Listee Features — Consulting


Bright, funny, and helpful, Ann M. Butera is a natural leader. She has sat at the head of the Whole Person Project, Inc., since she founded it in 1984, and continues to thrive in the role. Her expertise in creating and sustaining transformation and in internal audit risk management made her well-suited to grow the organizational development firm. One of the things that sets her company apart is its highly tailored approach to incorporate the client company’s existing tools, template, and organizational culture into their new path. This helps changes become easier to introduce and implement. Prior to her current endeavor, Ms. Butera garnered experience as a management consultant at the National Bankcard Corp. and at Chase Manhattan Bank N.A.,

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Carol Sapin Gold


A business professional with expertise in communications, Carol Sapin Gold strives to live by her motto, “the secret of success without hard work is still a secret.” She is currently the president of an eponymous consultancy, which she opened in 1971, and a volunteer with the California Bar Association. Her role with the latter includes sitting on a three-person panel and listening to both the plaintiff and the respondent as they discuss domestic, commercial, and/or civil issues. Ms. Gold is also mentoring a master class full of individuals who want to learn how to write and speak more effectively and how to better engage their audiences. She finds her work in these capacities to be extremely rewarding, as it has

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Positive, hardworking and honest, Eva Jo Sparks has become a trusted member of the forensic consulting community. Her expertise lies in white collar crimes like financial and health care fraud, predatory lending, and mortgage crime, and led her to create her company, Oklahoma Expert Witness. There, she is responsible for forensic accounting and investigations, detecting embezzlement, reconstructing financial records and books, preparing cases for court, creating trial exhibits, and testifying in federal and state courts. ​ The most gratifying aspect of Ms. Sparks’ job, however, is assisting pro se litigants who have been wrongfully cheated and have no means to assist themselves. One of her most notable cases involved an attorney altering her expert report regarding Medicare fraud. She worked

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Passionate about helping others, Patricia Highcove became involved in her profession as a vocational consultant after gaining experience working with developmentally disabled children. She started out by earning a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in rehabilitation counseling from Syracuse University in 1981 and 1982, respectively. Ms. Highcove also became a certified ergonomic assessment specialist, as well as a certified case manager, certified rehabilitation counselor, and certified vocational evaluator. ​ Now, Ms. Highcove is flourishing at the head of Highcove Consulting in Baltimore, MD, which is a vocational consulting company for individuals with disabilities who need help getting back into the workforce. She provides counseling services that include resources for developmentally and physically disabled individuals, workers’ compensation, and

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Armed with a Bachelor of Arts from Bennington College and a Master of Arts from Harvard University, Corinne Kyle flourished in her decades-long career. She demonstrated a remarkable aptitude for market research and management consulting over the years that served as a strong foundation for professional growth. Although she is now retired, she is still respected as an expert in her field. ​ Ms. Kyle started working as an associate editor for the Inter-University Case Program in 1956, and she quickly rose to become the co-founder and chief financial editor of Financial Index and a research analyst for McKinsey & Co., all located in New York City. She moved to Philadelphia in 1964, where she began a long stretch that

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A business-savvy entrepreneur, Linda Davey-Tott owned a highly successful spice and herb business that started from her kitchen and blossomed onto the shelves of retailers across Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, and Ireland. She is now extending her business skills as an independent consultant for Arbonne, an international company that has developed world-class products in skin care, bath and body care, sun care, makeup, and nutrition. The products are naturally inspired and scientifically tested, and integrate the most beneficial botanical ingredients from nature. Arbonne crafts its products with integrity and innovation and strives to be as eco-friendly as possible. ​ Ms. Davey-Tott handles marketing, sales, and training in her role as an independent consultant, and thus is able

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