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

EDGE - Where Leadership Begins

Telephone: (414) 301-3343

Description: At EDGE, we partner with industry-leading personality and leadership
assessment providers, including Hogan, PXT Select, Denison, and Everything DiSC.

But, what truly sets us apart is our process. To deliver the guidance and solutions that are
right for your organization, we partner with you on-site, experiencing in real-time the
interpersonal dynamics within your culture.

With a deep understanding of your organization as the foundation, we create end-to-end solutions tailored to your organization’s specific needs. That’s the EDGE we provide our clients – meaningful insights that come only from committed experts who work alongside your team to help your organization grow its capabilities and thrive.

What We Do:

  • Organizational and Leadership Assessments (Selection, Culture, Engagement, Development)
  • Culturally Aligned Leadership Development Programs
  • One-on-One Executive, Leadership, and Team Coaching

Hours for pro bono consulting annually: 8


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

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Phone: 608-204-9815

Association Managers
Maria Peot, CMP
Heather L. Dyer, CAE

Mailing Address
2820 Walton Commons, Suite 103
Madison, WI 53718
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