Heifetz Halle Consulting Group


Professional Staff for all SINs 874

Stan Halle

Stan Halle has worked in change management, organizational development, strategic planning, and finance for over 26 years. He specializes in strategic planning, partnering initiatives, team alignment, process reengineering, leadership development, individual effectiveness, and addressing challenges due to rapid growth, consolidation, cultural incompatibility, customer dissatisfaction, total quality, technology commercialization, and ’post-merger corporate indigestion’. Stan has also held the following positions:

  • Associate Director, Bear, Stearns & Co. Inc. (investment banking and venture capital)
  • Unit Manager/ Organizational Strategy Practice Leader, Arthur D. Little, Inc.
  • Managing Consultant, Cresap, McCormick, & Paget
  • Assistant to the Comptroller and Senior Program Planner, City of New York
  • Engineering Liaison, NASA

Stan is co-authoring a book entitled Power Tools for Managing Change with Michael Heifetz as a companion to Leading Change, Overcoming Chaos. He has written a number of articles for APICS Magazine on paradigm shifts and change management. Education includes a BEE from Pratt Institute and an MBA from Harvard University.

Michael Heifetz

Michael Heifetz has worked in organizational development, total quality, and labor management for 28 years. He has designed, lead and managed successful change efforts both inside large organizations and as an outside advisor. Positions in industry include:

  • Corporate Director Strategy & Business Development, Schneider National Inc.
  • Marketing Manager, Quaker Oats Co.
  • Business Consultant, Booz, Allen, and Hamilton specializing in organizational development, marketing strategy, and market research

Michael’s education includes a BA and MA in Psychology (Univ. of Florida) and extensive post-graduate work with the Committee on Human Development (U. of Chicago). He is author of Leading Change: Overcoming Chaos and was featured in the TV series "Changing Culture of the Workplace" aired on PBS and cable networks in 1996.

Laurel Heifetz

Laurel Heifetz, Managing Director of Heifetz, Halle Consulting Group, L.L.C. has worked in the fields of market research, group process and facilitation, and change management for fifteen years. She specializes in organizational assessments, partnering initiatives, qualitative research, focus groups, customer satisfaction surveys, use of research data in strategic planning, team building, and planning for cultural change. Prior to joining HHCG, Laurel worked in advertising, government and publishing:

  • Qualitative Research Director, Washington State Energy Office
  • Project Manager, Washington State Department of Ecology
  • Market Research Manager, D’Arcy, McManus & Masius Advertising, Chicago, IL. (Accounts: Standard Oil, American Dairy Association, Gerber Baby Foods)
  • Market Research Manager, Needham, Harper & Steers Advertising, Chicago, IL. (Accounts: McDonald’s, Betty Crocker, Oscar Mayer, new product development.)

Laurel’s education includes a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Michigan and an M.A. in Psychology from the University of Chicago. Laurel and Michael are co-authoring Making the Changes You Want in Your Life, a book that offers methods for personal transformation. She is currently completing her first novel and a book of poetry.

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