Agility Affiliates


Curtis Bakle
Curtis Bakle

Mt. Pleasant, SC
A driven executive in the Energy industry with an ability to transform individuals/teams to achieve goals, enhancing profitability, and advance strategies with over 25 years global business experience.  Bringing his background in operations leadership, influence, and direction, Curt works actively with an organization to successfully improve performance and create strategic mindsets for sustainable performance.  He is well versed in demonstrating management best practices and a serving leader in operational leadership working with front line people and board executives.  This unique ability to understand how culture, mindsets, and dynamics can change an organization and forge a new path that leads to breakthrough achievements. He can coach leadership teams to manage ambiguity and complexity to create direction and simplification ending in systematic operations.  

Walter E. Boehm
Walter E. Boehm

Atlanta, GA and Dallas, TX
Walter (Wally) Boehm has over 30 years of experience in developing human capital strategies inclusive of succession planning, organization design, bench strength analysis, executive coaching, leadership development and leading cultural change initiatives in mergers and acquisitions. He has established human capital experience which encompasses the components of organization effectiveness, executive coaching, talent, and performance management. Wally works extensively with senior executives on their key talent and organization issues.

Marilyn Buckner Ph.D.
Marilyn Buckner Ph.D.

Atlanta, GA
Marilyn specializes in leadership development and is a coach for leaders and managers in such companies as Siemens, Disney, Lockheed, Delta Airlines, Darden and DexMedia. Her unique focus is providing customized coaching materials that leaders can apply directly to improve their operations in areas of strategic planning, process improvement, leadership skills and coaching others for high performance. Marilyn has her Ph.D. in Counseling and Management from Georgia State University. She currently teaches at the Leadership Institute at the University of Central Florida and is active in the Human Resource Planning Society where she was the past national Chairperson and taught many of their workshops.

Jason Callaway
Jason Callaway

Atlanta, GA
With nearly 3 decades experience building talent capabilities and leading Human Resources functions in top public and private companies, Jason brings a unique blend of Corporate, Field, and Consulting experience to understand the nuances associated with successfully coaching and developing top talent across a broad spectrum of industries and organizational levels.

Following his graduation from Purdue University, Jason started his career with Cooper Industries (now Eaton) in their management training program and ultimately advanced into Senior and Executive HR leadership roles in companies including Aramark, Acuity Brands Lighting, Republic Services, and Oldcastle.  During his career he has helped hundreds of leaders and organizations improve their effectiveness and reach their fullest potential through the use of proven assessment, coaching, and development processes. 

Jason is not only passionate about helping clients meet their business goals, but through the establishment of the Callaway Family Charitable Fund, he is an active contributor to several national and local philanthropies that provide support to children and families in need.   

Matt Durfee
Matt Durfee

Orlando, FL
Matt specializes in outplacement/career transition, leadership development & executive consulting. Matt held Senior Vice President, Vice President and executive-level Human Resources positions in a number of the world’s most admired companies including Pepsi Cola, Nestle, Frito-Lay International, Hard Rock Cafe, Bank One, Cendant and Centex Homes. His expertise in career and leadership transition, change management and executive development is supplemented with extensive experience in roles ranging from the business unit level to the Board of Directors. Matt earned his Master’s degree in Labor and Industrial Relations from Michigan State University and subsequently completed an executive program in Financial Analysis at the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business.

Jeffrey S. Gill
Jeffrey S. Gill

Houston, TX
Jeff has been a learning and development executive for 30+ years coaching individuals, unit leaders, and executive teams to create conditions where employees can work at their full potential and deliver maximum value to shareholders.  Jeff provides insight and guidance based on neuroscience (rather than HR gut-feel) for increasing capability in individuals and teams, large scale change management, creating sustainable employee engagement, building cultures of accountability and high performance.  He asks the difficult questions to help people grow and master new areas of work and discover and overcome their blind spots and unconscious biases.  He has successfully completed projects in 16 countries

Stephen Krempl
Stephen Krempl

Seattle, WA
Stephen Krempl has many years of experience related to development and training around the world. He helped build international people capability through roles in organizational development, training and education and succession planning. Stephen has worked for Fortune 500 companies, Starbucks Coffee Company, Yum Brands, PepsiCo and Motorola as well as being a consultant at the Singapore Institute of management. Senior training and education roles in these companies have enabled him to participate in the development and training of leaders in 25 countries. He has been associated with several organizations including being past President of the Association of Psychological Type, Singapore, Vice President Asian Regional Training and Development Organizations (ARTDO). He is now a member of the National Speakers Association and American Society for Training and Development in the US.

