ThreeJoy℠ Associates, Inc. grows out of successful efforts in conceptual, organizational, and aspirational change leading to programmatic transformation and the unleashing of student engagement at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign as part of the Illinois Foundry for Innovation in Engineering Education (iFoundry) initiative. iFoundry architect and co-founder, Dave Goldberg, is joined by a number of talented coaches and educational experts whose mission it is to help higher ed students, faculty, and admiinistrators lead effective and smooth change at their institution
Dave Goldberg, President. Dave Goldberg is a conceptual, social & aspirational long jumper who delights in taking on impossible missions with his clients. These skills & this passion enable him to act as guide and Sherpa to coach clients to climb new summits and reinvigorate themselves, their faculties, their student bodies, and cultures. After a 34-year career as engineer, educator, researcher, and entrepreneur, Dave founded and now leads ThreeJoy Associates, Inc. (www.threejoy.com) a training, coaching, and change management firm specializing in higher education; in 2012, he also co-founded and now leads Big Beacon (www.bigbeacon.org), a global movement for the transformation of engineering education.
Prior to founding ThreeJoy, Dave was the Jerry S. Dobrovolny Distinguished Professor in Entrepreneurial Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he was known for his path-breaking research in genetic algorithms, for his role in co-founding ShareThis (www.sharethis.com), as well as for his work starting the Illinois Foundry for Innovation in Engineering Education (iFoundry). Dave holds BSE, MSE, and PhD degrees in Civil Engineering from the University of Michigan and a Certificate in Leadership Coaching from Georgetown University.
Dave helps his clients soften up resistant cultures & organizations by giving inspirational talks, holding life-changing faculty and personal development workshops, and working in the transformation trenches with institutions and their change agents to formulate, adjust, and execute new and ongoing change initiatives. Dave regularly parachutes into change hot spots around the globe in diverse nations and cultures from Singapore to Brazil and Chile to the Netherlands and Italy as well as Canada and the United States. To bring effective action and transformative change to your hot spot, write Dave at email@example.com.
Beverly Jones, Coach & Consultant. Based in Washington, DC, Beverly Jones works with institutional leaders to bring new productivity to their organizations and helps professionals restructure and energize their work lives. While a senior corporate executive and practicing attorney, Bev was extensively engaged in leadership and change management activities. Since 2003 she has developed a respected coaching and consulting practice, Clearways Consulting, LLC, guiding accomplished professionals in making themselves and their organizations more effective. Beverly holds a BS in Journalism and an MBA from Ohio University, a JD from Georgetown University, a Certificate in Leadership Coaching from Georgetown University, a Certificate from the Coach Training Alliance, a Certificate from the School Program for Senior Managers from The John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. Beverly is a Professional Certified Coach with the International Coaching Federation.
ThreeJoy Associates, Inc. maintains an active network of extensive relationships with coaches and consultants around the world. Specialized training, knowledge, and knowhow can be brought to bear in the most challenging situations or to exploit the most promising opportunities. Contact Dave Goldberg directly firstname.lastname@example.org to configure a team appropriate to your challenge.