Founded in 2004, Sagis Corporation is a Minneapolis based consulting firm of senior-level consultants, nationally serving a broad range of industries and organizations. Sagis has assisted over 200 health care, for-profit, not-for-profit organizations, and communities achieve their goals of intelligently evolving. Whether helping a client transition leadership, merge cultures, or think intelligently, or helping communities create and maintain efficient and clear collaborations across sectors, Sagis’ promises to delight clients with excellence and high performance.


SAGIS CORP Principals

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Albert Linderman, Ph.D.

Stephen C. Bosacker, M.S., M.Ed.

SAGIS CORP Strategic Partners

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John Johnson
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Katherine M. Curran, Ph.D.
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Roger Green
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Joanne Disch, Ph.D.

SAGIS CORP Principals

Albert-headshot2Albert Linderman, Ph.D.

Albert is a cultural anthropologist and CEO of Sagis Corporation. With his Sagis partners, Albert has developed a proprietary means, SagisSense, for eliciting and representing the “Deep Smarts” of experts, leaders and teams. These tacit “deep smarts,” include deep level mental models and ways of approaching human and organizational systems crucial to understanding leaders’ and teams’ expertise. In a related capacity, he uses Otto Scharmer’s “Presencing” in group facilitation. He is author of a number of articles, as well as a book on philosophy of knowledge, Why the World Around You isn’t as it Appears (SteinerBooks, 2012). He has served on numerous boards and contributes to his many friends in the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing communities.

 


Stephen C. Bosacker, M.S., M.Ed.

An organization development consultant, educator, and team facilitator. Steve pioneered a multi-disciplinary training program for international community development and led teams to serve impoverished communities in a number of countries. He has 20 years’ experience tailoring technical, program, systems and strategic solutions to improve team and organization performance and success.

 

 


SAGIS CORP Strategic Partners

john_johnsonJohn Johnson, Senior Consultant, has been employed in health care and has been an independent consultant to it in organizational change, strategic positioning, executive coaching, and interactive problem solving for the past four decades.  He has served hospitals, clinics, professional provider societies, health plans, regulatory agencies, medical device manufacturers, and network collaborative service organizations, often as a partner with health care leaders and as a guide for major change.  He has been deeply involved with a great variety of health care changes over those years. For application to health care management challenges, John draws on his years of experience in guiding corporations and organizations outside of healthcare, as well as providing community organizing expertise throughout metropolitan Minnesota.

 


kathy_curranKatherine M. Curran, Ph.D., Senior Consultant, has led organization change, leadership development and executive coaching initiatives in and outside of health care for over twenty years.  She has consulted to health plans, hospital groups, medical device companies, senior care facilities and clinics. One of Kathy’s special areas of expertise is in women’s leadership and gender dynamics at work.  This work finds special application in healthcare for nursing leaders and through interprofessional education initiatives. A second focus is on managing the power and politics within organizations so that they are leveraged ethically during change initiatives.

 


roger_greenRoger Green spent 38 years as part of the leadership of HealthEast Care System and its predecessor organizations, having executive responsibility in a multitude of functions involving strategic planning, public policy, marketing, organization communications and project management. He played a role in four generations of health reform in the Twin Cities marketplace. He has a 40-year history of involvement with community organizations, both as a representative of HealthEast and personally.

 

 


joanne_dischJoanne Disch Ph.D., is Clinical Professor at the University of Minnesota School of Nursing. She recently retired as director of the Katharine J Densford International Center for Nursing Leadership. She also served as Chief Nurse executive at the University Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview. She served as Chair of the Board of AARP and in numerous nursing and industry Association leadership roles, including past president of the American Academy of Nursing.

 

 


Christine_CapraChristine Capra, MAOL, is Chief Mapper & Mentor at Greater than the Sum – a network & systems mapping service that supports the work of network weavers and social change agents. She brings three decades of wide-ranging leadership experience – from grassroots to corporate, and has spent the past 5 years working in and experimenting with leadership in self-organizing systems. Christine also serves on the leadership team of the Social Innovation Lab in Minnesota and has the claim to fame of being the only person on LinkedIn with the title “Chief Vulnerability Instigator” (ask her about it).