Welcome to Rudder Associates, LLC

Helping Organizations Stay the Course and Navigate Rough Seas

About Us

Our team


Mary Alice Grant, Managing Partner

Former COO, and senior executive with expertise in planning, operations, customer service, product development, marketing, employee/customer training and facilitation. Experience includes: local, national & international strategic planning, organizational and team development, group facilitation, process assessment and restructure, operations, project plans and execution.  


Tim Dolan, Partner 

Former executive in sales, marketing, customer service and development. Solid experience in sales training, team building, life coach and motivational speaking. Experience includes: local & national strategic planning, market segmentation, sales strategies, organizational and team development, management structure and funding strategies.  

Our Services

Strategic Planning: 

  1. Setting Goals  
  2. Implementation Plan  
  3. Accountability
  4. Timelines  
  5. Follow-up


  1. Meetings  
  2. Process Identification
  3. Team Building
  4. Conflict Resolution 
  5. Project Planning

  Team Assessment & Development: 

  1. Job/Skill Alignment  
  2. Communication Skills
  3. Training – Functional, Sales, etc.
  4. Customer Service  
  5. Performance Goals & Monitoring
  6. Effective Communications Strategies  

  Organizational Development: 

  1. Organization Structure
  2. Culture
  3. Leadership
  4. Flexibility
  5. Success Orientation
  6. Processes & Procedures
  7. Solution Oriented Culture

  Sales & Marketing Strategies: 

  1. Setting Sales Goals
  2. Developing Effective Sales Reporting
  3. Developing Sales Strategies
  4. Developing Marketing Strategies to support Sales

Our Approach

  • Identify what about your business is keeping you up at night.
  • Using our "TIME" Methodology we work with you to develop a plan to address your concern(s)
  • Using the Technology of Participation Facilitation Methodology, we work with you and your team to develop solutions and if needed support the implementation of those solutions.
  • During our engagement, we work closely with at least one identified team member to transfer knowledge and skills to ensure sustainability for the future.
  • Develop a follow-up plan including responsibilities and accountabilities to ensure continued success. 

Contact Us

How Can We Help?

Rudder Associates, LLC

(970) 999-5702