Together with over 30 years experience in organizational change, Managing Partners Jodi Detjen and Kelly Watson are on a mission to bring a practical and outcomes-focused approach to workforce management in order to strengthen a new pipeline of women in leadership so businesses can use all the talent available. They want to help companies reach parity across all levels of leadership, challenge their outdated myths and assumptions about women’s leadership and get more women in leadership roles.
Jodi Detjen | Managing Partner
Jodi Detjen’s mission is to realize gender parity as soon as we can. Jodi is an accomplished organizational development consultant and educator. She is Founder and Managing Partner of Orange Grove, Clinical Professor of Management at Suffolk University, Boston, MA and the Academic MBA Program Director. Jodi has been teaching for 15 years, and has consulted and run workshops for clients that include Accenture, Microsoft Partners, Dimension Data and Oracle. She is a highly regarded speaker and writer for organizations that include Society of Women Engineers, American Banker, Lean In and Duke University. She is an ExperiencePoint certified change facilitator, has designed women’s leadership training for Skillsoft and Linkage, and is co-author of the book, The Orange Line: A Woman’s Guide to Integrating Career, Family, and Life.
Jodi earned her B.Sc. in Management Science from Virginia Tech and her MA in International Development Policy from Duke University. She is an active member of a many women’s advocacy organizations among them, the Geena Davis Women in Media and the Boston Club and proudly sits on the board of West.org, an organization that advances women in science and technology.
Kelly Watson | Managing Partner
Kelly Watson is Managing Partner of Orange Grove Consulting and has spent more than 20 years as an accomplished operations and organizational development consultant. Kelly’s clients have included Oracle and Toyota, as well as Skillsoft and Linkage, for whom she has designed women’s leadership curriculum. Prior to consulting, she served as Vice President, Marketing for Telecom New Zealand USA and has held other senior operational roles. Kelly has been an adjunct professor at Loyola Marymount University and is co-author of the book, The Orange Line: A Woman’s Guide to Integrating Career, Family, and Life.
Kelly holds a BA in Political Science from the University of Western Ontario in London, Canada and an MBA from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. She is an advocate for and an active speaker on the advancement of women in technology.
Outside of work, Kelly also helps women and girls reach their full potential through AYSO coaching, refereeing, and playing soccer. She also serves on several non-profit boards.
Lana B. Caron | Consultant
Lana provides expert facilitation and workshop delivery for Orange Grove.
Lana Caron is a globally minded high-tech executive, innovative business leader, entrepreneur, and management consultant with an established track record of success launching new ventures, raising capital, and expanding business into new markets. She has been helping startups and large multinationals develop plans and accelerate business growth for over 15 years. Lana consults, teaches and writes in the areas of innovative leadership, change management, M&A, strategy, and entrepreneurship. Earlier in her career, Lana held senior leadership roles as Director of Corporate Development at Sensata Technologies (formerly Texas Instruments) and Manager of Strategy & Business Development at Philips Healthcare, where she led strategic and operational initiatives for multi-billion dollar portfolios. Lana started her career in management consulting with Accenture after earning her MBA, Masters’ Degree in Education and CPA. She is an avid supporter of the Boston innovation community, and currently teaches at the Gordon Institute at Tufts University as well as mentors entrepreneurs through the WinLab Venture Accelerator at Babson College.
Celina Guerrero | Director of Business Development
Celina’s expertise is helping people and companies identify untapped opportunities and bring them to fruition. She accomplishes this for both company and clients.
Celina has connected companies and created growth for Innovate Pasadena in the city of Pasadena, California, as founder of Social to Sales she has helped professional services experts transform their expertise into revenue, and early in her career, Celina generated millions as an Artist Manager and Agent at Columbia Artists Management in New York City. An expert at digital marketing strategy and using LinkedIn for B2B business development, Celina has been featured on the LinkedIn Sales Blog, by Entrepreneur Magazine and in Sales Mastery Magazine, among others. Celina earned her Bachelor of Music from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, and a Master of Science in Communications and Media Management from Fordham University, Graduate School of Business, in New York City. Celina is on the Executive Board of TedXPasadenaWomen, serves on the Innovate Pasadena Leadership Council Committee, is an active ambassador for Project Scientist, a STEM camp for girls and serves on the Leadership Team of Pasadena Women in Technology.