Organizational Development Consulting

We assist you with planning, problem solving, decision making, teamwork, and inclusion. We help you guide people through the change.

Believing that people are the heart of vibrant organizations, we help you build people’s capacity to give their best.


  • People learn to collaborate to solve problems, plan, and implement good ideas
  • Everyone learns to be a problem solver
  • Leaders learn to ably guide others through change
  • Inclusive practices demonstrate how people's diversity is valued

Depending upon the scale and complexion of projects, Merryn works alone or with partners.

Projects and Clients

Leadership program design and teaching

  • Center for Leadership and Innovation, University of Vermont
  • Eastern Recreation Industry Leadership Institute
  • Summit Center, Workforce Development, State of Vermont

Guiding and anchoring change

  • Rutland Regional Medical Center (with PEP, Inc.)
  • US Department of Agriculture, Green Mountain and Finger Lakes National Forest
  • Blueprint for Health, Vermont

Involving the whole organization in planning and improvement

  • Association of State and Territorial Health Officials
  • Institute for Sustainable Communities
  • Public Health Accreditation Board

Strategic planning

  • Goddard College
  • Stone Environmental, Inc.
  • USA Triathlon

Organizational assessment and strengthening systems

  • Central Vermont Public Service Corporation (now Green Mountain Power, South)
  • Departments of Education, New Hampshire and Vermont

Diversity and inclusion programs and consulting

  • Mechant’s Bank
  • US Department of Labor, Northlands Job Corps Center
  • Vermont Agency of Human Services

Projects with Partners

  • National and state summits on advanced and sustainable manufacturing and engineering education
    With Barry Lawson Associates for clients such as the National Institutes of Standards and Technology
  • Stakeholder meetings and five-state summit to explore woody biomass as a regional renewable energy source
    For the Biomass Energy Resource Center and Northern Forest Center
  • Statewide meetings and recommendations to the Vermont legislature on health care system reform
    For Snelling Center for Government
Building Bridges

"I so enjoy working with you to create our program outcomes. You are a jewel."
— President, national leadership development program