Beyond the Chaos® is blessed with excellent employees and contractors who help us serve and support our clients at an exceptional level. Please meet our Chaos Killers:

Danielle Japczyk

Project Manager/Operations Manager

Danielle works with the Chaos Killers as our Operations Manager but also lends her considerable skill to our clients as a Project Manager and Consultant. She lives in the Chicago suburbs with her two daughters. Danielle earned her bachelor's degree from Illinois State University and a master’s degree from Keller Graduate School of Management. Danielle took a break from corporate America when her first daughter was born and but now brings her unique skill set of managing chaos in all forms with her. In her free time, she enjoys adventures with her kids, spending time with family, and playing tennis.

Andrea Stevens

Consultant/Project Manager

Making things work smoothly in chaotic environments is exactly what Andrea thrives on. She leverages her extensive corporate experience as a project manager, developer, tester, and business/systems analyst to understand how a variety of teams work. “A picture is worth a thousand words” is her motto, as she finds depicting processes incredibly valuable when working toward calmness and stability within a team or an organization. A recent empty-nester after six children, she and her husband live in an 1890 Minnesota farmhouse, enjoy watching their grandkids grow (too fast), and draw straws to see who gets to use their John Deere tractor for yardwork (or anything else they can think of).

Lynette Lamarque Wilson

Consultant/Project Manager

Creating designs and ideas may be more glamorous, but Lynette prefers finding logical and efficient ways to make those ideas actually happen. Planning the right actions to take at the right time with the right resources is absolutely her happy place. She is an official ClickUp™ Expert and G-Suite Certified. She has extensive experience in administration and operations, particularly for healthcare and non-profit organizations. While she was born and raised in Texas, she has lived in South Louisiana for the past 15 years. Lynette holds an MBA (with a specialization in Project Management), and a variety of other project management and administrative credentials. She enjoys taking classes, particularly for technology-related certifications, working in her garden, cooking, camping, and hiking.

Allison Hendrickson

Consultant/Project Manager

Allison’s varied background as an entrepreneur as well as many years of corporate, start-up, and non-profit experience brings a unique perspective and ability to be a problem solver in complex challenges. She is a strategic, big-picture thinker while not losing sight of the small details and the people involved in the collaborative experience of moving a project to completion. With extensive experience in operations, marketing, brand strategy, and communications, Allison is energized by creating solutions and implementing processes to support efficient and effective work and bring order to chaos. Allison lives outside of Nashville, TN, with her husband and 2 children, and enjoys good coffee, cooking gourmet food, and gardening.

Brooke Lawer


Through her unique combination of corporate, agency, and start-up experience, Brooke demonstrates a best practice approach together with a disruptor mindset. Brooke has started three of her own businesses and held roles at some of the world’s leading companies, including Virgin Atlantic Airways, Diageo, and the Women’s Tennis Association. The variety in her career has given Brooke the ability to deliver on high-level objectives while anticipating issues and finding practical, realistic solutions. Using her skills in strategic analysis, communications, crisis management, process mapping, executive coaching, and marketing, Brooke drives results and continual improvement. Brooke lives just north of New York City, has visited all continents except for Antarctica, and lets her dog sleep on the bed (and the couch).

Abby Biro

Consultant/Project Manager

As a process-driven, creative-minded supporter, Abby was born thinking outside the box. She has over two decades of experience supporting businesses in operations and process creation, driving results. Project Management is her second language, and she has helped dozens of business owners create freedom and financial gain through systematized support. Abby is an energetic, results-driven manager with experience in health and wellness, nonprofits, and online businesses. Abby is a West Coast girl at heart and loves spending time with her family, finding new places to adventure, and baking.

Katie Betkowski


Katie is an experienced advertising, communications, and marketing professional who brings 15 years of agency experience to the Beyond the Chaos team. She is a natural problem solver who is able to bring together disparate pieces of information to create a cohesive view and quickly understand where opportunities exist. She has successfully led clients and agency teams through initiatives both large and small and is excited to leverage her strategic and operational experience to help small business leaders build a strong foundation for growth. Katie lives in northwest Indiana, just south of Chicago, and enjoys spending time with her family anywhere near a body of water.

Emily Garcia

Consultant/Project Manager

Emily, an accomplished operations and project management leader with 15 years of experience. Her experience and expertise play a critical role in helping businesses/organizations achieve their vision to provide high-quality programs/services locally and nationally. She is well adept in handling significant activities, including oversight of all internal, day-to-day operations and supporting systems, human resources, accounting management, and assistance with all services. In addition, Emily ensures effective internal processes and communications that strengthen the business/organization’s continued success.

Rafaela Bach

Virtual Assistant

Rafaela Bach has always thrived on organization and getting things done. So, when she found project management she immediately fell in love with it. She was born in Curitiba, Brazil, and moved to Texas in 2012. She has a brother and an adorable Yorkshire named Daisy. After research and practice in her high school years, she is looking forward to growing her knowledge of project management as a virtual assistant at Beyond the Chaos.

Meet the leader of Beyond the Chaos

Get to know the Fractional CEO and Chaos Eradicating Officer, Susan Fennema.

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