Since 2001, Direkt Approach (“DA”) has been the right
fit for leadership training. As a training provider,
we partner with companies who need to develop a
cohesive and competitive leadership team with clear
targets. Our extensive list of clients includes fast
growing companies who value their clients and invest
in their staff. Direkt Approach has decades of
experience in leadership roles in the public, private
and non-profit sectors. Our experience includes VP of
Sales, Director of Sales Operations, Director of
Training, Communication and Marketing. We have been
accountable for results, worked across geography, and
led integration and acquisitions. DA is allergic to
waste – whether it be time, talent or resources, and
that makes us an excellent partner.
Jennifer Hart is renowned for her skills regarding
focus and achievement, balancing production and
people, while building diverse thinking teams that
work together to deliver results. She has excellent
planning and implementation skills to convert
corporate strategy into profitable reality.
Fully skilled in leading and motivating teams to
exceed goals, she has extensive experience in
creating, implementing and tracking business processes
to increase revenue, reduce costs and improve
efficiencies. Her keen ability to provide clarity,
prioritize focus and reduce distractions is unrivaled.
Jennifer commits to supporting community and has
served on boards of directors for organizations such
as Habitat for Humanity and Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard.
Jennifer inspires others to excel and leads by
example. “Awareness yields effectiveness” is a guiding
principle for her leadership, coaching and training.
Susie Hinkle is a skilled communicator, and models
creative problem solving and conflict resolution. She
has designed and implemented new business acquisition
processes, succession plans, and change management
initiatives. She has built and instituted a variety of
training programs ranging from ground floor
construction to elevating existing programs to next
level performance. She has a proven track record of
dramatically reducing learning curves in her
onboarding work. Susie is also the founder of Landau
Lane Inc., a small independent film company and author
of Sight-Reading. Susie is an insightful leader who
infuses humor in her endeavors.
Marion Krefeldt spent twenty years in academic,
for-profit, and not-for-profit environments, including
Indiana University and Sunrise Publications, Inc. In
2001, she co-founded Direkt Approach. Marion’s strong
desire to give back to the community is reflected in
many years involvement as a former board member for
Bloomingfoods, her involvement in foreign exchange
student programs, and her work with Area 10 for the
Aging. Marion retired from Direkt Approach in 2007.
Direkt Approach has a reputation for challenging and
developing people at all levels of leadership. We work
to improve each individual’s skillset, change behaviors
where needed, and positively reinforce good practices.
This results in improved productivity, increased
positive retention and high team engagement—all critical
to attract and retain talent in today’s environment.
Testimonials for Direkt Approach leadership programs
commonly mention “life changing” results.
Direkt Approach training follows the guidelines of
ANSI/IACET, which is widely recognized as the standard
of good practice internationally.
Direkt Approach is an authorized distributor for Wiley
Publishing – Everything DiSC brand. Wiley Publishing is
the original source for all the DiSC assessment tools
and training. See more about what we offer in the What
We Do section of this website.
Direkt Approach has a proven track record of
• Creating “company university”
curriculum and programs
• Market differentiation
• Customer service excellence programs
• Sales training programs
• Custom customer databases
• Mergers and acquisitions
• Infrastructure development
• Resume and interview preparation
To explore how Direkt Approach can benefit your
organization, contact us
for an appointment. We want to learn about your
organization and goals, so we can tailor a program to
meet your specific needs.
All our training and coaching can be delivered