Why would companies risk having an untrained person responsible for a large part of the business? Promoting the best and the brightest is strangely not always the best solution. What these situations require is a process to select and develop future leaders today.
Dr. Alan Patterson has guided more than a dozen Fortune 500 companies in re-thinking how best to elevate their talent and drive effective organizational change. He has more than three decades of international consulting experience in change management, leadership development, and executive coaching. In 2006, he formed Mentoré, a consulting organization that focuses on aligning leadership, strategy, roles, and skillsets to major business shifts. Before Mentoré, Dr. Patterson worked as a partner for 20 years at Bryan Associates, Inc., a consulting group specializing in competency-based talent development initiatives.