BECAUZ Accelerators

A Comprehensive Approach to Change

The BECAUZ Accelerator program utilizes proprietary Processes, Tools and Systems to install transformational change in Leaders, Teams and Organization. This process accelerates change because of our proven processes, dynamic facilitation and an integrated, systemic approach.

How do we maximize our impact as a World Class IT Organization and embrace the challenges presented by global economic and IT events and trends?

Walter PuschnerVP - Worldwide Field ITMicrosoft

How can we create a leadership team to transform our firm?

Mike PongonCOOPoint B

How can we most effectively communicate our Real Estate Repositioning offering to add value for our clients?

Tony StewartVice PresidentMcKinstry

How do we maximize our impact as a World Class IT Organization and embrace the challenges presented by global economic and IT events and trends?

Walter PuschnerVP - Worldwide Field ITMicrosoft

BECAUZ tailors the programs they offer us to closely align to our business needs. Each and every interaction has its own dynamic, and they are able to adjust what they do, live in the moment, to maximize results and value. That kind of adaptability and dynamism is a core skill you don’t often find.

Walter PuschnerVice President, User ExperienceMicrosoft

BECAUZ are savvy social architects who create environments that lead to extraordinary learning and results. With your help, our 80-person extended leadership team has moved from a “command and control” focus to an “inspire and involve” culture, with alignment and ownership embedded into the leadership ecosystem.

Jacky WrightVPMicrosoft SESIT

With BECAUZ we have consistently generated breakthrough results and have been able to align our teams around transformational strategy. We have built an adaptive organization that flourishes in the midst of uncertainty and innovates to create solutions that were unimaginable just a few years ago.

B.J. MooreVice PreidentMicrosoft - Enterprise Commerce IT

How can we engage our entire organization and partners as leaders to realize our vision?

Senior Director of a field readiness group

How do we get our engineering leads and their teams to perform at even higher levels as we grow and scale our business?

Brett HelselSr. VP EngineeringIsilon Systems, Inc.

What would be possible across teams if we collaborated?

Andrew ClaphamSenior DirectorDesign & Construction

How can we drive team performance, build client relationships and generate a better bottom line?

Erika SchmidtPresident & COOFrause

How can we build a global innovation engine without adding people or additional dollars?

Tyson HartmanChief Technology OfficerAvanade

Kate Butcher

Kate Butcher

Director of Coaching


more-core-membersKate Butcher is a facilitator, coach and consultant with more than twenty years’ experience working in public corporations and non-profit and community organizations. With an MBA and a Masters in Leadership and Organizational Development, Kate is a results-orientated and people-centric leader with a passion and demonstrated track record for managing and leading teams of all sizes. She is known for spearheading successful change initiatives and unlocking both the business and people potential in complex systems.

Kate leads with an appreciative curiosity for people and organizations in order to get at the heart of systemic issues and move complex and challenging situations forward. She has worked with Logica BV, Sema Group, Digital, Rank Xerox, Microsoft and various not-for-profit organizations in the UK, Netherlands and US.

Kate was previously the Chief Learning Officer at Leadership Eastside, a not-for-profit organization that brings together leaders from diverse backgrounds to develop their leadership capabilities. She also co-facilitated classes and was responsible for engaging a skilled group of volunteer facilitators and team coaches to support the program.

Kate lives in Kirkland, Washington, with her husband Rob and beloved dog Molly. They are all very active in the local community. She re-energizes by being active outdoors, either walking the dog, hiking, swimming, snowshoeing, or snowboarding.

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