We're the Partner You're Looking For

Because Nothing About Work is Getting Any Easier, but How We Approach It is Everything.

We've been where you are, so we understand the frustration that comes from investing in a "solution" that turned out to be ineffective, boring, and just like all of the other traditional solutions you've already tried in the past. We also understand you may feel torn: you don't want to risk a failed investment again, but you know that choosing no solution at all will leave you without the support you need.

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Not All Leadership Development is Created Equal

As an HR leader, we don’t need to tell you that business operates in an increasingly complex marketplace. You’ve seen how difficult it is to nurture leaders within your organization without the proper support. And past programs that flopped can leave a bad taste in everyone’s mouth.

We understand how frustrating it can be to struggle with poor or non-existent leadership development at your organization.

You're in the Right Place

Here’s the thing: It’s not just about teaching a leader what to think and developing skills.

It’s about enabling them to think critically when new situations and information arises.

You deserve a partner who can develop your team’s leadership capacity and help your business succeed well into the future.

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Vertical Leadership Development is Key.

After participating in and teaching lackluster leadership development programs myself, I saw how leadership development as a whole needed to be reinvented. In 2015, I started assembling a team of experts passionate about facilitating vertical development within leaders, teams, and organizations.

Let us be the spark that inspires your team’s success.

Jessica Bronzert, Founder and Chief Executive Officer

What It’s Like to Work With Us:

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We tell it like it is.

Call us edgy, but we lay it out straight. Compassionate honesty is the only way to spark change, and that’s what we’re here to do for your business.

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We have your back.

Change can be hard, but we’ll help you and your people navigate every challenge that comes your way and equip you with the tools you need to do so effectively.

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Copyright 2018, Jessica Bronzert

We make it fun.

Boring is never effective. We know how to liven things up and make the process fun and worth your time. Leadership development sessions your people actually look forward to is a thing!

Don't Just Take Our Word for It

Meet the Team

The Sparks Group is an executive coaching and leadership development firm that helps leaders, teams, and organizations grow capacity - not just skills - to address the complex challenges of today's business environment.

Below is a sample of our diverse cadre of coaches, facilitators, and consultants passionate about producing sustainable business results.

Our Leadership Team

Jessica Bronzert

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

“How far away from yourself are you willing to go to play the game at work?”

Anna Sparks

Chief Operations Officer, Professional Certified Coach, MPA, CCMP

“When you blame others, you give up your power.”

Emily Moore

Operations Manager

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

Our Practitioners

Mark Ewert

Professional Certified Coach, M.A., CAP

“Curious, and inspired by a larger purpose.”

Marvin Chambers

Professional Certified Coach, MBA, CPC, ELI-MP

“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

Colin T. McLetchie

Professional Certified Coach, BCPP

“Management happens at people. Leadership happens with and for people.”

Julie Guirado

Associate Certified Coach, MBA, MS

"Awareness gives you the choice to decide how you want to show up."

Lori Evans Ermi

PCC, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

“Anything can happen if you let it.” – The immortal Mary Poppins

Randy Chittum

PhD

“Mindfulness is the enabling capacity for all leadership.”

Shamar Terrell

Associate Certified Coach, MA, LFGC

“Bad leadership is contagious but great leadership takes intentional and deliberate effort.”

Katrice Boland

Associate Certified Coach, MBA

"Visualizing success is the first step toward achieving your goal."

Fiona Grant

Professional Certified Coach, BCPP

“There is no try, there is only do.”

Alan Heymann

Professional Certified Coach, Facilitator, JD

“You are the expert on you. My job as the coach is to help you unlock the magic within.”

Akasha Saunders

Professional Certified Coach

Alison Farmer

Professional Certified Coach, MBA, CPCC

“Autopilot is great for flying planes, but a hollow way to live.”

Gina Columna

Master Certified Coach, MBA

“Say no to many things, and yes to the vital few.”

Steve Galloway

Professional Certified Coach, CMAP

“When you change the way you think about things, the things you think about change.”

Sarah Gershman

Speaking coach

“To overcome speaking anxiety, focus your attention on helping your audience.”

Sarah Hyche

Professional Certified Coach, MBA

“Leadership is about making others better as a result of your presence and making sure that impact lasts in your absence.”
– Sheryl Sandberg

Renee Vincelli

Associate Certified Coach

“Don’t be impressed by money, followers, degrees and titles. Be impressed by humility, integrity, generosity and kindness.”

Mandeep Singh

Professional Certified Coach (PCC), MBA

"The Universe is perfect exactly as it is - including your desire to change it." - Chinese Fortune Cookie

Cristian Corsi

Professional Certified Coach and MBA

“Coaching leaders to meet challenges with purpose, wisdom, and results.”

Laura Yee

Associate Certified Coach, Ph.D., Master of Education

“Most people search high and wide for the key to success. If they only knew the key to their dreams lies within.” ~ George Washington Carver.

Sean Leavitt

DEI Strategist

“It is not our differences that divide us. It is our inability to recognize, accept, and celebrate those differences.”
– Audre Lorde (Gamba Adisa)

Linda Hoopes

PhD

"Resilience is a verb."

Jennifer Eichenberg

CCP, CPT, CTT

Todd Iarussi

PCC

"A leader's capacity comes not just from their skills, but from the maturity they have while implementing them."

Partnering With Us is a Breeze:

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Book a Discovery Call

This is your chance to tell us all about your needs.

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Get a Tailored Solution

This is our chance to craft a plan to help meet your needs.

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Grow Your People, Grow Your Business

The oh-so-highly rewarding part where your people are growing and your business is thriving!

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