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Susan McKeone

Susan McKeone,
President

Since founding Sage Management Consulting in 1998, Susan has been recognized by clients as a key executive strategist as well as a preferred HR partner.  Her engaging and direct style is pragmatic and supportive. Her approach is grounded in the real life challenges which leaders experience on the job, while adding creativity through the custom solutions she develops. She has worked with clients in a variety of industries, both nationally and abroad. Believing that leadership has a powerful impact on individuals and organizations, Susan is committed to helping clients develop, motivate, and leverage talent. Susan learns the business and gets to know the people in client groups, helping her to understand the interplay between individual leaders, teams, organization, and culture. Susan helps companies enhance their organizational effectiveness and create systems that support and nurture excellence in leadership.  She has been acknowledged by clients as having made a real difference in their own leadership effectiveness and in the growth and development of their teams, culture and business.

More than a decade after establishing her management consulting practice, Susan has contributed to the growth and effectiveness of hundreds of senior corporate leaders. Her client engagements range from high impact short-term projects at companies like Orbitz, Diageo, and Blockbuster to long term strategic relationships with companies like Pfizer and LifeCell, where Susan’s impact as an executive resource has proven the test of time. Prior to establishing Sage Management Consulting, Susan developed her expertise as a leader and consultant at the Rohm and Haas Company where she was the corporate expert for Leadership Development Systems.

Susan earned a Master of Science in Organizational Psychology from Villanova University, where she was a Dean's Scholar. She is a graduate of Columbia University’s Human Resource Management program and has participated in a variety of learning programs under the National Training Laboratories, the Center for Creative Leadership, and the Authentic Leadership Institute. She is a member of the Philadelphia Human Resource Planning Society and the Consulting Psychologist’s Division of the American Psychological Association. She lives with her husband and two young daughters in an historic home in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.  When she is not working, she enjoys her home and family, cooking, gardening and planning the next family vacation!

 

Susan Lokey

Susan Lokey,
Senior Associate Consultant

Susan Lokey is an organizational change and team effectiveness consultant with a unique and broad skill set in technology change management, global team building, leadership and business problem-solving.  Drawing on over 30 years of corporate experience in the chemical industry, Susan consults with business teams to help them address the challenges of changes driven by advance analytics technology, evolving work processes and new strategic directions.  Her goal is to help business teams develop tools and practices to realize quantifiable business results.  Susan has a proven track record of providing trusted, practical advice and leadership on a variety of large-scale organizational transformations such as mergers and acquisitions, enterprise information technology systems (ERP/SAP/BW) and corporate improvement projects based on Six Sigma methodology.

Susan helps management teams by providing engaging communications, relevant and timely training, superior analytical tools and methods and by facilitating team development.  She focuses on managing the human side of change as an essential part of a team’s work.  Susan approaches these challenges from a strategic business and tactical implementation perspective, providing observable and enduring results.

Susan’s work has taken her around the globe, having conducted business in Europe, Asia and Australia.  She holds a Master of Science in Applied Statistics form Villanova University, a B.S. in Horticulture from the University of Maryland and certifications in Organization Development and Six Sigma.  Susan has two grown children and lives in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania with her husband.  Her hobbies include travel, knitting, hiking and spending time with her family and friends.

 

Cindy Lehman,
Project Manager

Cindy brings over a decade of experience in business administration and information technology to her position as Project Manager at Sage Management Consulting. Her experience with pharmaceutical companies and non-profit organizations provides a strong foundation for her project and technology management responsibilities. As Susan’s Executive Assistant, Cindy also manages the day-to-day office responsibilities for the practice, including calendar development, business travel and event planning, website maintenance, and routine problem-solving and troubleshooting.

Cindy holds a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration and Computer Science from Ursinus College, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude. Prior to her work on the Sage staff, Cindy worked in the IT division of Aventis Pharmaceuticals.  There Cindy supported senior IT directors and managers on international projects and managed corporate intranet sites and supported large initiatives involving the coordination of confidential and sensitive company and personnel information. Cindy's approach is to do whatever it takes to get the job done well, while building strong relationships in the process.  Since joining Sage Management Consulting in 2007, Cindy has become an integral component of the practice’s success.

Cindy lives in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania with her husband, two young children and two dogs. She enjoys books, watching movies, trying new restaurants and volunteering at her church. During the summer, Cindy spends most of her weekend time at the New Jersey Shore with her family. Cindy has a flair for life and cherishes personal relationships.

 

Karen Fain

Karen Fain,
Associate Consultant, Development Retreats

Karen Fain is a professional level Kripalu Certified Yoga Instructor and the founder of the Yoga to Work program. She has a background in biology and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology. Formerly she served as marketing director for a holistic health non-profit educational center. Karen's 25 years of experience in business and medical environments help her to address the core issues of today’s busy professionals. 

Karen offers customized yoga programs in corporate, educational, and medical settings. She employs the yogic concepts of body, mind and breath not only to achieve wellness and stress-relief, but also to bring clarity and stability to the decision-making processes of everyday life.

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