About Us


Who we are


TAD is a network of professionals who act with integrity to build partnering relationships with clients and provide organizational development services that are both high touch and sophisticated.


What is important to us


We want to help individuals and organizations live more productive and fulfilled lives.


How we work



Trust is the foundation of the most effective working relationships, with clients or employees.



We work to understand the context within which the individual or organization works and lives, to become part of the client's strategy and work toward comprehensive solutions.



We engage each client and project with sensitivity, understanding, and a commitment to making every project accessible and as non-threatening as possible.



Assessment and talent management programs are designed to provide all the relevant information clients need to make the best tactical and strategic decisions.



In the highly sensitive area of human resources, we are committed to the absolute privacy and singularity of every client.




Shawna Lyonfields and her husband Jim are licensed psychologists with 20+ years of experience in talent management. They founded TAD in 2007 to help organizations integrate and enhance their talent management initiatives. Lynn Sgouros joined TAD in 2015 as a partner and oversees TAD's human resources consulting division, including project consulting, outsourced HR and executive search services.