Our Team

To help you achieve your goals, we leverage the expertise of staff and a network of highly skilled professionals.

Dana Sleeper
Founder & CEO

Dana is the Founder and CEO of The Sleeper Group. She is a Certified Diversity Professional (CDP)®. The Institute for Diversity Certification’s CDP® credential is the gold standard in the D&I profession. Dana works with non-profits, small businesses, and multi-national clients to conduct cultural assessments, improve hiring practices, provide diversity training, implement supplier diversity tracking, develop eLearning curriculum, and more. 

Candice Crowley
Project Manager

Candice has a background in entrepreneurship and business. She brings well-rounded wisdom to her sessions, grounded in real-life experience, overcoming fear, social pressures, and internal questioning. Candice is an adjunct professor, has a Masters of Education in Counseling & Human Development, and has a passion for diversity, equity, and inclusion education.

Alicia Cuadrado
Learning Designer

Alicia is an organizational management consultant. She has worked with various boutique consulting firms to dismantle inequitable structures. She is an alumna of Babson College and a proud Latina woman. Alicia brings a refreshing perspective to DEI work by virtue of her multi-ethnic background, roots in entrepreneurship, and passion for making meaningful human connections.

Dani Wolland
Director of Learning and Development

Dani is a Certified Diversity Practitioner and has a degree in Psychology from The University of Maine. Dani specializes in Leadership Development, Curriculum Writing, Public Speaking, Recruitment, and Crisis Management. Dani has extensive experience managing large consulting teams to achieve desired program outcomes.

Natalie Gonzales
HR Specialist

Natalie Gonzalez is a Human Resources generalist and an active duty member of the United States Coast Guard. A firm believer in the power of inclusive thinking in the workplace, Natalie regularly maximizes companies' D&I efforts through in-depth reviews of current policies and procedures, providing thoughtful suggestions, and creating new material to better their work environment.

Chadrian Johnson
Project Manager

Chadrian is a multi-faceted professional. After more than 11 years working in finance, she embarked on an entrepreneurial journey, providing project management support services to clients. Chadrian earned a Bachelor of Science in Finance with a Marketing Minor from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Her passion for creative problem solving and client engagement is what Chadrian believes causes professional relationships to thrive.