Stew Bolno, MBA, EdM
Sr. Learning & Development Consultant
Stewart Bolno has helped executives, managers, and employees increase their level of professional effectiveness since 1984. He possesses a long history of helping sales teams improve performance. However, his expertise enables him to consult with leaders, managers, and teams from all organizational areas. After all, these people benefit greatly by learning to appreciate the importance of their role while strengthening their influencing and people skills.
By utilizing surveys, computer software, and instrumented learning materials, his clients are able to quantitatively analyze their individual, team, or organizational situation. This assists them in building a strong foundation prior to committing to action. This reinforces confidence and contributes to effective decision making.
Stew’s long term work history demonstrates that he has "walked the talk." Early in his career, he earned executive positions with two major retail firms, Abraham & Straus and R. H. Macy. As a consultant, he conducted seminars for Xerox Learning Systems/Learning International. As a Field Manager Associate of Inscape Publishing, he is a consistent volume award winner. He has been cited with the honor of “Team Builder of the Year”, from a population of 4,000 independent Inscape Distributors. Stew has been a Board Member of the Small Business Council of the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce and is an active member of the American Society for Training & Development. For 10 years, Stew was selected by the Wharton-University of Pennsylvania, Small Business Development Center, to design and conduct courses in the areas of Leadership, Sales, and Customer Retention.
Stew has earned an M.B. A. in Management and an Ed. M. in Adult Educational Processes.
You might be surprised to know that: Stew was the selected candidate for the United States House of Representatives in 2004.
Sr. Training Specialist
Heather brings a unique perspective and specialization to team development. As a professional beach and indoor volleyball player for more than a decade, Heather discovered what makes teams great from the inside-out.
For the past 12 years, Heather has applied the skills and knowledge learned on the court to real-life, workplace situations. She has worked with many Fortune 500 companies and across a wide variety of industries – both nationally and internationally.
Heather specializes in experiential teambuilding activities – both indoors and outdoors – on land and water -- for large and smalls groups. She is Project Manager of the Wheels For The World, bicycle-building program; a Certified DiSC Behavioral Styles trainer and a Certified Conflict Mediator.
She is passionate about helping people better understanding their co-workers and themselves to create more effective and harmonious working environments.
Heather has a B.A. in Journalism with a Minor in Marketing from California State University Northridge. She is a member of the Orange County Human Relations Commission and the North American Simulation & Gaming Association (NASGA).
Team Builders Plus Consultants Our talented consultants form an impressive team. Each has years of experience in human resources and/or organizational and professional development. They have conducted countless individual, team and organizational assessments followed by designing and delivering highly successful programs that get results. Their consulting experience spans the organizational hierarchy, from senior level executives to the newest, least experienced employees. They have helped companies build successful teams, develop exceptional managers and create productive work environments.
Team Builders Plus facilitators are dynamic, fun and engaging. They know what it takes to design and deliver a powerful program that engages the participants in lively discussions and interactive experiences that have a lasting impact. All of our trainers receive the highest ratings from client evaluations.
Team Builders Plus consultants have shared their expertise by presenting to a variety of groups including: ASTD, The Society of Human Resource Managers, Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce, The Wharton School's Small Business Development Center, among others.