Steve Utech is the visionary and founder of illumyx, is an experienced leader in the areas of culture optimization, talent management, and organizational effectiveness. His desire to combine data-driven behavioral science, with a robust analytics platform led to the launch of illumyx, fulfilling his goal of giving companies a way to objectively measure and improve their workplace culture. Steve’s background in both the hard sciences and the art of family dynamics allows him to take a behavioral and systematic approach to organizational change and transformation. Steve holds a Master of Social Work from the University of Denver in Colorado. He has worked with Fortune 1000 organizations and executives in a variety of sectors to help them optimize their culture and achieve results.
Lisa Kogan-Praska is senior consulting executive who specializes in the areas of healthcare, wellness, and employee experience. Prior to joining illumyx, Lisa was the CEO of Catalpa Health, a regional mental health delivery system in Northeast Wisconsin that dramatically improved access to care for youth and families. Her experience leading rapid growth organizations has given her a solid foundation in culture optimization and crafting people-oriented experiences to foster commitment and high performance. Lisa is an exceptional communicator with a consultative approach in providing targeted and tactical solutions for her clients. Lisa holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from the University of Oklahoma and is a graduate of SILE (Social Innovation Leadership Experience).