Bill Palmer

Bill Palmer

Senior Consultant

Bill has extensive experience in organizational development with special emphasis on development, design and delivery of training that aligns individuals’ personal growth with an organization’s mission, goals and values. Bill has extensive coaching experience in many areas including large scale organizational change, personal communications skills, ethics, diversity and inclusion.

Previous Experience

Bill’s training design and delivery experience over the last 17 years includes US and international delivery in Canada, the United Kingdom, Saudi Arabia, the Russian Federation, Morocco, Egypt, India, Azerbaijan, Turkey, Vietnam, Singapore, Australia, and South Africa. He is the lead consultant and trainer for Jaguar Land Rover and has conducted over 250 training events for that firm in setting up retail networks and vehicle launches around the world. The National Automobile Dealers Association has consistently rated this training as best in class. Bill has other training experience with a diverse set of clients including the United States Air Force, the Kennedy Space Center, the Environmental Protection Agency, the US Coast Guard, GTech, Caribbean Cruise Lines, Johnson and Johnson, Proctor and Gamble, and has also designed and delivered numerous facilitator training courses.

Prior to founding his own firm in 1994, Bill’s experience included marketing and sales with Fortune 100 consumer packaged goods firms, and he specialized in creating programs that linked corporate growth to professional sports. His clients included such firms as Kraft/General Foods, Oscar Mayer, Anheuser-Busch, American Express, the National Football League and the National Football League Alumni.

Education

Bill holds a BA (History and Communications) from the University of Connecticut and has done graduate history work at Connecticut College, the International Institute for Sports Marketing (1983) and is a graduate of the Organizational Systems Development program at the Gestalt Institute of Cleveland. In 2007 he completed the Group Intensive Program of the Gestalt Center for Organization and Systems Development. He is a member of the Organizational Development Network. He serves his local community, Hollywood, Florida, as a hospice volunteer. In 2011 Bill will complete Teleos Institute's Executive Coaching Program.

Recent Publications

"Sales and Gestalt: Our Alienated Fragment," The Gestalt Review, Volume 11, Spring 2007

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