Meet Our Team

Diane Fassel
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Diane Fassel

Founder and Advisor
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Diane founded Newmeasures in 1997 and has helping teams and organizations achieve their potential ever since. A graduate from Harvard University, Diane specializes in teams, mediation and conflict management.
Larry Murphy
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Larry Murphy

Founder and Advisor
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Larry founded Newmeasures in 1997 and has been designing innovative surveys ever since. A Research Psychologist, Larry has deep expertise in survey design, statistical analysis, job stress and quality of work life.
Leanne Buehler
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Leanne Buehler

Managing Partner & Vice President of Consulting Solutions
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With 16+ years of professional experience in Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Dr. Leanne Buehler, Managing Partner and Vice President of Consulting Solutions at Newmeasures, is responsible for helping organizations achieve results through the use of innovative survey tools that align stakeholder experiences with culture and business objectives. Leanne works extensively with Executive Leadership teams to design, implement and act upon feedback to align culture and experiences with organizaitonal strategy and goals.
Lee Stroud
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Lee Stroud

Managing Partner & Director of Operations
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Lee Stroud, M.A. is Managing Partner and Director of Operations. Lee leads the Newmeasures team that supports our customers in all phases of the survey process. Her degree in Industrial and Organizational Psychology gives her the background and skillset to work with our clients to turn survey data into actions that help create success. She facilitates and trains managers from mid-level to frontline on how to communicate effectively survey results to employees.
Kyla Holcombe
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Kyla Holcombe

Insights Consultant & Organizational Psychologist
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As an Insights Consultant and Organizational Psychologist at Newmeasures, Dr. Kyla Holcombe focuses on customized survey design and development, client partnerships, project execution, and building understanding around results. Her goal is to use innovative tools and insights to transform organizations, leaders, and employee experiences. Kyla balances best practices from both research and application to deliver practical solutions that have real and measurable impact.
Alicia Thomas
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Alicia Thomas

Client and Project Support Specialist
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Alicia supports Clients during their survey project, ensuring all details are coordinated and delivered accordingly. She works closely with the team to logistically spec out, develop, and implement survey projects. Her ability to build strong relationships with Clients, manage projects, look for operational opportunities, and attend to logistical needs makes her a critical member of the Newmeasures team. Prior to joining Newmeasures, Alicia was a Project Manager and R & D Administrative Assistant. She received a BS in marketing and management from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. In her free time, Alicia enjoys dancing, camping, shopping, volunteering, and spending time with her family.
Hal Bagley
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Hal Bagley

Senior Consultant
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As a Senior Consultant on the Newmeasures team and a recent senior executive in both startups and a Fortune 100 company, Hal brings leadership theory into reality with everyday leadership challenges. Among his experience, Hal has led a Fortune 100 company of 15,000 people through cultural and process driven transformation and has thrived through mergers, both personally and as a consultant. Through the combination of coaching, management of the core inner self and business consulting, Hal teaches leaders to be more introspective, intentional, confident in the face of challenges, impactful, visionary and fulfilled.
Baadrea Bagley
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Baadrea Bagley

Senior Consultant
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As a Senior Consultant, Baadrea’s insights come from working with a diverse population in corporations, sole proprietorships, non-profits, hospitals, and county agencies. This diversity means she has “seen it all” and is rarely surprised by the breadth or depth of challenges in corporate leadership. Clients have particularly noted her expertise in urgently growing crucial technical talent into leadership roles, cultural transformation, mergers, and working with high potential leaders who may be unaware of behaviors not conducive to their own growth or that of the organization.
Tara Powers
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Tara Powers

Senior Consultant
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Tara serves as a leadership coach, trainer and talent development expert, who partners with clients to enable strategic success and business growth by helping leaders and teams make small shifts that create fast results. Tara has helped hundreds of leaders and teams accelerate their success by building trust, improving communication, learning to walk the talk and get real about the habits that create outstanding results. Tara’s style is described as innovative and highly interactive. Tara’s experience includes working with startups, government, retail, financial organizations, marketing agencies, call centers and customer service environments.