Neil founded Goldman Consulting & Strategy (GCS, Inc.) — an organizational development and perceptual research firm — in 2002 with a clear purpose: to help leaders make better decisions, and to help individuals and organizations facilitate positive change. Neil is a consultant, a strategist, a researcher, a teacher, and a motivator. To date, Neil has collaborated with over 400 clients, and in 49 states nationwide. Through strategic planning, research services, workshops and consulting, Neil and the GCS team provide insights and information for better decisions and better leadership.
Neil is a school board member, an instructor at numerous colleges and also Western CUNA Management School. He has served as Master of Ceremonies for over 20 national conferences, and has personally conducted focus groups with over 4000 consumers. Neil is also a former president and owner of Member Research, serving financial institutions since 1988.
Neil holds a doctorate degree in Organizational Leadership, an MBA with a marketing emphasis, and a BA in Communications. Through foundational models developed in 25+ years of consulting and his doctoral work, Neil provides tools to assess and develop focus and success. One such example is the Escalator Model© highlighted throughout this site. Neil’s continuing objective is to turn research into results, and information into action. And for all engaged to have fun in the process.