Our Team

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Our Team

Dr. Ray Queener

Owner and Principal Consultant

Ray is a former superintendent and district administrator. He is a skilled executive coach and loves working with district leaders and school boards to support organizational transformation. When he’s not at work, you can catch Ray outside golfing, fishing, hunting, riding 4-wheelers and cruising in the pontoon.
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Dr. Sheri Allen

Senior Consultant

Sheri is a former superintendent, district administrator and principal. She's a skilled executive coach and passionate about personalizing the strategic planning process for her clients' needs. Outside of work you can catch Sheri at a Twins or Gopher football game, playing golf, and spending time with family and friends.
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Christine Wroblewski

Senior Consultant

Christine is a former Chief Community Relations Officer of a large diverse metro school district. She is passionate about guiding, organizing and communicating complex processes to help support people in times of change and when difficult decisions need to be made. Outside of work, you can find Christine camping, hiking, and playing board games with her family.
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Paul Neubauer

Senior Consultant

Paul is a former superintendent of schools, district office administrator, high school principal, and teacher and coach. He has a broad spectrum of experiences and expertise across the educational system and understands the value of aligning all structures to the benefit of the student experience. In his spare time, Paul enjoys reading, attending sporting events, and spending time with his children and grandchildren.
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Julie Baeb

Senior Consultant

Julie is a former educator, innovation coach and architectural designer. She is passionate about guiding impactful change in school districts, integrating her design-thinking roots and human-centered approach. In her free time Julie enjoys hiking and traveling with her family, listening to audiobooks, nordic skiing and yoga.
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Dr. Heather Mueller

Senior Consultant

Heather served as Minnesota's Commissioner of Education. She is passionate about working in partnership with education leaders to create systems and structures that are intentionally designed to ensure access, participation, representation, and outcomes for each and every student, and to meet the professional needs of our education workforce. In her freetime, Heather enjoys spending time with her family.
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Dr. Bryan Bass

Associate Consultant

Bryan is an assistant superintendent driven to elevate systems and practices that sustain organizational growth, centering both individual and collective needs. He's a skilled executive coach who excels at thought partnership, deep listening and making thinking visible. Outside of work, you can catch Bryan reading, practicing yoga, playing golf, watching hoops and cheering on his two daughters in their activities.
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Stephanie White

Senior Consultant

Stephanie is a former District Administrator in Student Support Services and Special Education. She enjoys developing systems for all students to experience success through partnership, innovation, and collaboration. With her expertise, she excels at aligning the goals for all students while meeting the needs of individual students and their families. Outside of work, Stephanie enjoys ancestry research, kayaking, traveling, and fly fishing.
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Dr. Renee Corneille

Associate Consultant

Renee is a superintendent passionate about ensuring children are seen, heard and cared for while they are at school. She’s dedicated her life’s work toward kids receiving high-quality education, high support, and equitable access to education and resources. In her spare time, Renee enjoys spending time with her family and rooting on the St. Anthony Huskies.
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Jeff Elstad

Associate Consultant

Jeff is a superintendent passionate about partnering with education leaders to empower growth and learning within our school systems. He is skilled at facilitating and working with education teams to see their potential so clearly, they begin to see it in themselves. When not at work, Jeff enjoys spending time with his family and anything related to singing or making music.
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Dan Hoverman

Associate Consultant

Dan is a former superintendent and district administrator. He is passionate about building meaningful partnerships with his clients to address systemic transformation, improvement and innovation in student learning. Outside of work, you can find Dan golfing, walking and reading.
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Matt Pohl

Geospatial Technologies Manager

Matt is continuously learning new analytical methods to help school districts understand their data. He is passionate about developing insightful web-mapping applications that help facilitate strategic decision making. In his free time Matt enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters, bow hunting, fishing and camping.
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Rich Swanson

Insight Services Manager

Rich is passionate about applying his unique insights and systems approach to serve clients with their data needs and strategic decision making. He excels at seeing the big picture while keeping tabs on every detail. Outside of work, Rich can be found woodworking, fishing, traveling, gardening and practicing Muay Thai.
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Dr. Jeff Ronneberg

Associate Consultant

Jeff is a superintendent passionate about meeting the needs and interests of each student through personalized learning and human-centered design. He excels at coaching individuals and teams on strategic leadership, organizational alignment and systemic innovation. When not at work you can catch Jeff going for a run, hike, bbq’ing or taking in a Gopher football or basketball game.
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Jennifer Fohrenkamm

Executive Administrative Assistant

Jennifer is a former special education teacher and instructional coach. Through these roles, she has gained skills to provide high-level support in operational areas that require organizational skills, attention to detail, discretion, and the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, kayaking, swimming, and foraging while hiking. Learn more about Jennifer

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Connie Buberl

Contract Specialist

Connie is a friendly connection to each of our clients and oversees monthly invoicing and contract management. Connie’s background includes banking, office and financial management. In her free time, Connie enjoys walking the beach, knitting, jewelry making and other handiwork, and spending time with her family.