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Four Elected to Million Dollar Consulting® Hall of Fame
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Wednesday, February 21, 2018


February 21, 2018


For Immediate Release


Alan Weiss




Four Named to Million Dollar Consulting®

Mentor Hall of Fame


Four outstanding global consultants from diverse disciplines have been inducted into the Million Dollar Consultant® Hall of Fame, and were formally inducted on February 15 at a ceremony at The Bernardus Inn, Carmel, California conducted by Alan Weiss, PhD, the globally-acclaimed "consultant's consultant." Criteria for membership in this elite group are:


• Serving as an exemplar to others in the profession.

• Manifesting the highest levels of integrity, ethics, and accountability.

• Achieving significant annual revenue and profit improvement.

• Contributing intellectual capital to the consulting profession.

• Engaging in continuing, challenging, personal and professional development.

• Taking prudent risk and demonstrating resilience.


The inductees and an excerpt of their citations are:


Dr. Joanne Irving is a coach and consultant for senior executives in mid and large size companies helping them improve individual and team performance. She has been a psychologist for three decades in the Washington D.C. area where she has worked with influential leaders from a wide variety of organizations, including the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, and the White House. Her corporate clients have included executives from AARP, Atlantic Health Systems, Johnson & Johnson, Microsoft, Pfizer, and Sutter Health. Joanne graduated summa cum laude from Tufts University; received her PhD in psychology from the University of Maryland; and conducted her internship at Johns Hopkins University Hospital. She lives in Potomac, Maryland with her husband, an administrative law judge. They have two grown sons who are successfully launched!


A trusted and strategic guide to the c-suite, Sarah Levitt brings penetrating insight, wit, and more than 20 years of practical business experience to her work with CEOs, corporate executives of Fortune 1000 companies, and senior leadership teams.  

Sarah created The Making Magnificence Project®, an ongoing initiative, where she interviews successful leaders across different domains to capture their leadership journeys.  Her new book, Magnificent Leadership, distills the essential elements of leadership success that she gleaned from those interviews.

Sarah is sought as a speaker for international conferences and leadership summits.  A sampling of her engagements include: American Bankers Association, Harvard Kennedy School of Government, Hewlett-Packard, BASF, National Association of CEOs, Oracle, Blue Cross Blue Shield, and Ignite International Leadership Summit.

Sarah is a columnist for The Financial Manager and was recruited to coach in the elite Executive MBA program at The University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler business school. She is a member of Harvard's Institute of Coaching and lives in Raleigh, NC.



As an executive advisor, coach and consultant, Dan Norenberg designs and delivers learning experiences for senior leadership teams that create a peak performance culture through a transformative growth process called Executive Ownershift®.


Dan states that most executive teams are a collection of highly talented and experienced leaders, yet only a few manage to perform at their best.


His collaborative leadership process enables executive teams to stimulate high levels of engagement and ownership. He has advised and coached over 100 Fortune level teams and his clients include Allianz Group, Biotronik, Ciba Vision, Dentsply Sirona, the European Patent Office, IWIS, Klosterfrau, Knorr-Bremse, Lego, Rohde & Schwarz, The Walt Disney Company, UBS and ZF TRW.


Praveen Puri is the expert in Strategic Simplicity? who helps businesses identify the precise, key changes that result in dramatic improvement. His clients include Bank of America, Ameritech, United Airlines, and Motorola. His simplicity model extends across markets, industries, and functions. Praveen has more than 27 years of experience building teams, processes, and strategies for increasing business and customer value. He was employee #7 at ELCEDE, Inc., helped develop the Chicago Board of Trade's Project A trading platform, and was part of the "skunk works" team that developed the first online banking systems at Bank of America. Praveen is one of the only consultants at Motorola to ever receive their "General Systems Sector" award. He was rewarded for simplifying their project management system.    



More details can be found on the Summit Consulting Group, Inc. web site: http://www.summitconsulting.com.


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