"It is the combination of top education and real work experience at world class organizations that enables Isis Associates to understand their client's point of view. It is the quiet of mind, thoughtful perspective and approach that makes for tremendous coaching."
-Senior Manager,
Top Tier Consulting Firm

Founded by Amy Su and Muriel Maignan Wilkins, Isis Associates is an accomplished team of business professionals brought together to make a positive difference with our clients. Our Consulting Partners is a purposefully small team of experts hand-picked because of their in-depth experience and proven track records to work with individuals, teams and organizations.

 

 

Muriel Maignan Wilkins
Managing Partner & Co-Founder
Muriel@isisassociates.com

Muriel  Maignan Wilkins, Managing Partner and Co-Founder of Isis Associates, is an executive coach and leadership development consultant with a strong track record of helping leaders take their effectiveness to the next level. Muriel’s unique combination of deep strategy expertise, senior management experience, and focus on executive development creates a strong value proposition for clients. Having worked with over 1000 individuals, either through executive coaching or group learning programs, Muriel is adept at helping leaders develop in the critical career accelerator areas of executive presence, role transitions, and relationship management. She has served clients across a number of industries including management consulting, private equity, biotech, financial services, and non-profits. Before co-founding Isis Associates, Muriel‘s executive management experience includes holding P&L responsibility as a Director at U.S. News & World Report, leading consulting engagements as a Manager for the strategy practice of Accenture, and being a strategic planner at Prudential. Muriel was recognized by the Washington Business Journal as one of metro-DC area’s “Top Minority Business Leaders” and is a frequent speaker on leadership communications issues. She holds an MBA from Harvard Business School, a marketing degree from Georgetown University, and Leadership Coaching Certification from Georgetown University. Deeply influenced by her 20 years living in North Africa, Europe and the Caribbean, Muriel is committed to making a positive difference through her work.

 

 

Amy Jen Su
Managing Partner & Co-Founder
Amy@isisassociates.com

Amy Jen Su, Managing Partner and Co-Founder of Isis Associates, is an executive coach and leadership development specialist who partners with leaders and organizations where leadership presence, communications excellence, and executive endurance are critical to a leader’s performance success.  A trusted advisor and champion to clients, Amy has a proven track record of helping leaders manage and articulate their personal and organizational vision, sustain one’s personal best amidst organizational change or complexity, and navigate networks of complex stakeholder and constituency groups.  Her previous business experience as a management consultant for Booz & Co. (previously Booz Allen & Hamilton) and as a strategic planner for Taco Bell Corp –  have both shaped her demand for rigor and results in leadership coaching and training today.  Amy serves on the faculty teams for several of the country’s leading organizations including the Brookings Institution, Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, and the World Bank Group.  Amy holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA in Psychology from Stanford University, graduating from both with honors and distinctions. 

Additionally, she is a certified Integral coach, certified yoga and meditation teacher, and has a deep passion for the Eastern philosophies. Amy’s signature includes a natural ability to ask the right questions, help leaders receive difficult stakeholder feedback, and build critical bridges with key audiences and markets for the greater benefit of the enterprise. 

 

 

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Pam Krulitz
Managing Partner
Pam@isisassociates.com

Pam Krulitz is an executive coach specializing in coaching senior and high potential leaders in technology-driven organizations who are making the transition to larger business leadership roles, requiring greater influencing skills, executive presence, political savvy and relationship building. She is known for her combination of executive leadership experience, business savvy and attentive listening style. In her coaching she seamlessly links her deep understanding of the real-time challenges of the business environment, the leadership skills and competencies required to meet them, and the leader’s internal values, assumptions and attitudes affecting their outcomes. She enjoys helping clients find ways to do their best work and grow from their experiences. Prior to coaching, Pam excelled in positions that ranged from hands-on technology to entrepreneurial business growth and executive leadership. Her accomplishments included leading an IT solutions start-up company to 30% annual growth and profitability for ten years. She and her partners sold the company in 1996 and successfully led it through the integration with the acquiring company. Pam holds a BS in Computer Science from the College of William and Mary and completed the Georgetown Leadership Coaching program. She is certified in numerous assessments including The Leadership Circle, the Hogan Leadership Forecast series, Myers-Briggs Type Instrument and the Center for Creative Leadership’s 360 assessments.

