We design healthy systems for happy workplaces

Our Team


Sharon Green, PhD

“Find the positive and what’s working, and all the rest will follow.”

Sharon Green, PhD has found meaning through leadership and organizational design consulting for more than 30 years. She works with a common thread that connects her clients across the education, IT, engineering, manufacturing, health, food, financial services, and non-profit industries–the need to cultivate wise leadership, empowered teams, and a Positive Core. Sharon has taught leadership and communication at CSU East Bay and has co-founded both the the Design Strategy MBA and the Master of Interaction Design programs at the California College of the Arts. Sharon’s time spent as a crew team coxswain inspires her sense of what radical collaboration feels like. She practices yoga and meditation regularly, and ukulele irregularly but with passion. LinkedIn


Frank Gallivan

“We can build a better system for this.”

Frank Gallivan has a lifelong obsession with helping people organize in better ways. His talents for communication and mentoring, combined with his passions for system design and planning, make Frank a natural team leader. For the last 15 years, Frank has navigated technical and organizational challenges on behalf of social impact organizations including the San Francisco Foundation, the Center for Climate Strategies, the National Academy of Sciences, and numerous government agencies. He earned a Bachelor’s degree from Dartmouth College, a Master of City Planning from UC Berkeley, and an MBA from the California College of the Arts. In his personal life, Frank can’t stop co-creating unique models for living. He is donor-dad to two children and part owner of an urban co-housing project in San Francisco. LinkedIn


Timothy Morse

“Being outside and working with my hands grounds my soul.”

Timothy Morse’s deep curiosity about the world and love of adventure drive him to experiment continually. As a creative director and maker, Timothy has pushed the limits for MTV Networks, Calvin Klein, Comedy Central, Legacy Recordings, and The End 107.7 FM. He is equally engaged building a 1 mile rock wall by hand or crossing the U.S. by motorcycle as by photographic storytelling, designing insightful infographics, and developing complete visual brands. Timothy is a co-creator at heart. With 30 years of experience, he knows how to steer clients and teams to ‘wow!’ He holds a Bachelor’s in Typography from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design and an MBA in Design Strategy from the California College of the Arts. LinkedIn


Shar Shahfari

Human factors are a vital piece of any efficient system..” 

Shar Shahfari has a penchant for creating efficient processes through behavioral science. She has applied that penchant in industries spanning across public, private and social sectors. The first thing people notice about Shar is her contagious positive energy and her passion for human connection. Those qualities make her an empathetic design thinker and futurist who is uniquely attuned to human behavior. Shar is particularly inspired working with social entrepreneurs. She holds a BA in Psychology from UC Irvine and an MBA in Strategic Foresight from the California College of the Arts. Shar is also a trained Life Coach. When not working, she can be found obsessing over her latest DIY project, painting with watercolors, or traveling through Iran, California, and beyond. LinkedIn


Our Golden Rules

1. Communicate with candor, clarity, and compassion
2. Bring all your curiosity and creativity to the table
3. Co-create with head, heart, and hands
4. Light the way with fun and play
5. Align to commitments and get shit done
6. Be brave, be kind, be real