Michelle Conover, Ph.D.
Contribution: Brain + Behavior SME| Executive Coach
Dr. Michelle Conover is a licensed psychologist and Q.M.E., trained at Pacifica, Fielding and UCLA. She specializes in clinical and forensic neuropsychology with particular training and experience with traumatic head injury and neurodegenerative diseases. She has worked with children, adults and geriatric populations as well as specific populations such as professional athletes and criminal offenders. Dr. Conover has treated individuals with TBI, PTSD, ADD/ADHD, learning difficulties, stroke, addiction and other complicating diseases such as Alzheimer’s. She is the President and owner of Southern California Neuropsychology Group (www.socalnpg.com) in Woodland Hills, CA where she provides neuropsychological assessment, cognitive rehabilitation, psychotherapy and performance enhancement training for athletes. In addition, Dr. Conover is the creator of Dream Big Career Assessments (www.thedbcc.org) where her innovative and scientific approach of linking interests, brain functioning and personality patterns has optimized career success.
Dr. Conover has had the opportunity to provide post-traumatic concussion, brain injury and cognitive rehabilitation care for pro athletes from the Minnesota Vikings, Kansas City Chiefs, Tampa Bay Bucaneers, San Diego, Chargers, Oakland Raiders, Baltimore Ravens, KC Chiefs, Omaha Nighthawks, Houston Texans, Pittsburgh Steelers, Baltimore Ravens, Detroit Lions, Indianapolis Colts, Cleveland Brown, Green Bay Packers, New Orleans Saints, Tennessee Titans, Atlanta Falcons, Seattle Seahawks, & Denver Broncos.
Dr. Conover is the co-host of The Integrated Annex’s podcast The Brain Mechanics alongside Bryce Brown, where she brings her clinical expertise in real world conversations about society. Drawing upon that skill set, she partnered with Bryce to establish conover+brown, an organizational development consulting firm that advises executives about managing human assets.
Contribution: Performance Coach | Lead Trainer
Bryce Brown is co-founder and Managing Partner of Conover+Brown, where he heads up strategy for the firm. Client facing, he specializes in the dynamics of socioorganization, or how human interaction evolves and configures to produce desired outcomes. He is mostly interested in how decision-agents should approach and manage complex systems, how complex systems affect decision-agents over time, and the cyclic back forth between these two domains.
After graduating from Loyola Marymount in 2011 with a Bachelors in Natural Science, Bryce co-founded niche consulting firm, VB ICON, and worked mostly in education with the Long Beach Unified School District's Male Academy Leadership Program as well as consulting on management strategy with several small businesses in the Los Angeles area. Committed to gaining a robust understanding of decision-making, he began interning at Southern California Neuropsychology Group in Summer 2014 and assumed the role of Director of Operations & Development later that year.
Bryce is an alumnus of the Southern California Leadership Network’s Leadership Southern California and co-hosts Conover+Brown’s podcast The Brain Mechanics alongside Michelle Conover, where he brings his experience in management, strategy, and human systems. He authored a book on leadership, You Are Leading Humans: Lessons in Contemporary Leadership.