We have all experienced the thrill of being part of an amazing team, if only for a fleeting moment. Trust, collaboration, and that unstoppable feeling – it’s magic. So, how do you design a winning team? Is it more about raw talent or chemistry? How do you scale that design across the organization so productivity soars and your culture thrives?

Terry Hildebrandt and Associates, LLC​ is a talent optimization consulting firm. For ​12 years​, we have been helping businesses determine if their leadership, teams, and culture are well suited and aligned to their business strategy. We then leverage the best talent optimization tools to help these organizations hire the right people, manage, and inspire them to achieve maximum business results as fast as possible. Terry Hildebrandt and Associates, LLC ​ is a Certified Partner of The Predictive Index (PI), the world’s leading talent optimization platform.

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Our Team

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    Laura Belsten

    PhD, MCC

  • Jim Knickerbocker

    MA, PhD, PCC

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    Timothy Kincaid

    EdD, MBA, ACC

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    Jim Marsden


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    Christina Tangora Schlachter

    MA, PhD, PMP

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    Barbara Mintzer-McMahon

    MSW, PCC

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    Janine Underhill

    Graphic Facilitator

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    Kathy Ryan

    MA, PCC

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    Ted Middelberg

    Ed.D., MBA

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    Amanda Carrothers


Our mission is to help businesses accurately define the true competencies needed for specific positions. With data from PI, we help businesses greatly improve their success in hiring top talent, designing winning teams, managing change, influencing productivity, and ultimately driving growth to achieve their business objectives.


The Predictive Index (PI) is an award-winning talent optimization platform that aligns business strategy with people strategy for optimal business results.

Sixty years of proven science, software, and a robust curriculum of insightful management workshops make PI the solution for any company looking to design great teams and culture, make objective hiring decisions, and inspire greatness in their people anywhere in the world.

More than 8,000 clients and 350+ partners use PI—including
  • Nissan
  • Citizens Bank
  • DocuSign
  • Subway
  • 47 Brand
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Omni Hotels

across 142+ countries.

This is accomplished via the following data-driven toolbased on science.

PI Behavioral Assessment:

Understanding your employees’ and candidates’ workplace behaviors.

PI Cognitive Assessment:

Predict natural learning ability.

Development Reports for Coaching:

Explores strengths, cautions, and tips for development.

Group and Team Reports:

Visualize team and group dynamics for communication, decision making, and action.

PI Strategy Assessment™:

Uncover misalignment and design an aligned talent strategy.

Job Assessment:

Identify the underlying traits that will lead to success in each specific role.

Employee Experience Survey™:

Measure employee engagement. Provide employees a chance to provide candid, confidential feedback.

Contact Us to learn more

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(720) 318-6625

447 Cobble Dr, Montrose, CO 81403





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