Meet the MDA Leadership Team

MDA Leadership’s team of experts have diverse backgrounds, education and real-world experiences — and most of all a passion for developing great leadership. We have built a firm that is highly respected by clients and peers for a unique blend of practical business, industrial/organizational psychology, human resources and leadership knowledge that combine to help leaders deliver better results.

  • Sandra Davis
    Chair and Founder


    Helping boards navigate succession planning, and developing CEO candidates

  • Scott E. Nelson
    Chief Executive Officer


    Helping organizations build and leverage their talent acumen

  • Kevin Louiselle
    Senior Vice President and Partner


    Designing and delivering custom people-development solutions

  • LexAnn Steffens
    Senior Vice President of Operations and HR


    Being an effective strategic business partner

  • Jeff Stoner
    Vice President of Leadership Development & Coaching Services


    Developing great leaders that build great organizations and communities

  • Jennifer Donahue
    Vice President of Marketing


    Leading MDA’s brand, marketing communications and business development

  • Jim Laughlin
    Vice President of Consulting, Northeast Region


    Extending MDA's presence further into the Northeastern United States

  • Sharon Sackett
    Vice President of Talent Insight


    Identifying and developing high potential leaders