Chris Altizer BA, MA, MBA
Executive & Team Coach
Senior Human Resources Leader, Instructor of Yoga, Karate, Diving
As a senior Human Resources executive in companies including Aetna, Pfizer, Warner-Lambert, and Allstate Insurance, Chris has deep experience in leadership, organizational, and team effectiveness and performance across businesses and industries. He brings over 25 years of working closely with C-suite executives and leadership teams across the globe to improve organizational and leadership performance and managing change at the most senior levels. He has worked with large corporations and smaller businesses ranging from start-ups, turnarounds, growth challenges, and integrations.
For over twenty years Chris has spoken at conferences and been interviewed, published, and quoted on topics ranging from organization effectiveness, talent development, and leadership performance. He has guest lectured and taught at several universities in the U.S. and abroad. His academic credentials include a MA in Human Resource Development and an MBA with Honors from Columbia University in New York.
Along his path, in addition to his business experience, Chris has incorporated key lessons from yoga, the martial arts and mindfulness practice, as well as lessons from several years as a SCUBA Instructor. Chris blends his deep professional experiences in leadership, teams, and organizational change with his deep personal experiences in fitness, awareness, recovery, and mindfulness to help others discern, decide, and dedicate their paths to personal and professional growth, mastery, and performance.