Alla Kaplan

Alla brings 15 years of experience working with Fortune 100 companies to the 71 & Change team. As a leader in learning and organizational performance improvement, Alla’s expertise includes planning, consulting, designing, and executing global talent and organizational development initiatives. Alla has an MBA degree with a focus in International Business.


Allison Abell

Manager • Owner

Allison is energized by partnering with clients to create solutions that build high performing teams while delivering strategic business results. She leverages broad industry experience that spans financial services, sportswear, logistics, government, healthcare, education, and non-profits to quickly discern client needs and create customized solutions.


Bassam Tarazi


Bassam's life has been dedicated to the human experience. He has written, taught,  and spoken on accountability, productivity, customer experience, copywriting, adventure, and organizational management. He has an insatiable appetite to solve problems, and have fun while doing it. Bassam is an author, story teller, and avid traveler.


Bonnie Hoffmann

Creative Consultant

Bonnie specializes in brand identity and art direction for both print and digital applications. Bonnie graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder with a BA in Advertising and a Certificate in Technology, Arts and Media. She went on to complete an esteemed summer design intensive at Parsons The New School for design in 2D animation.


Bronson Shafer

Solution Architect • Owner

Bronson is an accomplished technical solution  architect and  project manager.  His passion is helping  his clients work together to solve their most  challenging  issues. He  has experience in both functional  and technical development which enables  him  to effectively bridge  the communications  gap between  business and IT.


Diya Khothule

Manager • Owner

Diya is an experienced leader with extensive experience in Project and Program Management, Change Management and Lean process management. She has an impressive track record in the development and implementation of large scale strategic initiatives with direct impact on profitable growth. She continually demonstrates success in leading cross-functional teams in complex matrix environments. 


Erin Riseborough


Erin is a skilled program and change manager who’s known for her high-energy style and commitment to delivering excellent outcomes. She has a talent for asking provocative questions and facilitating productive conversations. Her commitment to understanding her clients and their business need allows her to craft thorough transition plans and effective communications.

Irene Lee

Consultant •Owner

Irene has developed change management strategies and plans for high-risk initiatives and is passionate about organizational readiness and transformative process redesign. Irene is known for her ability to strategically determine key changes within an organization, build change readiness materials, and manage organizational capabilities to achieve business results.


Jim Buscaglio


Jim is a seasoned consultant with a focus on helping clients successfully navigate large-scale organizational design and transformation challenges. Over the past 15 years, his thoughtful problem solving has helped large multinational firms, governmental agencies, and small businesses transform how they work and achieve results through an unwavering customer-centric focus through process improvement. As an even-paced leader, analytical thinker, and strong collaborator, Jim seeks creative applications of change management methodology to maximize the benefits of any initiative.


Katie Whitbeck


Katie is a transition management leader known for driving transformations using a collaborative approach in a variety of industries. Katie enjoys partnering  with leaders within an organization to gain alignment and design change plans that support impacted teams.


Kelsey Letcher


Kelsey is energized by delivering results and developing creative solutions with her clients. She has experience in large-scale program management, process development and improvement, and acquisition planning & execution across several industries and multinational companies.  Known for her logical, objective approach and ability to build program infrastructure, Kelsey brings enthusiasm to change and program management.


Kim Talley


Kim has a talent for helping others to overcome  barriers to success,  helping organizations maximize the engagement of their workforce, build exceptional cultures, and establish the systems needed to scale effectively for growth. She is an experienced  PM/Organizational  Development/Change  Management  professional  with over 20 years of versatile  experience  in a broad range of project work. 


Lindsey Runge


Lindsey is an experienced coordinator, applied researcher, community outreach volunteer, systems analyst, and detail-oriented professional. She has experience as a consulting professional implementing organizational change and creating global communications, and as an Administrative Assistant and Computer Lab Assistant. Lindsey spent six  years studying human behavior, social interactions, and utilizing applied statistical analysis, demonstrating a broad range of skills.


Scott Hartley


Scott is passionate about integrating positive, lasting impact and bringing people and organizations together to effect positive, creative, and lasting change. He enjoys maximizing teams and developing relationships both within and outside organizations to create innovative partnerships.


Teresa Peltier


Teresa combines simple, usable solutions with elegant design to bring clarity to complex problems and help change initiatives stick. With a wide variety of discipline and industry experience, a grounding in project management and a "little engine that could" attitude, she feels comfortable facilitating a workshop one day and spending hours on Illustrator the next.


Tessa Rowe


Tessa uses her background of communications and marketing to develop effective change management solutions that resonate with people, and stick within an organization. She is a natural born leader who has a desire to cultivate relationships, create enthusiasm, and work with people. Tessa strives under pressure and maintains a confident and calm demeanor while focusing on the big picture. She is detailed oriented and has a knack for adapting communication styles to fit the person, group or organization. 

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Timo Parra


Timo is an experienced project and change management professional. His approach to “listen first then act” has allowed him to tailor change programs at Fortune 500 companies that improved their business performance substantially and sustainably. He brings in a diverse viewpoints, having lived and worked in Germany, Spain and the US. Timo is an integrator who likes to get things done –together.