Wayne State University

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Staff Directory

Organization & Employee Development (OED) helps WSU and our Schools, Colleges and Divisions achieve their goals through improved human performance. We provide consulting services, leadership and management development, customized learning experiences and facilitation, team interventions and professional development support and resources. We are committed to understanding the unique needs of our clients, and work collaboratively to ensure excellence in our interactions and outcomes. Our expertise and utilization of best practices enable the achievement of strategic goals at the organizational, group and individual level.

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Dawn Aziz


A performance improvement veteran with 20 years of experience, Dawn has specialized in providing leaders with resources, tools & support to help them reach their strategic goals. She’s particularly passionate about ensuring an inclusive and engaging approach leveraging team strengths and believes strongly in creating sustainable and measurable organizational outcomes.

Danielle Bessant
Sr. Leadership Development Consultant


Danielle brings expertise in training/curriculum design and delivery, leadership development, coaching, change management as well as workplace culture and employee engagement efforts. She’s passionate about supporting the growth and development of mission-based organizations. 

Sharon Tse
Strategy & Performance Improvement Consultant

A foundation in sales and marketing combined with over 15 years leading performance improvement initiatives puts Sharon in a unique position to help our clients link learning with business results. In addition to her experience as a consultant, she has held management and senior leadership roles in companies spanning several industries.  

Diane Staif
eLearning Specialist


Diane has led all OED eInitiatives and is known for creatively and pragmatically designing eLearning and videos to provide just-in-time learning for our faculty and staff. She leads our Accelerate eLearning library and can support the strategic blending of eResources within any complete learning solution

Stefani Faik
Training & Administrative Coordinator


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