Advanced Tools & Techniques for Organizational Change


Our Office

26546 North Alama School Parkway Suite 140 Scottsdale, Arizona 85255

Phone:             480.513.7785

Fax:                 480.513.7784


Partner Contacts:

Douglas Griffen
Director of Strategy/Facilitation

Carl Lundblad
Director of Client Development
Cell: 602.312.3310

Center Inquires:

For general information about the Center and its services, please contact either of the partners or send inquiry to our general mailbox:

Douglas Griffen 

Carl Lundblad

Douglas Griffen is the Director of Strategy

and Facilitation at the Advanced Strategy

Center and is widely regarded as one of

the top meeting facilitators in the country.

He is a pioneer in the use of electronic

brainstorming methods such as our

Advanced Strategy Lab tools, and has personally facilitated over a thousand strategic sessions for fortune 100 clients across the country and literally around the world. Mr. Griffen founded his own firm DS Griffen & Associates in 1996 after spending some 19 years in IBM in a variety of marketing, technology and development assignments. Articles on his work have appeared in Inc. Magazine, Delta SKY, Quirk’s Marketing Review, the Arizona Business Journal and the Research Department Report. He is also a recipient of the prestigious Sterling Award. He has acknowledged expertise in strategic planning, leadership development, organizational development and high performance coaching and mentoring training. Mr. Griffen is a native Arizonan, married with four children, and is an avid runner and biker. 

Carl Lundblad is the Director of Client

Development at the Advanced Strategy

Center.  Carl is a seasoned executive with

strong business development, network

and strategic alliance development,

training and team building experience in

theHealthcare, Technology, and Non Profit Industries (youth, education, and healthcare focus).  Carl has over 20 years experience in the healthcare and technology industries, spanning hospital and long term care systems and foundations (strategic and business planning), medical equipment manufacturers, medical software firms, and Internet driven technology solutions firms (ranging from his own start up web based firm which launched one of the nation’s first college search portals, to a publicly traded solutions consulting firm, USWeb/marchFIRST).  Carl has a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Notre Dame, and a Master’s in Health Administration from Duke University . He is a member of the Arizona Technology Council and is active with the Boys and Girls Clubs of the East Valley , recently having served on its Board of Directors and Executive Committee.  Originally from Annapolis , MD , Carl loves to hike, workout, spend time with his three children and coach youth lacrosse