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Culture ~ Leadership ~ Effectiveness


Our Organization

Sycamore Consulting, Inc. has been helping clients build productive and constructive workspaces since 2002. Our focus is on assisting organizations in developing effective workplaces, and assisting individuals in developing effective leadership and work engagement strategies.   We believe in maintaining a positive mindset, creating partnerships with a purpose, and striving for significant outcomes. When you work with us, you can expect a collaboration with transparency and consistency.



Organizational Culture


  • Help organizations develop productive cultures that emphasize effective, positive employee interactions. We approach organizational culture as representing expectations for how employees are expected to behave - changing expectations can, in turn, change cultures to be more constructive.

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Leadership Development


  • Help organizational leaders understand their leadership styles and behaviors. We help leaders understand their impact on others in the organization.

  • Help leaders develop strategies to bring out the best in their employees by creating supportive and constructive interactions and work relationships.

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Development Coaching


  • Coach leaders and managers in organizations to achieve their potential and to develop strategies to lead and manage effectively.

  • Provide career and personal development coaching for employees at all stages of their careers to clarify their career goals, develop a plan to achieve those goals, and overcome any obstacles or challenges that may arise along the way.


President and Founder

Catherine T. Kwantes, Ph.D.

Catherine Kwantes founded Sycamore Consulting, Inc. in 2002.  She is an organizational consultant who has worked with a variety of organizations including banks, manufacturing companies, engineering firms, and educational institutions in the US, as well as organizations in Canada and in India (see Clients for more information). She has helped organizations reduce turnover, improve morale, and develop employee feedback systems.  As an executive coach, she has worked with managers and executives to help develop more effective leadership skills and is a certified Life Coach and Career Coach. She has published extensively - her recent book Trust and Trustworthiness: Implications for Societies and Organizations is now available. A recent publication on leadership in non-profit organizations was one of the top 20 downloaded and read articles in Nonprofit Management & Leadership in 2018 and 2019.


She holds master and doctoral degrees in Industrial Organizational Psychology and a masters degree in Clinical Psychology.  She is also a full Professor in the Department of Psychology, University of Windsor, in Windsor, Ontario, Canada.  For more information click here.

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