Doug Pace has been considered one of the most innovative minds in management consulting and marketing strategy for over two decades. As CEO of Stonehill he leads the vision of the firm and enjoys working directly with the firm’s portfolio of clients. Doug founded Stonehill with the vision of bringing agile management practices found in entrepreneurial organizations to large companies. He found that his approach also provided process and structure to small organizations allowing them to accelerate their growth. Doug is a noted speaker on business design, marketing strategy, building innovative cultures, and Design Thinking.
Troy Atlas is a dedicated and motivating executive with 30 years of industry experience in sales management, operations and consulting. He believes the combination of design, business intelligence, and process engineering can drive results in any business. In his role as President of Stonehill, Troy is entrusted with driving the firm’s initiatives and managing its growth strategy. Troy enjoys working with select clients to help them use Design Thinking to innovate and create competitive differentiation.
Valerie DeLaVergne has nearly fifteen years’ experience in Business Intelligence; leveraging market research and customer data to provide actionable insights, drive strategy, and support data-driven decisions. Growing up in Austin, Valerie started her career there in Market Research for a small firm specializing in transportation and environmental research.
Julie Stollings has almost a decade of experience in sales, marketing and retail. She is particularly passionate about building trusting relationships with customers, better understand their needs, and designing solutions that exceed their expectations. Prior to joining Stonehill she managed a niche retail business with physical and online operations.
Laura Roberts is a professional writer and communication consultant, specializing in business marketing content and research-based persuasive prose. She brings a decade of writing experience to the team, and is well versed in matching a wide range of tones; from academic and technical writing, to site content and blog articles.
Claudia Adrien is a marketing and public relations professional who brings more than a decade of experience in communications to the firm. She specializes in developing accessible content that highlights the achievements of the business community while focusing on how these achievements fit into research policy. Prior to joining Stonehill, Claudia was a journalist and science writer, and her work appears in a variety of outlets, including Science Daily, Newsweek, the New York Times Regional Media Group, the Discovery Channel, Deutsche Welle, and the International New York Times.