Sam Thompson is a professional training and coaching consultant in practice for the past 12 years. He has facilitated training in 8 countries on 4 continents and is passionate about creating opportunities for people to explore ideas and find ways to continuously grow and improve. Sam specializes in leadership and interpersonal communication training and also is well equipped for customer service and sales topics. His client list includes both small and large companies from a wide range of industries including; Beck’s Superior Hybrids, Roche Diagnostics, Anthem Inc., Defenders, and Simon Property Group.
Sam earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Purdue University with double major in Financial Planning and Consumer Affairs. Prior to consulting he worked in the financial services industry including 12 years for Charles Schwab & Co. where he started as a stock broker and moved into management and leadership roles before transitioning into a role as Senior Manager of Learning & Development. In 2003 Sam completed a certificate program in Human Performance Improvement from the American Society of Training and Development (ASTD).
Sam is certified to facilitate a number of programs including Development Dimensions International, Ken Blanchard Companies’ Situational Leadership II, and Corporate Coach U’s Coaching Clinic. He is also an authorized partner distributor for Inscape DiSC programs and The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team from John Wiley & Sons, Inc.