About

The Team

Steve Dion, Founder & CEO  

Steve has dedicated his career to understanding and improving workplace cultures through the creation and deployment of innovative leadership programs, executive coaching, team effectiveness programs, and talent assessment

Serving in corporate roles for over 25 years, Steve’s insights and practical strategies for creating long term behavior and culture change grew from his experience as a Chief Human Resources Officer with two Fortune 500 companies and a mid-size financial services organization. 

Steve has leveraged this real-world experience as a global business leader to provide leadership and organizational development consulting to mid-sized organizations and several global Fortune 1,000 companies for over a decade. While he enjoys working with all types of progressive organizations, Steve is particularly skilled at working within the manufacturing, healthcare, financial services, retail, and non-profit industries. He has seen firsthand the positive impact a people-centered culture can make on organizations.

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Steve Dion

Founder & CEO

248.417.5895

“Leadership is hard work. To have followers, people must want to follow you.”

Committed to sharing his thought leadership with the training, leadership development, and organizational culture communities, Steve is a regular contributor to CEOWORLD, Chief Executive, Fast Company, ATD’s Talent Development Leader blog, HRCI’s HR Leads Business blog, and Training Industry

Meet Our Leadership Team

Our Detroit-based team is dedicated to delivering flawless engagements with a client-centered approach.

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Joe LaDuke

VP, Coaching and Consulting Services

248.914.3340

Joe partners with our clients to craft solutions to solve their leadership and organizational development needs. He then engages our full team of resources to ensure we deliver results!

When not working, Joe enjoys time with his family, training in martial arts, and restoring old furniture.

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ANN WINN

Director of Client Services

248.924.6488

Ann leads our team of Account Executives who partner with clients to scope, organize, and manage the delivery of projects. She directs our coaches & consultants to ensure we deliver on our promises and exceed our clients’ expectations.

In her free time, Ann likes to spend time with her family, discover and read interesting books, and find ways to get outside.

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Terri Schell

Practice Leader, Learning & Development

586.202.3280

Terri is passionate about leading a team that develops new, engaging learning content.  She works with clients to develop large-scale group development programs that combine multi-modality learning.  She supports our facilitators and clients as they prepare for and deliver high quality learning events.

When she is not working, Terri enjoys spending time with her family and her dog, watching baseball games, and going to Springsteen concerts.

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Stan Greene

Practice Leader, Leadership Coaching

616.915.4380

Stan coaches individual leaders and leadership teams to enhance their ability to align their intention with their impact. By helping leaders combine the presence embodied in leadership mindset with the tools that constitute leadership skillset, he motivates commitment and action to create exceptional organizational performance.

Stan spends his leisure time enjoying the resort vibe and natural setting near his Saugatuck, Michigan home and exploring craft breweries.

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Christie Banners

Account Executive

248.404.7025

Christie works with clients to scope, organize, and manage the delivery of projects. She advises our coaches & consultants to ensure we deliver on the promises in our statements of work and exceed our clients’ expectations.

Outside of work, Christie loves to spend time outdoors with her family, friends, and her dog. She’s also an avid reader of all sorts of books and enjoys creating in the kitchen.

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Perry Keydel

Account Executive

248.510.8422

Perry works with clients to scope, organize, and manage the delivery of projects.  He advises our coaches & consultants to ensure we deliver on the promises in our statements of work and exceed our clients’ expectations.

Outside of work, Perry enjoys spending time with his family and friends. He also enjoys a good DIY project and binge watching television shows.

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Client Delivery
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248.756.2475

Lauren leads the delivery of group development, team development, and pre-hire assessment client projects. She oversees the printing and shipping of all materials for virtual and in-person training sessions. She is the system administrator for all of our technology platforms.

Outside of work, Lauren enjoys spending time with her family and teaching ski lessons during the winter.

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Marshae Brazier

Leadership Development
Specialist

248.709.4424

Marshae coordinates the delivery of leadership development, team development, coach selection, and pre-hire assessments for our clients. 

Marshae is a family-oriented person, who enjoys fishing, going to the movies, or having a peaceful moment sitting by a lake or river in her free time. She has a passion for learning and development and loves to see people grow.

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Genevieve Steffes

Leadership Development
Specialist

248.727.3406

Genevieve coordinates the delivery of leadership development, team development, coach selection, and pre-hire assessments for our clients. 
 
Genevieve is a homebody at heart who also loves to spend time outside with her family – biking and walking her dog.  She also enjoys reading (especially historical fiction and fantasy), watching TV (Doctor Who is a current favorite), and singing (mostly in the car these days). 
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Lisa Shannon

Marketing and Business Development Consultant

510.427.6633

Lisa’s creativity provides our engaging digital marketing experience and coordinates with our team to produce new thought leadership for your ongoing learning. She is always ready to respond to new inquiries and help onboard client partners.

After hours, Lisa can often be found walking along the San Francisco Bay near her home or practicing two of her newest hobbies: pickleball and playing the guitar.

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Larry Hyde

Graphic Design Consultant

586.876.4194

Larry uses his 15-plus years of experience and dedication in design to enhance the look and feel of the Dion Leadership website and printed marketing materials. At the same time, he is striving to ensure a consistent Brand look and feel.

Away from the computer, Larry enjoys walking his French bulldog Roxy, Reading Mystery Novels, and exploring the city of Detroit.

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Elizabeth Doss

Finance Manager

248.933.6312

Elizabeth leads our accounting and finance team. She provides invoicing, collections, reporting, and data management to clients as needed. She tirelessly works to align to your procurement and accounting team requirements.

In her spare time, Elizabeth enjoys spending time with her dog, friends, and enjoying nature.

Coaches & Consultants

Interested in meeting one or more of the talented individuals who make will make your engagement positively unforgettable? Contact us and we will happily match our team with your needs.