Susan Gallagher, BPI group President & CEO
President & CEO

Susan Gallagher is the President & CEO of Bravanti, leading growth for the global executive coaching, leadership acceleration, and outplacement/career transition firm. Susan brings more than 35 years of experience in the professional services industry, with a strong track record of building high-performing leadership teams and growing organizations.

Charlene Buck, BPI group Chief Financial Advisor
Chief Financial Officer

Charlene manages the firm’s financial operations, including budgets, forecasting, contracts, and reporting systems across all offices and practice areas. She is an astute financial leader known for her personal integrity and proven track record in creating systems, partnerships, and processes that maximize performance. Charlene is instrumental in all Bravanti’s mergers, acquisitions, and new office openings.

Charlene Buck, BPI group Chief Financial Advisor
Managing Director, Leadership Acceleration

Kathryn Heath, Ph.D., is a managing director of the Leadership Acceleration practice at Bravanti. She was a founding partner of Flynn Heath Leadership, which was acquired by Bravanti in 2020, and co-author of I Wish I’d Known This: 6 Career-Accelerating Secrets for Women Leaders; Break Your Own Rules, How to Change the Patterns of Thinking that Block Women’s Paths to Power; and The Influence Effect: A New Path to Power for Women Leaders. Kathryn serves as a coach, a researcher, and a developer of leadership programs. One of the hallmarks of Kathryn’s work is addressing organizations’ specific business targets through customized programs that move leaders forward faster.

Mary Herrmann, Managing Director, Global Executive Coaching, BPI group
Managing Director, Global Executive Coaching

Mary is Managing Director of the Global Executive Coaching practice at Bravanti, leading an extensive team of professional coaches in the U.S. and abroad. Mary and her team are focused on helping organizations drive change and deliver results through proven best practices in leadership and executive team development.

Kevin Pallardy is Managing Partner and an Executive Coach for BPI group.
Managing Partner

Kevin brings more than 25 years of experience working with individuals and organizations facing complex challenges involving change, leadership development, career management, and mobility. In his current role, Kevin is responsible for designing, developing, marketing, and delivering Bravanti’s core services to clients in St. Louis and other markets.

Brenda Wensil, Managing Director & Practice Leader, Leadership Acceleration, BPI group
Managing Director & Practice Leader, Leadership Acceleration

Brenda is known for her expertise in building collaborative partnerships and developing teams to improve leader performance and drive results. She is the co-author of I Wish I’d Known This: 6 Career-Accelerating Secrets for Women Leaders, and is an accredited coach working with leaders and managers in large and mid-size companies as well as non-profit organizations. Brenda has led engagements for the organization focused on women’s leadership and advancement, which include long programs, workshops, speaking engagements, and individual and group coaching. Her approach is practical, goal-focused, and action-oriented.

Jason Copeland is IT Director for BPI group.
Director of Information Technology

In his current role, Jason combines his technology expertise and customer service focus to manage the firm’s technology-related requirements across all Bravanti offices. He is highly regarded for his responsiveness to company and client needs, as well as his ability to manage large-scale projects and provide practical, integrated solutions to complicated technology concerns.

Join our growing team!

At Bravanti, our core values drive everything we do, and we seek team members who share our company vision and who we strive to be.
We offer various types of opportunities from full-time consulting to part-time, contract, or project-based work.
We are proud to focus on creating a culture of inclusivity, collaboration, balance, growth, and relationships.
Sound like a good fit? We’d love to get to know you.