The Ingenuity Lab

is a boutique consultancy that helps individuals and organizations turn strategic visions into operational realities. Making the leap from idea to execution is both rewarding and challenging. Our mission is to enable you to consistently make that leap through consulting, education, and reflective/strategic coaching utilizing a framework for ingenuity and creative solution-making. Our past and present clients span a diverse set of industries – from Health Care to Harley Davidson – and many others in between.

Our Team

Dave Fleming, Ph.D.

The Ingenuity Lab was founded by Dr. Dave Fleming who has spent over three decades working with leaders and organizations across the private, public, and non-profit domains. He has worked with clients as diverse as military government contractors, non-profit boards and agencies working for social change, large and small health care networks and providers, as well as numerous private sector businesses seeking growth, health and organizational effectiveness. He holds a Master’s in Counseling, a Doctorate of Management in Organizational Leadership, and a Ph.D. in Human and Organizational Systems.

Jennifer Black

Jennifer Black is a partner and consultant specializing in reflective coaching, facilitation, goal-setting and healthy culture. She brings extensive experience in communication effectiveness, stress management and inclusion.

Jennifer has a master’s degree in communication sciences and disorders, and post-graduate certificates in infant-parent mental health from University of Massachusetts-Boston, reflective consultation, facilitation and supervision from University of California Davis and in the Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics from The ChildTrauma Academy. She has parlayed her work with children and families, as well as work in teams dealing with vicarious stress and trauma into consulting work with teams navigating high-stress, interpersonal dynamics and clarity in communication. As a coach, she works to support individuals to deepen their self-awareness, maximize positive team dynamics and align goals and performance.