Perceptive is a boutique leadership development and professional transitions consulting firm based in Denver, Colorado serving clients in the US and Canada, since 2005.

We have worked with over 1,000 senior organizational leaders and accomplished career professionals to help them recognize opportunities for impactful and substantive change and how to realize that transformational change.

Our approach is based on the latest research and established best practice while grounded in real-world business experience. Our methodologies are not rigid, but rather we tailor them to meet the needs of the individual and the organization. Years of client feedback proves again and again what you won’t find anywhere else: The Perceptive Difference.

Lori Zahn - Perceptive Leaders Founder

Meet the Founder

My passion is helping people learn and develop as both individuals and leaders. Using Perceptive as your guide, we promise to be a catalyst for profound personal and professional growth. Together, let’s discover your untapped potential.

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Our Collaborating Consultants

We are colleagues and collaborators – executive coaches, program facilitators, and educators – who come together to do purposeful and impactful work. We love what we do, working together to serve our clients. We all have extensive real-world experience having either held senior leadership positions inside organizations or taught at the university level, or both. We possess deep credentials, expertise, and experience in the practice of leadership development and professional transitions.

Amelia Thornton

Amelia Thornton

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Anne DeFrancesco

Anne DeFrancesco

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Jenette Smith

Jenette L. Smith

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Patricia Sandler

Patricia Sandler

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