Virtual Facilitation

A global pandemic has changed how business is conducted for the foreseeable future, but planning sessions, workshops and meetings must go on. Terri Phillips of SJD Consulting, LLC has partnered with Amy Murphy (Amy Murphy Consulting) and Maggie Kuhn (MK Communications Strategies, LLC) and created a collaborative called the Virtual Facilitation Partnership.

The Virtual Facilitation Partnership can assist your business or organization develop and implement innovative strategies to host virtual convenings that engage participants using an array of tools, techniques and technology.

This team can

  • Design and facilitate engaging, productive, outcome-driven virtual meetings, planning sessions and workshops
  • Provide technical support for your meetings
  • Cross-train your team on the technical aspects of virtual meetings
Terri Phillips
Terri Phillips

Terri Phillips is the principal consultant and owner of SJD Consulting, LLC where she provides management consulting services including strategic planning, project management, business analysis and facilitation services. She is a ToP (™) facilitator and known for her ability to bring people together with disparate views and priorities and help them work toward a common vision

Amy Murphy
Amy Murphy

Amy Murphy, MPH, is an ICA (Institute for Cultural Affairs) Certified ToP (™) (Technology of Participation) Facilitatorand Trainer. Amy has a Master’s Degree in Public Health and has worked primarily with government and non-profit organizations. Amy has a vast group facilitation toolkit and has been providing virtual facilitation services for many years.

Maggie Kuhn
Maggie Kuhn

Maggie Kuhn, MSJ, is the owner of MK Communication Strategies, LLC. Through a combination of consulting, coaching and facilitation services, including ToP (™) facilitation methods, she helps clients untangle business challenges, develop and build consensus for the path forward, and take measurable action.

"I want to commend Terri Phillips on running the BEST meetings in person and virtually. She has a real gift for engaging all participants and ensuring that everyone's voice is heard. As a professor and department chair, I've learned how to improve my classes and make the meetings I facilitate much more engaging. Thank you Terri for your expertise, your professionalism and your attention to the smallest details that have a huge impact."

Pablo Muirhead

Chair of Teacher Education, MATC

"I have been involved with two large projects in very different settings that Terri Phillips with SJD Consulting helped lead. In both cases Terri stood out as not only a skilled facilitator but she also genuinely sought to gain a deeper understanding of the work as part of her obvious commitment to life-long learning and to provide the best value for the team involved. These efforts involved a wide range of topics related to culture, product branding, rapid cycle time-sensitive decisions and emotional intelligence. I would highly recommend Terri and know that any project she is involved with has been set up for success."

Dr. Michael Gutzeit

Chief Medical Officer, Children’s Hospital Wisconsin

“During a particularly challenging organizational retreat, Terri Phillips with SJD Consulting was able to help our team find common ground by modeling expert listening skills and asking questions that led us to discover new ways forward. We left feeling that we had found a new direction for the specific topic that had been a problem for a long time.”

Kathy Gale

Executive Director of Eras Senior Network

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