SPRINGVILLE, UTAH, USA—Employee engagement consulting firm, DecisionWise, announced today the addition of Spencer Taylor and Christopher Storey to their team. Spencer joins the company as a Senior Consultant, and Chris joins as a Consultant. They are responsible for partnering with business leaders to build engaged employees by enhancing organizational, team, and individual effectiveness and capabilities.
Spencer brings a breadth of experience to DecisionWise and his clients. His expertise includes organization development, talent management, executive support, and strategy with a special love for change management and coaching leaders. His passion for this work has grown through 16 years in leadership roles where he learned first-hand the burden senior leaders carry as they work to align people to organizational goals.
Prior to joining DecisionWise, Spencer operated his own boutique consulting firm with an emphasis on helping organizations navigate change. Some of his accomplishments include designing and deploying customized change management experiences for American business leaders and developing a mastermind program for retail owners to increase profitability. In addition, Spencer has worked with DecisionWise in the past as an independent consultant where he coached over 130 leaders through the 360 debrief process. Spencer is also an 8-year US Army veteran where he worked as an intelligence analyst including 3 combat deployments overseas.
Spencer holds an MBA from Westminster College and a Lean Six Sigma Blackbelt certification from Villanova University. He is currently working toward a Certified Business Intelligence Analyst certification through Villanova.
“Spencer’s background in management consulting and his military experience make him a strong addition to our team. We are excited for the valuable insights he will bring to our clients.” comments DecisionWise VP of Consulting, Christian Nielson.
Chris brings more than a decade of professional experience to DecisionWise and its clients. His expertise includes 11 years in training and development as well as organization strategy, data analytics, and curriculum design, with extensive experience in employee coaching. His natural passion for helping people succeed professionally and businesses to grow has only grown through the years.
Prior to joining DecisionWise Chris worked as Manager of Training at a world-renowned language and leadership training organization. In that role he hired and trained over a hundred employees and executed coaching and performance management for an internationally diverse team who trained up to 400 volunteers per year. He initiated a vision for culture change resulting in a 100% increase in compliance and client-side reports of vastly improved outcomes. He also devised a significant compensation restructuring for a 1,000-person division. As an instructional designer he created a training program addressing low-utilization rates for company-developed learning software, doubling user satisfaction. He also conceptualized a self-assessment tool, now used globally.
Additionally, Chris worked in the Analytics Group at doTERRA International where he redesigned the hiring process and helped create a statistical model for predicting employee attrition. Most recently he worked as an independent organization consultant for a non-profit in Baltimore.
Chris holds an MBA from Boston College with an emphasis in Data Analytics. He carried out consulting projects for Boston College and Wayfair utilizing advanced analytics techniques. He also earned learning certificates in R, SQL, and is fluent in Russian.
“We are pleased to have Chris join the DecisionWise team. His strong background in talent development and learning will help our clients make their employee experience action plans more effective and robust,” comments DecisionWise President, Matthew Wride.
DecisionWise is an employee engagement firm specializing in employee engagement at the organizational, team, and employee levels. DecisionWise services include employee engagement surveys, multi-rater feedback assessments, leadership coaching, talent assessment, and organization development. With a primary mission to improve individuals and organizations by turning feedback into results, DecisionWise was founded in 1996, and is privately held. The company has corporate offices in the United States and dedicated affiliate partners throughout the world.