We begin by getting to know you and your company, then together, we embark on a journey of transformation, with a time-proven, multi-tiered process that has changed countless lives and organizations.
At Whetstone, we take the status quo and what’s “just working”, apply the right amount of tension, pressure, and heat, and help you make something new.
Owner of Whetstone Inc.
Kary has a passion for the heart of the individual. He is a “heart surgeon” that unlocks the authenticity of the individual, leading to deep transformation and enabling clarity of truth and direction.
Whether Kary is working with a founder/owner preparing for transition, a CEO and their leadership team, addressing executives or association leaders in a conference or board setting, or helping a client gain greater clarity on an individual basis, he offers profound insight, masterful facilitation and integrity that impacts the heart of the leader.
For over two decades, Kary has been the lead consultant and strategist on a wide range of client engagements for organizations across the U.S. and Europe. In this capacity, he has worked with senior executives and leadership teams on projects related to:
- leadership succession and development
- executive development
- team effectiveness
- strategic facilitation – organizational and individual
- change management
- cultural change
- organizational integration in merger and acquisition
Kary’s extensive experience includes working with organizations across all business spectrums sizes and segments – startups, Fortune 50, mid-sized, publicly held, privately held, non-profit, and as a previous stockholder and CFO in his own family firm. Kary’s background has uniquely qualified him for the focus of Whetstone’s signature work – Succession Development.
Kary holds a B.A. in Organizational Leadership from Trinity International University and a Masters of Counseling (M.A.) from Colorado Christian University. He attended the Seattle School of Psychology – Allender Center, and holds advanced certification for trauma and abuse. He is an LPC, NBC – Licensed Practicing Counselor, Nationally Board Certified.
Vincent Dove founded, built and was the CEO of his own highly successful commercial construction firm. A lifelong learner, and business owner, he continued to pursue solutions to problems – personally and professionally – that challenge todays business leaders. He sold his business to dedicate himself to finding, experiencing, and gathering the best resources and systems for his own growth and to teach, train and coach others to do the same. He spent several years traveling the world to engage with multiple disciplines, mentors, teachers, and coaches enriching his knowledge as well as his own growth. As a result of his travel and education, he has gained a long list of credentials, national certifications, and awards in coaching, strategic focus/planning, wellness, meditation, mindfulness, and yoga.
Vincent’s purpose and mission is to work with others who desire to be on the same growth journey. His coaching is designed to deeply challenge the client – his style is direct, engaging, thoughtful, and supportive. He does all of this with an unrelenting positivity and joy that is infectious. Through his masterful coaching, guidance, and unwavering support, he identifies root cause limiting beliefs to challenge you to positive change. His coaching will help you gain clear perspective, resulting in life-giving strategies to live your best life and create an organization that flourishes.
Kary is the principal of Whetstone Inc. and works with a closed circle of seasoned facilitators with various expertise from mergers and acquisitions, organizational and leadership development, communications, and change management. Resumes and profiles available upon request.