MEET OUR LEADER TO LEADER TEAM
DESIGNER, CATLYST, COACH
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER
DIRECTOR OF TRAINING
WI RAPIDS AREA NETWORK
Diane is a Designer, Catalyst, and Coach, and is the creator of our Leader to Leader™ framework, principles and strate-gies. She loves helping high-end leaders create a culture of leadership development in their organizations. She is becoming famous for her Visual Coaching and Strategy Sessions in her Coaching Room in the Heart of Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce Building. She also enjoys group coaching and facilitating team-building and strategy sessions with teams. She is a certified John Maxwell Team Coach and Trainer, and earned her Masters Degree in Ministry Leadership through Rockbridge Seminary. She is also certified through Life Purpose Coaching Centers, International®, AG Coaching, and Gallup Strengths.
Sally is currently the executive director of the Arts Council of South Wood County. Her career has spanned nearly four decades in the public sector, with experience in marketing, event management, administration, purchasing, and facilitating. Learner is Sally’s #1 strength, and because of this, she has embraced not only her own inner “learner” but also enjoys sharing what she’s learned with others in hopes of developing great leaders in the workplace and in our community. Volunteering makes Sally’s eyes light up; and she has the opportunity to do so through membership in Sunrise Rotary and Women United, as well as through Leader to Leader, the Teen Leadership Program, and her church. She has served on the teams that brought Leadercast and Global Leadership Summit to Central Wisconsin.
Julie served on the lead team at Christian Life Fellowship In Port Edwards, Wisconsin for 29 years. She collaborated with Diane to develop the group coaching format and content for Leader to Leader™ Group Coaching. She enjoys organizing, and loves teaching and training. She facilitates a variety of leadership workshops designed to grow leaders in personal, relational, and team development. Julie is ordained through the Assemblies of God and is a certified coach through AG coaching. She is our Director of Training and Workshop Facilitation, serving as our chief trainer and leads our team of facilitators.
ROBERT O’CONNOR, DDS
Bob is passionate about coaching people to understand sound principles of money management and gain control of their financial future. Besides coaching individuals and couples, he also enjoys facilitating interactive sessions for business and non profit organizations. He is a successful business owner, practicing dentistry and serving as president for Riverhill Dental Associates in Wisconsin Rapids for 40 years. He decided to pursue his passion for financial wellness and started O’Connor Coaching LLC in 2008 with Diane after training with Dave Ramsey. He currently serves as a board member for Coach Connections, a national mastermind group for financial coaches. He's served our community in a variety of ways over the years, and helped to bring Leadercast to Wisconsin Rapids. Her serves as our Chief Financial Officer.
RICHELLE HOEKSTRA-ANDERSON PYSD
Dr. Richelle Hoekstra-Anderson is a clinical and coaching psychologist who is called to work with people who are at a crossroads in life - whether in their career, relationships, health or self-growth. Besides coaching & counseling, Richelle loves facilitating interactive workshops and sharing her personal story. She brings warmth, enthusiasm and energy to every situation. After a successful career as an advisor at Mid State Technical College, she has returned to private practice as a clinical and coaching psychologist through her Wisconsin Rapids Area practice called Crossroads Renewal. Richelle serves as the president of our Leader to Leader Network.