WHO WE ARE
Change agents. Paradigm shifters. Coherence bringers. Success actualizers.
It's not just who we are, it's who we work with.
We're a team of systems strategists, solutions engineers, and facilitation ninjas
committed to making game-changing transformation a manifested reality.
We collaborate with transformational leaders
in business, social enterprise, and public service
to design thriving organizations.
As Context for Action’s founder and Chief Wisdom Officer, Carri drives consulting, coaching, and training for purpose-driven businesses. She combines ancient-wisdom traditions with modern best-practices, drawing from systems theory, neuroscience, and emotional intelligence to bring business rigor and heart to every engagement.
Carri’s holistic approach to evolutionary work leaves individuals and organizations wired for enduring success. She translates organizational purpose into guidelines for aligned improvisation — an approach that empowers the collective to achieve execution-strategy actionably, adaptively, and tangibly.
With a career spanning 25 years in the private, public, and nonprofit sectors, Carri brings extensive experience and deep wisdom in key areas of organizational development, including business modeling, leadership development, governance design, stakeholder engagement, and internal communications. She holds a Masters in Public Administration, a BA in Political Theory and Philosophy, and is a recognized corporate shaman certified as a True Purpose and HeartMath coach. Carri’s passion and purpose is to enable clients to do what they love, love what they do, and work seamlessly together to make a meaningful difference in the world.
Oregon Health Authority Transformation Center
Washington State Food Systems Roundtable
Portland Quality Rental Housing
Portland Public Involvement Advisory Council
Social Venture Partners
Young Nonprofit Leaders Network
Patient Centered Primary Care Institute
Oregon Food Bank
Frederic LaLoux, Otto Scharmer, Norman Wolfe
Dave Gray, Margaret Wheatley, Mark Boncheck, John Hagel, Simon Sinek,
Dan Goleman, Richard Boyatsis, Daniel Siegel, Brene Brown, Marianne Williamson
Nassim Haramein, Vine Deloria, bell hooks,Ken Wilber, Peter Block