In conjunction with MPA staff, Academy workshops are facilitated by Brenda Wagenknecht-Ivey, the founder and president of PRAXIS Consulting, Inc. As a professional consultant, she has been providing a wide-range of consulting services to private, public, and not-for-profit organizations across the United States since 1986, and internationally since 2005. In 1990, she began her own consulting practice, and in 1995, she founded PRAXIS Consulting, Inc. Her work focuses on helping organizations, teams, and individuals enhance overall performance and organizational health.
Brenda has special expertise in organizational psychology, organizational behavior and group dynamics. She has a proven track record in implementing change and improvement processes that succeed, and helping re-shape organizational norms and team and individual behaviors resulting in higher levels of performance. She is skilled at adapting proven organizational development approaches and methods based on unique needs and problems, and achieving desired results.
Brenda’s vast experience has helped her develop keen diagnostic, analytical, intervention and delivery skills, and acquire a reputation as a skilled change agent, strategic planner, facilitator and researcher. She has worked with a wide-range of pharmacy organizations, including MPA as the facilitator of the Association’s annual Strategic Planning Retreat.