LSA Global Announces The Acquisition of Changeworks Global

Santa Clara, CA (PressExposure) December 01, 2011 -- LSA Global, the premier one-stop global training outsourcing and consulting firm that focuses on achieving measurable business results with a select group of clients, today announced the acquisition of Changeworks Global Inc., a leading San Francisco-based management consulting firm focused on cutting edge strategic change, creating high performance cultures, and developing leaders.

Alan Krepack, Ph. D., Managing Partner of Changeworks Global, Inc., becomes President of LSA Global responsible for LSA's Change and Leadership Development Practices and the day-to-day operations. Tris Brown, President & CEO of LSA Global, remains CEO responsible for the overall strategic direction and client services.

"I am thrilled to have Alan aboard," says Mr. Brown, CEO of LSA Global. "Changeworks Global has a solid track record of successful strategic projects, quality clients, and cutting edge change approaches that we look forward to integrating into our client solutions. Our 60% growth rate in the last 12 months enabled us to make this deal happen. We are very excited to add Changeworks' expertise and intellectual property in the areas of leadership development, strategic culture change, and organizational development expertise to the LSA family."

"LSA Global is an excellent fit for Changeworks. We share a common philosophy, know and respect one another's work, and provide complementary solutions," says Alan Krepack Ph. D. and Managing Partner of Changeworks Global. "After being partners for 6+ years, I know we share the same customer-centric business approach and a passion to provide the people leverage that growing companies need to win. I am confident that this merger will positively impact our customers, partners, and employees."

We are fiercely devoted to the success of our clients and guarantee results.

About Changeworks Global

Changeworks Global is a management consulting firm of organizational development experts known for its thought leadership and cutting edge strategic change and culture development programs. Changeworks specializes in the design and implementation of results-focused culture and leadership development solutions - with particular expertise in large scale change during M&As, new leadership, market changes, global opportunities, technology implementations, and other significant transitions.

We work closely with leaders at all levels to design, articulate, and deliver the changes that connect stakeholders and engage entire organizations to move forward. We help harness an organization's strengths and vision, then work to build the requisite organizational structure, high performance culture, and leadership capabilities to achieve desired business results.

Changeworks Global has been a trusted advisor to companies such as AT&T, Bank of America, Capital One, Deloitte and Touche, Genentech, Hewlett-Packard, Intermune, McKesson Corporation, National Semiconductor, New Balance, Sun Microsystems, TriNet, Union Bank, and Veraz Networks.

About Alan Krepack

Prior to joining LSA Global, Alan was Managing Partner of Changeworks Global, Inc. for 14 years. Changeworks Global is a leading San Francisco based management consulting firm focused on managing cutting edge strategic change, creating high performance cultures, and developing leaders. Previously, Alan was the organizational development specialist in William M. Mercer's behavioral health division, the owner of his own organizational development consulting firm, and Director of Clinical Services for a unit of Children's Hospital in San Francisco.

Alan has led complex projects with clients from a wide variety of industries, locally and globally, from Fortune 50 companies to midsize firms focused on transformational change, culture integration, leadership development, and performance management.

He has written and presented papers on "Understanding cultural context to increase consultation value", "Political dimensions of organizational life" and "Changing the culture of middle age organizations." Alan also teaches a graduate school course in the Foundations of Organizational Change at San Francisco State University.

He is a member of the board of directors for two nonprofit organizations: NatureBridge (dedicated to educating youth about nature) and LIFT (providing wellness and nutritional education and services to underserved communities).

Dr. Krepack attended the University of California at Berkeley where he received his B.A. with Distinction. He did his graduate work at Alliant University-San Francisco where he earned a Ph.D. in Psychology. He completed post-doctoral training in organizational behavior, systems thinking, and conscious business. He has also been certified in several leadership, change, and cultural assessment tools and intervention methodologies.

About LSA Global

Since 1995, LSA has helped leading organizations create and maintain distinct competitive advantages through people. We are a global training and consulting firm grounded on the principle that training "by itself" will not drive tangible change or business results.

Our clients are typically mid-market business leaders who believe that investing in people is vital to their success. The majority come from high-tech, life-sciences, and service industries and often lack the internal resources or expertise to get the job done. They want more than what traditional training and consulting approaches can deliver.

Our one-stop-shop offerings range from creating a high performance culture, to outsourcing the training function, to designing and delivering targeted learning solutions. We excel in seven key practice areas: assessment, sales, loyalty, leadership, management, project management, and measurement.

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