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Business solutions + do good!

We are committed to your success and that of our community!

Our Impact Team helps you create a thriving business. Why? When your business thrives it creates space for you to help our communities thrive! 

When you hire our diverse team of consultants, we design tailor-made solutions with you and leverage your company's inherent strengths. Also, a percentage of all consulting fees fund Idaho nonprofits.


Our suite of services include:  

  • Leadership & Organizational Development

  • Human Resources & Culture Strategy

  • Project & Change Management

  • Facilitation & Training 

  • Nonprofit Governance & Fund Development

  • Sketchnoting Conferences & Meetings 

  • Human-centered Design 

  • Personality Assessments (eg. psychogeometric, DISC)

  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

  • Branding, Voice, Communications & Copywriting



Dr. Mindi Anderson

Business & Diversity Coach

My superpowers are diversity and inclusion practices that promote organizational effectiveness, growth, and realignment. I am a disciplined 20+ year military veteran delivering business coaching strategies that support executives in performing at their highest potential leading to successful business outcomes. I guarantee when you engage me I will help your organization reach sustainability or stimulate growth in your operations.

Roma Bose

Fund Dev, Strategy & Governance

My superpowers are engaging donors and philanthropists toward effective action and tangible outcomes on issues they care deeply about. I deliver successful frontline fundraising outcomes aligned with organizational priorities. My 20+ years of global non-profit experience has resulted in millions of dollars to fund community development, new programs, and new non-profit organizations. I teach fundraising strategies and best practices to global non-profits and have helped large corporations and small-to-mid-size businesses design their giving priorities, including employee-engagement, matching gifts and cause-related-marketing programs. I’m driven to help develop strong and sustainable Idaho non-profits and can guarantee results.

Catherine Bates

Communications Director, Storyteller

Catherine Bates is a storyteller at heart and passionate about creating communications strategies that help companies thrive. For over a decade, Bates has successfully helped organizations in the public and private sectors amplify their impact stories. She has a strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Her work at Boise State University centered on building programs and communication strategies to increase access for students historically underrepresented in higher education. She has directed multiple federal grant programs and facilitated leadership development and inclusive training for individuals, teams, and organizations. Most recently, she developed, managed, and implemented the communication programs for the largest BBB in the country and helped move a 110-year-old brand into the future. As Director of Communications with Slade Strategies, Catherine offers strategic counsel to mission driven businesses who aren’t afraid to shake up the status quo.

Gillian Hill

Copywriter, Editor, Brand Voice Specialist

My superpowers are learning about your business, understanding what you do, and translating that into something that is compelling and engaging to your ideal client. As a former attorney turned copywriter and editor, I am able to analyze your content and take both a high-level and detailed approach to ensuring it is something your audience want to read. I help organizations analyze their brand messages and voice so they have a consistent, professional identifiable sound across all their business content that connects with their ideal audience.

Megan Hudson, PHR

Change Management, Organizational Development, Employee Learning and Training

Megan has deep expertise in Change Management, Organizational Development, Employee Learning and Training and is a certified PsychoGeometric assessment facilitator. Megan received both her Bachelor and Master degrees in Communication at Boise State University and has been teaching team and leadership workshops for the past 25 years. Her passion is to help others recognize and effectively utilize their talents within a team. It brings her great joy to help leaders and teams overcome their challenges and become unified and enthusiastic toward fulfilling their purpose. Megan is the owner of TeamBuilders Consulting and has had the opportunity to work with several businesses in Idaho providing consultation and facilitation on teamwork, leadership, training, and change management.

Blossom Johnston

Experience Designer, Facilitation, Nonprofits

My superpowers are connecting, facilitating, resourcing and human-centered design coaching. I see connections to out-of-the-box options where most don’t and am capable of bringing diverse perspectives and thinking to the mix to help identify better solutions. I’ve worked with more than 1,000 organizations from all forty-four Idaho counties and I bring a level of expertise and experience that few possess. My background as a philanthropic program officer, grant writer and federal grant reviewer, executive director, Board chair, and consultant lends great experience and insight into options and solutions. The multi-million dollar philanthropic investments I’ve managed have led to the creation of, Mission43, Khan Idaho, Go On Idaho and many other successful initiatives.

Luke Jones, Ph.D.

Researcher, Facilitator, Teacher and Leader

Luke is a a researcher, facilitator, teacher and leader who designs impactful solutions with companies, higher education institutions, and individuals who are interested in using design-thinking to uncover new possibilities. He is an effective communicator and enjoys helping teams learn how to use insights to create ideas, prototype to test those ideas, and drive the implementation of new products, services, and experiences. He is passionate about building creative individuals and teams that innovate on behalf of those they serve.

