Haydn Hasty is President of MindSpring™ Consulting, Inc. He started MindSpring™ in 1994 in Asheville, NC with a 2 megabyte Mac Classic computer and a dream. He holds a B.A. in French, a M.A. in French, an Educational Specialist degree in curriculum and instruction, and a Ph.D. in psychology. He was a dedicated student of leadership and behavioral development at a major behavioral science firm for over 10 years. He also studied at the Faculté des Lettres in Avignon and Dijon, France and was a former finalist for NC Teacher of the Year, having taught at the secondary level for 20 years. Haydn is the author of Mind, Intention and Outcomes,” “Courageous Choice: Transforming your Fixed-Tape-Loop,” and “The 12 Invitations: Spirituality and Meaning in Daily Life,” all CD products. He is also the author of “The Fathers of St. A,” a coming-of-age novel. Terry Hasty, his wife, best friend and business partner, joined MindSpring™ in 1996. Haydn and Terry Hasty have been the principal designers of MindSpring’s Center for Integrated Leadership curriculum. With its own facility in Asheville, MindSpring™ continued to expand with franchise operations in Washington, DC and Charlotte. In 2016, Haydn and Terry expanded the Asheville campus with the addition of WellSpring Wellness Center in 2016, a pioneering effort that focuses on the increase of consciousness in daily life. Haydn’s blog can be found here.
Terry Hasty is Vice-President of MindSpring Consulting, Inc. © She holds a BA degree from UNC-Chapel Hill and a M.S. degree in human resource development from Western Carolina University. She studied human resource development abroad in London, England, and has facilitated educational workshops in Europe. She develops and facilitates programs for women in leadership, teams, education faculties and corporate groups. She also serves as a facilitator and coach. Interesting note: Terry played tennis in college, and in her first career as a high school teacher also coached tennis. She loves Pilates and walking her dogs on the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Ann Cope is President of Cope Leadership & Company and key business facilitator of MindSpring Consulting, Inc. She is known for her expertise in strategy execution, leadership development and business transformation.
Now in high demand as a consultant, Ann draws on her 30 years of corporate and operational experience leading organizations through integrations, divestitures, and realignments. She has a proven ability to teach and inspire leaders to maximize their potential and growth, improve talent alignment and engagement and effectively execute their strategic initiatives.
Ann’s reputation is founded on the successful principle that clarity in thoughts create change and inspire action. She is a big picture thinker, pathfinder and clear communicator. Using her intuitive ability to teach business leaders how to “get there”, she has an effective facilitation style which is engaging, thought provoking and results oriented. Executives have remarked, “…spending 45 minutes with Ann is like taking two weeks with others to develop a successful game plan for action.”
Ann holds a B.S. in Business Management, concentration in Human Resources from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and a M.S. in Organizational Science from Villanova University.
Most recently, as the Vice President, Talent Management & Organizational Development, she led the successful design and implementation of an organization wide transformation for SPX Corporation, a $5B global diversified Fortune 500 company. During her other 11 years at SPX she held several Vice President of Human Resources roles for their global businesses. Prior to joining SPX, Ann held various human resources and business advisory roles at Amphenol Corporation, Coopers and Lybrand, Stonhard Corporation and The New York Times.
Juli Foster, Executive Assistant, is the primary contact for both MindSpring Consulting and WellSpring Wellness Center. Her contributions include customer service, office management and air traffic controller for schedules, calendars and offices, as well as event planning and program management.
Juli has lived and worked from California to New York, as well as Europe and India, in her career as an actress and model with the Ford Modeling Agency. After supervising the print division for the Christensen Group Talent Agency in Orlando, Florida, where she interviewed and selected new models, assisting them with their portfolios, Juli relocated to Asheville, NC and joined MindSpring.
Interesting note: Juli was a horse trainer, and loves riding horses, taking her dog Spirit to the park and reading.
Denise is the owner and operator of MindSpring Metro DC. Prior to MindSpring Metro DC, Ms. Minor spent over 28 years in public service as a Special Agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and investigated violent crime, white collar crime, public corruption, counter terrorism, and foreign counter intelligence cases. She was a squad supervisor in the New York FBI office where she led 12 agents and she established and led the FBI’s Legal Attaché office in Rabat, Morocco. As a certified FBI instructor, she worked as a facilitator/instructor on the FBI’s Leadership Development Program team to improve and shift the management culture in the FBI to one of leadership. Ms. Minor holds a Juris Doctor degree from Lewis and Clark Law School and a B.A. degree in Political Science/French from Colorado College. Ms. Minor is a licensed attorney, a Co-Active coach, and maintains a Top Secret security clearance.
Ashleigh Stoia is MindSpring’s technology advisor and creative whiz. She graduated from Vanderbilt University with a B.S. in Human and Organizational Development. Ashleigh has spent the past 10+ years working as a market researcher, consultant and design and developer for small businesses and corporations. When she’s not busy playing with her three children, Ashleigh loves to put on her dancing and running shoes.