...enabling achievement of the furthest and highest results

About Us

Who We Are

The Apogean team is comprised of global executives who have served on cross-functional leadership teams in F100 organizations and offer a full range of silo expertise. Our interest is to share knowledge, know-how and insights to strengthen our client’s organizations.

FOUNDER

Apogean Business Compass, Inc.
PREVIOUS: Danaher, Eaton, BFGoodrich

A proven leader with Fortune 500 companies, Toni Watson has successfully developed and overseen initiatives that have helped organizations achieve their strategic goals and growth potential.  Thanks to her extensive hands-on experience, she has a stellar track record in building strong organizations by transferring skill sets and knowledge, integrating cross-functional activities and implementing strategy execution frameworks.  The resulting organizational strength accelerates profitable growth and enables sustainable long-term performance...

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PEER ADVISORS

Director Quality Assurance, Abbott
PREVIOUS: Abbott Diagnostics, Eaton, Crane

As an executive with Fortune 500 companies, Chris Carnahan uses his technical and leadership skills to create competitive advantages via cost effective, customer-focused programs from inception to sustainability.  He is accomplished in organizing supply chains, operations, information technology systems and aftermarket service, using an integrated cross-functional approach.  The models Carnahan has developed to deliver quality through the distribution channel to the end-user have received national recognition in numerous industry conferences...

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Vice President, Human Resources, Health Design Plus
Previous: Danaher, Tandy Corp

A cutting-edge thinker, Pat Bellace is adept at helping organizations evolve their structure, roles, and capabilities to more fully realize their Strategic Vision.  Bellace is nationally recognized for her expertise in strategic organizational design and road-mapping talent development...

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Director of Quality and Process Improvement, NextEra Energy – unit of NextEra Energy Resources (formally: Florida Power & Light)

Previous: GE; West Point, U.S. Army; Lubrizol; The George Group

Tolly Allen leverages an outstanding academic, military and corporate background in advancing corporations’ applications of process design and Lean Six Sigma.  As an executive with a major utility, Allen combines his past experience with companies such as GE and Lubrizol as well as the US Army, to evolve Lean Six Sigma programs beyond traditional cost-savings objectives to create and deliver new capabilities for accelerated growth in achievement of strategic plan...

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Specialty Consultant – Interim CFO
Previous: Danaher, Justin, G7 Solutions, Arthur Young, Tatum LLC

As a CFO on the executive team within subsidiaries of Fortune 500 companies, Tom Casbon has combined his sophisticated financial expertise and business leadership to reinvent businesses for stronger, sustainable performance.  He is skilled in turnarounds and acquisitions, Lean business processes and targeted reinvestment for superior ROI. The robust approach that Casbon has developed for cross-functional achievement of the business case establishes him as an effective, collaborative member on executive teams...

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President, Dynamic Design Formula, Inc.
Previous: Drake Beam Morin, Fox-Morris, International Career Continuation

A well respected career development consultant, Raymond Pittock has helped orchestrate the development of Fortune 500 corporations. His private executive coaching and angel investment firm cultivates leaders who positively impact the corporate organizations they lead...

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CONTRIBUTORS

Expertise in marketing communications and public relations

A seasoned communication and accredited public relations professional, Anne Gallagher brings more than 20 years of experience to Apogean.  Anne works directly with Apogean clients to chronicle their successes in documented Case Histories...

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Expertise in adaptive learning styles, behavioral drivers and behavior modification

A licensed educator, counselor and psychologist, Larry Watson extends over 25 years of experience to Apogean.  Larry began his career as a classroom educator expanding into counseling and then, psychology to formulate a deep understanding of and robust approach to the processes of knowledge transfer...

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Expertise in curriculum design and application-based learning

A progressive curriculum specialist, Sarah Koebley brings over 20 years of experience to Apogean.  Sarah began her career as an internal corporate trainer with Siemens and progressed to academic settings...

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