BRENDA J. WAGENKNECHT-IVEY, CEO of PRAXIS Consulting, Inc., located in Denver, Colorado, helps organizations of all types—public, private, and not-for-profit—take the right actions to improve performance. Drawing upon a sound understanding of organizational psychology and organizational theory, she helps leaders, managers, and teams achieve their goals, shape and seize new opportunities, and create and implement practical and effective responses to widespread change and ongoing challenges. Dr. Wagenknecht-Ivey uses proven practices to successfully bring about change and achieve results. Visioning and strategic planning, leadership and management development, executive coaching, team building, performance measurement, succession planning/talent management, and innovative change management and employee engagement strategies are among the tools she uses to help organizations and teams excel. Dr. Wagenknecht-Ivey previously worked for the 37th Judicial Circuit Court (Battle Creek, Michigan), the Michigan State Court Administrative Office, and the National Center for State Courts. She has been consulting with courts nationally and internationally for over 20 years.