“Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.” – Albert Einstein
EMPOWER2Evolve is dedicated to resolving the struggles that come from the “invisible barriers” that frequently impede an organization’s success. Invisible barriers may not be readily apparent and can be challenging to diagnose, but they are nonetheless very real and so is their impact. These barriers manifest in a variety of ways but commonly involve one or more of the following: interpersonal relating, communication, leadership and culture.
The Founders of E2E noticed these patterns over the course of their careers and developed a curiosity about why these invisible barriers existed. Rather than relying on theoretical models, they started on a path to determine how to identify and resolve these barriers by working side by side with leaders, managers and individual contributors actually living the invisible barrier-driven struggles that are commonplace in business. What emerged from that process was a concrete set of realistic tools, techniques and methodologies we now deploy to help our clients change ineffective dynamics and drive more impactful results. In short, we partner with our clients to evaluate, address and eliminate invisible barriers so they can realize the full potential of high performance within their respective organizations.
Ann Mosso is a collaborative, process-driven leader who partners with her clients to understand root cause issues that underlie business challenges – many of them people related – and then provides guidance, practical recommendations and coaching to drive initiatives forward. She understands, through lessons learned the hard way, how to successfully deliver on initiatives. Key to her success is an innate ability to drive alignment between functional areas within an organization by collaborating with leaders and teams, bringing them together to resolve conflict and breakdown barriers so they can deliver on their initiatives. Ann has a deep passion for helping others drive change. She is continually inspired to lead teams to develop new ways to affect change through leadership and personal growth.
Ann currently serves as the Board Chair of Child Advocates – Denver CASA. She’s passionate about giving back to the community. She strengthens the organizations she volunteers with through driving change around best practices and encouraging innovative thinking.
Prior to starting EMPOWER2Evolve, Ann spent the last 10 years serving clients in a management advisory and client service capacity. She also spent several years working in private industry focused on process re-engineering and merger integration. She started her career with PwC in their Audit practice where she was promoted to Senior Manager and worked in both the Denver and London offices. Ann is an active CPA and has an MBA from the University of Colorado Executive Program.
Scott Richardson is a passionate, collaborative leader who works with individuals, teams and organizations to identify the underlying causes of problems within an organization. Communication and people issues make up the majority of these problems. He excels at breaking down silos, creating alliances and building positive solutions that drive organizational success.
His 35 plus years of experience in the military and fire service, some of those being in a combat environment, have given him the ability to deal with complex and challenging situations in a very productive way while keeping things in perspective. This experience translates into a high-level of expertise in teamwork, communication, planning and strategizing that he uses to coach and mentor his clients.
Scott is passionate about service – both giving back to the community and as a respected servant-leader as a Battalion Chief for South Metro Fire Rescue – where he believes he works for his team members, not the other way around. He also volunteers for many philanthropic organizations with the goal of giving to others first and empowering those less fortunate. Prior to starting EMPOWER2Evolve, Scott spent 15 years consulting and training for Emergency Services Agencies. He holds an Associate’s degree in Public Safety, as well as a BA and MA in Organizational Management from Ashford University.