Kozhi Makai, Ph.D.
Kozhi Makai, Ph.D.

Spring, TX
Dr. Makai is the founder of Kozhi Makai Worldwide, a strengths-based idea studio focused on aligning professional and personal goals to generate sustainable performance. With more than 19 years of experience in human and organizational behavior, Kozhi partners with companies, organizations and individuals with the desire to thrive and become more effective leaders using both practical and research-based tools to lead and advise clients.
Kozhi earned his Bachelor’s in Speech Communication in three and a half years from Sam Houston State University, his Master’s in Leadership and Influence in eight months from Jones International University, and his Ph.D. in Applied Management and Decision Sciences in 18 months from Walden University. He’s a Senior Professional in Human Resources® and Certified Professional in Learning and Performance®. And because that simply wasn’t enough, Kozhi also just completed his second doctoral degree, a Doctorate of Psychology, with a focus on Positive Performance Psychology.
He lives out his motto of bringing others From Potential to Performance® through his simple mission – to use behavioral science to help others thrive, both in and outside of the workplace.

Carrie Magee
Carrie Magee

Atlanta, GA
Carrie speaks the language of senior business executives in a variety of functions because she has more than likely sat in their chair. Her passion is enabling the success of others above all else. She brings 25 years
of executive experience from a variety of senior HR and business line positions in Fortune 500 companies across multiple industries including Financial Services, Consumer Products, Building Products, and Automotive. Her most recent Corporate Role was as Head of Client Experience for Citi Retail Services. In these duties she not only led the Client Experience team, but also served as Chief of Staff to the Chief Operating Officer.  Carrie left the corporate world in 2016 to build a professional services business from scratch to $2 million in revenue in just 2 years.
 
Carrie’s professional roots began in Human Resources in manufacturing organizations and later transitioned to Financial Services in both HR and Business functions.  She thrives in helping business leaders elevate business performance by guiding people and process strategy. Her passion is enabling the success of others, whether that be individual leaders or business teams.  Her deepest technical expertise lies in the areas of Human Resources Management, Project Management, Operations, and Client Experience.  Carrie received her Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the University of Minnesota and her master’s degree from Cornell University School of Industrial and Labor Relations. 

Oliver Matar
Oliver Matar

Newport Beach, California
Oliver Matar CMC® is an International Speaker, Global Management Consultant and Multiple Books Author specialized in sustainable success. His experience include successful execution of more than 100 Large International Consulting Projects in the Public and Private Sectors (in the Police, Judicial, Tourism, Municipal, Roads and Transport, Civil Aviation, Culture, Humanitarian, Media Free Zones, Foreign Trade, Rehabilitation, Banking, Insurance, Manufacturing, Services, Retail & Trading Sectors) in 12 North American, European, African and Asian Countries. (To view Oliver’s audiovisual profile, follow this link https://youtu.be/Qw8sCvRbZtw)

Oliver is a frequent speaker in international forums in the USA, Russia, Turkey, United Kingdom, Ukraine, South Korea, Abu Dhabi and Dubai.
Oliver is the author of four books shown below.  His books have received in excess of 90% satisfaction rating in surveys run by Google.
“How to Achieve Sustainable Success?” – a book that contains his worldwide pioneering copyrighted methodology about how to achieve happy and durable success
“Counselors Beyond Knowledge”. A book on the aubible.com best selling book list that contains millions of US dollars in career value for those who choose to adopt its unique career positioning strategy.

Sofia Rufin
Sofia Rufin

Paris, France
Over the past 20 years, Sofia Rufin has supported organizations in their growth strategy in EMEA.  She is specialized in implementing change management at different levels though an approach in Consulting,  Coaching and Training to increase personal and professional values of the human capital.
Sofia’s expertise is based on the development of all the dimensions of Leadership, Managerial skills, Talent, Expertise and Personality of each individual to get measurable benefits. She is also using the unique methodology Process Communication to improve interrelations skills, manage stress drivers and develop efficient communication among teams.
She is also leading the Leadership MBA program of Telecom-les Mines, one of the top ranked universities in Europe.

Qmark
Qmark

İstanbul, İstanbul
Qmark Danısmanlık A.S.  Regardless of the work we do, we want to add more people and meaning to this journey. We are passionate about being “fellow travelers” of individual developments and organizational changes. In the spirit of Village Institutes, we accept producing, understanding and sharing as our compass.

Be Agile
Be Agile

South Africa
Be Agile is a boutique consulting company that prides itself in guiding and enabling our clients to thrive in a highly disruptive and evolving world.  We partner with organizations to develop clear, cohesive, actionable and adaptive strategies that drive accelerated innovation and time to market.

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