Advisory Board

Marv Adams

Marv Adams has held a number of large scale technology, operations, enterprise shared services, digital-channel revenue producing, and business strategy roles across the financial services and manufacturing industries over the last twenty-five years. These positions have included: EVP of Bank One Services Corporation (now part of JPMorgan Chase), Global CIO at both Citigroup and Ford Motor Company (where he also led Strategy, reporting to the Chairman), President of Shared Services at Fidelity, and Chief Operating Officer at TD Ameritrade. Marv spent the first ten years of his career in technical and leadership roles at IBM.

Marv has led several large merger- integration initiatives, implemented the Toyota-based lean / continuous learning system to drive significant operational improvements, implemented Agile development methods at scale, designed integrated product / technology operating models, and helped to infuse innovation into the core operating DNA of organizations. In addition, he has been a leader in effective risk management, implementing “defense-in-depth” cyber security and resiliency systems (technology, policy, processes, and people capabilities).

Since retiring from his last operating executive role, Marv has advised and worked with executive leadership teams in a large scale healthcare and in a financial services software and services company. In these roles he has designed and implemented an enterprise analytics CoE in healthcare and is currently leading a global merchant processing engineering organization.

Today, Marv is engaged doing consulting work, including for a technology incubator and for the executive team at a large, global payments and financial services software company.

In addition to Marv’s executive operating roles, he has served on a variety of advisory boards – including Visa’s and MasterCard’s Operations advisory boards – and on the board of directors of several companies. He believes in, and is passionate about, leveraging the combined capabilities of big data, analytics, artificial intelligence, embedded sensors and control systems, as well as cloud computing by effectively integrating technology with human expertise to “democratize” the delivery of deep expertise into the mass market. Examples include, financial, healthcare, education and several other areas where access to deep human expertise can open significantly new opportunities.

Marv is a graduate of Michigan State University, with a BS in Electrical Engineering. He has also attended a number of executive education programs at Stanford and MIT. Marv and his wife, Lynn, have three daughters and two grandkids, and currently live in Saline, MI.

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Soni K Basi, Ph.D.

Soni K Basi, Ph.D. is a strategic and passionate Global Human Resources (GHR) executive guiding the creation of cutting-edge talent programs. With a track record of delivering digital first initiatives, and 20+ years of experience, Soni has worked with some of the world's most notable companies in Luxury and Consumer Goods, Financial Services, and Pharma.

She has been featured in Chief Learning Officer magazine, in American Healthcare Leader magazine, and is a Top 100 Chief Learning Officer. She also speaks frequently at conferences and publishes articles as an Influencer on LinkedIn.

Most recently, Soni was the head of Global Talent at Allergan (Global Pharma, $16B). With a global team of 35 and two Recruitment Process Outsource (RPO) partners, Soni was instrumental in shaping the strategic end-to-end Global Talent agenda for the business. She created innovative, cutting-edge programs that attracted candidates to join, filling appx 4,500 positions a year, and through these programs, motivated employees to deliver strong business performance.

Prior to Allergan, Soni was the VP, Global Learning & Talent Development at The Estée Lauder Companies (NYC, Luxury Retail, $15B). She successfully built the first Global Talent programs across 30 brands and 40,000 employees. Among her many successes, she designed and delivered the Global Performance and Talent Management processes, and partnered with the CEO to introduce a pivotal annual ‘People’ month that significantly amplified the focus on talent.

During her time at Schering-Plough Pharmaceuticals (NJ) Soni was responsible for building a corporate university, delivering executive programs for the CEO, and played a critical role in two significant M&A’s.

She serves on the Advisory Board for Jobs for America's Graduates New Jersey (JAG NJ), the nation’s largest dropout prevention and recovery program, serving young adults ages 12-24. Soni is also on the Client Advisory Board for Cielo, one of the world’s top Recruitment Process Outsourcing firms.

She is a subject matter expert in Executive Search, Global Talent Acquisition, Learning & Development, Performance & Talent Management, Executive Succession Planning, Culture, Inclusion and Diversity.

