Our Mission is to uplift, encourage, and fortify the human spirit through competency development, wise counsel, and strengthening people-to-people relationships.
Our work is based on our core belief that organizations are strengthened and made successful through the development of its people - unlocking the potential of the organization as a whole. This truth is worth devoting our best thinking, collective resources, and creative energies to achieve.
Meet Darryl Russell
Seraphim VP and Master Facilitator, Darryl is known for his ability to connect with others and for his warm, humorous, yet focused style of leadership. His leadership expertise and successful sales and service management reputation were factors that helped launch his earlier career as a regional training manager and field supervisor for the McDonald’s Ohio Region, winning every award in leadership and operational excellence available to managers at his level, from 2004 to 2014.
Now an independent consultant and invaluable member of the Seraphim Consulting team, Darryl leads our Train-the-Trainer Certification Program and consults with corporate, non-profit, and higher ed clients. His signature brand is his ability to create and deliver highly effective interactive learning experiences, including leadership and team development, influencing, coaching, behavior and communication styles, conflict resolution, presentation skills, and more - with practical, achievement focused, application.
In addition to his professional brand of training engagement, Russell has established himself as an accomplished facilitator of strategic planning and organizational assessments. Clients trust and rely on his insightfulness, fairness, and straight-forward approach to achieving results.
A Pacific Northwest native, Darryl currently resides in Tacoma Washington and teaches and facilitates for University of Washington's Professional and Organizational Development (POD) department, as an independent consultant.
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Meet Wayne Callecod
VP Operations and Logistics
Donald Callecod, known by his middle name Wayne, provides the "nuts and bolts" for Seraphim Consulting. As with many organizations, it is the "behind the scenes" work that makes it all come together. The excellence found in our materials, the craftsmanship of our boardgames, and the on-time delivery of our products and services is the magic of Wayne Callecod.
Wayne's high standards and attention to detail comes not only from his law enforcement and military background, but also from his unwavering commitment to customer service and the mission / values of our company. His work allows the consultants to do what they do best: share their talents and skills with our clients in building teams and organizations that excel!
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More About Our Founder
Ms. Callecod is author of Tools of the Trade: A Practical Guide for Trainers, Presenting with Distinction and Excellence, More Than Just a Feeling, plus workbooks, materials, and assessments included in the Curriculum Development and Training Tool Kits.
In addition, Linda is a collaborative author of The Power of Coaching: a collective of stories, insights, and wise counsel from 21 certified professional coaches, available on Amazon.com.
A Detroit Michigan native, Linda prepared at Wayne State University to teach music and performance in the Detroit public schools. After college, however, she moved to the Pacific Northwest and spent eleven years as a Christian song writer and recording artist, three more as a junior high school teacher, and over twenty years working, teaching, and coaching in the field of retail - eleven of which were in human resources and people-development.
After 14 years, she retired her teaching position with the University of Washington’s Human Resource and Adult Learning and Development certificate programs, from which she was a recipient of their Teaching Excellence Award in business and management.
Her trademark has always been her colorful inclusive style, out-of-the-box creativity, limitless energy, and spontaneous humor.
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