About Us

T.A. Dickel Group, LLC, was founded by Tad and Andrea Dickel to help teams think creatively and work collaboratively.

Tad Dickel (2)Dr. Tad Dickel is a strategy and organizational development consultant who works with a wide variety of organizations. He specializes in strategic planning, group facilitation, innovation processes, organizational assessment, and leadership development. In addition, he provides training in creative problem solving skills and nonprofit board development. His work maximizes employee and stakeholder commitment to ensure organizational success and growth.

With a career beginning in education, Tad has served as a school president, principal, and teacher. He regularly teaches graduate courses in strategic planning, leadership, school finance, and assessment and evaluation. Tad has presented at national, state, and local conferences and meetings about strategic planning, nonprofit board development, and planned giving.

Tad holds a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership and has expertise in qualitative research methods. He earned a Certificate in Nonprofit Board Consulting from BoardSource, a Certificate in Fundraising Management from The Fund Raising School, a Certificate in Family Business Advising from the Family Firm Institute, a Foundations in Design Thinking Certificate from IDEO U, and is a Certified Basadur Simplexity Thinking Facilitator and Trainer.

ANDREA_DICKEL.jpgAndrea Lodato Dickel is an organizational development consultant and facilitator who works with a wide variety of organizations. She specializes in team building, group facilitation, training, and leadership development. In addition, she is a fluent Spanish speaker, writer, and translator.

With a career beginning in education, Andrea has served as an elementary school principal and as a bilingual teacher. She regularly teaches undergraduate education courses for the University of Evansville.

Andrea holds a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership from the University of Wisconsin and Bachelors’ degrees in Spanish and Elementary Education from Indiana University. She is a Certified Myers-Briggs (MBTI) Practitioner and a Certified Basadur Simplexity Thinking Facilitator.