Adaptive Alternatives LLC is a consulting and coaching firm providing bold experiential support to leaders as they become the change they want to see in the world from the inside out.
We teach leaders and teams how to move through and beyond drama to deeper connection and aligned action.
Stephanie is a consultant, coach, and the Founder of Adaptive Alternatives LLC. Stephanie helps leaders and teams align strategy, practice candor, and minimize drama.
In addition to partnering together on organizational strategy, leaders who work with Stephanie also learn to be more aware of reactive patterns in their organizational culture. Stephanie loves to work with purpose-driven teams who mobilize their creative talents in service of others and the planet. She has an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management and an undergraduate degree from Princeton University. She is a certified coach of The 15 Commitments of Conscious Leadership. Stephanie is based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and works with clients internationally.
Current and past clients include:
- Leadership Detroit/The Detroit Regional Chamber of Commerce
- JVS Human Services
- Washtenaw Coordinated Funders
- Xenith LLC
- Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum & Leslie Science and Nature Center
- Kidney Epidemiology and Cost Center (KECC) – University of Michigan
- Avalon Housing
- Nonprofit Enterprise at Work (NEW)
- Q Ltd
- Father Gabriel Richard Catholic High School
- Jewish Community Center of Greater Ann Arbor
- St. Louis Center
- International House Ann Arbor
- The Corner Health Center
- SafeHouse Center
- Michigan Nonprofit Association
- The Treeline Conservancy
- Summers-Knoll School
- Scenic Michigan
- Family Learning Institute and Growing Hope (in partnership with NEW)
- Michigan Ovarian Cancer Alliance (MIOCA)
- Addiction Policy Forum
- MotorCities National Heritage Area
Before founding the firm, Stephanie was Vice President for Development & Donor Services at the Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation. She also served as the Director of Strategy and Business Development at The Henry Ford in Dearborn, Michigan. Stephanie’s fundraising and business development experience spans a number of other roles – including the Director of Development and Alumni Relations at the Lake Forest Country Day School and Director of Individual Giving at the Kellogg School of Management. Stephanie’s start-up experience includes marketing and operations with VarsityBooks.com (now eFollett.com) and SingleFeed.com.
Stephanie is an alumna of Leadership Detroit XXXIII. She has also served on the Board of Directors for the Ann Arbor Summer Festival, Summers-Knoll School, and in a number of capacities as an alumni volunteer for Princeton University. She currently serves as an At Large member of the Princeton Alumni Council Executive Committee.