The Team

Alonzo Johnson, Ph.D., is Managing Partner of The OASYS Group. He has over 30 years of people and organizational development experience. He has held leadership positions in the military, higher education and the private business sector. His expertise includes mergers and acquisitions, recruitment and selection, and employee integration/on-boarding.

Alonzo is the author of the Made Easy Series, which features books titled: Leading Made Easy, Hiring Made Easy as PIE and forthcoming Coaching Made Easy. He also specializes in creating and overseeing leadership development programs with a global reach and implementing talent assessment and management processes. He is the developer of the LEAD 360° and the COACH180 assessments—companion leadership development tools for his books. Alonzo is certified to administer and interpret the results of various psychometrics and specializes in creating and conducting leadership development programs that leverage assessments as a foundation on which to build. He has used this approach to help leaders at all levels increase their leadership effectiveness. Learn more about Alonzo at his website:

Jim Ehlers is a Senior Consultant with The OASYS Group. He has over 35 years of experience leading sales, marketing, and people development initiatives at IBM and The Coca-Cola Company. He is skilled at conducting thorough needs assessments, then developing and implementing customized solutions to meet clients’ needs.

Jim is adept at implementing competency modeling and learning organizations concepts to enhance leadership, sales, bench strength (succession) and performance management of organizations. He is the author of a rigorous competency modeling process that he has used to create job specific competency models for over 35 jobs. He has also developed competency assessment instruments to collect data for employee development and to create companywide programs. Jim leverages his wealth of experience to conduct various initiatives for client organizations to increase employee self-awareness and performance.

Mike Goldberg, MA, has over 25 years of experience leading Human Resources initiatives. Mike possesses an extensive background in all areas of HR including staffing, labor relations, benefits and compensation, talent management and organizational as well as people development. He has significant experience in rebuilding human resources infrastructure after mergers, partnerships and acquisitions.

Mike is accomplished at developing various human resource planning models to identify competency, knowledge and talent gaps, developing initiatives to fill those gaps and is passionate about people development. His expertise includes conducting leadership development initiatives for leaders at all levels of the organization. He has a knack for building organizational bench strength by developing and leading succession planning programs and conducting training and development programs that prepare leaders for more significant roles.

Mike is skilled at partnering with business units and aligning human resources priorities with business strategies to achieve organizational effectiveness. An experienced change leader, he is adept at reducing change transition time by focusing on the people side of change, including job role changes and organizational structuring.

Ann Buchanan, M.Ed., has over 18 years of career development and performance improvement experience and has held various positions in government, higher education and the private business sector. Her experience includes on-boarding new employees, and developing succession plans and mentoring programs for existing employees. She is adept at administering and providing feedback on 360° assessments and various psychometrics to assist employees with professional development goals. Ann also creates learning and development programs for both classroom and web-based applications.