Alan Feirer, Founder

With a Master’s degree in education and a history of building solid programs in secondary education since 1991, Alan Feirer established Group Dynamic as a leadership training business that started in schools and soon branched into businesses and organizations, going full time in 2010.

Since then he has motivated people in all types of organizations and industries, from health care, to agriculture, to construction, to non-profits, to fortune 200 companies, and equipped them with tools to further develop their teams on a healthy and revitalized foundation.

He currently lives in Winterset, Iowa, with his wife, Julie, and daughter, Mara. He enjoys competitive Scrabble, cooking, eating, traveling, exercise, politics, and all things Disney.

Kelly Clancy, Business Development Specialist

Passionate about personal and professional development, Kelly is delighted to work alongside Alan and the Group Dynamic clients. She received her bachelor’s degree in Speech Communication from Iowa State University. Kelly is excited to bring the skills she honed at ISU to continue developing business relationships. Having recently moved from her hometown of Ankeny, she spends most of her time renovating her new Des Moines home. Kelly enjoys playing team trivia, watching TV, finding new and interesting podcasts, and spending quality time with her daughter, Martha.

DeAnne Negley, Business Development Specialist

DeAnne is originally from Osceola, IA, but moved to Winterset, IA, in the summer of 2010. She holds a B.A. in Psychology and Chemistry from Central College in Pella, IA. Behavioral and Personality Psychology have interested her for years, and she continues to grow in her philosophy regarding the impacts of communication, leadership, and personality and how they influence relationships. Since joining Group Dynamic in 2017, DeAnne has enjoyed working with individuals and businesses as they develop themselves and their companies through team-building and leadership training.

Jordan Kuhns, Graphic Design

Jordan is originally from Winterset, IA, and currently resides in Bloomington, IL. He has his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Illinois Wesleyan University, and recently received his MBA from Illinois State University. Jordan works for an Agriculture Cooperative in Bloomington, but also does graphic design as jordan kuhns design. He’s interested and passionate in what good leadership looks like and how it’s achieved. He also loves creating simple and modern graphic designs from wedding invitations to book covers to business cards. The work he provides for Group Dynamic is a perfect fusion of his passions for both leadership and modern, clean design.

Julie Feirer, Web Development/Editor

Julie owns a website design agency, Winterset Websites. She is married to Alan and offers assistance to Group Dynamic in the areas of website development and book editing, as well as providing a frequent sounding board for ideas. Together, Julie and Alan are incorporated as Feirer Enterprises, Inc.