Soni received her Ph.D. from Bowling Green State University in the Social Psychology, with a Minor in Quantitative Psychology.

Soni has a gorgeous 11-year old son, Armaan, who brings joy and wonder to her life.

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Jennifer C. Bonilla, Ph.D., FACHE, SHRM-SCP

Dr. Bonilla’s extensive global services career in the integrated facilities management services industry includes overseeing the North American operations of two European- based corporations. These roles include CEO for ISS Facility Services – North America (Copenhagen, Denmark) and Division Healthcare President of Sodexo, LLC (Paris, France).

Jennifer was also recruited to lead private-equity backed SFE, LLC headquartered in Scottsdale, AZ as CEO, and served as President – North America for Pitney Bowes Management Services, Inc. In these positions, she has managed up to a $1.5 billion P & L and led 22,000 employees across North America sites.

Jennifer’s academic career includes serving as the University of Nevada – Las Vegas’s (UNLV) Registrar, providing primary enrollment, registration, and commencement services to more than 31,000 students at eight colleges including the Schools of Medicine and Dental Medicine, and as Graduate Programs Director for the Health Care Administration Programs in the School of Public Health at UNLV. Jennifer led the College of Healthcare Administration through first-time accreditation status with CAHME, the national governing body, making it the first accredited online program in the State of Nevada. She has also been a graduate healthcare finance faculty member at America’s #1 Most Innovative University, Arizona State University, in the Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation since 2014.

She holds a Ph.D. from Iowa State University of Science & Technology with research in the area of clinician burnout, employee engagement and turnover intention. She also holds a Master’s of Health Innovation(MHI) degree from Arizona State University and was named an ASU Sun Devil 100 Top U.S. Alumni in 2020. Jennifer is recognized by the Society of Human Resource Management with its SHRM-SCP designation and is also a board-certified Fellow (FACHE) of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE). Jennifer is passionate about employee quality of life and mentoring early and mid-career colleagues as they seek advancement.

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Ron Cheeley

Ron Cheeley is President of The Cheeley Consulting Group. In his current position, Mr. Cheeley provides high level human capital consulting services to both public and private companies. He was formerly a senior HR executive at Schering Plough, Pharmacia Corp. and The Coca-Cola Company, where he was global head of compensation.

Bruce R. Culver

Bruce Culver is a serial entrepreneur, investor, executive and scientist (Varian, Hach, Bausch & Lomb/ARL). He has invested in 20 start-ups and several publicly traded companies, including Axon (AAXN) (formerly Taser), On Assignment (ASGN) and Professional Staff plc (PSTF,) privatized in 2002.

Brian K. Dickens, Ph.D., SPHR, SCP

Brian K. Dickens is the Chief Human Resources Officer of University of Tennessee System and immediate past President and CEO of BD Consulting, Inc. Brian has also served as the Vice President for Human Resources and Diversity and Inclusion at Ithaca College (IC), the Associate Vice President for Human Resources and Payroll Services at Texas Southern University, the Director of Human Resources for the University of Houston and has the Executive Director of Student Activities and Leadership at Prairie View A&M University.

With more than 27 years of experience as a university administrator and over twenty years of experience as a human resource development and management consultant, Brian is committed to the pursuit and delivery of excellence through service with a focus on leadership, management, and organizational development. He has provided organization development services, and training services for managers and employees to enhance organizational effectiveness and efficiency, individual and work group performance, and the overall quality of work environments.

Brian is a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and SHRM-SCP and holds a Ph.D. in Educational Administration and Human Resource Development from Texas A&M University. He has a M.A. in Counseling and B.S. in Biology from Prairie View A&M University. He is committed to lifelong learning and development for himself and others. Dr. Dickens is also a certified Executive Coach and certified facilitator for Franklin Covey’s Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, Seven Habits for Managers, Leading at the Speed of Trust, and the Leadership Modular Series as well as Vital Smarts Crucial Conversations, Everything Disc Workplace, StrengthsFinder 2.0 and the Change Essentials program on change management.

