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Alvarez Porter Group

Joe Alvarez




Joe Alvarez, MSOD, Senior Partner

Allison Porter, MSOD, ACC Senior Partner
Michele Berry,
Senior Partner,
Joe is an organizational change and leadership development practitioner who connects theory and practice, passion and perspective,  transformational change and meaningful results.  He is a member of NTL, where he participates in the diversity, inclusion and social justice working group.
Allison works with leaders, teams and complex systems to help them innovate, build capacity, and reach meaningful goals.  She is a certified executive coach and skilled facilitator who brings a positive, inclusive results orientation to all the work she does.
Michele supports leaders and teams in building more productive relationships and work environments. She joined the Alvarez Porter group in 2012, bringing a fresh perspective from her years as an executive in Leadership Development and HR in technology organizations, most recently Google.  More...

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Grace White, Operations Manager


Grace has been managing the administrative and operational needs of the Alvarez Porter Group from the very beginning.  She draws on her vast executive support experience, her fascination for OD and her extensive network of other virtual professionals to keep APG current with the virtual systems and tools that enhance our efficiency and effectiveness. More…

Associate Consultants

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Tony Richard Tony Richard, Associate Consultant Tony is an organizational development practitioner who began facilitating change during his 24 years in the United States Navy. Tony has worked with the Alvarez Porter Group clients on projects involving diversity, inclusion and social justice and strategic planning. More…
toniduntonbutler Toni Dunton Butler, Associate Consultant Toni is a seasoned organizational development consultant.  For the last 25 years she has partnered with leaders to make conscious, creative and practical choices to change the status quo. These decisions are designed to create multi-dimensional, diverse, inclusive, productive, and transformed organizations. More…
Sally Alvarez Sally Alvarez, PhD,
Cornell Univ ILR
Sally Munro Alvarez brings 25 years of work with non-profit organizations, labor unions, and higher education.  She is an Associate of the Worker Institute at Cornell University, where she co-directs the NY State AFL-CIO/Cornell Union Leadership Institute.  More…
 Ana pic Ana Polanco, JD, ACC, Associate Consultant
Ana is a New York based, international coach, speaker, educator and founder. Having spent over two decades as a political activist, Ana helped advance the economic, social and cultural rights of communities with some of the top national and international organizations. Ana has helped communities create sustainable change on some of the most pressing issues facing women, immigrants and people of color.  More..
Damon Gbuduala Azali-Rojas, Coach As a community organizer in South Central Los Angeles, Damon learned to observe and assess the conditions on the ground in order to win campaigns for criminal, educational and environmental justice. He is currently on faculty for the Leadership That Works.  More…

Carmen Vivian Rivera, MS, Coach

Carmen brings her experience as a government and nonprofit executive, community organizer, and policy analyst to her work as a consultant and coach.  She has a strong multi-cultural, social justice perspective to help clients act on challenges that matter most to them. More…

Jessica Walker Beaumont, ACC, Coach

Jessica  has valuable leadership experience from the front lines of social change from the WTO protests in Seattle to her work at AFSC to organizing in her Brooklyn, NY community.  She is an insightful and strategic consultant and certified executive coach.  More…

Patricia “Trish” Westwater, MSOD

Trish’s strong background in the labor movement and training in organizational change is a powerful combination.  She is a seasoned facilitator, a communications specialist and is has a Masters in Organization Development…more….