Don is an authority in creating high performance cultures, culture-specific talent acquisition systems, and culture utilization in large-scale change. He is a talent lifecycle expert: job design, process design, selection, staffing, succession planning, performance management, and talent management. He creates and installs talent acquisition and performance management platforms to drive EBITDA growth.
Prior to founding in3, Don was Regional Managing Director of Willis Towers Watson’s Organization Effectiveness practice, President of Organization Effectiveness Consultants, senior leader of the think tank that started Accenture’s Change Management Practice. He created the original tools, schools and methodology for the People aspect of Enterprise Transformation projects, was the firm-wide expert in Culture, Change, and Talent Management and was the leader of the People aspect of large-scale enterprise transformation projects.
Clients include: Accenture, AT&T, Aramark, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Brylane, Delta Airlines (Northwest), Educational Testing Service (ETS), Guardian Industries, Land O’Frost, Linde Group (BOC), Mary Kay, McDonalds, Microsoft, Motorola, Owens Corning, PepsiCo, Roadway, RR Donnelley (Moore), ServiceMaster, SPX, and Underwriters Laboratories.
Don is a former board member of Institute of Educational Partnerships, former board chair of Emmaus-Chicago, and chief dish & bottle washer at the St. Thomas Soup Kitchen in Uptown-Chicago.