Who We Are

Rosemarie Christofolo

Co-Founder

Rosemarie Christofolo brings over two decades of experience in advising leaders to her work.  From 2002 to 2008, she was the executive vice president of Altour, a global travel management company.  During her tenure, the company tripled in size through acquisitions and organic growth; her work focused on establishing shared goals and building consensus across offices in the United States and abroad.  Specifically, Rosemarie oversaw organizational development and design, strategic planning, human resources, legal, IT, marketing and public relations. She also served as President of Altour’s technology subsidiary, which designed, developed and managed incentive and recognition programs for employees, sales channels and consumers.

​Before her work at Altour, Rosemarie was a partner at the law firm of Lewis and Roca where she grew the firm’s Intellectual Property and Technology Section into a national practice representing clients ranging from the United States Postal Service to technology start ups.  She also served in many leadership roles including heading the firm’s Business Section, and serving on the Management Committee.

Rosemarie is trained in and certified to teach the following leadership, communications, change and organizational development models:

  • Leadership Process Motivating Achievement
  • Process Communication Model
  • The Change Cycle
  • The Birkman Method
  • DRIVE Workshop

 

Beth Schermer

Co-Founder

Beth Schermer’s consulting work is informed by her experience as a nationally recognized health lawyer focused on business initiatives, regulatory issues and policy development.  Her work often involved the formation of coalitions to reach state-wide goals, including tobacco tax initiatives to increase access to Arizona’s Medicaid program, alliances to expand graduate medical education and efforts to address health workforce shortages. Beth was a partner at Lewis and Roca, where she led the Health Law and Business Law Sections, and later was a founding partner at Coppersmith Brockelman PLC.  While in private practice, Beth served as president of the American Health Lawyers Association, the nation’s leading professional association of health lawyers.

In 2005-2006, she served as Vice Dean, University of Arizona College of Medicine—Phoenix.  In that role she was responsible for organizing and leading the senior team for the new four-year program, recruiting the founding faculty, securing accreditation, and identifying potential educational, research and clinical partnerships.

​Beth is trained in and certified to teach the following leadership, communications, change and organizational development models:

  • Leadership Process Motivating Achievement
  • Process Communication Model
  • The Change Cycle
  • The Birkman Method

 

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