Who We Are

We are a group of experienced professionals who believe that individuals and organizations can choose their futures - to a much greater extent than they may be aware. We have the expertise to help them do so.

Our group works with a deep understanding of how change works.

Each of our areas of expertise - from change management, to board development, to executive coaching, to strategic human resources - is focused on this singular mission: to help organizations see and reach their best future.

Meet the team...

Laurel Joakimides, MA


Laurel Joakimides comes to Genysys with over 30 years of experience in business management involving both start-up and established organizations, higher education, and consulting focusing on board development, succession planning, executive coaching, strategic planning, conflict management and transformational leadership. Laurel’s introduction to Genysys in 2014 came via helping a friend become a certified facilitator in the Strategic Futuring™ for Individuals program. Laurel describes her personal experience going through the program as a real “game-changer”. She became a certified facilitator in 2015. Utilizing Genysys’ innovative tools, Laurel’s vision is to continue working with individuals and organizations to help them identify growth opportunities, overcome challenges, and develop the necessary skills to reach their best future.

Laurel holds an undergraduate degree in Business/Marketing and a Master’s degree in Speech Communication from San Jose State University. Passionate about developing high-energy, fully-engaged productive workplaces, whether it be a college classroom or a boardroom, Laurel enjoys spending a good portion of her time volunteering and working extensively within the non-profit community helping organizations clarify their vision, mission and core values, and transforming ordinary leadership into extraordinary leadership. She has served on the Board of Directors at the Ross Ragland Theater in Klamath Falls, Oregon and worked closely with the Board of Directors at Assistance League of Klamath Basin (ALKB) to design, develop and conduct a six-week Leadership Academy.

Fun Fact: Laurel has a voracious appetite for pickleball and is the USAPA (Pickleball) ambassador for Klamath Falls, Oregon.

Who We Work With




The Genysys Group has deep experience in these sectors:

Biotech - Government & Public Service - Public Safety - Engineering - Civic and Religious Organizations - Disability and Social Services - Finance/Banking - Social & Arts Organizations - Non-Profits - Education - Fundraising/Development

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