Our People

CLA’s mission is to help individuals, teams, and organizations build the capacity to change, adapt, and thrive.

Since CLA’s inception, the our people have been dedicated to developing adaptive capacity in individuals, teams, and organizations around the world. Originally established by the founders of Adaptive Leadership, Ron Heifetz and Marty Linsky in 2002, our team has continually expanded and refined our expertise, drawing from a diverse array of backgrounds and disciplines. Building upon CLA’s rich history, our team offers a comprehensive suite of transformational services tailored to meet the unique needs of our organizations of all sizes. Our success is not gauged by solely our actions, but rather by the tangible outcomes our clients realize, contributing to elevated levels of performance and effectiveness within their respective fields through positive behavioral changes.

Max Martina

Chrismon Nofsinger

Lynda Elefson

Jordan Anderson

Lydia Christian

Rick Torseth

Dana Questad

Audrey Lee

Our Board of Advisors

CLA is privileged to have a distinguished Board of Advisors guiding our endeavors. Comprising seasoned professionals from diverse backgrounds, our board includes Diane Fraiman, Managing Director at Voyager Capital, Tony Williams, Chairman of W2A, and our esteemed Co-founders Ron Heifetz and Marty Linsky. Their wealth of experience and expertise ensures CLA remains at the forefront of leadership consulting, driving innovation and excellence in our services.

Ron Heifetz

Marty Linsky

Tony Williams

Diane Fraiman