D.L. Podeszwa & Associates

D.L. Podeszwa & Associates is a leadership development resource for many organizations, whether in businesses or communities. They work with small, medium and large organizations in all business segments to improve their productivity, creating strong leaders to do what it takes to remain competitive in an ever changing global market. Dave and Adam work with community leaders and volunteers implementing innovative programs to ensure continued growth and success for their respective communities and businesses.

D.L. Podeszwa & Associates is affiliated with Judy Hartley & Associates, Minneapolis, MN, and the Institute for Change Research, Boulder, CO.

Dave Podeszwa is an Army veteran who has worked as a machinist, computer systems expert, technical writer, and technical trainer. He’s conducted workshops from Honolulu to London and throughout North America. He is a world traveler. Businesses served include financial, insurance, retail, foods, service, health care, municipalities, manufacturing and even pest management. Dave has a degree in Electrical Engineering, and certifications in Total Organizational Development, Continuous Improvement, Certified Value Specialist, and has been involved in his community as a Civil Service Commissioner for 20 years. He has conducted workshops for non- profit, union, non-union for all levels, and all sizes of organizations. Dave served as a training director for a Fortune 100 company for 15 years prior to starting his own consulting business, D. L. Podeszwa & Associates , 20 years ago.

Adam Podeszwa has a diverse work history . During his college years, Adam worked in the foods industry as well as security, home delivery, and shipping/receiving for a Fortune 500 company while completing his degree in Communication Arts from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Adam then went on to work in the customer service industry, responsible for training the majority of new hires to that organization. He then began managing projects and two work crews around the Midwest, installing equipment in school classrooms and gymnasiums. Adam finished his degree in History at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee during these years. He then moved into quality control for a mid-size company in the Milwaukee area. Most recently, Adam completed his degree in Broad Field Social Studies and his teaching degree at Cardinal Stritch University. He has been a Wisconsin state certified teacher and consultant/facilitator with D.L. Podeszwa and Associates since 2012.

Open/Public Series

A more extensive Supervisory Skills Series: