W. Douglas Frost, Ph.D.

Dr. Doug Frost specializes in senior executive coaching and organizational consulting. Doug has worked in leadership development with corporations, medical and legal practices, and state and federal government agencies for over two decades. He brings a wealth of experience, excellent listening skills, a trained eye, and the ability to ask powerful questions that aid individuals and teams in identifying and breaking barriers to their effectiveness.

Doug’s methods are process-oriented, yet nonlinear, and draw upon insights from the new science of complexity. He is an action-oriented facilitator committed to high-quality leadership, powerful communication, and teamwork. His experience as vice president of a metropolitan medical center and as the chief operating officer of a national health promotion organization has enhanced his understanding of organizational issues, including working with boards of directors from an executive’s perspective.

Doug received his Ph.D. in psychology from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He was an adjunct staff member at the Center for Creative Leadership for fifteen years. He also provides training and coaching for federal government leaders through the Office of Personnel Management. He has taught MBA courses on human behavior in the workplace at Regis College and the University of Phoenix in Denver. Now based in Santa Fe, New Mexico, he enjoys time in the mountains and can often be found biking, hiking, skiing, or climbing on rock and ice.

Carol Lynn Courtney, Ph.D.

Dr. Courtney consults in the areas of Executive Coaching, Individual Assessment, Organization Development, Team Facilitation, Selection and Development Systems. She has been an invited speaker and lecturer in the areas of competency modeling, organization change, and management and team development.

Dr. Courtney spent close to 20 years working in various management and executive roles in companies such as Quaker Oats, Motorola, Pillsbury, and Malt-O-Meal. She is a member of the Association for Psychological Type (APT) and also MPPAW (Minnesota Professionals for Psychology Applied to Work) where she was formerly the Vice President of Programs. 

Carol Lynn engages in a variety of volunteer work with non-profits and ensures that an ongoing percentage of her practice goes to pro bono work.

Richard D. Olson, Ph.D., L.P.

Dick Olson consults in the areas of executive and management appraisal, selection testing, executive coaching, leadership development, and organizational change. He has worked with a range of professionals from first line supervisors to CEO’s in America’ s largest companies, including manufacturing organizations as well as leading professional service firms.

Prior to starting Olson Consulting Group, he was vice president of a large consulting firm and an executive in a Fortune 200 firm. He is a former President of Minnesota Professionals for Psychology Applied to Work (MPPAW).

Dr. Olson enjoys running, swimming, and minor house maintenance. He usually takes time off in the summer to go mountain climbing, and spends his time at home maintaining his collection of antique automobiles.