Our Founder | Valerie Zolezzi-Wyndham

"Don't ever apologize for who you are. Lead from wherever you sit in an organization."

Valerie Zolezzi-Wyndham

2020 Outstanding Women in Business

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Our Approach


Promoting Good approaches its work with excellence, passion and creativity. 


Promoting Good applies best practices from the for-profit and non-profit sectors. The team brings ample cross-sector leadership experience, and a global perspective. 


Founder's Bio


A strategic and big picture thinker, Valerie brings excellence  to her work promoting good.  Valerie is an innovator, skilled advocate, project manager, facilitator, coach, trainer, and relationship builder.  


Valerie co-founded a thriving medical-legal partnership and successfully designed and secured significant funding for several other multi-partner programs that continue to thrive today.


She has a deep commitment to helping organizations build inclusion, from the front lines to the board, because as a result organizations and the communities they serve will be stronger and more impactful.


Personal Background


Valerie was born in Mexico City where her parents still reside. She was blessed to grow up in a truly multicultural environment, and currently resides in Massachusetts with her family. She has lived in Texas, the Northeast, California, as well as in Mexico and France.  This life experience nurtured in her an ability to be conscious of difference and to listen with an open heart and mind. 


Valerie speaks fluent Spanish, English and French and loves to travel.


Volunteerism and Board Roles

Chairwoman of the Board of Directors of the Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center, a federally qualified health center

Trustee, Worcester Art Museum

Corporator and member of the Grants Committee of the Greater Worcester Community Foundation

Corporator, WebsterFive


Our Team

Our team includes professionals with diverse professional and lived experiences.  Our team is nurtured with deep intention to include broad racial, ethnic, and LBGTQ representation.  We match team member expertise with client and project-specific needs.  Our team member diversity ensures the right consultants serve each client with excellence, respect, and a commitment to always model inclusive practices.