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How will our experience serve you? 

Experience is what makes a puzzler good at puzzles.

Multiple Vantage Point Expertise

Principal Michelle Kempskie is passionate about team success! She is a strategic advisor with 25 years of experience working with organizations of all sizes and disciplines. Her expertise lies in facilitation, strategic planning and analysis, strategic communications, maximizing team performance, leadership and management coaching, and issue assessment and resolution. Her operations and revenue-generating roles have given her perspective, helping her see situations from multiple angles. Michelle has developed teams and supported clients remotely her entire career. She brings people together - remote or in-person - towards common goals and bridges any communication gaps that impede success. 


Michelle holds a MA in organizational psychology from William James College and a BS in finance from the University of Massachusetts, Lowell. She is a certified executive coach and certified practitioner in Herrmann Whole Brain Thinking, The Fearless Organization Scan (psychological safety), EQi-2.0 & EQ360, Leadership Versatility Index (LVI), LEGO SERIOUS PLAY, Predictive Index, and DEI in the Workplace. Michelle is a member of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Human Resource Leadership Foundation, Boston Facilitators Roundtable, and TroopHR.

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Core strengths:

  • Facilitation

  • Strategic planning and analysis

  • Effective and influential communications execution 

  • Engaging inquiry and discovery 

  • Building and developing teams and individuals remotely

  • Perseverant team player

We solved puzzles with:

  • NYSTEC, Talkwalker, Leyton, Epic, Mass Audubon – team reinvention (global) and effectiveness

  • Takeda, Verve Therapeutics, Outrider, Sage Therapeutics, Takeda, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, CrowdComfort – organizational culture, emotional intelligence, psychological safety

  • Zehnder, Thermo Fisher Scientific – strategy and technology implementation

  • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, U.S. Army – strategy, process design, technology implementation, and team dynamics

  • Lark Fine Foods, Maine Lobster Collaborative, AET Labs – strategy and mission

  • Weber Shandwick – strategy and research

We have a network of exceptional colleagues we partner with as needed.

Michelle lives on the North Shore of Massachusetts and in addition to puzzles (jigsaw puzzles too!), she enjoys cooking, hiking/walking, trying new restaurants, and traveling. Michelle is a board member of Culture Reframed and enjoys a variety of volunteer contributions in her community and beyond.

Reach out and share your story and we will select a puzzle together. 

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