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Vern is a business consultant with 25 years of experience in Strategy, Organizational Design, Organizational Diagnostics and Leadership Development, working with leadership teams to transform their business, in Europe, Indonesia, China, Mexico, US and Canada.

Areas of Consulting Focus:

ØStrategy development
ØGlobal organization design
ØProcess development and improvement
ØChange management
ØOrganizational development and facilitation
ØLeadership development and executive coaching

Work experience:

ØPresident and Founder, Blackstar Consulting and Principle with The 1Point0 Consulting Network
ØPartner Novations Consulting
ØPlayed a key role in situations requiring large scale change, drawing upon his expertise in career and team development, executive coaching, work design and executive decision making
ØOver 20 years experience in strategy and organization design
ØWorked with organizations spanning the steel, oil & gas, consumer products, and process industries.
ØSkilled at getting people and organizations to see situations in a new context, challenging them to think differently and adopting an external view toward what processes and skills will be required to win in their marketplace
ØSignificant client engagements include Intercontinental Hotels Group, RR Donnelley & Sons, Eli Lilly, Amoco Oil, Taco Bell, Mobil, Lukens Steel, Monsanto, Indonesian Telecom and Hallmark Cards. Vern has also  worked as a senior staff member in the U.S. Senate and for Rockwell International implementing large scale change.
ØGlobal consulting experience, in the UK, Europe, Indonesia, China, Mexico, Canada and the USA.


ØBA English, University of Utah
ØMasters in Organizational Behavior, Brigham Young University