Dedicated People Behind Successful Organizations

About Us

Dynamic educational, governmental, and nonprofit organizations are vital to society and effective leadership drives their success. We help organizations identify and develop leaders, people, and programs to achieve superior results. Our work is guided by these philosophies:

  • Working in partnership with your organization.
  • Customizing our work to fit your organization’s culture and the challenges you face.
  • Establishing a reputation as valued experts who are fair, credible, and trustworthy.
  • Using emotional intelligence concepts and research to ground our work.

DA Staff

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Steve Straus
President and Co-Founder

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Korrel Kanoy
Co-Founder and Senior Partner

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Heather Lee
Co-Founder and Senior Partner

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Holly Danford
Client Services Manager

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Andrea Surratt
Senior Consultant

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Derwick Paige
Senior Consultant

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Ed Kerwin
Senior Consultant

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Eleanor Green
Senior Consultant

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Greg Grayson
Senior Consultant

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Joe Durham
Senior Consultant

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Kerr Putney
Senior Consultant

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Mike Ruffin
Senior Consultant

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Pam Pope
Senior Consultant

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Pat Bazemore
Senior Consultant

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Ronda Tatum
Senior Consultant

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Sherry Rogowski
Senior Consultant

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Tom Moss
Senior Consultant