If you’re a high performing executive leader who has a passion about the direction of your company and you have a burning desire to see consistent buy-in from your people, then read on and…

Discover How to Become a More Impactful, Inspiring Leader Who Achieves and Inspires Peak Levels of Performance, Morale, and Results.

As an Executive Leader you’re tested on a daily basis as you strive to keep up with an increasingly complex world. It’s stressful, often thankless, which can lend itself to burnout and overwhelm.

Here at Clausen Consulting LLC we bring significant value to Executive Leaders like you who want to move your organization forward.

Companies who work with us report increased market strength and profitability as we coach key talent to be higher-performing leaders and expert implementers of your brilliant strategic ideas. Based in the North Loop area of Minneapolis, we are a practiced group of business growth strategists, executive coaches, leadership coaches, market researchers, professors, trainers, thought leaders, and organization developers.


Meet our elite team of expert, results-driven coaches and business strategists who will be your guides:

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Lorinda Clausen
President MA, MCCTEXPERTISE: Executive Coaching, Executive Teams, Business Strategy, Leadership

Lorinda Clausen is an expert at helping executive leaders achieve ambitious performance goals. Her clients call her fearless, empathetic, brutally honest, and insightful. Lorinda is best known for her executive coaching practice with high-performance leaders who care deeply about the work they’re doing and how it impacts the world around them. Lorinda also leads strategic business planning and facilitates strategic alignment with executive leadership teams, generating desired results, building strong teams that work for common goals, and implementing ideas to increase revenues and profits. Equipped with three decades of experience in leadership roles, Lorinda holds a Master’s Degree in Leadership and has undergone rigorous training with the Business Growth Institute and the ICF approved Center for Executive Coaching. She holds a rare double credential as a Certified Executive Coach and Master Certified Coach Trainer. Lorinda aspires to continuously learn and make bold mistakes that inspire and inform wise change.

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Dan Meir
Business Growth Strategist MBAEXPERTISE: Business Growth, Market Research, Strategic Direction, Attracting Top Talent

Dan is our key business growth guru with a rare combination of sharp numerical analytics and exceptional people skills. With over a decade of work in Fortune 500 companies in marketing analytics, Dan has been helping business owners and leaders build a sustainable book of business by attracting, developing, and keeping top talent. He holds an MBA from the University of Texas, a business coach certification from the Institute of Business Growth, and life coaching certification at Coach Training Alliance. Dan believes in combining quantitative and qualitative metrics to achieve comprehensive evaluation of current states to measure progress. If you ask Dan his major accomplishment in life, he would answer that it’s his marriage to a beautiful, accomplished woman with four children, while bringing in two of his own. He claims this has brought new meaning to the words: patience, process, acceptance, and success.

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Katie Miller
Business Coach MA, MSWEXPERTISE: Team Leadership, Product Development, Branding, Marketing

A business owner in Utrecht Netherlands, Katie is our European connection to strategic business growth. Katie brings a social conscience to Clausen Consulting and continues to wow us with her management, marketing, team-leading, and business development skills. She offers a uniquely fresh perspective that has been molded by her international and educational experiences. Katie has an MBA Certificate from the University of St. Thomas in Minneapolis, MN as well as an MA in Social Work from the University of Minnesota. A certified business coach through the Institute for Business Growth, Katie uses her skills to help our clients build businesses that offer amazing products and services, add to earth-consciousness, and contribute to the community with fair and flexible employment practices. 
She enjoys the process of leading groups to achieve work for the greater good, using individual’s strengths and interests to function as a well-rounded team.

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Ryan Petros
Leadership Coach Ph.D. Candidate, MA, LSWEXPERTISE: Leadership Coaching, Organization Systems, Training, Assessments

Ryan is a master at understanding human behavior, systems theory, and how it impacts organizations. His keen intuition and insight provide companies with the tools they need to have healthy, well-functioning teams and leaders who get consistent results. A certified practitioner of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, Ryan coaches leaders in self-awareness and the impact they have on their direct reports. Ryan is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of PA in Philadelphia and a certified leadership coach through the Institute of Leadership Coaching in Minneapolis, MN. He is also an Adjunct Professor at Augsburg University in St. Paul, MN and a sought-after workshop leader on the topic of diversity in the workplace. Ryan has a profound understanding of what it means to be a highly effective leader and enjoys sharing this understanding with others.

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Crystal Todd
Executive Coach MBA, MCCTEXPERTISE: Executive Coaching for Emerging Leaders, Career Consulting, Front Runners

Crystal Todd is a Fortune 50 top leader in the telecommunications industry. She created a career program at Verizon Wireless to develop employees with leadership potential that has swayed the career pathways of hundreds of employees. Her sharp genius in spotting leadership potential launched significant new talent to management positions. Crystal is a certified executive coach whose results have helped executives, managers, and entrepreneurs rise to the next level. She holds an MBA from the University of Phoenix, is trained and certified through the ICF approved Center for Executive Coaching and has risen to the ranks as a Master Certified Coach Trainer. Our individual clients praise her for her analysis of their career blind spots and their performance improvements. Our corporate clients acclaim her for identifying winning teams whose performance results make their companies stronger. We love Crystal for her refreshing, straight-talking style, and insightful analysis.

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