Steve Salisbury is passionate about working with executives to close the strategy-to-execution gap. For dozens of major clients, he evaluates interpersonal, organizational, and process elements to eliminate cross-functional dysfunction and builds teams to create a leadership culture to drive all types of change. While studies show that strategy execution continues to underperform, Steve has a remarkable 85 percent success rate.
Steve has worked with some of the world’s most recognizable enterprises to set change in motion by creating capacity, galvanizing leaders, and driving accountability to institutionalize the entire transformation. Comfortable in culturally diverse settings, Steve has worked in many international companies throughout Asia, Latin America, and Europe, as well as in the United States.
Steve serves as the immediate past president of the Midwest Chapter of the Association of Change Management Professionals (ACMP). The purpose of ACMP Midwest is to develop change professionals who provide substantial value and expertise to the organizations they serve – through creativity, passion, and excellence.
When speaking, Steve weaves in lessons from his rich and wide-ranging history, including agriculture, winemaking, lay ministry, and association leadership – in addition to his varied corporate, public sector, and non-for-profit business and leadership experience.
Steve spent most of his adult life in southwestern Michigan and now lives with his wife in Chicago. His hobbies include Chicago history, architecture, wine, and family ancestry. He still owns the southwestern Michigan family vineyard his parents bought in the 1960s.