Deb Raupp joins Apricot Consulting as Director of Operations West Coast

Deb Raupp

Apricot Consulting is pleased to announce the appointment of Deb Raupp as Director of Operations West Coast.

Deb brings 30 years’ experience in large-scale organizational development, leadership development, change management, executive coaching and leading global teams. She has served as a Global VP in a Fortune 500, and for the last 12 years owned her own company.

Previous roles include Director of Staff Development at UCLA, where she developed and launched the first-ever, yearlong diversity education program.

Certified in change management, Deb brings a pragmatic, down to earth approach to business that has seen her achieve excellent client outcomes. While leading her consultancy company, she built a Leadership Academy in Morocco that continues to thrive today, several years after she returned to the USA.

Derek Linsell, President and CEO of Apricot Consulting, said: “It is a huge honor to have Deb join us at Apricot. She brings a wealth of experience and knowledge and we are all looking forward to working with her.”

Deb added: “I’m eager to join the talented team at Apricot Consulting. We share common values and approaches, and are a good match. I look forward to continuing to expand my client relationships through Apricot!”

Deb grew up in Chicago, IL and considers Pasadena, CA her home. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a BS in Education and Masters in Counselling Psychology. She earned her PhD at UCLA in Higher Education, Work and Adult Development.

Media contact

For more information, please contact Derek Linsell on +1 917 701 4596.

Apricot Consulting appoints Danae Bentley as Principal Consultant

Danae Bentley

Apricot Consulting is pleased to announce the appointment of Danae Bentley as a Principal Consultant.

Originally from Melbourne, Australia, Danae enjoyed a decade long career with PwC, working in South Africa and New York, prior to joining Apricot.

President and CEO of Apricot Consulting, Derek Linsell, said “It’s such a pleasure to have Danae join Apricot Consulting. She comes with great experience and knowledge and we look forward to having her engaged with us as we continue to grow and build the business.”

Danae added “I’m so excited to be joining such a dynamic and growing business. I have always been passionate about the ‘people’ side of business and our society which aligns so well with Apricot’s mission. I look forward to utilizing my global consulting experience to further assist in developing Apricot’s business and clients.”

With a proven track record in project management, people engagement and process efficiency Danae will be working on our Organisational Development and Corporate Social Responsibility projects.

Media contact

For more information, please contact Derek Linsell on +1 917 701 4596.

Monash appoints International Alumni Manager for North America

John Crozier-Durham

From Student, to Global Professional: Monash University Appoints International Alumni Manager for North America.

For the first time, Monash University has appointed an International Alumni Manager for North America. Based in New York City, Mr John Crozier-Durham (L.L.B/B.A. 2011) will assist the University’s global strategy to engage overseas alumni.

Apricot Consulting appoints John Crozier-Durham to lead Monash University Alumni Engagement

John Crozier-Durham

Apricot Consulting is delighted to announce the appointment of John Crozier-Durham as a Consultant.

A lawyer by trade, John spent four years working in Shanghai, China before joining Apricot Consulting. He will focus on Monash University and their Alumni Engagement activities in North America.

Apricot Consulting appoints Peter Lockyer to lead new Digital Strategy and Design Service

Pete Lockyer

Apricot Consulting is pleased to announce the appointment of Peter Lockyer as Head of Digital Strategy and Design Services.

Adrian Panozzo, Apricot’s CEO for Asia and Australia, said “We are excited to have Pete join our team. With a unique mix of software development, user experience and graphic design skills we think he will add great value to our digital and design offering to corporate and not for profit clients globally.”