BESPOKE Consultants & Coaches

BESPOKE consultants are distinguished in that each has “lived experience,” identifying and developing their personal and professional resilience factors. With a depth of education and extensive practice, they are highly skilled at supporting others working through complex challenges. Additionally, each team member has been a principal in founding, growing, and attaining excellence and success in multiple business endeavors.

Leonard Bade, Business Coach, Bespoke Professional Group

Leonard Bade | MSOD, SPHR

With over 35 years of extensive experience developing organizational excellence, instilling company vision, and developing dynamic strategies, Leonard has become a proven leader, results-oriented change agent, executive coach, and change management expert.

He specializes in building and improving organizational cultures focused on collaboration, accountability, and service. His fundamental culture change principles emphasize building high-performance teams with a deep understanding of group processes, creating dynamic leadership and supervision capabilities, and implementing performance management systems to increase organizational success and profits. His efforts have resulted in a number of award-winning “Best in Class” outcomes in local, state, US, and International venues.

Leonard’s innovative work as a leadership team member resulted in the coveted Mobil 5-star rating for Marriott Rancho Las Palmas. He conceptualized, designed, and implemented a culture change initiative at the Worthington Hotel, a holding of the Bass family in Fort Worth, Texas, that was recognized by The Texas Associations of Businesses and Chambers of Commerce as the best-managed privately held Business of the Year in Texas.

Applying inspired organization change principles, Leonard also conceptualized, developed the strategy, and delivered one of the healthcare/treatment industry’s most prolific post-treatment recovery support models for The Betty Ford Center. This network consisted of over 45 support communities in 23 regions delivered by 140 volunteers across North America. This volunteer group maintained a recovery rate of approximately 85% compared to an industry standard for post-treatment recovery rate for patients of 20-30%.

His innovative and dynamic design and delivery of executive leadership programs have been internationally recognized. The Executive Leadership program for the exclusive private membership club and resort, The Ocean Reef Club, in the Florida Keys, was selected by the leadership of the International Association of Private Clubs as the most innovative and dynamic organization development program of all private membership clubs, worldwide.

Leonard earned his Master of Science Organization Development in the Graziadio School of Business from Pepperdine University. Having practiced as an organizational strategist and change agent for over 30 years, Leonard enrolled to pursue his aspiration of integrating his proven creative change management interventions with new technologies. The faculty selected Leonard as the William McGowan Scholar for academic excellence and contributions to humanity. The experience with Pepperdine resulted in multi-cultural and multi-industry experiences in Europe, Latin America, and Asia. He also served as an adjunct consultant for Pepperdine supporting student programs in China.

Leonard is a master at combining his entrepreneurial spirit with being an effective and influential team player. Along with his corporate experience, he has a passion for involvement in social and humanitarian issues. In addition, his civic involvement and professional affiliations include serving as President and various executive board positions on local/national associations and service groups. His experience and results-oriented focus define his highly successful career. He can work with diverse groups or individuals and establish rapport quickly to build trust and motivate others to reach their highest potential.

Jackie Pack: Social and Behavioral Expert Bespoke Professional Group

Jackie Pack | LCSW, CSAT-S, CMAT-S

Jackie received her Masters in Social Work in 1995 from Louisiana State University. After graduation, she moved back to Utah and began working with clients struggling with substance abuse. Her next job focused on working with high functioning clients who struggle with PTSD and relationship issues. Jackie is a Certified Sex Addiction Therapist and Supervisor trained under Dr. Patrick Carnes. She is also trained as a Certified Multiple Addiction Therapist and Supervisor. In 2014, she opened a group specialty clinic in Bountiful focused on working with those struggling with sexual addiction, betrayal trauma, attachment trauma, and relationship issues. One of her passions is to educate and train other therapists to become excellent in their field of expertise and provide quality services to the clients they work with. She is also in the process of completing her Ph.D. in clinical sexology.

Jackie is trained in Emotionally Focused Therapy and the Gottman Method, helping others to elevate their communication skills. She loves working with groups, whether it is in a group therapy setting or building her team at Healing Path Center, Inc. Jackie shines when she is bringing together and building group dynamics that will influence and guide high functioning growth and success within the group. That happens as part of group participation, influencing the beginning dynamics of a group, setting the group up for growth and success.