Brian resides in Ithaca, New York with his wife, Dr. Shannon Presley-Dickens and three children.

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John Fikany

Most recently Fikany was the Vice President of Strategy and Corporate Development for Rock Holdings/Quicken Loans. Quicken Loans is the largest employer in downtown Detroit, and the largest Online Mortgage company in the nation. He was responsible for Community and Employer Branding efforts designed to attract the best talent, businesses and partnerships to the Quicken Loans family of companies and the city of Detroit.

He was also responsible for the Quicken Loans Intern Program and orchestrating the initiatives for 1,800 national interns. He developed and led the new University Relations Organizations and Strategic Partner Relationship Organization for the Quicken Loans and their family of companies. He was a proud Partner on the Bedrock Real Estate Team, transforming Detroit and creating a vibrant technology town.

Prior to his 2 years with Quicken Loans, Fikany served in multiple assignments in his 13 years at Microsoft, including Vice President of Microsoft’s Central Region Enterprise Business consisting of 18 States and $3.5 billion in revenue. Prior to that, he was responsible for the $6.2 billion U.S. Commercial Industry practice, driving industry strategy, sales, services, partner and marketing execution for 19 verticals. As a company partner, he served on the North America Leadership Team.

Prior to Microsoft, Fikany was a Vice President at Oracle Corporation for 8 years and served on the U.S. Leadership Team, responsible for sales, strategy, marketing, partners, consulting, education, and support services.

As a native Detroiter, Fikany is committed to the revitalization of his hometown. He is passionately engaged in many charity and community organizations. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Detroit Economic Club, Detroit Regional Chamber of Commerce Executive Committee Board Member, Focus: HOPE, Boys & Girls Club of Southeastern Michigan, and the Parade Company. He is a recipient of the Global Citizenship Award and a proud graduate of Central Michigan University, where he was recently awarded an Honorary Doctorate in Science and Technology and delivered the 2015 commencement address. John resides in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan with his wife Marcy and their two children.

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John Garcia

Executive and Entrepreneur in multiple start-ups, small and midmarket companies, and Fortune 500 businesses across energy, tech, life science, food & beverage, and transportation/logistics industries. Extensive experience in IP licensing, corporate strategy, marketing, private equity, M&A, technology R&D, manufacturing, sales, operations, and board leadership.

Currently leads Solyco as managing director and several companies as a strategy executive through management consulting engagements and others as a board member, investor, managing partner, and/or shareholder.

Community contributor and leader through invitation and acceptance of Gen Next Global Membership, appointment as a Charter School Board Member by the State of Michigan, Advisory Board Member for the School of Engineering and Computer Science at Oakland University, selected as L.B.P. Elite 40 under 40, Big Brother in BBBS for over 10 years, Leadership Detroit Graduate, among others.

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Irene S. Helsinger

Irene S. Helsinger is a Managing Director of Newport Board Group, where she provides advisory services to companies with growth, human capital strategy or management challenges. Formerly, she was executive VP and COO of the Texas Heart Institute and senior VP/CHRO of St. Luke's Episcopal Health System.

Greg Hopkins

Greg oversees all client-facing initiatives, focusing on acquisition, retention and lifetime value. An industry veteran, Greg brings over 25 years of business and sales leadership experience and has overseen go-to-market strategies for multi-billion dollar companies.

With a successful record in leading sales programs on a global scale, Greg brings a keen sense of strategic planning, revenue growth and client relationship management to Bullseye. His combination of leadership development and understanding of client requirements helps to drive the company’s success and enhances its position as a leader in the industry.

Most recently, Greg served as Chief Client Officer and EVP at Alorica, a leading global BPO company. His responsibilities included the management of all embedded base sales initiatives and activities. He also served in similar roles as EVP of Sales at Stream Global Services, Inc. and EVP of Sales and Marketing at TeleTech. Previous to those engagements, Greg was the Chief Client Officer at TeaLeaf Technology, Inc., and had a 20-year career with AT&T Technologies, Inc.

