Leadership Team

Rev. Gloria Soja

Gloria Soja is social justice advocate and ordained minister with over 17 years of experience working in the criminal justice system. Her passions are program analysis, advocating for system improvements, developing common language, seeking ways to improve staff resilience, and creating space for difficult conversations. She can engage diverse populations, coordinate activities between groups with competing interests, and adapt to rapidly shifting organizational priorities.

Gloria holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration-Management, a Master of Arts-Criminal Justice, and a Master of Divinity. She is a certified Circle of Security-Parenting facilitator (www.circleofsecurityinternational.com) and a certified Question, Persuade, Refer instructor (qprinstitute.com) who believes in keeping “person first” in all interactions.

Dr. Nadine Wheat

Dr. Nadine C. Wheat is a leadership and team building professional with over 25 years’ experience. Areas of expertise include Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Change Management, Project Management, Virtual Team Management and Customer Service. She has the ability to problem solve issues with unique out of the box solutions using superb analytical, implementation, and communications skills. As an organizational development consultant to leaders and managers in executive positions, she provides strategies for sustainable business performances. Dr. Wheat’s   unique ability to create authentic leaders, enabling them to address both organizational and individual needs, improving team dynamics to enhance productivity and overall performance. Working with top-line employees and leaders, to help them to understand the basic concepts of diversity, inclusion and equity. Helping organizations have an intentional focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Dr. Wheat has a MBA in Management and Accounting and a Doctorate in Industrial Organizational Psychology. She is currently working on her Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt. She is an organizational psychologist, trainer, consultant, speaker, mentor and college professor, and an author. She co-authored a book regarding women in the workplace called, She Crabs in a Barrel.

Dr. Andrew Thomas

Dr. Andrew Thomas is a broadly trained professional with an extensive background in a wide variety of analytic tools and practice areas. With nearly twenty years’ experience in academia, law, government, and the private sector, Dr. Thomas has worked in a wide variety of industry verticals and brings a unique analytic perspective to high-profile client issue resolution. His research has focused on the intersection of organizational behavior, individual psychology as well as legal, political, and financial structures.

Dr. Thomas’ educational background includes a Ph.D. in Political Behavior, Public Policy and Public Administration, J.D., and an MACC. He is currently working on a DBA and is active in a variety of academic and policy related organizations as well as being a member of the Idaho State Bar.

Dr. Gregory Thomas

Dr. Thomas is a global transformative leader of complex technology projects/programs and organizational problem-solver who has successfully led over $60billion worth of project and program initiatives for public and private sector organizations.

Dr. Thomas has successfully resolved crises and deployed high-profile projects and programs with Fortune 100 and middle-market clients in over sixty-five countries on five continents.

This is in addition to his public-sector crisis management and strategic consulting engagements for well-known United States federal (e.g., The White House, Department of Defense), state, and local government agencies.

Dr. Thomas holds the Project Management Professional credential with the Project Management Institute. He has a B.S. in Accounting, an MBA, and a Doctorate in Organizational Psychology.

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