Featured Members

We bring together a dynamic community of professionals with a diverse set of backgrounds. Each member brings a combination of collaborative spirit and domain expertise to the community.

BJ McMahon

BJ McMahon

B.J. McMahon is an experienced business leader who has worked in both consulting organizations and corporate industry. B.J. is a founder and Managing Partner for Cascade Business Group, a Seattle-based consulting firm specializing in business improvement strategies, operational excellence/lean, organizational design, business system implementation and program management. He is responsible for the day-to-day operations of CBG, including business and market development, client service delivery, quality assurance, resource planning, and corporate culture. Prior to founding Cascade, BJ worked for Price Waterhouse, Ernst & Young, IBM, and Point B.

Mariam Huss

Mariam HussMariam Huss is an organizational effectiveness leader and founder of Axxum Consulting, which prides itself on providing clients with a flexible approach to consulting and the tools needed for sustainable change. Mariam has more than 15 years of consulting experience serving clients in North America and Europe on change management, organization design, communications, and training initiatives. Prior to building her own consulting practice, Mariam worked for EY, KPMG, IBM, and The Hackett Group. Mariam is also board member of the Women’s Global Education Project and Mentor at the French-American Chamber of Commerce.

Masaood Yunus

Masaood YunusMasaood Yunus is a senior management consulting leader and Principal Consultant at Olika Consulting, which specializes in M&A, Digital Transformation, and IT Strategy. Throughout his career, Masood has focused on building and maintaining strategic partnerships and alliances. He has worked across numerous industries helping clients define and execute business-driven, strategic IT initiatives. Prior to Olika Consulting, Masood worked at Deloitte, Land O’Lakes, and the Federal Reserve Banks of Richmond and Minneapolis. Masood holds a MS in Information Systems from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities.   

Kathy Bristow

Kathy BristowKathy Bristow is a Strategy and Operations healthcare consultant and Principal Consultant at Canter Bristow. Kathy has decades of experience advising many of the nation’s largest healthcare clients on care redesign, accountable care, health technology, organizational development, and business strategy. Prior to starting her own healthcare consulting practice, Kathy worked at Accenture and KPMG. Kathy is certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and Project Management Professional. She holds a BA from Pepperdine University and a MA from the University of Michigan.

Ansel Teng

Ansel TangAnsel Teng is a senior FinTech thought-leader with more than 20 years of experience in the financial services and internet sectors. As a pioneer in e-commerce and innovation, he has built a track record for developing mission-critical software systems and large, high-volume internet services. Prior to starting his own consulting practice, Ansel was VP of IT at the Capital Group and also worked at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Ansel is also a frequent public speaker on cryptocurrency, blockhain, and FinTech. He holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from National Taiwan University and a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Maryland.

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