Steve GranSteve Gran

Senior Partner with 0° Degree Consulting, co-founder of founx®, and now Work Excellence. Steve has achieved Master Black Belt Certification and traveled the world as a speaker, consultant, coach, author and educator. Among books authored by Steve are, ‘People: A leader’s day-to-day guide to building, managing, and sustaining lean organizations’ which was awarded the 2014 Shingo Prize. Steve lives in Dublin, Ohio with his wife Laura and their four children.                                                                                                                                 

Brian Cain

Founder and managing partner of founX® and also a Senior Partner with Zero Degree Consulting. Brian is a CPA licensed in the States of Alabama and Georgia. Brian is a member of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants. He has been a guest speaker for various organizations. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, saltwater fishing, and golfing. He resides in Fairhope, AL with his wife and children.

 Lori Thompson

Lori is the founder of Envision Associates, a consulting firm specializing in supporting complex organizations and partnerships by improving performance and achieving the organizational strategy. In addition to this she works in conjunction with Zero Degree Consulting as a consultant. Her experience is quite diverse and includes nonprofit, professional, and service sector clientele include health systems, foundations, government, higher education, private professional practices, and national organizations.