BlackWolf Alliances & Advisors
Dana Wright, Founder, Take-Action, Inc.
With 25 years of experience, Dana Wright’s consulting practice focuses on strategy development, employee engagement and change leadership. She partners with internal and external teams as a collaborator and process design partner. Dana strives to change the conversation by “super-sizing it” on large paper so people can see their hopes, dreams and actions and really enable them to take action.
She is COMMITTED to her clients and works hard to create engagement at every stage of her process. This begins when she first meets her clients. Dana is playful in her approach and serious about outcomes. She works collaboratively and interactively with our clients throughout the process so at the end of the day, the client feels as much a part of the success as she does.
Dana has a masters degree in Organization Development, is a certified coach and a published author of the book We’ve Got to START Meeting Like This!
Peter Cook, Business Advisor
Peter serves as an outside business advisor to Black Wolf Consultants LLC. He assists with strategy development and human resource optimization. At the Jewel Companies of Chicago and then with Charles Levy & Co., Peter worked for 25 years as VP Store Operations, VP Growth & Development, and CFO. He has spent the last 15+ years as a private investor and business advisor. Peter has an MBA from Stanford University. He also holds a degree in Political Science from the University of New Hampshire.
Mark Butler, Financial Advisor
Mark established the investment advisory and wealth management firm that is Butler Financial in 1996, after working for and training extensively with American Express/IDS. He is Principal of the firm, relating directly with clients on matters of investment strategy, wealth transfer, and life transitions. Mark holds a B.A./Philosophy (CU/Boulder) and M.A./Psych (Naropa University).
During the past seventeen years, he has served as director on several boards of education, religious, and financial not-for-profit organizations. Mark is the author of Zen Money Blues, a book on the psychology of money. A second book on the topic of money-in-relationship is due out in the Spring of 2014.
David Clements, Technical Advisor
David is a hands-on Engineering manager and Product developer with a varied career in diverse environments including iOS and Android Development, Enterprise Java, Embedded C and Ruby on Rails.
His career has been spent supporting the Boulder startup community, launching dozens of startups from high tech machinery to social media to mobile apps to an entire mobile and online platform for the restaurant industry.
He is in the process of re-focussing his technology and product skills on the Organizational Development space. He’s committed to increase effectiveness and engagement between OD champions and their clients.