Who We Are
We're a small, tight-knit team of experienced consulting professionals. Each of us has a diverse background and, in addition to behavioral science and OD training, has worked in senior management positions in such areas as operations, marketing, general management, business development, human services, or information technology. This executive experience across many industries and functions gives us a big-picture perspective. Clients often comment on our ability to foresee the affects of small changes on their whole organization, to understand their overarching business and competitive situations, and to leverage their consulting investment and maximize ROI.
Core Consulting Team
Bill Light, Principal
Prior to founding Light Bryan Consulting in 1998, Bill spent 20 years in marketing, business development, and general management—with Teledyne, ILC Technology, and Allergan. He was Vice President and Creative Director of Roberts Mealer, a Southern California brand development firm and General Manager of Scientific Spectrum, a supplier of laser and electro-optic systems in North America. Bill earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from California State University Long Beach; completed leadership training at the Colorado Outward Bound School and L.E.T. (Leadership Effectiveness Training); is certified by the National Strength and Conditioning Association and American College of Sports Medicine as an Athletic Performance Coach; trained in Gestalt consulting at the Pacific Gestalt Institute; and earned a Master of Science in Organization Development (MSOD) at Pepperdine University.
Kimberly Waldman, Senior Consultant
Kim has extensive experience in people and operations management, organization development and change management, training and development, knowledge management, and career development. As a former Principal at American Management Systems (AMS), Kim led efforts in competency development, 360-degree feedback, and performance management. She served as COO with Samsomatic, Ltd., a leading supplier of precision dimensional control systems to the machine tool and transportation manufacturing sectors. And she is a Director at Suntiva Executive Consulting, where she focuses on human capital consulting, organization assessment, leadership development, and team effectiveness. Kim earned her Bachelor's degree from the University of Michigan, a Certification in Organization Development and Change Management from Georgetown University, and completed a Master of Science in Organization Development (MSOD) at Pepperdine University.
Carolyn Spigel, Senior Consultant
Carolyn has over 15 years of experience working with organizations, teams, and individuals to develop their potential to think, collaborate, and operate effectively to achieve strategic business goals. She has worked for JPMorgan Chase, Morgan Stanley, and American Management Systems (AMS) and consulted with state governments, professional service firms, and health care systems. As a Licensed Counselor, Carolyn launched a successful executive coaching program at AMS that focused on developing strategic and interpersonal skills of top leaders. Carolyn earned her Master of Clinical Social Work degree at University of Maryland, a Certification in Organization Development and Change Management from Georgetown University, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from George Washington University. She is also a certified diversity trainer for the Anti-Defamation League and is qualified in the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator and other assessment instruments.