”Our mission is to help organizations
manage the people side of growth and change in a way that creates
a sustainable competitive advantage. We understand that the real
challenge is all about people and their impact on business growth
When you can think a few moves ahead, really
understand the perspective of people, develop a useful array of
options, and accurately measure your progress and results—your
organization wins. O.E. Strategies is your winning partner. We
look at the management of human potential as a science, and we
make it simple.
O.E. Strategies can help you win through
Our Winning Team
Suzanne M. Miklos, Ph.D.
and founder of O.E. Strategies, Inc., Suzanne Miklos has over
fifteen years consulting experience in a variety of organizational
effectiveness activities, including assessment centers, group
process, competency based development programs, and culture identification
and change programs. Clients appreciate her breadth of experience
in talent assessment and executive coaching. Dr. Miklos supports
successful client programs with an emphasis on using business
strategy and data to drive dialogue about people strategy in manufacturing,
professional service and public sector firms. Her project management
skills consistently produce on time, value added results for clients.
With an emphasis on life long development as a key part of her
doctoral program, Dr. Miklos routinely speaks to business and
HR groups about cross-generational mentoring, coaching female
leaders, and executive development through building emotional
intelligence. Dr. Miklos is a member of the Society for Industrial
Organizational Psychology (SIOP), the Society for Human Resource
Management (SHRM) and the American Psychological Association (APA).
She earned her doctorate in Industrial/Organizational Psychology
from the University of Akron.
Diane Govern, Ph.D.
Consultant with O.E. Strategies, Inc., Diane Govern is a recognized
expert with nearly 20 years of experience helping clients create
strategic alignment, talent management, and leadership development
programs. She has a proven track record of managing complex business
integration and business transformation projects that require
a blend of strategic leadership, technical, and change management
skills. Dr. Govern is recognized for her ability to see the larger
picture and achieve measureable results both in consulting and
As a trusted advisor, Dr. Govern has worked
in a diverse range of industries including financial services,
healthcare, construction, transportation and public sector organizations.
Using assessment as a cornerstone, she focuses on initiatives
that help organizations leverage individual talent in order to
maximize productivity. She spent five years consulting internally
to a construction labor management firm as the Director of Training.
While there, she was instrumental in creating a comprehensive
blended learning curriculum for a national sales force and a leadership
talent development process. The approach systematized the competencies
that drive success while at the same time significantly reduced
the costs of training.
Dr. Govern is a member of the Society for
Industrial Organizational Psychology (SIOP), the Society for Human
Resource Management (SHRM) and the American Society for Training
and Development (ASTD). She is a certified trainer for AchieveGlobal
leadership and customer service programs. She earned her doctorate
in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the University of
Casey Onder, Ph.D.
Casey has dual degrees in counseling and organizational psychology. She has a passion for creating insights, facilitating change, and driving innovative, data-driven solutions to challenges facing individuals and organizations. Casey has served businesses in both internal and external roles in diverse capacities including competency modeling, administration of global engagement surveys, 360s, leadership assessment, group facilitation and career counseling. Clients appreciate her ability to connect at their level, ask the right questions, and think outside the box. Co-author of 11 articles and conference presentations, she has several years of experience conducting and applying research to support individuals and organizations to reach their full potential. Casey earned her Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Colorado State University.
Behavioral Based Interviewing
Adult Learning Theory
Value Based Selling
Coaching Others for Top Performance
Principles and Qualities of Genuine Leadership
Providing Constructive Feedback
David A. DuBois, Ph.D.
An organizational psychologist, Dr. DuBois brings 30 years’ experience in delivering value
to individual and organizational effectiveness. He provides individual and organizational
assessments, coaching, and strategic planning in corporate, government, and NGO settings
across a wide range of industries. He adds value and competitive advantage by bringing a whole
systems perspective, integrating HR with the business mission and markets. Versatile and
innovative, he has developed unique approaches to training and performance measurement for
the US Navy, helped create a Human Factors division for an insurance company, and created a
unique approach to training and organizational change by developing Sustainability Circles for
organizations launching their sustainability initiatives.
Previously, he worked for a multinational HR consulting company and for a Fortune 100
company. He established two companies and two non-profit organizations. He is an adjunct
faculty at Kent State University, teaching courses on sustainability in the College of Business,
and serves as a Technical Advisor for AASHE (American Association for Sustainability in
Higher Education). His doctorate is in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the University
Louis R. Forbringer, Ph.D.
Dr. Forbringer brings over 30 years of corporate and consulting experience to his
practice; working with organizations in the areas of leadership development, succession
planning, organization development and culture change.
He served as the Vice President and Director of Leadership and Organization
Effectiveness at Mercantile Bank where he was responsible for succession planning,
selection testing, training, executive, managerial and organizational development. He
also served as the Vice President of Organizational Talent Management at Catholic
Health Initiatives where he was responsible for organization-wide Talent Management
Dr. Forbringer has served as President on the Society of Human Resources
Management (SHRM) Foundation Board. He received his Ph.D. and MA in
Industrial/Organizational psychology from the University of Akron and his BA in
Psychology from Allegheny College.
Rebecca Toney, Ph.D. Independent Consultant