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Trusted Facilitator
Dr. Peter Dams (rhymes with 'Brahms') is an experienced facilitator and change consultant who works in a wide range of industries. He speaks frequently on strategic planning and systems thinking.

Peter has guided over 70 organizations through comprehensive strategic planning processes and helped create over 100 practical strategic plans that don't end up on the shelf. Clients include Fortune 500 corporations, state and international associations, private companies, universities, municipalities, and non-profit organizations.

Peter holds a doctorate from Western Michigan University in Applied Behavior Analysis with emphasis on Organizational Behavior Management (OBM) and Behavioral Systems Analysis (BSA). He received an MS in Behavior Analysis from the University of North Texas. At WMU, he serves as adjunct associate professor in the area of Industrial/Organizational Psychology.

Consensus Builder

Peter is an unbiased facilitator with years of experience in building consensus across diverse stakeholder groups with multiple viewpoints. As a good listener, he helps leaders find solutions and formulate strategies that fit their culture and ambition.

Professional Affiliations

  • Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI)
  • Association of Professional Behavior Analysts (APBA)
  • International Society for Performance Improvement (ISPI)
  • Organizational Behavior Management Network (OBMN)
Peter is currently board president for the Kalamazoo Tutoring Association. He served on the ABAI Executive Council as student representative and is past president of the Kalamazoo Area Homeschool Association.


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