Ideas for Action, LLC offers clients a team of individuals whose superior skill sets not only bring immediate value, but provide direction for future success in a collaborative and participatory manner. All members of Idea for Action’s team are specialists who are accomplished professionals in their fields of expertise, strategists who possess keen insight and provide valuable counsel, and purpose-driven people, relentless in their passion for what they do and the difference it makes. Our team is as diverse as it is singularly focused on driving organizational outcomes, and passionate as it is engaged in helping your organization and its leaders reach peak performance and navigate to a successful future.


Jean S. Frankel
Jean S. FrankelPresident and CEO


Nancy Alexander
Nancy AlexanderSenior Partner
Kim Allen
Kim AllenPartner
Susan Apold
Susan ApoldPartner
Mark Burnham
Mark BurnhamPartner
RT Good
RT GoodPartner
Judith Dozier Hackman
Judith Dozier HackmanPartner
Ethan Hanabury
Ethan HanaburyPartner
Bruce H. Jackson
Bruce H. JacksonSenior Partner
Vinay Kumar
Vinay KumarPartner
Krister Lowe
Krister LowePartner
Denise Williams Mallett
Denise Williams MallettPartner
Dalinda Martinez
Dalinda MartinezPartner
Denise B. Maybank
Denise B. MaybankPartner
Nancy Yao Maasbach
Nancy Yao MaasbachPartner
James L. Murdock
James L. MurdockPartner
Robert Nelson
Robert NelsonPartner
Deborah Nystrom
Deborah NystromPartner
Sarah Osteen
Sarah OsteenPartner
Nancy Ruther
Nancy RutherPartner