A dynamic training & coaching professional with years of experience in people development and performance management within Human Resources organizations, the training & consulting Industry; as well as within academia. Experienced in creating, developing, facilitating, selling and managing cutting edge, action-oriented leadership, sales, and operational programs. An accomplished professional in maximizing human performance, guiding professionals through career transition and engaging C-level and VP-level leadership using a consultative, “non-salesy” approach. Proven ability to achieve dynamic results by leveraging unique expertise to quickly build trusting, long-lasting business relationships that lead to employee engagement and performance, increased profitability and customer loyalty.
Specialties: Leadership development, career transition, and business development. Certifications in: The Judgment Index, DiSC, Civil Treatment and Professional Staffing.
Senior Manager, Learning and Development
Jun 2013 – Present
Responsible for facilitating and coaching internal leadership development and employee performance through increased employee engagement and effectiveness.
-Dillon Coaching and Training-
Owner Career/Life Coach
Jan 2011 – Present
DCT, based in Marietta, GA serves the growth-minded individual who finds themselves hungry to transform or transition their current career as well as the person having to get re-employed or rightfully employed in the current job-market.
DCT is founded on Greg’s passion for and expertise in seeing and developing people-potential! Greg’s decades of experience and skill in helping individuals and companies better see the inner person and maximize employee productivity was developed in large and small corporations, non-profits, and within academia.
Greg has a Masters degree in Training and Development, worked for 8 years in the full-time ministry for churches in Colorado and Massachusetts, and has been employed for several years as a Senior Learning Manager for Randstad (the second largest staffing company in the world, and a $13 billion Fortune A List company employing 3,500 internal employees, and 75,000 temporary employees in the USA weekly). At Randstad Greg focused on leadership development. Randstad’s training department was on Training Magazine’s “Training Top 100” list for 4 years in a row. In between Greg's positions at Randstad he worked for a few years for 2 training and consulting companies in Atlanta and Boston, Greg also worked in academia (at Georgia Tech – one of the top universities in the United States) for 4 years in the Executive Education and Professional Education departments.
Regardless of your industry, if you need to get better at targeting and winning or creating your dream job – call Greg Dillon. 404.661-9816
Visit us at www.seeingpeoplework.com to view video clips, hear audio clips or learn more about the services of Dillon Coaching and Training.
-Georgia Institute of Technology-
Director of Business Development
Mar 2009 – Mar 2013
Business development and Training within Georgia Tech Professional Education representing programs and services for both the GT OSHA Training Institute Education Center (OTI) and the Georgia Manufacturing Extension Partnership (GaMEP)
Career Connections Co-Chair
Jan 2007 – Dec 2009
A member of the SHRM-Atlanta Leadership Team. Teaching, training and coaching HR professionals regarding various employment skills, strategies and tactics. Design, development and facilitation of bi-monthly Career Connections events including an annual "Recruiter's Roundtable" event which regularly included half a dozen of the top employment professionals within Fortune 500 organizations in the Atlanta metro area and drew up to 100 individuals in career transition. Fostered close partnerships with organizations such as Lee Hecht Harrison, Talent Connections and Meeting Expectations to achieve organizational goals.
-The Forum Corporation-
Sep 2007 – Nov 2008
Through consultative selling, value demonstration and superb relationship building skills, consistently gained access to VP and “C-level” prospects to uncover pertinent business needs and issues
Achieved a prospecting call to appointment ratio of 30%, leading the Southeast Region with penetration of Fortune 500 prospects
Demonstrated outstanding presentation and facilitation skills that earned credibility and demanded attention and engagement
-Roosevelt Thomas Consulting & Training-
Aug 2006 – Jul 2007
Exceeded 1st year closed sales goal by 33% and generated $245,000 in revenue within 3 months
Created a recognition of needs and presented strategic solutions to C-Level Executives in Fortune 500 companies
Consistently moved sales forward during the typical 3 to 6 month sales cycle - building the pipeline
Wrote winning proposals for consulting and training initiatives ranging from $4,000 - $250,000
Maintained a prospecting-call to appointment-set ratio of better than 80%.
National Learning Manager
Jun 1999 – Aug 2006
Drove state-of-the-art learning interventions that used the latest adult learning technologies for 2,000 North American employees and measured an increase in new-hire sales equaling $4 million in a 6-month period.
Guided and facilitated nation-wide leadership training program in: Civil Treatment, Hiring for Success, Leadership Coaching, Inspiring Commitment and Involvement, New Hire On-boarding and DISC. 250+ participants consistently rated the program above 95% in satisfaction surveys producing a marked increase in leadership competence and confidence
Agent training topics included Recruiting, Sales Effectiveness, Interviewing/Hiring/Placement/Coaching/Termination and Enterprise-wide systems training