Greg earned an executive Master of Business Administration (MBA) from University of San Francisco, as well as a Bachelor’s of Science degree in business administration from Whittier College.

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Rolf E. Kleiner

Rolf E. Kleiner was formerly Senior Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer at Kelly Services, Inc., a leader in providing workforce solutions.  Founded H L Yoh Scientific and Kelly Scientific.  Currently, he is CEO of Renatus Partners and President of InVitro International.

Richard J. Lueders

A seasoned human resources executive and consultant with 25+ years global experience in all aspects of compensation, benefits and human resources systems. Extensive interaction at the Compensation Committee and senior executive levels. Significant experience in incentive plan design for executives, middle management and individual contributors. Executive coach and mentor.

Company Highlights (15+ years)

DTE Energy Company
Director, Compensation, Benefits & HRIS

The Hershey Company
Sr. Director, Global Compensation

United Technologies Inc
Director, Compensation & Benefits

PepsiCo, Inc
Compensation & Benefits Manager

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Kevin Martin

Kevin joined i4cp in 2012 as chief research officer. Prior to joining i4cp, Kevin worked at Aberdeen Group where he built one of the industry’s leading Human Capital research practices, eventually overseeing the company’s 17 research practices as well as its international operations. Kevin has spent nearly three decades in the human capital industry.

  • Rated a Top 100 Influencer in HR (HR Examiner) and a Top 100 HR Influencers to Follow on Twitter (Witty Parrott)
  • Acclaimed international speaker and author of more than 100 studies/articles on best/next practices in Talent/HR
  • Research cited in Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, Forbes, Fast Company, Harvard Business Review, and on CNBC
  • Advisory Council Member; University of Dayton Business and Engineering Schools
  • Former Board Chair and Board member, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Central Massachusetts
  • MBA, Boston University; BS, University of Dayton
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Michael D. Rochelle

Lieutenant General (Retired) Michael Rochelle is co-founder (with his wife of over forty years), President and CEO of MDR Strategies, LLC, an executive coaching and management consulting firm located in northern Virginia.

Immediately upon retirement from the United States Army in 2009, General Rochelle founded MDR Strategies, LLC and operates a thriving executive coaching, leader development and training concern and consults internationally on a broad range of leader development and management matters.

General Rochelle culminated his distinguished career as the Deputy Chief of Staff for Personnel, G-1, Headquarters, United States Army. In this position, he served as the U.S Army's Chief Human Resources Officer, General Rochelle was responsible for all Human Resources policy and Human Resource management for the 1.1 million person United States Army. Prior to his service as Army G-1, Lieutenant General, Rochelle's service included numerous world-wide command and staff billets, including Senior Military Assistant to the Deputy Secretary of Defense, Commanding General, U.S. Army's Soldier Support Institute, Fort Jackson, SC; Commanding General U.S. Army Recruiting Command, Fort Knox, KY, and Director, U.S. Army Installation Management Agency, Alexandria, Virginia General Rochelle serves on the Board of Governers of the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL), Globili, LLC, an information technology company based in Cincinnati, OH and the Capital Area Chapter of the National Association of Corporate Directors.

He recently completed a term on the Board of Visitors of Norfolk State University, Norfolk, Virginia: a Gubernatorial appointment.

Michael Rochelle and MDR Strategies, LLC's coaching clients include:

  • John Deere, Inc.
  • George Mason University Leader Development Programs
  • The Pac-12 Athletic Conference
  • Frontier Communications, Inc.
  • Leadership Arlington; Arlington, VA
  • Stand Beside Them (Wounded Warriors in Transition)
  • The Smithsonian-Mason School of Conservation

Michael D. Rochelle, Professional Certified Coach, ICF


Master of Arts in Public Administration, Shippensburg State University

The Miro Group and One21Five Certificate of Completion, Leadership Development Program (LDP), Center for Creative Leadership

Professional Associations and Affiliations

  • George Mason University Coaching Fellow
  • Member, International Coach Federation (ICF)
  • Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
  • Military Officers Association of America (MOAA)
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