiring people toward change. As a qualified executive coach and facilitator, Fiona works with leaders, teams, and organizations, accelerating their effectiveness, productivity, and talent.

Fiona has over 20 years experience inspiring people toward change. As a qualified executive coach and facilitator, Fiona works with leaders, teams, and organizations to accelerate their effectiveness, productivity, and talent. Fiona has delivered leadership development interventions across industries, including 10 years working for a FTSE 100 organization as an internal consultant on change and leadership development interventions technology.

She is a Certified ICF Coach, earned her MA in Personnel and Development from the University of Westminster, and a UK BA with Honors in History from Leicester University, UK.

Helen Krug von Nidda

Helen believes in the universality of powerful leadership development. She’s an executive coach and trainer with over 20 years of international experience in learning and development.

Helen believes in the universality of powerful leadership development. As an executive coach and trainer with over 20 years of international experience in learning and development, recruitment, and talent management in the United Nations (Department of Peacekeeping Operations), UNICEF, and UNFPA she brings a truly global perspective. She’s also a private sector veteran, working for Reuters and Sotheby’s.

Helen has extensive facilitation and coaching experience, which she has delivered in French and English on four continents. She is a Certified Doctoral Candidate in Adult Learning and Leadership with Columbia University, a Certified Coach and Licensed Career Counsellor, and earned her MA in Human Resources Management from Webster University and her BA in Theater and History from Smith College.

Aaron Penwill

Aaron is a veteran operational consultant, with 15 years spent improving productivity through people and process. Aaron has a practical hands-on approach to overcoming the real issues organizations face in a sustainable way.

Aaron is a veteran operational consultant with 15 years spent improving productivity through people and process. Aaron has a practical hands-on approach to overcoming the real issues in organizations in a sustainable way, working formerly as the Continuous Improvement Director for Balfour Beatty Plc and Global Learning & Development Lead for De La Rue Plc.

Aaron has an Executive Diploma in Management Studies from the University of Lancaster Business School and is Certified as both a Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt, a Prince2 Projects Practitioner Lean, and an Agile Practitioner.

Young K. Thanos

Young is an authentic and agile leader with a proven track record of success in higher education and not-for-profit management. With 20 years of teaching experience, Young is also a prolific sustainability researcher.

Young is an authentic and agile leader with a proven track record of success in higher education and not-for-profit management. With 20 years of teaching experience, Young is also a prolific sustainability researcher and award-winning innovator in the fields of apparel design, retail, and merchandising.

Young is a Scholar Practitioner in Adult Learning and Leadership with an emphasis on empowering women as well as a Certified Doctoral Candidate in Adult Learning and Leadership at Columbia University. She earned her MA at Columbia College Chicago in Interdisciplinary Arts and a BFA in Fashion / Environmental Design from The School of The Art Institute of Chicago.

Eric C. West

Eric is dedicated to helping organizations succeed by investing in their people. As an advisor, he specializes in boosting the value of human resources in the public, private, and charitable sectors.

Eric is dedicated to helping organizations succeed by investing in their people. As an advisor, he specializes in boosting the value of human resources in the public, private, and charitable sectors across industries and geographies.

Eric is a Certified Doctoral Candidate at Columbia University, he earned an MA from the Department of Organization and Leadership at Teachers College, Columbia University, and earned his BA in Social-Organizational Psychology from Harvard University. Eric is also a Hogan Assessment Certified Coach of Psychology with a focus in adult development, a Certified Small-Group Consultant through Group Relations International, a Certified Executive Coach through the A-N Network, Certified in Design Thinking by Columbia Design Studio, and an Associate of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP).

Sergey Beck

Sergey is an executive coach and consultant with more than 20 years of executive experience, including over 1,000 hours of training and 2,000 hours of coaching and facilitation practice.

Sergey is an executive coach and consultant with more than 20 years of executive experience, including over 1,000 hours of training and 2,000 hours of coaching and facilitation practice.

He is a Professor of Leadership Programs for REIA EMBA Moscow, a Certified “Horse Assisted Professional Development” Trainer, and a WBECS Mindfulness & Mental Health Official Russia Partner”;

Sergey holds an M.S. in Economics from Moscow State University, an Executive MBA from Kingston University in London, and Coaching Certificates from the Ericson International Institute of Coaching and the Institute of Psycho Dynamic Coaching.

Tim Shea

Tim is an organizational development facilitator and coach with 15+ years of experience focusing on leadership, communication, negotiation, influencing, EQ, and psychological safety.

Tim is an organizational development facilitator and coach who’s spent 15+ years focusing on leadership, communication, negotiation, influencing, EQ, and psychological safety. Tim has worked in the corporate sphere and with government and nonprofit organizations in the US, Europe, South America, Asia, and Australia. His training and organizational coaching focuses on creating human-centric organizations.

Tim holds coaching certificates in Emotional Intelligence, Leadership 360, and Applied Positive Psychology. He is certified in Neuro-Linguistic Programming and Psychological Safety Assessment Tools and earned an MA at Rutgers University and a BA at Emerson College.

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Juanchella Grooms Francis

Juanchella’s mission is to facilitate the process of renewing, restoring, and empowering people to become self-actualized. She is an organizational psychologist and senior lecturer at Spelman College.

Juanchella’s mission is to facilitate the process of renewing, restoring, and empowering people to become self-actualized. She is an organizational psychologist and senior lecturer at Spelman College in the Psychology Department, as well as a facilitator, consultant, conflict mediator, and mentor. As an ordained minister and motivational speaker, she delivers authentic messages of truth and inspiration!

Juanchella earned a Doctorate of Philosophy from Walden University, holds a Theology & Ministry Certificate from the Princeton Theological Seminary at Princeton University, a MPA from Atlanta University, and a BS from Howard University. She has also completed Management Development Levels 1, 2 & 3 at the University of Georgia Carl Vinson Institute of Government.

Todd Holzman:
Founder & CEO

Todd Holzman founded Holzman Leadership after a decades long career in leadership development and organization consulting, including work as a Leadership Coach to IBM’s senior executives, Head of Organization Development at Honeywell, Managing Director of Cambridge Leadership Group, and a fellow with McKinsey & Company’s Change Center. 

Todd has taught world leaders at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, developed doctoral students at Columbia University, trained tens of thousands of leaders globally, and certified hundreds of consultants and trainers in his Real Work Process (RWP). 

No matter whom he’s working with or the problem he’s solving, Todd’s driving passion is to develop the difference makers to be a force for good in the world.

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