 

 

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Nina Bowman
Senior Partner
Nina@isisassociates.com

Nina Bowman is an executive coach, facilitator and consultant who leverages her strategy consulting and talent management background to support individuals with their leadership development and career management goals. Her executive coaching clients benefit from a strong business background and strategy expertise coupled with a structured and goal-oriented approach to their leadership development. Nina has experience coaching an internationally diverse set of senior-level executives in the corporate and not-for-profit sectors, and brings strong knowledge of how to assist her clients in leading effectively in Fortune 500, small company, and start-up environments. Nina brings expertise in the areas of executive presence, onboarding, and strategic management and leadership. She has coached clients from a wide range of industries including professional services, financial services, technology, healthcare, consumer products and not-for-profits. Prior to joining Isis Associates as Senior Partner, Nina was Principal and Founder of Bowman Consulting, a career management services firm, which provided executive coaching and career coaching services to senior executives. Nina was also a Client Partner with Korn/Ferry International, a leading executive recruitment and talent management company. At Korn/Ferry, she specialized in the recruitment and assessment of senior-level executives in the professional services and technology sectors. Prior to joining the executive search and talent management industry, Nina held various positions within the management consulting industry. She was an independent general management and strategy consultant; served as Senior Director of Corporate Strategy for a management and technology consultancy; and consulted to Fortune 500 companies in the pharmaceutical and medical products industry as a senior manager with Accenture. Nina holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and an undergraduate degree in economics from Brown University. She received her Leadership Coaching Certification from Georgetown University.

 

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John Boisvert
Consulting Partner

John Boisvert’s 25+ years of hands-on business experience and knowledge, combined with his extensive executive coaching experience provides his clients with a valuable balance of insight, understanding, practicality, and direct applications to their issues and opportunities. John’s national and international work experience includes executive positions in general management, sales and marketing, and information technology. He led U.S. and Australasian sales and client services for Elcom International. While at Mellon Trust, he managed the custody management, treasury, and global cash processing systems, with staff dispersed between Boston, Pittsburgh and London. For over 12 years John has been a leader in the field of executive coaching. He served as Chairman for the International Executive Coaching Summit, the premier annual conference of top international coaches. In addition, John serves on public and private sector Boards. He is a long time mentor and practitioner of public speaking and martial arts. He works to support adults and children in the prevention of child abuse. He is committed to the health and well-being of himself, his family, and his clients. John holds degrees in Mathematics and Economics from Boston College. He is certified through the Executive Coaching institute and mentors executive coaching students through this program.

 

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Ann Bundy
Consulting Partner

Ann Bundy is an executive coach who helps leaders convert strategy into action and supports teams in creating new capabilities as they transition to new levels of excellence. Ann’s eclectic background consists of collaborating with technology teams in Silicon Valley on their best practices and key business processes, as a senior leader in a boutique consulting firm, starting a software company during the dot-com bubble, directing the Stanford Advanced Project Management program (a learning consortium of Stanford University tenured faculty as well as business subject matter experts), and ten years of experience in healthcare with a focus on innovation, digital strategy implementation, and cross-discipline collaboration.  With her extensive expertise, she is able to support individuals, teams, and organizations on their journey of change.  She is particularly adept at learning and analyzing company cultures as a tool to explore how the environment affects its leaders, processes, business results and customer satisfaction.  She has also experienced firsthand the challenges of creating value in a truly global arena, having worked in over fifteen countries in Europe, South America, and Asia.  Ann has worked with leaders in companies such as Texas Instruments, IBM, Intel, Motorola, Bank of America, Kaiser Permanente, Sutter Health, UCSF, Blue Shield of California, and Deloitte.  Ann holds a Bachelor's Degree with Highest Honors from the University of California at Berkeley.  She also holds an Integral Coaching certification from New Ventures West, an advanced credential only awarded after completing a very rigorous, year-long coaching program focused on converting awareness into action.  She is also a Stanford University Certified Project Manager and Project Management Professional® from the Project Management Institute. 

 

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Michael Ciszewski
Consulting Partner

Michael Ciszewski is a team coach and organizational development with twenty-five years of global experience. Michael has worked with a broad range of organizations, where he has assisted teams in clarifying vision and developing strategies to achieve their vision. He draws on his business expertise and his diagnostic and coaching skills to assist leaders and teams to confidently meet the challenges of a changing business environment. He is respected for his ability to work within a variety of cultures and at all levels of the organization. Michael has worked with teams in Continental and Eastern Europe, Africa and Asia helping them combine business units, manage change, and shift to a more client-centered, partnership-oriented culture. His past professional experience includes being head of Merrill Lynch’s Organization Integration practice and director of J.P. Morgan’s European Leadership and Organizational Development Group, based in London. Michael draws on his business expertise and his diagnostic and coaching skills to assist leaders and teams to confidently meet the challenges of a changing organizational and macro environment. Michael holds a MS degree in Organizational Development from American University’s NTL Institute and a BA in History from Dartmouth College where he graduated magna cum laude.

