OUR TEAM

Lee Milstein

Lee brings a unique set of skills and experience to the diversity and inclusion and multicultural training, coaching, facilitating, and consulting environments. He has traveled, resided, and worked professionally in more than 35 countries, where he has dedicated his energies to cross-cultural change management for global businesses, international organizations, NGO’s and educational institutions.

 

Leveraging his cross cultural background, Lee’s transformational approach as an executive facilitator, trainer and coach has been used to set goals for personal development and high performance with diverse teams of managers, supervisors and individual contributors. Lee has extensive international business and marketing experience and has designed diversity and inclusion and intercultural strategy training programs for organizations in global business, education, social services, and hospitality and tourism for more than thirty years.

 

He has collaborated on global consulting, training, facilitating and coaching projects in Seoul, Tokyo, Bangkok, Manila, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Jakarta, Bangalore, Honolulu, Portland, Los Angeles, Detroit, New York, Mexico City, Kiev, The Maldives and the Peruvian Amazon for numerous global clients such as Hewlett-Packard, Dow Corning, Samsung Corporation, BP, GlaxoSmithKline, Cisco, JPMorgan Chase, Colgate-Palmolive, Merck, Nestle, Nokia to name a few. Lee received his master’s degree in counseling psychology from the University of Hawaii and his bachelor’s degree in psychology from Hofstra University in New York.

 

 

Piero Falci

Piero is a management consultant with extensive executive experience in international business, and with a passion for developing leaders. He is a Diversity and Inclusion training and coaching professional with a keen ability to identify training and coaching needs, develop meaningful content, facilitate workshops, coach executives, and develop leaders.

 

Piero was born and raised in Brazil where he studied Business Administration and Urban and Regional Economics. He later studied Economic Development and Planning in Italy, and Administration in Japan. He taught Situational Leadership at universities in Brazil, and is the author of “110 Reflections of a Government Manager.” He has an extensive professional experience both in the public and private sector. He was the Executive Director of a large government agency in Brazil, and he held upper management positions in Sales, Marketing, Communications, Public Relations, Strategy, Planning, and Business Development at Motorola and other large multinational corporations.

 

His career centered mostly on business in Latin America and the Caribbean, where he had several opportunities to hire and provide training to many individuals. Besides English, he is fluent in Portuguese, Spanish and Italian. He lived in Brazil and Argentina before coming to the United States where he currently resides. Through his extensive international experience, Piero developed a passion for diversity and inclusion that he shares with enthusiasm during his workshops and coaching sessions.

 

 

 

Leslie Lott MacAlpin

Leslie has lived in Asia and Latin America and has traveled extensively (always without a formal tour guide) through much of the world, immersing herself in different international cultures wherever and whenever possible in order to expand her own awareness and develop new perspectives.

 

Before joining DAPA, Leslie worked for over 20 years with adult students of English as a Second Language (ESL) and English as a Foreign Language (EFL) both in and outside the USA. In addition to teaching and training, her passions include a love and respect for linguistics, philosophy, world religions, international travel, and learning about other cultures.

 

 

 

 

 

Paul Veliyathil

Dr. Paul Veliyathil describes himself as a citizen of India by birth, a citizen of the United States by choice, and a citizen of the world at heart. He is uniquely qualified to speak to our rich diversity. As a Licensed Psychotherapist with a Master's degree in counseling from Loyola University in Baltimore, and with a doctorate in theology at the University of Toronto, Canada, Paul works with individuals of all backgrounds in both clinical and professional settings.

 

As a keen observer of life, Paul believes that humanity at large is only half awake to its possibilities. Paul dedicates himself to help others develop their full potential and be all that they can be, and he brings this commitment to his deeply transformational coaching sessions and workshops.