Jonathan Burman has over 30 years of Organizational Development, Leadership, Human Resources, and Talent Management experience. As a consultant and employee he has worked with such firms as City National Bank (CNB), Goldman Sacks, Merck Pharmaceuticals, Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), CIGNA, MASCO Corporation, Johnson & Johnson, and Koch Industries. Currently he serves as a Managing Partner for The Best Workplace as well as a Performance Consultant and Instructor for Emory University’s Continuing Education Department.
He received his Masters Degree in I/O psychology from LaSalle University, is a Lean/Six Sigma Black Belt, Project Management Professional (PMP), ProSci Change Management consultant, and Certified Master Coach. Other certifications include talent acquisition and development tools such as DiSC, Hogan, Predictive Index, MBTI, Korn Ferry/Lominger (Interview Architect, VOICES, Benchmarks) and Behavioral Event interviewing. Jonathan was also an adjunct professor at Rosemont College and has written numerous articles and many presentations about psychology and talent management.
Jonathan has tremendous depth in leadership development, from the scoping and instructional design of programs all the way down to facilitation and coaching. At Johnson & Johnson’s Synthes Division he created a global leadership development program called Leadership Connections. This program was delivered to 265 international leaders throughout the European Union and North America and was further sustained through coaching using Center for Creative Leadership’s 360 Benchmarks program. To date, Jonathan has created 128 instructor-led and online training and development programs and has several operations and development models copywritten such as 3D Leadership©, CrowdThink©, TRIP Performance Coaching©, and JUICE Neuroscience of Influence©.
For his entire career Jonathan has been focused on creating purpose, productivity and growth through leadership alignment and accountability. As an executive coach Jonathan has worked with many leaders in Fortune 500 companies to increase leadership capability, executive presence, and productivity. He sat on the Board of Directors for Gateway House, Children’s Home Society Of Florida, and through the Guardian Pride Committee has helped to fund several home builds through Habitat for Humanity. He also actively volunteers for Junior Achievement and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta. In addition, Jonathan has delivered the keynote addresses for Society of Human Resources Management and Association of Colleges and Employers conferences and has presented for many trade associations throughout the Southeast.