Strategic Partners

PI Midlantic

PI Midlantic

Cedarcroft Advisors partners with PI Midlantic to provide companies with a process that creates more consistent, deliberate and strengths-based performance.

PI Midlantic is a PI Worldwide member firm established in 1985. Our team of executive-level consultants brings decades of management experience that our clients leverage every day to achieve business goals. With more than 250 clients in 40 U.S. states and 15 countries, PI Midlantic has trained thousands of business leaders to align people and business goals to create People Smart. Results Driven® organizations.

The Predictive Index® (PI) is a scientifically validated assessment that accurately predicts workplace behaviors and tendencies.

About PI®
The Predictive Index® is a validated behavioral assessment that was created in 1955. It is simple and easy to administer and provides objective data about people.   The results provide managers with detailed information into the behavioral drives of people. PI Worldwide remains dedicated to conducting research that ensures that the PI® is work-related, free of bias, valid and reliable. PI®’s research team has amassed an extensive library of more than 500 criterion-related job validity studies covering numerous jobs and industries that document PI®’s validity and applicability to the workplace. The PI® follows the EEOC’s guidelines and is appropriate for both selection and career development.

The Predictive Index® is designed to be used beyond selection; it is an organizational tool that provides managers with the insights to drive performance through improved communication, team effectiveness, employee development and more. PI Worldwide delivers on that promise through knowledge transfer, empowering our clients to become proficient in using PI® data throughout the employee lifecycle. The results include improved productivity, retention, job satisfaction and manager effectiveness, all driving a high-performing culture.

The Predictive Index® is available exclusively through the PI Worldwide network of consultants. It is available in over 65 languages, including Braille, and is used in more 140 countries.

Strategic Play


Today’s challenges require a new kind of thinking to activate innovation, problem solving and the sharing of ideas. We know you need tools that work right now. That’s why we partner with StrategicPlay®, which offers a variety of well-researched creative methods to enhance learning and development.  StrategicPlay® has created its own custom applications based in psychology, education, business, art and play therapy, and creative problem solving.

We might use a puzzle to understand how people and teams work through change. We may use StrategicPlay® with LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY™ bricks to brainstorm new ideas and to create a dynamic strategy. Whatever your needs, StrategicPlay® uses design thinking to facilitate a unique hands-on, interactive experience to get both sides of your brain working. The learning during workshops is directly transferable back into the workplace. These activities and tools engage, motivate, and help teams create shared mental models where thinking and innovation happen at deeper and richer levels.

Why StrategicPlay®?
StrategicPlay® with LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY™ is an innovative, experiential process designed to enhance innovation and business performance. Based on research that shows that this kind of hands-on, minds-on learning produces a more meaningful understanding of the world and its possibilities, StrategicPlay® with LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY™ deepens the reflection process and supports an effective dialogue for everyone in the organization. StrategicPlay® with LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY™ is an innovative, experiential process designed to enhance innovation and business performance.

West5 ConsultingWest5 Consulting

West5 Consulting solves people problems that impact business success.

As founder and principal of West5 Consulting, Nettie Nitzberg has spent more than 20 years changing the ways global companies maximize their people investments.

A master instructional designer and expert in talent management and curriculum development, Nettie’s business supports client talent selection, integration and development initiatives in a wide range of industries including pharmaceuticals, biomedical/biotechnology, higher education, finance, professional services, technology, and non-profit organizations.

A graduate of George Washington University with a Masters in Education and Human Resource Development, Nettie’s prior experience includes change management and consulting roles with Accenture, management roles in education and development for SkyTel Corporation, as well as long-term consulting engagements with Forum Corporation, Root Learning, and Emerson Human Capital Consulting.

Nettie is a member of The Boston Club and volunteers as Chair of the Membership Onboarding Committee; is a mentor with Babson College’s Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership incubator program, the WINLab, and is a coach for Babson’s Coaching for Leadership and Teamwork Program. She founded the WOW! Women Network in 2015 to ignite relationships and build connections for professional women.