Aspire International, LLC, is a global diversity, inclusion and leadership consulting firm with headquarters in Boston, MA and Sacramento, CA, USA. Our core purpose is to elevate the human side of business, ensuring people are engaged and business goals are met. We are committed to providing the highest level of service with solutions tailored to individual and organizational needs. With affiliates in the Americas, Asia and Europe, our network of experienced consultants has broad experience in a cross-section of industries. Let us help you define and implement the strategies that will enable your people to achieve their potential and your organization to achieve its goals.
Richard is an innovative thought leader, strategic business partner and certified professional coach with extensive executive experience developing, implementing and evaluating initiatives to achieve individual and organizational goals by enhancing corporate culture, employee engagement, and organizational effectiveness.
He is a trusted advisor to key stakeholders, senior executives and cross-functional team leaders throughout the world. Richard is an expert consultant, coaching, facilitator and instructional designer. He brings passion, purpose and inspiration to his work with his clients, who operate in some of the most complex, highly regulated industries in the world, including biopharma, health care, finance, government and retail.
Karen has extensive experience in organization development with expertise in leadership and management development, diversity and inclusion, including understanding bias, generational differences and allyship. She is skilled in strategic process planning, coaching, systems thinking and organizational communications.
She employs a diverse set of skills to engage people at all levels of the organization in thinking strategically, creatively and realistically about ways to improve performance. Karen’s clients value her ability to constructively raise issues and identify recurring obstacles while generating strategic, tactical and innovative options. She builds collaborative partnerships that enable leaders to set direction, identify meaningful, measurable targets and implement the right plan to accomplish their goals
Blue Shield of California
Chartered Health Plan
Central Connecticut State University
Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research
The Conference Board
TMC: Training Management Corporation
United Technologies Corporation
Reeds Business System