About Us

At Frank Lee Associates, we believe that success is truly the result of motivated people working together collaboratively with a common vision and shared mission. This collaboration and this alignment rests heavily on the quality of leadership in the organization.Whether it’s starting an enterprise, turning one around, or taking one to the next level, the most profound and fundamental key to success is the advancement of leadership capability.

We combine 40 years of experience with cutting- edge advancements in leadership and management science to provide first-class Leadership Consulting Services and have consistently delivered real results for individual managers, teams, and organizations.

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Frank Lee Associates has been providing practical and effective tools for building and fostering leadership excellence to companies from Startup to Fortune 500 since 1972.

Expertise in every coaching area

Every Frank Lee Associates coach – facilitator is an expert in leadership, team, and organizational effectiveness, and has been in the field an average of 25 or more years. Business strategy, cross cultural effectiveness, company strategy and culture, and change management are additional areas of expertise that we all share.

We have been HR executives employed by or engaged with hi-tech companies (Internet, computer hardware/software, bio-tech, pharmaceutical, and research), retail, financial/consulting services, and distribution companies for the better part of their individual 25 years as consultants and facilitator-coaches.

Meet Our Team

Frank Lee

Cottage Grove (outside Eugene), Oregon

Frank Lee is the founder and principal of Frank Lee Associates, Inc. Frank’s areas of expertise include corporate strategy, culture alignment, change management, and executive 360 leadership-by-example coaching, and executive team building.

Frank has worked with a broad spectrum of organizations – from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies – in a broad array of industries, and is a consistently sought-after speaker and seminar leader.

Trish Bergstrom

San Francisco Bay Area

Trish, a senior consultant with Frank Lee Associates, is also co-founder of her own training and organizational development consulting firm, established in 1986. Trish specializes in leadership and management development, sales and negotiations training, team building, and management coaching.

Trish has over 30 years of experience designing and implementing training programs that focus on the human side of leadership effectiveness. She is also an extraordinarily gifted facilitator and individual coach, who has provided process consulting for strategic planning sessions, change task forces, and process improvement teams.

Gwendolyn Hanna

Sedona, Arizona
Gwendolyn Hanna has worked in the field of human resources management for over 32 years, with significant focus in the past twenty years in organizational development and management consulting in international environments.

Gwen has worked as an internal human resource professional or as an external organizational management consultant for various companies – ranging in size from start-up to large scale corporations – and has done extensive leadership development and organizational and cultural transformation work in international locations throughout Europe and Asia.

Mary Partridge

Austin, Texas

Mary Partridge began consulting in organization development and training after successfully holding various human resources and management roles in the oil and retail industries, as well as not-for-profits. Mary’s career focus is executive coaching and the design and implementation of feedback processes that develop management and leadership effectiveness. Mary is licensed to use such instruments as LIFO®, inQ®, and the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® in working with teams and individuals on interpersonal styles.

In addition, Mary consults with boards of directors and senior leadership teams on strategic planning, governance, and board self-assessments.

Sue Brenner

Aptos, California

Sue Brenner, a senior consultant and executive coach for FLA, has worked in talent development for 20+ years and launched a training firm in 2010. Sue thrives on developing leaders and has led successful programs for managers, executives, physicians, and engineers in global high-tech, health care, and finance.

She is certified as a Project Management Professional (PMP), a Professional Certified Coach (PCC), a Certified MBTI® and HBDI® Practitioner, and holds an Advanced eLearning Instructional Design Certificate from the Association for Talent Development (ATD).

Quality and Diversity

All of our senior coaches have facilitated both seminars and management conferences with as many as 500 attendees. Two of our lead facilitators are fluent in Japanese; one lead facilitator is fluent in Chinese, and have all been engaged in programs in Asia and Europe, either with Frank Lee Associates or as independent facilitators.The diversity of our staff, our record of success around the globe, and our individual and collective attitude of being life-long learners supports our notion of respect and translates into our facilitative and inquisitive style of instruction.