 

 

Terri Conti
Consulting Partner

Terri Conti is a certified executive coach and organization development consultant. She has over 20 years of experience in a broad range of private and public sector organizations. Terri’s passion is developing leaders who can meet the challenge of complex and rapidly expanding organizations. A powerful coach, she works effectively with senior executives as well as managers in transition to positions of greater responsibility. She also works as a team coach, encouraging open dialogue and leading teams to high performance. Her style is supportive, bold, compassionate and direct. She draws on her prior experience as a corporate manager, her knowledge of effective leadership and her in-depth understanding of organizational behavior. Terri’s coaching and consulting clients cite her analytical skills, business savvy and interpersonal skills as key differentiators. She worked for many years in the corporate world - directing the training and organization development functions for PRC (now part of Northrop Grumman) and leading change management engagements for PricewaterhouseCoopers Consulting.

She holds an MBA in Organization Behavior and Development from George Washington University and a BS in Business and Management from the University of Maryland. A Certified Professional Coach through the Newfield Network, Terri has also studied somatic coaching with well-known leaders in the field. She has earned the Master Certified Coach (MCC) credential from the International Coaching Federation (ICF). She is certified to administer the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, the Hogan Leadership Forecast, the Leadership Circle, and a variety of 360 assessments – including the Center for Creative Leadership.

 

 

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Virginia Diamond
Consulting Partner

Virginia Diamond is a certified coach and consultant specializing in helping executives navigate complex career challenges to become more effective leaders.Virginia offers a full spectrum of leadership development services—from group and one-on-one coaching to team development and classroom training. She has successfully guided clients through a range of challenges, and is passionate about strengthening people’s ability to: nurture constructive dissent/challenge group think; motivate teams to take action; take appropriate stands for their work and their values; be centered in chaos; focus on their priorities and achieve their goals; and integrate work and life. Prior to becoming an executive coach, Virginia worked for more than ten years in the corporate world for Accenture, AMS (now CGI), and Booz Allen Hamilton. Virginia holds a BA in psychology from the University of Chicago and a certificate in organizational Development and Change Management from Georgetown University. She has been certified as a Professional Coach by New Ventures West and by the International Coach Federation. She is also certified as a Somatic Coach by the Strozzi Institute. She is certified to administer the PROFILOR 360º assessment tool and the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI). Virginia is certified to teach seminars on management and coaching, and served on the faculty of Booz Allen Hamilton’s award-winning corporate university. Virginia is a member of the International Coach Federation, the Organization Development Network, and Women in Technology.

 

Devra Fradin
Consulting Partner

Devra Fradin is an executive coach and organizational consultant with over twenty years of experience working with high performing senior leaders and their teams in professional services, financial services, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, advertising, law, and higher education. Devra’s coaching approach is both insight and action-oriented. Clients leave sessions with increased self-awareness and clarity – and the courage to take on the rewarding, but difficult, work of change.  Recent coaching engagements include Partners and Directors in a global management consulting firm; the EVP of Human Resources at a U.S. bank; the VP of Corporate Strategy for a pharmaceutical; the CEO of an advertising agency; and the COO of a law firm. Previously, Devra headed Leadership Development at Sanofi-Synthelabo (now Sanofi-Aventis.)  She was also a consultant in Linkage, Inc.’s Leadership and Coaching practice, where she designed organization-wide coaching initiatives and facilitated coach-training programs for managers and leaders in Fortune 500 companies and not-for-profits. Devra has a Master’s in Human Development and Psychology from Harvard University and a Bachelor’s in English from Brown University.  She completed her coach training at the ICF-accredited International Coaching Program at the Gestalt Institute of Cleveland, Organization and Systems Development.

