Our Coaches and Faculty

Through straightforward and practical guidance, our team assists our clients to achieve and sustain positive behavioral change.


Our Team of Coaches and Faculty

Instructor Ryan Schlunz

Dr. Greg Allen

Leadership Coach
Founder Step Up Consultants

Greg is a highly accomplished leadership coach, professor, author, and speaker.  He was the recipient of the 2012 Presidential Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching from George Fox University in Portland, Oregon.  He brings over 25 years of coaching, mentoring, and teaching leaders managers, and executives.

Ph.D.  Walden University
M.B.A. George Fox University
John R. Wooden Certified Leadership Coach

Instructor Ryan Schlunz

Ryan Schlunz

Executive in Residence

CIO & Partner
Profit Recovery Partners

Ryan has over 25 executive leadership and management experience. He has a reputation for building high-performance teams that deliver innovative solutions to solve complex business challenges. Ryan leads technology and business intelligence teams that help the business to run more efficiently and their clients save more money. In prior roles, he has built, led, and managed teams dedicated to Legal Practice & Administrative Support, Information Management, eDiscovery, and Knowledge Management.

Instructor Ryan Schlunz

Wade Wilson

Sales Leadership Faculty
VP of Business Solutions
Trinamix Inc.

Wade has over 25 years of experience in professional consultative sales working with executives in helping them solve their business challenges.  He has worked as a sales top performer, sales leader, and engagement director managing complex IT projects.  Wade has sold over $250 million dollars worth of IT services and projects over the years which provides him with the ability to mentor and inspire those who are looking to improve their sales or sales leadership skills.

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Tim Bussman, MBA, PMP

Operations Management Faculty

Tim is a senior project management professional working on a government environmental services project for Amentum. He has over 15 years of project management, project controls, and risk management experience. He brings over five years of university-level teaching experience in the fields of project management, agile and organizational leadership.

M.B.A. Pepperdine University

M.P.A. Keller School of Management

Gary Barrett

Gary Barrett, MBA

Faculty Member
Leadership Coach

Gary is an innovative teacher and coach who works hard to understand how adults learn (this usually involves asking good questions and being observant in the classroom). I use a combination of instructional methods, utilizing actual industry exercises and modeling; and encouraging critical thinking that transitions students from classroom learning to perform excellence in their daily lives and work. Gary brings over 20 years of university-level teaching experience in the fields of leadership, Ethics, and financial decision-making.

M.B.A. Marylhurst University

B.A. Marylhurst University

Greg has the rare ability to distill management and leadership skills and concepts into their fundamental components – a quality that is eminently desirable for both an executive coach as well as a professor. Additionally he is a servant leader, very easy to get along with and an adept team player, making him a natural consensus builder.

James Fishback, Esq.
Lawyer & Principal Partner
Mountain View Law LLP

James Fishback Esq.