Our Leadership

Committed to helping you succeed, willing to roll up our sleeves.

 
 
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Justin M. Nassiri - Partner

Justin has over 8 years of experience running venture-backed technology startups and working with Fortune 500 clients. He has worked as a Consultant with McKinsey & Company, as well as a Naval Officer onboard nuclear submarines.  Justin holds an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, and a BS from the U.S. Naval Academy.

 

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Ross toombs - Partner

Ross studied Industrial Electronic Engineering at Stellenbosch University in South Africa and has a GMP from Harvard Business School. Ross has worked as an engineer, production planner and General Manager in manufacturing environments and was the Director of IT for a publicly traded, multi-national importer and distributor for over 15 years. Ross owns his own software development company and a national wine import and distribution company.

 
 
 
 

Our Team

 
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Ron Itelman
Product Design Consultant

Ron has over eighteen years of product, UI/UX, and graphic design work. He has worked as a Senior Product Designer at Pearson, where he helped develop products used by over 500,000 users. He is also the Founder of Jamr, an interchangeable audiovisual synchronization system for music. Ron holds a B.A from San Francisco State University, and a Masters of Engineering from Golden Gate University.

 
 
 
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Rebecca Dankner Nassiri
Organizational Behavior Consultant

Rebecca has over eight years of experiencing leading organizations to create transformational change. She started her career as a teacher with Teach for America, before moving into organizational change work with the Oakland School District. There she initiated changes that led to the highest growth in literacy rates in the District's history. She works with C-Level Suite executives high tech and e-commerce businesses to increase their team's working relationship, as well as identify and move past obstacles that prevent exponential growths in performance. She holds a B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley and a Masters in Organizational Leadership from Columbia University.

 
 
 
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Zach Hauer
Sales, Business Development & Design Consultant

Zach has over five years of experience as a Sales Executive, with experience at InVisionApp, StoryBox, and InternMatch. In these capacities he has generated over $2M in sales, and has been recognized multiple times as his company's top sales representative. He has also worked as a Financial Analyst at Crestone Capital Advisors.  He holds a B.S. in Finance from the University of Colorado at Boulder.

 
 
 
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Chris Imani
Software Development Consultant

Chris has over eighteen years of frontend and backend software development  work, with companies including Qualcomm, Freddie Mac, StoryBox, the University of San Diego, the DMV, and Povelli. His software has been used by over 35 Fortune 500 companies including Budweiser, Disney, Priceline and more. 

 
 
 
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Lisa (leyba) om
digital marketing & transformations consultant

Lisa has over 17 years of experience with B2C and B2B companies doing digital marketing, ecommerce, and new business transformation work, including ten years of Product Management and Product Marketing experience at Electronic Arts (EA).  She holds an Executive Finance certification from Harvard Business School, and a B.S. in Business Administration, Marketing, and Human Resources from the University of Colorado.

 

 
 

Briana McCrumb
Talent Development consultant

Briana McCrumb is a talent management expert with more than 11 years of experience maximizing and maintaining the employee experience from hiring and onboarding processes, to training, employee development, assessments, rewards and transition. She also has experience in identifying core competencies, organizational development, team effectiveness, organizational design, and evaluating and transforming culture and employee engagement. Her experiences include fine-tuning existing programs and building from the ground up. Briana has worked in industries ranging from finance to energy to call centers and loves creating neuroscience based engaging and thoughtful employee experiences that motivate employees to drive strong business results. Briana received a Bachelor’s in Business Marketing and a Master’s Degree in Organizational Development and Training from the University of Denver.

 

 
 
 
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10% of all proceeds from our engagements is donated to organizations that support U.S. Military Veterans.