Don Tanner

Senior Consulting Partner

In his role as Senior Consulting Partner for Partners In Leadership, Don brings over two decades of experience as an executive coach and workshop facilitator in the culture management industry.


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Keynote Speaker

As a seasoned executive whose career spans multiple industries, Don is an expert at helping leaders manage their organizational culture to deliver important business results. This is done with elegant tools and processes that are embraced by senior leaders. He helped develop and implement a process for enhanced execution that is used today by leaders across many industries.

Don has worked with leadership teams on five continents and dozens of countries. He traveled the world for five years to empower the existing and emerging leaders of Accenture, the well-known consulting services company. He was sought after to work with the Malaysian leadership team of global banking giant HSBC. Don worked closely with key leadership teams of the international Fortune 500 utility holding company PPL Corporation during and after several mergers and acquisitions to help ensure a well-led cultural integration.

Don received a Bachelor of Science in finance from Utah State University’s Jon M. Huntsman School of Business and is a Certified Executive Coach through Columbia University.

Over the expanse of his distinguished career, Don has become a proven champion of culture management and performance improvement with some of the world’s most respected small, medium and Fortune 500 corporations and government authorities including Accenture, Amerisource Bergen, Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, David Evans & Associates, Discover Card, Eisai, Falken Tire, First Entertainment Credit Union, Flowserve, Gallagher Bassett, Halliburton, Little Caesar’s Pizza, Lockheed Martin, Magleby Construction, NASA, National Cancer Institute, Nike, Ritz-Carlton, Sony, Southwest Airlines, Steel Warehouse, TH Foods, US Food and Drug Administration, US Department of Defense, US Navy and Youth Villages.

Don possesses an expert ability to communicate with leaders from any country or culture. His insightful consulting approach and dynamic motivational speaking style has earned him accolades as a high-caliber facilitator with organizations across the Americas, Asia-Pacific, Europe, and the Middle East.

As a frequent keynote speaker, audiences and groups enjoy Don’s engaging yet thought-provoking style. After his keynote address at the University of Abu Dhabi Business School, Don was recognized at a royal dinner at the palace of the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

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