Dr. JB Symons is a nationally known speaker on the issues and problems of people development. Speaking on today's business concerns of corporate culture, work force environment needs and total quality leadership, JB has shared his know-how and insights with hundreds of companies and businesses, from small one-person offices to Fortune 500 corporations.
With over 30 years of training, assessment, workshop, retreat and seminar experiences, JB is a key factor for business development and success, with a focus on decreasing specific losses and problems while increasing personnel effectiveness and efficiency and business profitability.
Starting the first of many successful businesses in 1975, JB has learned first hand the details, rewards and headaches of running a business in various economic climates.
A 3-tour Vietnam veteran as a corpsman with the Navy Seal Teams, JB has seen the worst than man go do to man and has a burning desire to help people and organizations to achieve their best. He has been a farmer, pastor in the United Methodist Church, family counselor and therapist, bartender, folksinger, salesman, business owner, teacher, professor, father and husband.
Receiving multiple degrees, Dr. Symons, is truly a man with a passion for developing healthy people and corporate environments.
JB is the recipient of Indiana University’s "Excellence in Teaching" award for Adult Education-Continuing Studies. He is the president of Lead to Great, a leadership and organizational consulting group that focuses on helping organizations of all kinds and sizes to play better together.
An enjoyable speaker and humorist JB is continually striving to assist others in the greater use of their potential. He does private research and work in stress, self-esteem and self-control, and executive coaching and team development. He lives in the Normandy Farm area, on the northwest side of Indianapolis.