After 29 years in corporate settings, 25 in the pharmaceutical/biotech healthcare industries, Walt started Development First, LLC in April 2007. He has capitalized on a wealth of experience in sales, sales management, managed markets account management, marketing, human resources, and leadership development training to help clients develop leadership skills of people leaders.
Few consultants focused on developing leadership skills have had experience in several capacities being a leader. Because of Walt’s background in leadership and human resources development positions, he is able to connect well with sales, sales management, general management, and research and development audiences. As a coach and facilitator, Walt is able to relate real-world experiences that allow participants to be able to immediately apply their skills back on the job. Walt brings that same experience to designing leadership training and follow-up tools that help people-leaders achieve results through other people.
|Walter W. Hoff, President of Development First, brings practical business and management consulting solutions to improve the ability of people leaders to achieve performance through others: