Reimagining Company Culture

Intentionally Crafting Culture with Matt Auron and Stuart McCalla, Managing Partners at Evolution

About This Episode

In this episode of Reimagining Company Culture, we’re chatting with Matt Auron and Stuart McCalla, Managing Partners at Evolution. Matt combines his 20-year career as an executive, facilitator, and investor with a passion for supporting leaders of Evolutionary Businesses. Stuart’s experience includes over 15 years of peer counseling through work focused on Sexism, Racism, and LGBTQ issues. Tune in to learn Matt and Stautart’s thoughts on the unique role of executives to be culture carriers, the difference between a good & great leader, holding leaders accountable, and more!

About Our Guest

Matt Auron (he/him) As a coach and thought-partner for founders and CEOs, Matt combines his 20-year career as an executive, facilitator and investor with a passion for supporting leaders of Evolutionary Businesses. Matt co-founded Evolution to partner with companies to fulfill their purpose as iconic, world-enriching entities, and currently serves as Managing Director. He has worked with Slack, Snapchat, Notion, Radiology Partners, Coursera, CrossCut Ventures, NVA, Glassdoor, Scopely, Density, Winc, and Kleiner Perkins, among many others. Matt formerly worked with DaVita HealthCare Partners, a highly progressive and culture-focused Fortune 500 healthcare company as Senior Director and Global Lead on their Wisdom Team. There, Matt served as the steward for the culture globally, developing leaders, and facilitating change through coaching, facilitation, and training. Matt’s team was awarded Training magazine’s “Top 125” award for the five years he helped lead it. Stuart McCalla (he/him) is a Managing Partner at Evolution who supports senior leaders and leadership teams of fast growing companies. By helping these teams with curiosity, empathy and rigor, they are able to grow into long term success. Stuart has worked with clients at Slack, Glassdoor, Dropbox, Twitter, Eventbrite,and many others. He also currently works with the organization Next Chapter, whose mission is to support the formerly incarcerated community in securing tech opportunities. As an executive and leadership coach trained in multiple coaching modalities, which includes deep process work and Agile Methodologies. Stuart has the skills to create profound outcomes in leaders who want to lead without reacting, and instead lead through building lasting change in themselves, their teams, and their organizations. Stuart has formal training in various professional coaching methodologies, ranging from the individual level to the collective. His experience includes over 15 years of peer counseling, through work focused on Sexism, Racism, and LGBTQ issues. Stuart advocates for the elimination of these issues, by finding spaces for members of underrepresented or target groups, to heal and reflect.

About This Episode

In this episode of Reimagining Company Culture, we’re chatting with Matt Auron and Stuart McCalla, Managing Partners at Evolution. Matt combines his 20-year career as an executive, facilitator, and investor with a passion for supporting leaders of Evolutionary Businesses. Stuart’s experience includes over 15 years of peer counseling through work focused on Sexism, Racism, and LGBTQ issues. Tune in to learn Matt and Stautart’s thoughts on the unique role of executives to be culture carriers, the difference between a good & great leader, holding leaders accountable, and more!

About The Guest

Matt Auron (he/him) As a coach and thought-partner for founders and CEOs, Matt combines his 20-year career as an executive, facilitator and investor with a passion for supporting leaders of Evolutionary Businesses. Matt co-founded Evolution to partner with companies to fulfill their purpose as iconic, world-enriching entities, and currently serves as Managing Director. He has worked with Slack, Snapchat, Notion, Radiology Partners, Coursera, CrossCut Ventures, NVA, Glassdoor, Scopely, Density, Winc, and Kleiner Perkins, among many others. Matt formerly worked with DaVita HealthCare Partners, a highly progressive and culture-focused Fortune 500 healthcare company as Senior Director and Global Lead on their Wisdom Team. There, Matt served as the steward for the culture globally, developing leaders, and facilitating change through coaching, facilitation, and training. Matt’s team was awarded Training magazine’s “Top 125” award for the five years he helped lead it. Stuart McCalla (he/him) is a Managing Partner at Evolution who supports senior leaders and leadership teams of fast growing companies. By helping these teams with curiosity, empathy and rigor, they are able to grow into long term success. Stuart has worked with clients at Slack, Glassdoor, Dropbox, Twitter, Eventbrite,and many others. He also currently works with the organization Next Chapter, whose mission is to support the formerly incarcerated community in securing tech opportunities. As an executive and leadership coach trained in multiple coaching modalities, which includes deep process work and Agile Methodologies. Stuart has the skills to create profound outcomes in leaders who want to lead without reacting, and instead lead through building lasting change in themselves, their teams, and their organizations. Stuart has formal training in various professional coaching methodologies, ranging from the individual level to the collective. His experience includes over 15 years of peer counseling, through work focused on Sexism, Racism, and LGBTQ issues. Stuart advocates for the elimination of these issues, by finding spaces for members of underrepresented or target groups, to heal and reflect.

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