Jackie co-facilitates the Bespoke Leadership Intensive using her insight of others to connect participants to their purpose and personal mission. Jackie brings her calm demeanor and understanding of group dynamics to this immersive 5-day intensive, guiding participants to a deeper understanding of their leadership skills and personal strengths to navigate changing business dynamics.

Jackie believes high-quality leadership is an art, and that it is worth investing the time and resources to build excellence in leadership. When clients work with her, she brings passion and experience to support them in creating their vision.

Jackie is a member of the Society for the Advancement of Sexual Health, the International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals, the National Association of Social Workers, and is licensed in that state of Utah.

David Alexander, Bespoke Professional Group

David Alexander

Dave has extensive experience in leadership roles in a diverse group of organizations. He has founded and developed companies for college admissions consulting, recovery and wellness coaching, transitional living, and for mental health challenges.

Throughout Dave’s career, stakeholders, founders, and leaders have come to him for coaching and mentoring. He has provided insight on leadership development and coaching, resiliency coaching, strength based assessments, understanding learning styles, and understanding group dynamics. Dave believes in the power of the story we tell, and in the power of the group process in transformative experiences. He has facilitated and participated in numerous group intensives that change the beliefs we have about ourselves, others, and the universe.

As the Director of the College Program at an Orange County leader in SUD Treatment Services, Dave focused on helping people struggling with addiction and mental health challenges. Recognizing the need for safe, structured, recovery housing led to the founding of RAW in 2013, which guided recovering young men into sobriety and helped them learn resiliency skills to overcome adversity. He became a certified CCAR Recovery Coach to help RAW’s clients remove barriers to finding direction and purpose. Dave has trained and certified over 100 Recovery Coaches in CCAR methods.

Dave has served those struggling with mental health challenges as the Director of Client Advocacy at a narrative therapy outpatient center in San Juan Capistrano since 2021. As a stakeholder at San Juan, Dave learned how to build cultures of collaboration and accountability by working with leadership and teams on social process and group dynamics. He currently serves as a stakeholder and facilitator at Story Wellness, a behavioral health facility that assists individuals in releasing the painful stigmas or negative connotations they have associated with themselves.

Outside of his professional work, Dave values family, and lives in South Orange County with his wife and young daughter. In his free time Dave loves to surf.

James Ryan, Professional Counselor Bespoke Group

James Ryan | LCPC

James is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and approved clinical supervisor for the Maryland Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists. James received his graduate degree in clinical mental health counseling from South University and completed his undergraduate studies at Towson University.

James has extensive clinical and leadership experience. He is the founder of Lakeside Wellness Group based in Bel Air, MD. In his practice, he specializes in working with adolescents and adults, as well as their families, addressing complex mental health needs. He continues his leadership development work with executive coaching clients, and routinely consults with organizations to optimize culture and team dynamics. Additionally, he is a member of the MindWork Group psychotherapeutic outpatient practice in Baltimore, MD, serving individuals with co-occurring mental health, substance use, and personality disorders.

During his 10 years of experience in the behavioral health field, he has worked with hundreds of patients and their families, led interdisciplinary treatment teams, supervised dozens of clinicians, and managed multiple programs across several locations.

He believes that connection is both the key to recovery from mental health disorders and the foundation upon which a meaningful and fulfilling life is built. Viewing distress and disorders through the lens of attachment, James focuses on identifying and resolving obstacles to connection with self, others and meaning and purpose that may prevent clients from experiencing the fullness of life.

John Girard Technology Expert Bespoke Professional Group

John Girard

John is a seasoned business leader and technology entrepreneur, with more than two decades of experience running and growing businesses in all economic climates. John most recently served as CEO of CIENCE, a top-of-funnel sales enablement company that helps clients fill sales pipelines more quickly. He now is an advisor, board member, and investor in early-stage businesses in the tech, AI, and wellness spaces.

John started his career building Clickability, the leading web content management software-as-a-service business. He has held CEO and other senior executive positions at multiple high-growth technology businesses.

John speaks at industry and private events on technology trends and culture, and best practices in building businesses. He received a bachelor’s from Stanford in 1994 and spends his free time on trying to understand quantum physics, reading about evolutionary biology, playing guitar, cooking Italian, traveling with his wife, and learning everything he can from his kids.

Specialties: SaaS, software sales and marketing, the intersection of product and business strategies, AI, business model innovation, rapid business start-up and scaling, pricing strategies, and application of novel technologies to business challenges.