"Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify!"
- Henry David Thoreau
As clinicians and project managers, our goal is to help healthcare organizations deliver safe, effective patient care in any new environment.
Kelly Guzman, MN, RN, EDAC, LBBP
Founder & CEO
Kelly leads her team in transforming complex healthcare projects into simple, more manageable pieces. With more than 30 years of industry experience, Kelly has a keen understanding of the steps required to seamlessly transition and activate a new facility. She prides herself on partnering with the client to prepare them to live in their new space.
Kathy Stevenson, BSN, RN, EDAC, LBBP, CMS
Executive Vice President
With more than 30 years of industry experience, Kathy thoroughly understands the intricacies involved in activating a new facility. In addition to being responsible for the ongoing development and implementation of Yellow Brick’s facility transition planning processes, Kathy is the Subject Matter Expert for Yellow Brick’s Dress Rehearsal.
Nick Tran, BS, PMP, LBBP
Director of Finance and IT
With more than six years of experience, Nick has completed numerous projects of varying complexity. This provides him the insight to think strategically in order to simplify complex situations. Specializing in analyzing key metrics and data, Nick works with facilities to create optimal LEAN project plans.
Ali Broders, BA, PMP, LBBP
Senior Project Manager
With more than 10 years of transition planning experience, Ali delivers project management expertise to ensure a safe and seamless activation. Ali has led more than 20 projects and has helped facilitate more than 40 Dress Rehearsals resulting in successful outcomes and safe hospital relocations.
Jonathan Ahmadi, BS, LBBP
With four years of industry experience, Jonathan delivers project expertise to ensure a seamless activation of new healthcare facilities. As a subject matter expert of patient move planning, he creates detailed move plans to ensure patients are moved in the safest and most efficient manner possible.
Brandon Sanchez, BS, LBBP
With three years of industry experience, Brandon delivers project expertise to ensure a seamless activation of new facilities. His experience includes interfacing with facility staff in monthly committee meetings, regulatory survey preparation, Dress Rehearsal logistics, and developing move plans.
Brenda de Borja BS, BA
With more than 20 years of industry experience, Brenda is responsible for the support and coordination of internal planning projects. Brenda oversees the preparation of all client partner requests for proposals and assists with branding content, including social media and conference materials.
Chief Financial Officer
With more than 25 years of management experience, Mark oversees the financial day-to-day operations at Yellow Brick. By creating detailed forecasting reports, Mark is able to effectively manage the budget, payroll, and other financial aspects pertinent to the success of the organization.
Jeff Agner, MPH, LBBP
Director of Transition and Activation Planning
With more than 13 years of industry experience, Jeff has successfully led or participated in numerous transition projects and is an industry subject matter expert for the Transition and Activation Planning process. Jeff is committed to advancing healthcare project management and works with stakeholders to create a robust project plan.
Cindy Smith, BSN, RN, LBBP
Senior Project Manager
With more than 21 years of experience at the bedside, Cindy has successfully managed over 15 transition and activation projects throughout North America. She is well versed in the transition and activation planning process, specializing in regulatory and accreditation compliance and Dress Rehearsal events.
Ann Ahmadi, MBA, BSN, RN, LBBP
With more than 30 years of industry experience, Ann possesses extensive hospital leadership, clinical expertise and transition planning experience. She is responsible for the development of the automated systems used to support workflow, Dress Rehearsal, and Move Sequencing for the transition project.
Christina Olivarria, MSPM, PMP, LBBP
Communications Manager/Project Manager
With six years of industry experience, Christina is responsible for the overall project management of transition and activation projects. As Communications Manager, she is responsible for all corporate communications and marketing projects, including social media campaigns and brand identity.
Lisa Martinez, PM-LPC, SSGBP
With more than 27 years of industry experience, Lisa is responsible for the coordination of healthcare facility projects. As a Dress Rehearsal subject matter expert, she is responsible for managing all the requirements necessary to ensure a successful event. Lisa has participated in over 100 Dress Rehearsal events.