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Karen M. Pierce

Karen Pierce is an expert in business and crisis leadership.

She is an accomplished international businesswoman and pilot with 20 years of global corporate experience and 16 years in Asia, developing her consulting and coaching business. She has a rare combination of experience in demanding industries such as aviation, technology, and manufacturing. Coupled with an understanding of culture and its impact on the success of an organization, Karen brings powerful insight to companies and their leaders.


Karen’s unique leadership framework broke new ground in facilitating successful, authentic leadership amid change and disruption. She led through catastrophic events — such as the Fukushima nuclear disaster — and liaised at the highest levels of government to effect groundbreaking change. 


Her framework now unites splintered teams, drives productivity, and provides insight to foresee and offset significant company threats. It helps leaders leverage their unique talents, creates a winning company culture of trust, collaboration, and innovation that enables organizations to thrive. 


Karen brings her unique skill set of business development, crisis management, and leadership to transform organizations across industries and their leaders worldwide.

Jeannie Duncan, PhD

Jeannie works with brilliant leaders to make a big difference in the world.

A graduate of Fielding Graduate University’s Evidence Based Coaching Program and certified in group coaching, Jeannie also has three Master’s degrees in Educational Administration, Human Resources Management and Development, and Organizational Development―and her Ph.D. in Human and Organizational Systems.

Jeannie has 25 years of corporate executive experience in talent management and organizational development roles across the U.S., Middle East, Southeast Asia and South America. 

She is passionate about helping technical experts who become organizational leaders align their quest for excellence with the talents and well-being of their teams and organizations. 

With her support, leaders have shifted organizational cultures to strengthen engagement and contribution at all levels, and re-engineered talent management processes resulting in increased productivity and unparalleled employee and community loyalty.

She now serves the top executives who need her most, across a broad range of industries from retail to mining and manufacturing, to create successful, healthy, mutually rewarding and thriving workplaces everywhere.

Tom Pierce

Tom works with senior leadership teams to align and transform their organizations, make better decisions, execute their strategy, improve accountability, and scale their businesses by doing the right work, in the right order, at the right time!

He has lived and worked on six continents, leading and growing global businesses to deliver results in culturally diverse organizations, including a business in a Fortune 75. He provides companies with critical insights and connects them to their desire for business success through a unique and creative methodology. 

Tom was brought in to turn around a failing division of a large international company.  This division lacked a market-centric strategy, its staff was demoralized through yearly leadership transitions, and it struggled with an ineffective management operating system. Tom installed a growth strategy, built a robust management operating system, and rebuilt the culture within two years.  Business performance dramatically improved, and employee and executive leadership confidence was restored.

His leadership experience spans high-growth startups to running a business unit for a Fortune 75. Tom has worked with organizations worldwide: US, Europe, India, China, Asia, and South America. His ability to strategically unify leaders and their people is fueled by his dedication to creating a culture of leadership alignment, decision making, and accountability to drive results and long-term growth and success.

Scott Knutson

Scott has been in the employee and organizational development field for over 25 years. He has worked with multiple national and multinational organizations in the U.S. and abroad, including Seagate Technologies, Freeport-McMoRan, Inc., CEA Study Abroad, Los Alamos National Laboratories, Climax Molybdenum, Sociedad Minerales Cerro Verde, and Carvana. For the last 10 years, he worked specifically in leadership and organizational development, working with individual leaders and teams to improve performance. Scott is certified in the LEGO® Serious Play® (LSP) methodology, and has used LSP to coach leaders, as well as helping dyads and teams improve communication, productivity, and engagement.

Scott has an MBA with an emphasis in management and is currently working on his dissertation that focuses on servant leadership. He is a certified Six Sigma Black Belt and is a Certified Professional in Talent Development (CPTD). In addition to his passion for helping others improve, he has a passion for working with non-profits. He has served on several non-profit boards, and currently serves as the past president of Rebuilding Together Valley of the Sun (RTVOS).

Thomas Ball

Thomas joins KMP as the Director of Scale and Growth Coaching. With over 20 years of Organizational Leadership Development between military and industry experience Thomas offers a strong, well-rounded perspective to help business owners understand where their teams need to grow.

From an organizational management stand-point, nothing provides a multi-disciplinary perspective and strategy than Thomas’s military experience. As a veteran, he understands how to work with teams that are built for success - as well as those who aren’t. He has worked in many different countries building teams that cross the boundaries of language, culture, and national identity. Using his diverse experience and knowledge, Thomas will help you identify which areas of your teams need more training, restructuring, or other tools to help your company reach its goals.

Thomas is trained and articulate in the Scalable Operating System and can help you and your team implement these proven strategies to help you scale your business like never before. It is his priority to work with you, and come alongside your teams to improve cohesion which will help each individual become a more successful and integral part of the team they belong to within your company.

George Guerra

George Guerra is a Global entrepreneur currently living in Oslo, Norway. He launched his global sales career at different tech startups working with Fortune 100 companies in deploying technologies in Asia, US and Europe.

In 2007, he founded a global advertising platform, which helped companies in the environmental space reach health-conscious consumers more effectively.

George later joined a global leader in the training business serving Fortune 100 developing leaders to increase performance in the areas of sales, leadership, and customer service.

By leveraging his coaching experience with a focus on teaching high-impact, actionable strategies to companies in various industries, George has helped his clients make noticeable impact in sales, market development, and employee satisfaction.

Today, George dedicates his time to mentoring other entrepreneurs in developing systems in sales and marketing to help them work in closer, more ethical partnerships with their clients.

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