What We Do
GPS exists to help public sector leaders and their agencies achieve more. Founded in 2013, GPS is a Denver-based small business offering only senior-level advisors that collaborate on practical solutions to society’s most-challenging problems.
We are proud to have some of the most respected social sector organizations as our clients. Our trusted partnerships enable more impactful and sustainable results in less time.
Who We Are
As your partners in performance, we work shoulder-to-shoulder to design solutions that are both meaningful and practical. Social sector work is both noble and challenging. GPS consultants are experts in getting things done. We listen carefully, create thoughtfully, and implement successfully.
President, Managing Partner
President, Managing Partner
Greg founded Government Performance Solutions, Inc. (GPS) in 2013 to help public sector and non-profit leaders address the unique challenges of leading mission-driven organizations. He brings 20 years of experience in strategy, operational analysis, continuous improvement, and key initiative facilitation.
Through GPS, Greg works with more than 25 of Colorado’s largest public agencies and several non-profits. In the last 7 years, he has engaged with more than 2,000 social sector leaders via training and project work, giving him an uncommon perspective on the practical approaches that work in practice, not just on paper.
Greg holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Dayton, is a certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, and a certified PMI Project Management Professional (PMP®). For obvious reasons, he still has all four years of college athletic eligibility.
Brian has over 20 years’ experience consulting with a variety of local and state government, non-profit, and private organizations. He is particularly adept at facilitating diverse groups to consensus through a combination of advanced facilitation methods and old-fashioned humanity.
Brian's style is “hard on problems, easy on people.” He helps organizations use data to attack challenges and break down barriers, both real and perceived. Brian has teamed with leaders across Colorado to drive operational efficiencies, leading more than 100 process improvement projects.
Brian holds a Master of International Management (MIM) from Thunderbird, Garvin School of International Management, a Bachelor of Science in International Business from the University of Colorado, and a Bachelor of Arts in Germanic Studies from the University of Colorado. He chairs the University of Colorado Daniels School of Business committee for forecasting economic activity across professional and business services. A father of two, no one is surprised when they learn Brian was a Boy Scout.
Kate is a problem-solver who partners with executives, managers and staff to help them succeed. After 20 years helping clients develop strategic plans, improve operations, and engage stakeholders, Kate knows success comes from how well you connect with people. That is why she incorporates change management principles into all engagements – to actively engage people and improve buy-in and support.
An expert in training and development, Kate has designed, developed and taught multiple courses on topics such as problem solving, process improvement, change management, and accountability.
Kate holds a Bachelor of Arts from the Grandview University, a Leadership certification from Oregon State University, a Strategic Leadership and Management certificate from University of Illinois – Urbana-Champaign and is a certified Lean Six Sigma Greenbelt. She serves as co-director of learning and development on the Board of the Colorado Lean Network (CLN) and is the chair for the 2020 CLN Lean Summit. She lives in Boulder with favorite Canadian and a cat that thinks it’s a lion.
Yvette is GPS’ expert on change leadership, cultural transformation, and executive coaching. For over 20 years, she has served as a trusted coach to executives in the public and private sectors in the United States, Sweden, the UK, and Germany. Yvette holds a US patent for her 4Cs™ Culture Change Model, a collaborative approach for ensuring that organizational culture change is intentional and inclusive.
Yvette’s engaging, energetic style, and candid communication catalyze individual and organizational transformation. She builds strong, trusting relationships with clients that help deliver rock solid results on soft topics.
A Swedish native, Yvette holds a Master of Science degree in International Management (summa cum laude) on from Oxford-Brookes University (UK) and Bachelors of Science degrees in International Management and German from Bradford University (UK). She is a certified Prosci® Change Manager and holds a US patent for her 4Cs™ culture change model. Unless your name is Lindsey or Bode, she is a much better skier than you are.
Laura has nearly 20 years’ experience working with the Colorado social sector providing analytical, facilitation, and advisory services. In the past 10 years, she has extensively used her expertise in policy research, performance and budget analysis, and facilitation with government and non-profit organizations to help them increase their operational performance and design program metrics to ensure gains are sustained. Laura provides clients with a consistent, structured approach to help them achieve their goals.
Laura’s years as a public servant give her a unique perspective on the possible. She intuitively understands a system’s constraints and works with leaders to accommodate them while driving meaningful change.
Laura holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English from Colorado State University. Laura lives in Denver with her family and is the world’s most soft-spoken Krav Maga practitioner.
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