Laura Jendro

Project Management

Laura has been a project and team leader for 20+ years working in industries ranging from destroying the U.S. stockpile of chemical weapons to micro-chip manufacturing. Over ten years ago, she realized the value of working in an Agile way and now devotes her career and passion to helping teams bring value to all types of businesses. Laura's education is as unique as her career with a BA in Business and a Master's in Safety, Security and Emergency Management. She holds a Project Management Professional (PMP) certification since 2005 and a Professional Scrum Master certification since 2016, along with a PMI-ACP certification, and most recently a Certified Professional Coach (CPC) certification. She and her husband have resided in the Boise area since 2012 and are avid mountain bikers, hikers and enjoy RVing and many other outdoor activities that the surrounding northwest area has to offer.

Lorraine Loury

Change & Communications Expert

My superpowers are onboarding employees to make them into agents of change, encouraging cooperation to let collective intelligence bud, facilitating group discussions to lead them to co-designed decisions. I believe we have to give people the floor to make change happen. I support my clients in driving their transformation projects *with* their staff.

I am also a sketchnoting and doodling addict. I like to turn anything I read or hear into a visual recap. I tell stories with doodles and a few key words. I believe a visual one-pager of a conference, a vision or a complex topic 101 helps focusing on key ideas, and being understandable and memorable.

Johanna Oseland

Project Management

With a background in engineering and operations, Johanna’s dominant strength is execution. Johanna has a proven track record of successfully leading cross-functional teams through visioning, strategy and implementation, ensuring long-term results and short-term wins. She is customer-oriented, driving business solutions that align with customer objectives, company goals, and profitability. Johanna thrives in a fast-paced environment of change and ambiguity, creating order out of chaos and stability through clear direction. She has an MBA from the University of Colorado, Boulder and a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Portland State University.

Mario Pile

DE+I, Coach & Mentor

My superpowers are the unique ability to connect quickly and deeply to help build relationships with people from all walks of life. I am a bridge-builder and can help individuals and organizations navigate difficult conversations regarding equity, help build cultural intelligence, and uncover areas that need to be addressed from a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion perspective. In my eighteen years of military service, I’ve developed a keen sense of discipline, focus and courage and applied it to my work with at-risk youth. Ten years working with youth has honed my coaching, mentoring and listening skills. The ability to work with youth to achieve their audacious goals transfers well to the workplace. Experience: Air Force Instructor Certified, Motivational Speaker, Fund Development, Coach.

Salome Mwangi

Cultural Broker

An accomplished speaker, trainer, and cultural broker, Salome Mwangi bridges the cultural divide. She advocates for intentional cross-cultural living through language interpretation and translation, as well as training and workshops that address cultures - yours, mine, and ours - their beauty and their challenges. Her 2020 TEDx Boise talk entitled “Being a cultural broker” is worth spreading. She relocated to the Treasure Valley twenty years ago via the refugee resettlement program from Nairobi, Kenya. Her professional experience is in banking, finance, and information technology. She has helped bridge the language and cultural gap between limited English proficient immigrants and their service providers. She is also an entrepreneur with her own company, Mwangi’z Inc. Salome serves on several boards, among them, the Idaho Food Bank, Idaho Nonprofit Center, Tanta Inc. and the Northwest Area Foundation. She is passionate about bringing more voices and flavors to the communal table—figuratively, literally, and organically.

Kimbra Shaw

Organizational Leadership

My superpowers are developing leaders and creating organizational stability and sustainability. I bring deep experience in multiple sectors ranging from large corporate sales to community development. Iʻm a consummate learner and enjoy solving challenges that result in the greater good; mobilizing leaders, volunteers and service providers to better understand and meet the needs in our community. I have 20+ years of experience articulating program strategies, creating content and assessments, delivering key results, and designing impactful events. Developing leaders dedicated to equipping anyone to achieve their full potential.

Julia Trompke

John Maxwell's DISC assessment, Entrepreneur

An Idaho native and Boise State University graduate with a B.A. in Business Administration in Marketing and a minor in Entrepreneurial Management. She grew up as a dog sled racer, skier, hunter and outdoor enthusiast. A certified coach, trainer and speaker with The Maxwell Leadership Team as well as a certified Maxwell DISC Trainer. Working with people and helping them achieve their goals and dreams in their personal lives, business, and real estate is a passion of Julia’s.

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