Meet the Facilitators

The Anser GroupThe Anser Group is a national team of leadership coaches who are passionate about facilitating the intentional growth of leaders in the marketplace. They exist to help organizations be both smart and healthy.


Curt Hughes

Curt Hughes has spent the past 25 years helping leaders strive to become the best they can be. As both a student and teacher of what motivates leaders to excel, Curt is at his best when others are succeeding around him. He has taught leadership principles and led teams in 27 states and 14 countries.  He has a passion to see managers become character driven leaders.  He is a Certified Professional Co-active Coach (CPCC) who considers learning a life-long endeavor.



Lisa Hughes

Lisa brings a unique perspective to coaching from a marketing and public relations background in Illinois state government, in corporate America, and in the non-profit sector.  She has spent over thirty years leading teams and bringing out the best in other leaders.  Whether she was lobbying congress or challenging her board of directors to take action, her direct approach and ability to dive deep into issues gives her the edge necessary to assist leaders in their pursuit of making progress.


Matt-McDonald-HeadshoptMatt McDonald

For the last decade Matt McDonald has been helping individuals and organizations discover and execute the roadmap of where they need to go and beyond. Matt is passionate about seeing his clients become healthier in all areas of their life, effectively improving their habits, relationships, work and leadership. His coaching is built on his expertise in behavioral and organizational psychology and informed by his ten years of experience in the field of clinical psychology. He is a certified coach with the International Coaching Federation (ICF) and was trained by the globally recognized Coach Training Institute (CTI).


Jennifer-Whiteford-HeadshotJennifer Whiteford

For over 20 years, Jennifer has been known for “coming alongside” others through intuitive listening and clever strategies, all mixed with a creative bent. Her leadership experience in the fields of education, HR and owning two businesses serves her well in entering diverse situations ready to simplify the chaos and encourage leaders to thrive. When she has a free moment, you can find her on the water, hiking in the hills with her silver Labrador or traveling to experience different cultures.


Glen-Williamson-HeadshotGlen Williamson

Glen challenges leaders to ask the most important questions. He has extensive experience facilitating groups and presenting transformative information to gatherings of all sizes. He has aided organizations and individual leaders in maximizing their inherent strengths and getting serious about their priorities. Glen has led through crisis and coached others leaders to find confidence in themselves and their teams in the midst of great challenges. He is committed to the health of leaders and work cultures that engage teams and produce results.