Wes Siegal

Wes Siegal
Managing Partner

Wes Siegal is Managing Partner at Schaffer Consulting. He is an organizational psychologist who designs and leads organizational transformation efforts that drive improved performance, innovation, and leadership development. Wes has developed and delivered these programs in dozens of top-tier organizations in the pharmaceutical, financial services, manufacturing, and education sectors – most notably at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Merck, Pfizer, Bausch + Lomb, ING, Avery Dennison, and the Haas School of Business.

Wes helps leadership teams turn organizational dynamics to their advantage as they work to realize their strategic goals. As a member of the Firm's management committee, Wes leads a number of efforts that help our clients create more adaptive cultures and achieve breakthrough results. These have yielded results in areas as diverse as cost management, compliance, product development and sales growth, operating and manufacturing efficiency, and improvement of quality and outcomes.

Wes has spoken about consulting and change dynamics at the national SIOP and ASTD conferences, and he has written about these topics in recent articles in Consulting to Management and Leader to Leader.

Wes has been a guest lecturer in leadership and team development and organizational performance improvement since 2000 at management and leadership courses and workshops at Fordham University, University of California, Baruch College, and Columbia. Taught Introduction to Organizational Psychology at Barnard College in 1998. Teachers Assistant in various Columbia courses including Group Dynamics and Statistics.

He holds certifications in Voices, Benchmarks, Multifactor Leadership Questionnaire, FIRO-B, and is a member of the American Psychological Association and the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology.

Wes has a B.A. in Cultural Anthropology from Brown University (1987), and a Ph.D. (2000, with honors) in Organizational Psychology from Columbia University.



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