With Purpose
A heart for people & a mind for business.


Passion. Experience. Diligence.

Our Story

In almost every aspect of business, community, churches and non-profits are individuals that are in a place of responsibility and/or leadership that have not had proper training.  For example, the sales representative that accelerated the company by meeting various sales goals.  Because of this person's great accomplishments, they are put in a place to supervise their peers; only to fail without proper training or this is not the right seat for them.

This is why With Purpose exists - to bring training and an awareness of making sure that each person is equipped for the position that they are in or want to be in.  In addition, we have the passion, education and knowledge to provide the tools for each person to implement so that the organization succeeds.  Remember, the smallest stone creates ripples.

Our Vision

What motivates us is knowing that everyone has a purpose; there is a reason you are alive!  Partnering with you and your team through various avenues allows us to "get the right people on the right bus, sitting in the right seat" (Jim Collins).

We want you to be successful by learning from the past, applying various disciplines today that will keep you moving tomorrow.

Meet the Team


Owner & CEO

Chris Aird

Drawing on 25 years of leadership experience, Chris remains passionate about developing people and helping them find their purpose and their potential so they will be their best. With encouragement, education, and empowering skills, he provides opportunities for leadership and organizational development

Moving forward and leading with change from the inside out, Chris continues to help various Boards, executives, leaders, and teams. He uses a collaborative approach with companies and people to help them determine their vision and then identify a plan to help them achieve goal-oriented results for their professional and personal lives. His areas of expertise include: communication, organizational development, organizational change, succession planning, individual/team coaching, team-building, leadership development, leadership retreats, and recruiting of leadership.

To influence these countless leaders, he uses various skills that include active listening, observing, accountability, integrity, problem-solving, forward thinking, and motivation. These and more assist in leadership and organizational development that provide needed results for the customer and community.

Chris holds a Master’s degree in Organizational Leadership, teaches his passion at Grand Canyon University in Phoenix Arizona and is a speaker-coach in the TEDx community.



Brian Aird

Brian realizes the importance of positioning one's organization within the community as the business of choice when a customer is in need of your service.

This market positioning is accomplished through standard means such as PR, media releases, advertising, etc.  However, each member of the organization needs to be a marketer.

As a member of the With Purpose team, Brian will join with team members within your company to fully engage each member of the business. Together, we will accomplish a complete marketing and fund raising/development plan utilizing minimal resources to achieve success.

Brian has 30 years of successful fundraising and marketing experience which includes various non-profits and church ministries.



Lisa Aird

Lisa is passionate about empowering women and helping them achieve their best. This passion has been shared with many women in leadership and has helped numerous women develop themselves into leadership.

She draws from over 25 years of leadership experience which includes eighteen years of customer service in the title industry and seven years as an Executive Director in a not-for-profit organization; all while mentoring others.

Her approach provides women with a compassionate and empowering view of themselves and the fulfillment of purpose within their lives. She assists individuals and companies determine their vision and then identify a plan to help them achieve the vision for their personal and professional lives.

Her areas of expertise include: customer service, communication, organizational change, individual/team coaching, team-building, and leadership development.



Brandon Pickett

Brandon's internal drive and passion comes through in helping others.  he has five years of managerial experiences as well as over 15 years of experience and knowledge within different organizations and fields.  This experience comes from programs for children and adults with mental health and cognitive disabilities, family dynamics, special / general education structure and classroom success/functions, social services, and adults with personal goals and/or struggles.

To inspire desired outcomes, Brandon employs a variety of skills that include accountability, integrity, honesty, observation, interpersonal assessment, evaluation of environmental factors, problem-solving, and positive reinforcement.  His skills encompass strategic planning both individually and organizationally, communication, team leadership, team building, training development and execution, and community/ individual development.

Brandon holds a Bachelor's degree in Applied Behavioral Analysis and a Master's degree in Business Leadership.  He continues to provide resources and training to the community throughout Arizona.


marketing consultant

Bernadette Rodriguez

Bernadette is passionate about helping others through the power of marketing. Prior to joining With Purpose, Bernadette has worked with many small start-ups in developing a marketing plan and executing it.

Bernadette has experience using analytical marketing to evaluate the effectiveness of marketing programs in order to receive a larger ROI. She holds a degree in Business Marketing and plans to further her education.

Her areas of expertise include social media marketing, email marketing, influencer marketing, digital marketing.