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Organization Development and Design serves a wide range of industries including the health care, manufacturing, financial, and utilities industries. To learn how we can help your business, Call us at: 612.922.7839      

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Organization Development and Design

Helping Leaders Implement Change

Organization Development and Design serves a wide range of industries including the health care, manufacturing, financial, and utilities industries. To learn how we can help your business, Call us at: 612.922.7839


About Organization Development and Design

Gregg Taragos

Gregg TaragosGregg Taragos Ph.D. has over thirty years of experience as an organization development and strategy consultant with senior and line level personnel across key divisions in fortune 500 companies, privately held companies and non profit organizations He has helped organizations build strategic plans, develop business partnerships as well support organizations in the alignment of organization wide change initiatives. His channel partnership process has been applied with a number of clients including Motorola, Hewlett Packard, Verizon, Navistar, Chevron and Pioneer Electronics. Before starting his private practice, he worked with a consulting team that received a Ford Foundation grant from Harvard. He earned his Doctorate in Organization Development at the University of Minnesota. Email:

Steve Schewe

Steve ScheweSteve Schewe M.B.A., specializes in marketing and performance improvement consulting. With over 20 years of experience in business development and technology marketing, he has invested in and managed venture funded startups, led corporate development teams, and developed new product strategies. Schewe helps business leaders and institutions clarify their direction and priorities through better planning. Schewe develops and evaluates business plans, analyzes new market opportunities, performs due diligence on acquisitions, and facilitates planning processes. Schewe holds a BA in Economics from Yale University and an MBA from the Darden School at the University of Virginia.

Jim Williams

Jim WilliamsJim has guided hundreds of teams to develop performance improvement strategies for over 600 different jobs in functions ranging from accounting to call centers, and from sales to underwriting. His practice is built on more than 20 years experience creating and implementing training solutions to support organizational change and growth initiatives first at IBM and then at GE. Jim was GE's Chief Learning Officer for Business Process Outsourcing and setup the learning function for GE's outsourcing in Eastern Europe at Budapest, Hungary. He developed award winning sales training at GE Capital. At IBM Jim held various leadership roles in training functions include leadership development, quality improvement and  pioneering the use of distance learning.


Steve Rosenbaum

  Steve has worked with America's leading companies, over the past 23 years including Disney, DuPont,           Ceridian, IBM and Carlson Companies, to help them design, develop and implement creative training          solutions. He has worked both as an independent consultant and as a subcontractor to larger training and     consulting firms. Steve has extensive experience designing and developing training for call centers, sales        forces, customer service agents, managers, training and human resource management departments.  Steve

   is also the author of a best selling book ;published by Wiley "  Learning Paths: Increase Profits by                                          Reducing the Time It Takes Employees to Get Up-to-Speed.


James Lynn

James LynnDr. Lynn consults with senior executives to assess organizational needs, provides executive coaching, applies selection and development tools and implements quality systems. Dr. Lynn developed a broad based understanding of business functions based on twenty years of increasingly responsible experience in both public and private organizations. Dr. Lynn has been an examiner for the Minnesota Council for Quality, which administers a state version of the national Malcolm Baldrige Quality Award.


Vikas Narula

Vikas NarulaVikas Narula is Co-Founder of Keyhubs, a Minneapolis-based management software and consulting firm, which is pioneering the use of organizational network analysis to improve business outcomes. Vikas completed a bachelors degree in Computer Science and spent over 15 years in the software product development field. In 2007, he graduated from Duke University with an International MBA. During his studies he learned about the technique of organizational network analysis. Since launching Keyhubs in 2008, he has helped clients (Barclays Capital, Accenture and Suez Energy Generation North America) uncover  hidden talent, key influencers and high-performing teams to help them realize their full potential


Lois Taragos

Lois TaragosLois or "Lu" Taragos has over twenty years experience providing outpatient treatment, including over eight years managing a Community Based Hospital's Rehabilitation Department. She is a long-standing member of the American Physical Therapy Association and has provided instruction to physical therapy professionals. Lu provides technical consulting for our Health Care Clients, assessing the effectiveness of performance management practices, development of competency based profiles and coaching on the implementation of performance management programs.