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Meet the SpiralMethod Team

Leslie Jones - CEO and Founder

A lifelong learner and entrepreneur, Leslie has started numerous businesses in her 25 year career: Leslie Jones Coaching, Jones Associates, Let’s Go Live, the InnerActive Institute, and SpiralMethod.  All of Leslie’s businesses are based on a blend of interactive community practices that lead to personal transformation and sustainable systemic change. Leslie’s mission has always been to transform how we live and work together in community. She is thrilled to be sharing SpiralMethod with the world as part of the revolution she’s dreamt of her entire life.

Costen Aytes - Chief Community Organizer

Costen is an experienced team leader with a demonstrated history of facilitation in community oriented environments. His skill sets shine when engaging in the SpiralMethod, Group and Relationship Dynamics, Corporate and Nonprofit Organizations, Mindfulness, and Sustainability. Costen’s career has spanned many iterations, form solo entrepreneur to leadership roles in academia, government agencies and the private sector. What inspires him the most is creating positive change through group wisdom in action.

Martin W. Kettelhut, PhD - Advisor

Dr. Kettelhut has coached groups and corporate teams, as well as individual entrepreneurs and executives, since 1997. Alongside his private coaching practice (ListeningIsTheKey), Doc continues his 20+ year affiliation with Leslie Jones, now in her capacity as the originator of the SpiralMethod. He maintains that health and meditation are crucial factors in producing these results. “Doc” is an avid swimmer, classical pianist, and counts among his highest achievements summiting Mount Kilimanjaro in August of 2000.

Erin Frye - Social Media Director

Erin received her BA in Mass Communication from UNC Asheville in 2014. Since graduating, she has worked for numerous international media companies, with BuzzFeed and Canva among them. When she isn't buried in the internet, she enjoys hiking, discovering new coffee shops, and learning everything she can about astrology. She is passionate about the art of storytelling and is excited to develop her skills with SpiralMethod.

Ashley Buck - Lead Admin

Ashley has called Colorado home since 1984 when she moved here to attend the University of Colorado. Ashley is an entrepreneur and self-starter. She has worked in several industries over her career from large corporations to small family owned business. One of her most recent careers was co-owner of a successful restaurant with her brother. Ashley is an avid skier, enjoys hiking, golf, reading and cooking. One of her passions is music, both creating it and listening to it.

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