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Our dedicated team is a dynamic blend of talents and expertise, united by shared passion for people, community and business. Each team member brings a unique set of skills and a commitment to delivering excellence. Get to know the faces behind our work, and discover the diverse strengths that power our mission!
Curator + Strategic Alignment Coach
Tonoa L. Manuel
Introducing Tonoa Manuel, the visionary behind SIYG Consulting, leveraging over a decade of experience in Project Management and Risk Mitigation across both private and public sectors. With an additional six years dedicated to nonprofit and educational consulting, she brings a wealth of expertise to the table. Tonoa's qualifications extend beyond her extensive professional experience. She holds a Design Thinking Certification from the Global Design Thinking Academy in Amsterdam and is an alumni of the Urban Leadership of Colorado Leadership Connect program, a prestigious 10-month leadership initiative for leaders of color. Her remarkable journey in this program earned her two accolades: the Distinguished Graduate and the Richard Lewis Rising Star Award.
Academically, Tonoa boasts a Master's degree in Criminal Justice with a specialization in Restorative Practice, complemented by a Bachelor's degree in Project Management Administration. Her educational background mirrors her passion for driving positive change within the nonprofit sector. Tonoa's professional portfolio includes collaborations with esteemed organizations such as the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, AYA Foundation, Sims-Fayola Foundation, Working Within, Mentor Colorado, Panoramic Pro Painting, and Crowley Foundation, among others. Her unwavering commitment to accessibility and sustainability is evident in the work she undertakes. In addition to her professional endeavors, Tonoa is an ardent community advocate and fervent supporter of small businesses.
Business Steward + Sales/Ops Coach
Montonzo S. Manuel
Introducing Montonzo Manuel, the dynamic Founder and CEO of Freethinkers Management. Drawing upon his extensive expertise in Business Development, Montonzo has recently joined the SIYG Consulting Firm team to spearhead Special Projects centered on Business Sustainability, Sales & Operations Training and Development, and Data Analysis. With a remarkable career spanning over a decade, Montonzo boasts proficiency in Project Management, financial advisory, sales, and strategic business planning.
Montonzo's educational background includes a degree in Computer Aided Drafting, and his exceptional sales prowess has earned him several top-tier recognitions. Moreover, his hands-on experience in Community Development, where he owned and operated a Construction Company in St. Louis, Missouri for over three years, underscores his dedication to community engagement and involvement. His impact extends not only with SIYG and Freethinkers but also to all collaborating entities.
Montonzo has made significant contributions to organizations like B-Konnected, SIYG Consulting Firm, and MIL Transportation and Logistics. We are thrilled to welcome Montonzo to our team and eagerly anticipate the incredible value and expertise he will bring to enhance the experiences of our clients.
Affiliates & Community
Over the last three years, I've had the privilege of serving as the Chief Strategist for the Crowley Foundation, a role dedicated to enhancing their mission. My focus has been on bolstering leadership development and delivering comprehensive training initiatives. Through strategic planning and targeted programs, we've empowered the foundation's leadership to thrive in their roles, fostering growth and impact in their community engagement efforts. It has been a rewarding journey, and I look forward to continuing to contribute to the foundation's continued success in the years ahead.
Panoramic Pro Painting
During my 2.5-year collaboration with Panoramic Pro Painting, I've provided strategic alignment business coaching to guide their journey towards success. Now, we're transitioning into a concentrated 1-3 year strategic plan aimed at fortifying their organizational infrastructure. This strategic plan will primarily focus on enhancing Strategic Planning, refining Standard Operations/Procedures, and strengthening Human Resources. Our primary objectives are to optimize their operational efficiency, elevate client management, and nurture leadership development within the organization. By prioritizing these key areas, we aim to position Panoramic Pro Painting for sustained growth and excellence in their industry.
In my role as a strategist and coach for our client, Working Within, I recommend a targeted six-month strategic plan. The objective is to reinforce the organization's core infrastructure by prioritizing five key service areas: Partners and Implementation, Strategic Planning, Evaluation, Revenue Strategy, and Marketing & Communication. This plan is designed to streamline operations, improve client relations, and foster collaborations. By optimizing processes, we aim to enhance overall efficiency and impact. The strategic plan also emphasizes the importance of effective strategic planning, robust evaluation mechanisms, revenue generation strategies, and impactful communication. The ultimate goal is to position Working Within for sustainable growth and lasting success.
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