Who We Are 2017-07-06T05:13:18+00:00

Who We Are

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Timm J. Esque

Timm J. Esque is Founder and an Ensemble Partner. Timm has been helping leaders and their teams make and meet bold commitments to their customers and each other since 1998. Timm frequently speaks and writes about what he has learned about sustaining high team and individual performance. He has published 3 books and numerous articles and consulted or presented in 20 different countries.

Timm’s work with project teams has been featured in Product Development Best Practices Report and Training Magazine. He has been cited as an expert on performance under pressure in the Wall Street Journal and quoted in many other publications. Timm’s book No Surprises Project Management: A Proven Early Warning System for Staying on Track (ACT Publishing, 1999) describes the origins of CBPM, a method Timm developed and has continued to evolve with his Ensemble partners.

Timm is a former Board Director of the International Society of Performance Improvement (ISPI). He was grandfathered into ISPI’s Certified Performance Technologist (CPT) certification with the first cohort in 2003. He is certified as an Organizational Execution Coach by the Institute for Generative Leadership. He received both his bachelor and master’s degrees from ASU. Prior to Ensemble, Timm held a variety of positions for 15 years at Intel Corporation.

Donna Dobrovich

Donna Dobrovich, MA, BCC, is an Ensemble Partner specializing in helping leaders and teams create cultures of commitment and accountability. Donna has coached, trained and consulted with hundreds of leaders, leadership teams and project teams around the world in commitment-based practices and Commitment-Based Project Management. She has developed several leadership and team coaching programs to support organizations to effectively meet and manage their commitments as well as have the appropriate accountability conversations leading to long term excellence in their results.

In addition, Donna is the founder of an executive coaching and consulting company and has successfully worked with mid to upper levels of management, in a variety of industries, to support them in continuing their own and their organization’s health, growth and success.

Prior to this, Donna was part of an Executive team of a global telecommunications company, leading the Organization Change and Development function and responsible for changing the entire culture to an empowered team-based organization that was competitive in the marketplace. Donna brings over 20 years of experience in leadership and organizational development, coaching, training, facilitation, strategic planning, project management and quality management. Donna is a certified professional coach and received her Masters in Social Psychology from Arizona State University.

Ray Hudock

Ray has been a Project Manager on numerous successful teams over the course of his 35-year career. He has worked on industrial plants, manufacturing plants, warehouses, and office buildings worldwide for petrochemical, pharmaceutical, primary metals, consumer products, munitions, nuclear fuel, and semiconductor industries. Ray has worked for and with designers, contractors and owners on projects as large as $650M.

At Intel Corporation in the mid-90’s, Ray began to use the Commitment-Based Project Management “Map Day” process. The roll out was implemented with such effective results, that subsequent capital project teams utilized the Map Day process, achieving continuous improvement, and more expedient schedule deliveries at greater and greater cost effectiveness with each successive project.

Ray has worked with Arizona State University’s, CREATE (Construction Research and Education for Advanced Technology Environments) Program presenting PM seminars, participating in Project Cost Analysis Studies, and mentoring Graduate Students on their research Projects. Ray has also worked with general contractors to complete projects and incorporate new processes to create greater project efficiency and more satisfied owners.

His association with Ensemble Consulting and Commitment-Based Project Management has enabled Ray to consult with many more project teams, offering project experience, knowledge, coaching and mentoring to those who wish to improve their project leadership and management skills.

Ray graduated from Drexel University with a Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering and is currently a Registered Professional Engineer in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the State of Arizona. He is a member of the National Society of Professional Engineers, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers, and the Project Management Institute.

Çiğdem Aksu

Çiğdem Aksu (pronounced Chee-dem) is a Program Development Specialist for the Turkish Cypriot Chamber of Commerce where she develops and implements projects and business plans for small and medium size enterprises. She recently set up the Project, Training and Research Center and is also responsible for the “Green Line” Trade Project designed to facilitate trade across the Turkishand Greek border on the Island of Cyprus. Çiğdem delivers training and seminars on project writing and project implementation and has several years of direct one-on-one consulting and coaching experience.

Çiğdem received her Bachelors and Masters degrees in International Relations from Eastern Mediterranean University, North Cyprus. In 2006, she was selected and participated in the International Visitor Leadership Program on Small Business Development in the United States. In 2009 she was selected and participated as a “local consultant” in a USAID sponsored program to build the capacity for Commitment-Based Project Management (CBPM) in Northern Cyprus. As a result of that program she is certified to teach and coach CBPM and she continues to do so on a local and International basis