Areas of Expertise
- Human Capital
- Leadership Development
- Executive Coaching
- Succession Planning
- Team Effectiveness
My passion is helping people find insights which lead to new actions that enable them to break through barriers and achieve greater balance.
As client partner at The Family Business Consulting Group, Justin focuses on assessing the needs of families to ensure alignment with the firm’s expertise. He has over 20 years of experience in assessment, organizational effectiveness, leadership development and executive coaching. He partners with families to assist them in finding ways to strengthen relationships and develop strategies that help them realize their vision and goals, both as a family and as a business.
He has dedicated his career to studying human behavior and organizational effectiveness. Using expertise in behavioral assessment, leadership development and coaching, he ensures proper fit between families and consultants. Having assessed and given developmental coaching to over 2,500 professionals within various industries across the globe, he brings a tremendous amount of practical experience and key insight to the behaviors most important for effective and productive relationships.
Prior to joining FBCG, Justin was instrumental in the growth of a start-up boutique talent development consultancy that was named to Inc. Magazine’s list of fastest growing private companies in 2011 and then again in 2020. Justin was also a principal in Miller Heiman Group’s Global Consultancy and at Korn Ferry focused on salesforce effectiveness. He has advised scores of executives at dozens of leading companies and led teams that have helped organizations transform performance.
Justin now brings the culmination of learning (good, bad and ugly) from his leadership development and organizational effectiveness work with a myriad of Fortune 500s to bear on organizations of all shapes, stages and sizes looking to transform their organizations to world class and gain competitive advantage in their markets.
Clients cite Justin’s combination of strong listening skills, personable style and pragmatic results-oriented approach as providing the needed balance between support, encouragement and challenge needed to stretch their thinking and build confidence in applying new learning.
- Executive Coaching and Development, Benedictine University
- Stakeholder Centered Coaching, Marshall Goldsmith Group
- Brain Based Conservation Skills, NeuroLeadership Institute
- Flawless Consulting Skills Master Facilitator, Designed Learning
- MS, Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Illinois State University
- BA, Psychology and Biology from Hope College
Family keeps Justin grounded with what's truly important in life — specifically his wife and two boys and two girls. In addition to time with family, he enjoys several sports (playing, watching, coaching) and is avid about fitness.