About Seapoint Center

Founded by Jesse Lyn Stoner, Seapoint Center is a network of leadership experts dedicated to helping leaders create collaborative teams, organizations and communities that make a powerful and positive impact on the world.  

About Jesse Lyn Stoner|  How We Work   |  Our Vision   |   Our Beliefs   |  Our Team

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How We Work

We work in partnership with you to identify issues and solutions. You are the expert on your life and organization, and we are experts at a process to help you clarify what you want, to identify the obstacles, to create a plan and to make it actionable. If you are looking for someone to come in, do an analysis and leave you with a report on what you should do, we are not the right group. We roll up our sleeves and work collaboratively with you.

Our Vision

Our work is dedicated to helping create workplaces where people bring their whole selves to their work, respect each other and work collaboratively… so that collectively they achieve their full potential and “accomplish the impossible” while contributing to the greater good.

Our Values


  • Be open, honest, and forthcoming.
  • Seek and face the truth.
  • Say what you mean; mean what you say.


  • Engage through bringing our expertise and utilizing the expertise of others.
  • Seek new ideas and approaches.
  • Assume responsibility to communicate in ways that can be heard and understood.
  • Embrace diversity and actively seek to understand all perspectives..


  • Hold the highest standards of professionalism, skills and knowledge.
  • Meet our commitments to clients and all stakeholders
  • Learn from our successes and our mistakes.


  • Contribute to creating a healthy, sustainable world
  • Help improve communities and the global environment

Our Beliefs

We have better results when we involve others. When we really collaborate, not only are the results better but we also feel more connected.
People want to participate. When they are given an opportunity to participate, they bring their whole selves.
Diversity is a necessity. When diverse perspectives are combined, discussions are richer, more robust, and more relevant and we find better solutions.
The boundaries we create are artificial. When we remove them, we see we are all citizens of this planet and have a shared responsibility to shepherd it and support our evolution to fulfill our potential as human beings.
The images we hold manifest. It is important to create and hold positive images for our ourselves, our work, our planet and humankind.

Our Team



Jesse Lyn Stoner Jesse Lyn Stoner - Seapoint Center for Collaborative Leadership

Jesse Lyn Stoner has worked closely with leaders for over twenty-five years, helping them create collaborative, engaged organizations that make a powerful and positive impact on the world. A business consultant, coach, former executive, and bestselling author, Jesse has worked in a wide range of industries including Fortune 500s, small startups, government agencies, and nonprofits. Her clients include Edelman, Marriott, SAP, Stanley, Skanska, The Hartford, and Yale University, to name a few.

Jesse is co-author, with Ken Blanchard, of the international bestseller Full Steam Ahead: Unleash the Power of Vision which has been translated into 22 languages. She is also…. click here to read more…


Fay KandarianFay Kandarian

With twenty years of experience a business leader at Southern New England Telephone and at T. K. Maxx (in the U.K.), Fay understands the challenges business leaders face. For the past ten years, Fay has shared her expertise through consulting, coaching, facilitating and speaking as a founding partner at Seapoint Center.

Fay has considerable experience in supporting large-scale change initiatives. She is talented and creative in designing and facilitating programs and processes that enable people to learn and communicate their ideas. She is a co-author of Leading at a Higher Level by Ken Blanchard, et. al.


Robert "Jake" JacobsJake Jacobs

Jake specializes in creating far-reaching company-wide change. Author of the business classic Real-Time Strategic Change, Jake is one of the pioneers who developed the technology that makes it possible to bring hundreds of people together at the same time to hold conversations about their preferred future and to make decisions in real time.

Jake consults with senior executives to help them identify where they want to go and how to engage their people in the process. A master in working with leadership teams to create alignment and a collective view, Jake is also an expert in designing and facilitating processes that involve the whole company in creating their future faster. If you need to get somewhere fast and you want to do it right, Jake is the person to call. His personal motto is “get the job done, get it done right and enjoy doing it.”


Eileen McDargh

Eileen is a master facilitator, speaker and author who has received numerous awards for helping organizations and individuals build resilient leadership teams and sustainable workplaces. Her clients say she is “”profound yet playful, provocative yet pragmatic.”

Novartis Senior VP and Global Head Rob Kowalski says, “The weeks Eileen spent working with my senior leadership team were magical.”

Eileen is a Certified Speaking Professional (CSP), a recipient of the prestigious Speaker Hall of Fame honor (CPAE) and ranks among the top-speaking professionals in the USA. She is author of five popular books, including Gifts from the Mountain-Simple Truths for Life’s Complexities which received the distinguished Ben Franklin Gold Award.

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