 

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Amy Gleklen
Consulting Partner

Amy Gleklen is a leadership coach with experience coaching senior and emerging global leaders and intact teams in the corporate, nonprofit, and federal sectors. Her coaching approach builds on twenty-five years of leadership experience in the corporate, professional services, small business, and nonprofit sectors as well as her top-tier education. Before becoming a coach, Amy’s professional experience spanned a variety of functional areas including: finance, sales, and operations at organizations ranging from Merrill Lynch Capital Markets, Booz, Allen & Hamilton, Biden for President, to Compass, a DC-based nonprofit. Amy has served as faculty and coach for participants in global leadership development programs, and has coached numerous students in the University of Virginia’s Darden Executive MBA Program. Amy is one of a select group of coaches recommended by the University of Pennsylvania Alumni Career Services and the Wharton MBA Alumni Career Management Office. She also has led corporate leadership trainings nationally focused on communication, relationship building and presentation skills. She has developed, spoken on and led a variety of trainings and webinars on leadership development, emotional intelligence, communications and career development issues. Amy received both her MBA and a B.S. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and combines her business education with a Master’s degree in Counseling from Johns Hopkins and leadership coaching certification through Georgetown University. She is a PCC ICF certified coach and is certified in a variety of assessments including the Leadership Circle 360, Myers-Briggs, EQ-i and Strong Interest Inventory.

 

 

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Steve Kullback
Consulting Partner

Steve Kullback, is an executive coach and global leadership development consultant with more than 15 years experience working with leaders from disparate backgrounds who share common goals: organizational excellence, leadership effectiveness, and personal fulfillment.  Steve’s experience in leadership development, management consulting, and entrepreneurism provides a sound basis for serving clients especially at the senior levels.  With several years managing a global executive leadership program and having lived and worked in Asia, Europe, and Australia , Steve brings a broad perspective that is particularly useful in cross-cultural settings.  His previous experience includes serving as a Director at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), where he was an early management team member of Genesis Park , a best-in-class global leadership development program, where for 5 years he developed and expanded this initiative.  He coached teams and individuals from more than 40 countries to effectively build high performing teams and to lead in multi-cultural environments and global markets.  He has also served as a staff advisor to PwC’s Global Managing Partner for Operations (COO), focusing on restructuring global operations.  Prior to PwC, Steve founded and was President of Pacifica Vietnam , a consulting firm specializing in helping clients enter Southeast Asian markets.  Steve has a Master’s Degree in International Management from the University of California , San Diego , where he was a Ryoichi Sasakawa Young Leaders Fellow (SLYFF).  He has a Bachelor’s Degree from Wesleyan University .  Steve is also a Professional Certified Coach (ICF) and earned his leadership coaching certificate from Georgetown University.

 

 

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Steve Leichtman
Consulting Partner

Steve Leichtman is an executive coach who leverages his management consulting and leadership development background to assist leaders and companies achieve business results - through building individual and organizational effectiveness. As part of his coaching practice, Steve assists a diverse set of functional leaders and senior-level executives in meeting their development goals. His clients benefit from a structured and results-oriented approach, which reflects Steve’s deep understanding of what really works for leaders who successfully grow their skills to address changing circumstances. Steve has been a member of executive teams responsible for creating and executing strategy in both the corporate and not-for-profit sectors. As a Vice President at Fidelity Investments, Steve served in both Corporate and Business Unit leadership roles, where he provided executive coaching and leadership development support to senior executives and their teams. As Vice President of Organization Effectiveness at Tufts Health Plan, Steve headed Executive and Leadership Development, Management Training and Internal Communications, and served as Executive Coach to Tufts' CEO, its President, and to many fellow Executive Team members and their direct reports. Prior to his focus on leadership development, Steve provided business coaching and counsel to senior executives as a consultant at Mercer Management Consulting, Bain and Company, and Associates for International Research. Steve holds an MBA from the Sloan School of Management at MIT, and an undergraduate degree is from The University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business.

 

 

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Clarence F. Norment
Consulting Partner

Clarence Norment is an executive coach, leadership development strategist and trainer with a passion for helping leaders face their most difficult challenges and move toward their highest aspirations. With nearly 25 years of consulting and management experience, Clarence has coached and trained thousands of leaders across industries, including lodging and hospitality, technology consulting, government, health care, non-profit, publishing, and construction. Clarence's extensive leadership development experience has included designing and directing award-winning programs for Marriott International, MITRE Corporation, Kaiser Permanente, and The American Red Cross. In his work as an executive coach, Clarence partners with his clients to identify and address their most pressing challenges and opportunities as leaders; build self-awareness and examine the assumptions underlying their established patterns of action; and develop new skills and approaches in critical areas, including leadership style, building effective working relationships, leading successful teams, managing conflict, and clarifying purpose and direction. Clarence's clients describe his style as approachable, compassionate, insightful and challenging. He possesses a keen ability to discern themes, provide perspective, and cut to the heart of the matter in his coaching, balancing learning with a bias for action and change. In addition to his skills as an executive coach, Clarence is an accomplished leadership strategist and a dynamic, engaging, and effective trainer. Clarence holds a Master’s Degree in Human Resource Development from George Washington University and certification in numerous assessment tools, including The Leadership Circle, Hogan Assessments, Denison Culture & Leadership Surveys, The Extraordinary Leader, and the MBTI. He is also an ICF certified executive coach.

