For over 20 years, Explore Development has been helping individuals and organizations do more, discover more, and be more.

In addition to coaching professionals and consulting with organizations, Explore Development has developed two propriety services in the form of The Leadership Nexus™, which focuses on helping leaders of all levels better align their “thought” and “action” time, and the Career Path Planning Program, which provides employees with resources customized to your organization’s needs.

Beverly A. Bradstock

Beverly is an experienced Executive Coach and is a Senior Partner at Associates for Professional Development. She holds an MBA from Wake Forest University and earned a certification in Business Coaching from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She has 15 years of business coaching experience and has consulted in a variety of industries including healthcare, manufacturing, government, energy, and finance.

Beverly has expertise in coaching all levels, from senior executive through first level manager. She provides expert and innovative program development and facilitation and has assisted organizations managing through change since 1994.

Beverly is a trained mediator and is certified in Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), The Center for Creative Leadership’s Skillscope and Benchmarks, The Birkman and Hay-McBer’s Emotional Competence Inventory. She is co-author of the “Successful Human Resource Management Principles” seminar that is part of a curriculum that is currently being presented in fifteen languages around the world.

Thomas P. Desch

Tom is an experienced Executive Coach and a Senior Partner at Associates for Professional Development. He has coached more than 300 business leaders over the past 15 years. His coaching participants have included professionals from the staff level through regional and

Certified in the MBTI, Denison Organizational Culture Survey, Denison Leadership Survey, FiroB, and PaperPlanes, Inc., Tom has been instrumental in coaching a wide variety of corporate clients through high levels of change. He has designed and facilitated simulations for leadership development, stress management, team-building, and effective communication and uses these simulations to magnify the learning process.

Tom has a BA from the University of Notre Dame and an MS in Counseling from the University of Dayton. In addition to his corporate work, Tom has maintained a family therapy practice in Winston-Salem for over 20 years.