Steve Dion, Founder & CEO
Steve has dedicated his career to understanding and improving organizational cultures through the creation and deployment of innovative assessment, leadership, and team development programs. His passion for improving businesses through harnessing the power of their people has led him to work with many progressive, global Fortune 1000 organizations.
Serving in corporate roles for over 25 years, Steve has leveraged this real-world experience as a global business leader to provide leadership and organizational development consulting for over a decade. He has seen firsthand the positive impact a people-centered culture can make on organizations. His professional focus is crafting and executing talent strategies as part of an organization’s growth and change agenda.
Steve’s insights and practical strategies for creating long term behavior and culture change grew from his experience as a Chief Human Resources Officer driving business transformation and implementing best practices with two Fortune 500 companies and a mid-size financial services organization.
Founder & CEO
“Leadership is hard work. To have followers, people must want to follow you.”
Steve spends much of his time working with C-level executives to craft customized, long-term, and broad-based leadership and culture development programs. While he enjoys working with all types of progressive organizations, Steve is particularly skilled in working in the manufacturing, healthcare, financial services, retail, and non-profit industries. He has spent a decade building an amazing team of over 60 expert coaches and consultants who are similarly passionate and work tirelessly to bring these programs to life.
Committed to sharing his thought leadership with the training, leadership development, and organizational culture communities, Steve is a regular contributor to CEOWORLD, Chief Executive, Fast Company, HRCI’s HR Leads business blog, and Training Industry. Steve and his Dion Leadership colleagues recently launched a new e-learning course that support work-life alignment.
Meet Our Leadership Team
Our Detroit-based team is dedicated to delivering flawless engagements with a client-centered approach.
Ann works with clients to scope, organize, and manage the delivery of projects. She directs our coaches & consultants to ensure we deliver on the promises in our statement of work and exceed your expectations.
In her free time, Ann likes to hang out with her family and get outside for hikes through the woods.
Christie works with clients to scope, organize, and manage the delivery of projects. She directs our coaches & consultants to ensure we deliver on the promises in our statement of work and exceed your expectations.
Outside of work, Christie loves to spend time outdoors with her family, friends, and her dog. She’s also an avid reader of all sorts of books and enjoys creating in the kitchen.
Client Delivery Manager
Lauren leads the delivery of group development, team development, and pre-hire assessment client projects. She oversees the printing and shipping of all materials for virtual and in-person training sessions. She is the system administrator for all of our technology platforms.
Outside of work, Lauren enjoys spending time with her family and teaching ski lessons during the winter.
Practice Leader, Learning & Development
Terri is passionate about leading a team that develops new, engaging learning content. She works with clients to develop large-scale group development programs that combine multi-modality learning. She supports our facilitators and clients as they prepare for and deliver high quality learning events.
When she is not working, Terri enjoys spending time with her family and her dog, watching baseball games, and going to Springsteen concerts.
Leadership Development Coordinator
Sarah supports the delivery of group development, team development, coach selection, and pre-hire assessment projects. She is the system administrator for all of our assessment platforms and manages our LMS.
After work, Sarah enjoys baking and spending time with family and friends.
VP, Coaching and Consulting Services
Joe partners with our clients to craft solutions to solve their leadership and organizational development needs. He then engages our full team of resources to ensure we deliver results!
When not working, Joe enjoys time with his family, training in martial arts, and restoring old furniture.
Elizabeth leads our accounting and finance team. She provides invoicing, collections, reporting, and data management to clients as needed. She tirelessly works to align to your procurement and accounting team requirements.
In her spare time, Elizabeth enjoys spending time with her dog, friends, and enjoying nature.
Marketing and Business Development Consultant
Lisa’s creativity provides our engaging digital marketing experience and coordinates with our team to produce new thought leadership for your ongoing learning. She is always ready to respond to new inquiries and help onboard client partners.
After hours, Lisa is often driving one her three teenagers to their various activities or walking along the San Francisco Bay near her home.
Practice Leader, Leadership Coaching
Stan coaches individual leaders and leadership teams to enhance their ability to align their intention with their impact. By helping leaders combine the presence embodied in leadership mindset with the tools that constitute leadership skillset, he motivates commitment and action to create exceptional organizational performance.
Stan spends his leisure time enjoying the resort vibe and natural setting near his Saugatuck, Michigan home and exploring craft breweries.
Coaches & Consultants
Interested in meeting one or more of the talented individuals who make will make your engagement positively unforgettable? Contact us and we will happily match our team with your needs.