Paul Smaby, M.A., is the founder of Integral Advisors, a company dedicated to helping organizations succeed through effective organizational alignment. Integral Advisors works to raise awareness of the critical issues that impact performance and well-being at the individual, team and organizational level.
Understanding your organization helps identify ineffective patterns and behaviors. That’s the only effective way to deliver successful results.
Paul founded Integral Advisors on the principle that business leaders need a better map for navigating and adapting to the growing complexities of the 21st century. As a result, he developed an “Integral” map based upon over 25 years of domestic and international business experience. Especially relevant, Paul has held senior management roles at two Fortune 50 companies. In addition, he has led several entrepreneurial ventures and is comfortable working in organizations of all sizes.
Paul partnered with his wife Elizabeth Smaby, M.A., LPCC,. Elizabeth brings a deep understanding of human and organizational psychology. Her experience is based on her tenure as a coordinator of research for a Big 10 university. Elizabeth’s extensive experience with assessment administration and interpretation provides her with a background in using evidence-based practices to create change. Hence, she focuses on results and her approach to problem solving helps clients identify and address roadblocks. As a result, clients identify and remove barriers in the way of breakthrough performance and outstanding value.
Most of all, Paul and Elizabeth help clients overcome unproductive dynamics at the individual, team and systems levels. They utilize a powerful combination of cutting-edge diagnostic tools. Consequently, these tools are enhanced by their extensive knowledge of sales, marketing, operations, finance and psychology.
Furthermore, Integral Advisor’ clients describe Paul and Elizabeth as essential resources to their organizations. In addition, they bring a blend of professional will and humility to bear on every engagement. IA clients enjoy unparalleled strategic insights and unprecedented results.
Paul is a graduate of the University of Minnesota in economics. He holds a master’s degree in counseling psychology from the University of St. Thomas.
Elizabeth is a graduate of Hamline University in political science. She holds a master’s degree in counseling psychology from the University of St. Thomas.