Consultant Directory

Need expertise and help completing those extra projects, programs, and initiatives? The Southeastern Wisconsin ATD Chapter has a variety of talent development professionals as members, including consultants. The Consultant Directory is your guide to locating leadership development coaches, performance consultants, instructional designers, training facilitators, elearning developers, and other talent development professionals in southeastern Wisconsin to meet your business needs!

The following list is composed of our members who have small Talent Development businesses (5 or less employees) and have chosen to be a part of this directory. Some of these consultants also collaborate with one another on larger projects, and some may provide certain pro bono services for non-profits.  Inclusion in the directory implies no endorsement from or vetting by SEWI-ATD. If you're a chapter member and would like to be listed, visit our registration page.

Excel & Flourish
Telephone: (414) 209-5432

Description:  Jennifer Buchholz, founder of Excel & Flourish, helps organizations learn how to leverage software to improve productivity and reduce frustration. Jennifer is a Microsoft Office Master specializing in Teams, Excel, Outlook and Office 365.

Our product, Office Minded, combines an online training system QuickHelp along with a Help Desk support for end users.

We also have trainers who have deeper expertise in training on PowerBi, Microsoft Project, Dynamics, and others.

We skill up on the evolving tools including the Power Platform, Power Apps, Power Automate, Power Query and more.

Need help with Microsoft Office, reach out!

Hours for pro bono consulting annually: 10


Telephone: (414) 514-9558

Description: Nikki Palmer-Quade is a certified leadership coach with over 25 years of business experience. As a former business owner & executive of a 1,000+ employee firm, she experienced the complexities of leadership firsthand. After starting her career in HR, she led teams in Operations, Sales, Finance, and Administration. For the past 12 years, she has been focused on talent development in both higher ed and corporate settings. Her passion for learning is combined with a drive for business results.

Clients have engaged Nikki for projects such as:

  • Management Training Design & Delivery
  • Team Workshop Facilitation
  • Executive & Leadership Coaching (ACC Certification)
  • Talent Development Model Architecture
  • Leadership Development Programs
  • Strategic Workforce Plan Development

Hours for pro bono consulting annually: 8


Leading UP, llc
Telephone: (414) 439-3587

Description: Great leaders are the key to maintaining a healthy and vibrant culture. Poor leaders contribute to turnover, quality concerns and lack of engagement. Building a high quality leadership team counteracts these negative impacts.

Leading UP, llc works with organizations to develop rock solid leadership behaviors. We go beyond the skills of management to what it means to be a great leader. We clear the runway of what's holding leaders back so that their career, and their organization, can take off for a better future.

Hours for pro bono consulting annually: 10

Mary Balistreri

More Business Today, LLC

Telephone: (414) 759 3364

Description: Mary Balistreri is the Mindful Business Coach. Through MBT More Business Today, Mary supports clients to reach their potential as individuals, teams, and organizations. She brings mindfulness to coaching, training, and facilitation services focusing on Conversational Intelligence (CIQ), emotional intelligence, and belonging to improve relationship building, business development skills, and leadership. 

Hours for pro bono consulting annually: 20

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