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Lift Consulting, LLC. | Madison, WI


Lift Consulting, LLC.

We help organizations by developing their team to meet their true potential.

Don't settle for less than the best results any longer. LIFT Consulting, LLC delivers proven processes and methodology.

Matthew Pletzer

Matthew Pletzer, Founder/CEO of Lift Consulting, is a nationally sought-after speaker and a highly rated presenter. Matthew has demonstrated throughout his professional career his success with sales, leadership and strategy development. His passion for helping small to mid-size companies grow is what lead him to founding Lift Consulting, LLC. 

Stephanie Larson

Stephanie Larson, Director of Operations, has over 10 years experience working within organizations to improve and implementing their processes. Stephanie found early success in sales and was recognized as a top producer consistently. Stephanie's specialties include: Operational Process Management, Overarching Marketing Strategy Development, Sales and Marketing Operations and Strategic Business Support.

Dan Truehl

Dan Truehl, Director of Training for Lift Consulting, graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Dan comes from a family of business owners and uses his passion for improving business outcomes through superior training delivery. Every partnership we get is an exciting opportunity for Dan to enhance their bench strength with on-going reinforcement-based training and development coaching. 

Laura Mael

Laura Mael is a passionate connector with an intuitive nature for creating community. As a graduate of the UW Madison, Laura holds her BA in Sociology, her Global Career Development Certificate and an Executive Women in Leadership Certificate from e-Cornell. Laura’s professional career spans 30 years and crosses five industries where she not only built departments from the ground up but reinvented herself to meet personal goals more than once leading her to start her own career coaching business in 2015. Laura’s depth of experience in a variety of business settings as well as her experience as an entrepreneur motivates her to help businesses, organizations and individuals better understand what drives them to success. She then works with them to achieve it. 

Steve Aune

Steve Aune, Executive Consultant, has over 20 years of sales, sales management, and leadership experience. Steve specialties include: Coaching Sales People; Coaching Sales Managers; Developing Leaders; Inspiring Personal & Professional Growth.

Dave Schwallier

Dave Schwallier, Director of Consulting, joins Lift Consulting with an impressive background in sales and marketing. His passion to help individuals achieve their personal and professional goals has long driven Dave to succeed in his career. His role at LIFT allows him to work closely with c-suite executives to identify their long term succession planning goals. Dave works closely with them to collaborate and build a plan to effectively. Dave is CEPA certified by the Exit Planning Institute.

Awards & Recognition

Through our tenure LIFT Consulting has been fortunate to receive many awards:

  • Platinum Sandler Award
  • Silver Sandler Award
  • Gold Sandler Award
  • Rising Star Sandler Award
  • In-Business Magazines Top Management Consulting Firm
  • Etc. 

Our Blog

Insight and tips on current sales, marketing, management, and leadership topics. We invite you to comment on our posts and to pass them on to your colleagues.


Our Clients

LIFT Consulting, LLC's fully customizable consulting and training allows us to effectively serve clients in a variety of industries, and company sizes. Our clients are in three core segments: construction, professional services, and manufacturing. Organizations we work with include small to mid-sized through large organizations. 

Join a Winning Team

Our office is dynamic, fast-paced and all about the clients we serve. Creating job fulfillment for the people who work with us is also a high priority.  We offer competitive compensation and benefits, flexible schedules to help employees achieve work/life balance, and ongoing training to help them advance in their careers.

Industry Recognition

Sandler has been recognized with multiple national awards, including "Training Industry Top 20 Training Companies" and "Selling Power Magazine Top 20 Sales Training Companies."

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