Who We Are

Who We Are

Helping Organizations Transform and Lead

OneTeam Leadership is a strategic consulting firm that believes leadership, teamwork and culture make the most significant impact on performance. We help forward-thinking leaders engage their most powerful and durable competitive advantage – their people.

Our team is made up of experienced business leaders with deep functional and diverse industry backgrounds. We know first-hand the challenges and pressures our clients face and enable them to see their own greatness and lead change from within.

Nicholas Beamon

Nicholas Beamon specializes in organizational culture and team development including the strategic integration of mergers and acquisitions. Nicholas brings 20 years of corporate banking experience to his consulting work to help leaders, teams, and organizations reach their full performance potential.

In his role as a senior executive for a national bank he was responsible for strategy development, talent development and the performance of key business lines. Nicholas has a finance degree from the University of South Carolina and an MBA from the McColl School of Business at Queens University in Charlotte, NC. He is married with two sons. When he is not enjoying being immersed in his life’s work, he spends a lot of his free time coaching on the baseball field.

Jon DeFriese

Jon is committed to helping leaders drive transformational change, build highly engaged organizations, and deliver extraordinary performance. He advises clients through an integrated approach to developing leaders, high performance teams, and healthy cultures.

His prior career spanned two decades of leadership across a range of industries. Jon’s ideas and practices are grounded in first-hand application, and he brings a deep understanding of what it feels like to lead enterprise-wide change to OneTeam Leadership clients. Jon is the proud father of three and received his bachelor’s degree from East Carolina University and his MBA from Harvard Business School.

Tom Lane

Tom brings deep executive experience as a financial services leader to his work with leaders, teams, and organizations. His passion is helping leaders and teams achieve executional excellence by revealing and removing performance barriers.

Tom brings over 20 years of corporate experience and a decade of leadership consulting to his work. He graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder with a double major in psychology and communications and earned his MBA from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. He is passionate about community-building and supporting children as well as cheering on the New York Yankees and his Duke Blue Devils.

Susannah Crawford

Susannah is relationship-driven and brings her visionary passion to strategy development and delivery. She has a degree in Health and Wellness Promotions from UNC Asheville and brings experience in events, customer marketing, and community building to OneTeam Leadership.

As a yoga teacher, and throughout her fast-paced career, Susannah has found passion in helping others find their full potential. She enjoys all things outdoors with a home that is full of plants and a big garden outback. Susannah finds joy in her family, friends, and spending time with her dog and soon-to-be husband. Susannah currently sits on the Board of Directors for Caterpillar Ministries in Huntersville, NC and holds the position of Fundraising Chair.

Paige Garland

Paige brings leadership, teamwork, and culture development expertise to the events, projects, and engagements she delivers at OneTeam. She blends her love for relationship building and creating a space for deep, personal transformation to help deliver exceptional experiences and results for clients.

Paige graduated from the University of Georgia with a BA in International Business, Finance, and Spanish and now resides in the suburbs of Boston with her family. When she’s not spending time with her three young boys, you can find Paige planning girls trips with friends, working on home improvement projects, and reading.

Kelly Kennel

Kelly specializes in the delivery of leadership, team, and culture engagements and is the key link between the OneTeam client experience and our consulting operations. In all realms of her life and work, Kelly is committed to creating the space where meaningful conversations can occur.

Kelly is from a small town in Northern Vermont. She graduated with a BA in Business from Champlain College in beautiful Burlington, VT. Kelly is married with one son, Huxley.

Cortney Moore

Cortney brings a combination of planning and logistics to the creation of unique experiences to OneTeam clients. With industry experience in solar alternative energy, major league baseball, and automotive design, her ability to dive into a new project and immediately add value makes her an invaluable asset to our clients and business partners.

Cortney grew up in Warwick NY and when she isn’t with her nephews, you can find her on a walking trail or a good restaurant.

Kelly Tucker

Kelly (KT) brings a diverse knowledge of project management, process improvement, and operations. As an Engagement Manager, she has a strong passion for helping others achieve their goals and empowering leaders to share their talents with the world.

Kelly is a former ballet dancer that apprenticed with the Orlando Ballet after high school and attended prestigious summer programs such as Juilliard, Miami City Ballet, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, and The Kirov Academy. Kelly has a BA in Fashion Merchandising from the University of South Carolina. She is originally from Spartanburg, SC, and spent over 10 years in Atlanta, GA after college. In her free time, she enjoys being active (Pilates, yoga, cycling), traveling, and spending time with family and friends.

Morgan Howard

Morgan brings a deep knowledge of communications and marketing to OneTeam Leadership. As an Engagement Manager, she is driven by empathy and building meaningful connections to curate unique experiences for clients.

Morgan graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a B.A. in Communication Studies. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, listening to live music, and making memories with loved ones.

Hayley Wilderman

Hayley is a personable project manager with exceptional organizational skills. She currently lives in Rock Hill, South Carolina, although she is originally from Fayetteville, North Carolina. Hayley brings experience in events, administration, and operational systems to OneTeam Leadership.

Hayley is a hard worker whose colleagues look to her for collaboration and friendship. She has a passion for the work we do and enjoys working with a variety of people in her role. Her partner and dog are sources of joy in her life, especially the long walks they take most nights. Hayley also enjoys challenging herself with fitness goals and proving to herself that she can do hard things.

Upcoming Programs

OneTeam Leadership Experience (OTLE)

A transformational leadership program for those seeking an extraordinary career and life. This immersive leadership development experience challenges leaders to reflect deeply and develop a purpose-driven, authentic way of leading. Learn More »

OneTeam Leadership Experience for Healthcare

A breakthrough leadership process for those who are leading and living through the pressures of healthcare transformation. By deeply examining both work and life, this program develops the capacity to lead with greater focus, resiliency, and well-being. Learn More »

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