 

 

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Amber Romine
Consulting Partner

Amber Romine is an executive coach and leadership development consultant who partners with her clients to achieve valuable and transformative changes in their work lives and their organizations. With more than a decade of experience, she has a unique blend of skills for enhancing individual and team performance. Amber works with executives and leadership teams to leverage their strengths as they transition to new roles, broaden the scope of their responsibilities, or work to achieve a higher level of performance. She has deep experience coaching high potential employees, and multi-disciplinary, multi-cultural teams, and has worked with clients from more than forty countries. Her experience includes serving as the Program Director and Lead Coach for Genesis Park, PricewaterhouseCoopers' (PwC) marquis global leadership program, where she was responsible for design and delivery of a transformational coaching program, leadership curriculum development and delivery, and building and managing the faculty coaching team. Amber also served as a management consultant with PwC where she led both strategy and operations focused engagements for commercial and federal clients.  She holds a Master's Degree from the Harvard Kennedy School, where she was a Woodrow Wilson Fellow, and a Bachelor's Degree, Phi Beta Kappa, from Rutgers University. She is a graduate of Georgetown's Leadership Coaching Program and currently serves on the faculty. Amber is a Professional Certified Coach with the International Coaching Federation.

 

 

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Hilary Weston Joel
Consulting Partner

Hilary Joel is an executive coach and management consultant with over 20 years of experience across numerous industries. She partners with the leadership and management of businesses, government, and nonprofit organizations to help them advance toward their own definitions of professional and organizational effectiveness more deeply, sustainably and quickly than they can on their own. Her insightful approach to coaching is informed by her business experience and skills as a strategist. In addition to one-on-one coaching, Hilary also works with teams, facilitating customized workshops and retreats. Prior to executive coaching, Hilary spent eight years in management consulting as a Principal at American Management Systems (CGI/AMS). She also worked at Booz, Allen & Hamilton for two years. Her consulting clients ranged from large, international pharmaceutical and telecommunications companies to technology startups and professional services businesses, and her project management focus ranged from strategic planning and business analysis to process reengineering and management best practices. Hilary received her BA degree, cum laude, from Princeton University and her MBA from Harvard Business School, graduating as a Baker Scholar. She completed the Georgetown University Leadership Coaching Program and is certified in the administration of Myers-Briggs Type Instrument, the ESCI 360 tool (Emotional and Social Competency Inventory) and The Leadership Circle 360-feedback tool. Hilary is the founder and former Board Chair of Compass, a consortium of MBA alumni who provide pro bono management consulting to nonprofits.

 

 

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Emily Sopha
Manager of Operations & Client Services

Emily Sopha joined Isis Associates in July 2012 as Manager of Operations and Client Services. In this position, Emily oversees daily operations of Isis and assists in supporting client projects. Emily worked at U.S.News & World Report for six years, managing the online marketing efforts as well as marketing of U.S.News’ educational products. Emily transitioned in to a business development role and developed marketing strategies surrounding new products, services and strategic partnerships. Emily has a degree in public relations and marketing from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.

 

 

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Sheryl Katsaros
Accounting Manager

Sheryl Katsaros is the Accounting Manager for Isis Associates. She oversees all of the accounting operations for the firm. Sheryl is a CPA with over 20 years experience in various public and private accounting positions. She has a degree in business administration and accounting from Western Michigan University.

 

 

 

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Susan Devereaux
Executive Assistant

Susan Devereaux joined Isis Associates as an Executive Assistant and has managed Pam Krulitz’ calendar since 2009.  Susan has over 30 years experience in the areas of management, customer service, and administrative and marketing support in a wide variety of business environments.  Susan’s professional experience includes working at Merrill Lynch and the International Monetary Fund. Susan holds a BS in Secondary Education from Clarion State University.

 

 

 

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Jenny Sheehan
Executive Assistant

Jenny Sheehan joined Isis Associates in October 2011 as the Executive Assistant to managing partners, Muriel Maignan Wilkins and Amy Su.  Jenny manages both of Amy and Muriel’s calendars as well as a myriad of other details to help their day to day activities run smoothly.  Jenny has a B.A. in psychology from California State University, Fullerton.