About Us

We design and deliver leadership experiences that are purposeful and have lasting impact.

Open Road Group is a global leadership development firm with the vision of developing leaders with the adaptive capacity to mobilize systems around complex challenges. Our mission is to utilize the most forward-thinking methodologies to develop leaders who can build adaptable organizations that embrace change. Our aim is to leverage innovative and proven practices in the field of leadership, systems thinking and organization development to serve leaders across industry in public, private and non-profit sectors.


Open Road Group helps clients develop advanced leadership capabilities they need to meet the unique demands of their organizational systems. We bring years of professional and academic experience to help our clients identify how their unique systems currently function, what is helping or hurting their organization from achieving its goals, and what new leadership mindsets and behaviors are needed to pave the way for accelerated performance. This focus fuels our commitment to build resilient and adaptable leaders who can more clearly and readily navigate their organizations through uncertainty, with openness and creativity. 

Open Road Group was founded by Jennifer Spanjian, a systems consultant and executive leadership coach who has worked in the field of leadership and organization development for over 20 years. She has advised and coached senior leaders from every function across multiple organizations around the world on how to develop adaptive leaders and organizations. She is passionate about the field of leadership and culture and enjoys being a strategic thinking partner to her clients.

Jennifer holds a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature and Anthropology from the University of California in Los Angeles, and a Master of Science in Organization Development from Pepperdine University in Malibu, California. When she is not working, she is traveling – any chance she can get.

Jennifer Spanjian

Founder & CEO

Credentials & Assessments

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No matter the challenge you face, we can help you navigate the road ahead.