Adam Cohen is an executive-level leader with boardroom to back-office experience in performance excellence, quality improvement, visionary leadership, employee and executive coaching, training, strategic facilitation, business process management, and marketing.

He doesn't just focus on concepts and philosophy - he's actually implemented high-performance systems, processes, and culture throughout 23 years in the private sector and 8+ years as a non-profit director.

Distinguishing qualifications include:
  • Co-leader, Baldrige Award for Performance Excellence Recipient organization (2000)
  • Senior Examiner, Rocky Mountain Performance Excellence (2009-2015)
  • Baldrige Connect Referral Program Consultant (2017-present) 
  • Communities of Excellence 2026 Advisory Committee and Community Coach (2017-present)
  • Master Examiner, AHCA/NCAL (2014-present)
  • Panel of Judges Chair, Rocky Mountain Performance Excellence (2005-2008)
  • Board of Directors Chair, Rocky Mountain Performance Excellence (2005-2006)
  • Board of Directors Vice ChairRocky Mountain Performance Excellence (2004)
  • Board of Directors Member/Emeritus, Rocky Mountain Performance Excellence (2003-present)
  • Professional presenter, national conferences including Baldrige Quest for Excellence and state/local venues in Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, and Delaware, for audiences up to 800 (2000-present)
  • Advisory Board member, Monfort Institute for Performance Excellence at University of
    Northern Colorado (2005-2010)

  • Committee Member, Children's Hospital of Colorado Board Committee, Patient Safety and Quality (2009-present)
  • Chair, Baldrige Award Recipients Consortium (2003-2004)
  • Certified Manager of Organizational Excellence and Quality, American Society for Quality (2000-present)
  • Contributor, ICOSA Magazine (2009-2013)

Inspire and guide organizations, teams, and individuals to achieve high performance.

Service integrity   Provide only what clients need and want.
Inspiration   Inspire passion and commitment to improve.
Collaboration   Partner to create abundance.
Simplicity   Simplify complex concepts and issues.
Community   Give back for the greater good.

"Consultants" specialize in advisory services and assistance in solving tactical problems. Accelerant's trusted partner approach promotes collaborative relationships and solutions that transform the organization's capacity and capability. In any economy, in any market, capacity and capability represent transferable core competencies that every organization can leverage for success.

Accelerant provides only the services clients want and need. Half- or full-day service fees include advance preparation and all expenses are pass-through with no markups. Following initial discovery and scoping activities, Accelerant performs contracted services and seeks client feedback in real time. If the client does not experience the value they expect and deserve, or Accelerant does not believe a strategic fit exists for the partnership, the service relationship will be suspended with a no-cost release of commitments for subsequent work.

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