Bruce Runnfeldt is the co-founder and President of InnerChange. Since 1987, he has worked with a wide variety of organizations providing creative solutions to talent management needs including recruiting and selection, onboarding, performance management, training and development, pipeline planning ,and career planning.
Prior to 1987, he served as corporate director of training and development for Hyatt Hotels, corporate manager of training and development for Helene Curtis Industries, and worked as a training consultant for Abbott Laboratories and Organizational Consultants.
In addition to this corporate experience, Bruce has served as a member of the adjunct graduate faculty in Management and Organizational Behavior at Benedictine University and the Lake Forest Graduate School of Management. He has also provided services for governmental and non-profit organizations including Easter Seals of Metropolitan Chicago, the Veterans Administration, the Department of Justice, the IRS, the Chicago Metropolitan Agency For Planning, and the National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago.
Bruce is a graduate of North Park College in Chicago and received his master's degree in administration and organizational behavior from George Williams College in Downers Grove, Illinois.
My view is that training, consulting and coaching are change-based processes. I partner with my clients to facilitate positive change, resulting in new attitudes, knowledge, skills, behaviors, ways of being and doing. I have more than 35 years of experience in Human Resource Development/Organizational Development, and Leadership Coaching in both private and public sectors. I teach, consult and coach nationally. I am an adjunct professor at the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) teaching an undergraduate management course and a graduate education course in adult learning.
Leadership/Management and Training/Education Experiences
15 years in private industry as a senior level professional, consultant, manager and leader in HRD and OD; 20 years in Federal Government as a senior level professional, coach, consultant, leader in HRD and OD.; 25 years of experience as an Adjunct Professor for courses in management, leadership, adult learning theory. ;10 years of experience as an internal and external leadership coach.; Present Employment - Adjunct Professor at UMBC and independent HRD/OD Consultant and Leadership Coach.
Associates Certificate (Project Management) The George Washington University and ESI International.; Certificate of Professional Development (Leadership Coaching) Georgetown University.; Ed.D. (Human Resource Development/Organizational Development) George Washington University. ; MS (Applied Behavioral Science) Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland.; BA (Mathematics/Science/Education) St. Joseph College, Emmitsburg, Maryland.
Suzanne Coonan is an experienced Human Resources leader, consultant and leadership coach. She has nearly 20 years of experience in the human resources field including past positions at an MBA school, a legal publishing company, a technology consulting firm, and at Hewitt, a benefits outsourcing and consulting firm. Suzanne has been recognized for her exceptional interpersonal, facilitation, coaching, and leadership skills .
Most recently, Suzanne served as Vice President Human Resources at Lake Forest Graduate School of Management, a not-‐for-‐profit MBA school dedicated to helping improves people’s lives through education. She was on the senior management team and was responsible for all aspects of human resources at the School including talent management, recruiting, leadership development, employee relations, HR technology, compensation/benefits, compliance and organizational development. She worked extensively with the schools board of directors and has a strong financial acumen with a track record of achieving measurable results.
Currently Suzanne is Principal of an HR consulting and coaching practice. She provides consulting as well as leadership development and career coaching to experienced business professionals who aspire to reach new heights or find meaning and balance in work and life. Her clients include individuals from Abbott, Allstate, Baxter, CVS/Caremark, GE, Grainger, HSBC, Johnson & Johnson and Wrigley/Mars, among others. In addition, she is an adjunct faculty member with the Lake Forest Graduate School of management’s corporate Education group where she facilitates sessions on career and leadership development.
Suzanne holds a bachelor’s degree from Northwestern University and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in Positive Organizational Development and Change from Case Western Reserve University. She is certified as a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) from the Human Resources Certification Institute and is a graduate of the Coach U coaching program. In addition, she has extensive experience working with not-‐for-‐profit boards and is a founding board member of BENNU Legal Services. She is also on the board of Career Resource Center in Lake Forest, IL and was previously chair of the HR committee of the board at the award-‐winning Prairie Crossing Charter School in Grayslake, IL.