Chris Altizer BA, MA, MBA
Executive & Team Coach, Speaker
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 30 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 and non-profits ranging from start-ups, turnarounds, growth challenges, and integrations. In addition to consulting, Chris is on the faculty of Florida International University’s MSHRM program in 2019 as an Adjunct Lecturer teaching International Human Resources Management.
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 BA in History from Hampden-Sydney College, an MA in Human Resource Development, and an MBA with Honors from Columbia Business School in New York.
Along his path, in addition to his business experience, Chris has incorporated key lessons from yoga, diving, the martial arts, and mindfulness practices. Chris is an RYT200 registered yoga teacher, an instructor and practicing 5th degree black belt in karate, and a NAUI certified SCUBA Instructor. He 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.