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About the Authors
Larry English

Larry English is president and co-founder of Centric Consulting, a management consulting firm that guides you in the search for answers to complex digital, business, and technology problems. Before Centric Consulting, Larry worked for a large international consulting firm out of college until he got burned out at 25. He and his newlywed wife backpacked around the world as he tried to find his path in life—and he did. Shortly after returning home, he and his like-minded pals founded Centric with a focus on changing how consulting was done by building a remote company with a mission to create a culture of employee and client happiness.

Today, Centric is a 1,000-plus person company with offices in 12 US cities and India. In his new book, Office Optional: How to Build a Connected Culture with Virtual Teams, Larry unpacks everything he’s discovered about creating and sustaining a culture of collaborative teams in a virtual environment. Connect with Larry on Twitter.

Steve Jenkins

Steve Jenkins is responsible for leading our National People and Change practice, including strategy, business development, practice management, delivery excellence and team leadership.

He has more than 20 years of experience with Fortune 100 companies in multiple industries including insurance, financial services, healthcare and retail. Steve has held diverse roles enabling strategic business initiatives, business unit transformation, organization redesign, talent management, leadership development and workforce integration and transition.

Verna Montgomery

Verna Montgomery is a Senior Change Architect for our National People & Change Practice. She focuses on helping organizations navigate change and improve business performance. Verna is an expert in organizational effectiveness interventions, including designing and developing change management and communications programs for organizations undergoing workplace transitions such as downsizing, divestitures, mergers and acquisitions, ERP implementations, global restructuring, and new operating and workplace models. She served as a guest lecturer on change leadership at the Eller School of Management at the University of Arizona.

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