Our Leaders

We are a team of passionate individuals who thrive by bringing the best of ourselves to work every day. We love knowing that each individual’s uniqueness is what makes that person an extraordinary asset. We want to make the world of work a better place, team by team!

Connector // Stimulator

StandOut greatest value:
“I enliven and enlarge others’ vision of who they are and what they can achieve.”

Amy Powell

Vice President, Leader Development, TMBC.
As Vice President of Leader Development for TMBC, Amy helps clients activate their talent through our strengths-based coaching and development offerings. In addition to leading our world-class faculty and consulting with our clients, Amy supports the growing community of professional strengths coaches and facilitators who leverage our certification programs in service of others.

Amy has two decades of experience in the leader development and learning space, including 10 years in Sales and Marketing leadership roles with global enterprise responsibility for sales training and leadership development. Her passion for driving results through developing people has contributed to her success in a variety of industries and organization types, including Fortune 500s, startups, and nonprofits. Most recently, as VP Global Leadership and Career Development for ADP, Amy introduced a new framework for individualized development that increased participation by 160%.

Amy holds an M.A. from Catholic University and a B.A. from Skidmore College.

Rachelle Steen

Vice President, Client Services, TMBC.
Rachelle Steen leads TMBC’s Client Services organization – consisting of Client Success, Deployment Consulting and Field Enablement teams who are changing the world of work by delivering our innovative strengths-based Team Leader solutions to our growing customer base. Focused on creating meaningful experiences for our clients throughout their Talent Activation journey, our teams are dedicated to ensuring our clients are wildly successful activating their talent and building highly engaged, high performing teams.

Rachelle has built her career leading organizations through strategic cross-functional transformation initiatives that leverage people, process and technology enhancements to maximize business results. She has held roles from the various vantages of practitioner, consultant, and vendor which has uniquely stoked her passion and attention for client-centric service models. Rachelle is at her best when engaging people and teams and convincing them to act, and is energized by sorting through ‘what’s in the way’ to get to the best course of action, all with a strengths-based mindset.

Rachelle earned her Bachelor of Business degree, with Information Management and Human Resource Management concentrations, from the University of Auckland – Auckland, New Zealand.

Advisor // Influencer

StandOut greatest value:
“People move quickly under my guidance.”

Advisor // Equalizer

StandOut greatest value:
“I create clear, efficient paths from point A to B.”

David Wagner

Chief Technology Officer, StandOut.
As Chief Technology Officer of ADP’s StandOut product, David Wagner is responsible for leading the team of Engineering, Quality, and Database associates who design, build, and test the StandOut product. When ADP acquired TMBC in 2017, he helped to grow the startup into the leader in Talent Activation software, and an attractive strategic fit for ADP’s Human Capital Management suite of products.

After graduating USC with a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, David began his career in software development in 1995, when he joined Capital Management Sciences as a database programmer helping to build back-end systems that supported their classic fixed income analytics product, BondEdge. He later moved on to health care marketplace startup HealthAllies, where he was head of Technology when they were acquired by UnitedHealth Group. After seven fruitful years at the health insurance giant, including building their Gym Reimbursement Program, he joined TMBC in 2010 to lead software development of the Talent Activation software that complements the company’s suite of content and coaching services.

Christian Gomez

Vice President, Strategy, StandOut.
As Vice President of Strategy, Christian is charged with serving as the connection point to the needs of the business community and ensuring that we are partnering with our clients to help solve for some of their most critical outcomes, from creating more value for shareholders to increasing productivity, forging a culture of high performance or ensuring that their people are more connected to their work, thus leading happier, healthier lives as a result. He has worked closely with Marcus for years in helping tie decades of research to real-world practical business strategies that allow organizations to replicate excellence in the workplace at scale. He has partnered with some of the most innovative and respected people-focused organizations to help them incorporate some of these practices into their culture and people strategies. On a mission to change the world of work, he is deeply committed to guiding Talent & HR disciplines to deliver unprecedented business results through their people.

Christian began his career in the U.S. military as a Sergeant of the Marines, and his vast experiences and roles served as a powerful foundation for corporate business. Prior to his role as head of Strategy, Christian spent 10 years working for one of the world’s leading Human Capital Management firms, ADP, as Senior Global Business Consultant, advising some of the largest and most respected multinationals in designing their BPO and HRIS strategies. He has served on TMBC’s executive team in leading all of their development efforts.

Influencer // Stimulator

StandOut greatest value:
“My enthusiasm is infectious, and my focus compelling.”