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Don Gunther

Don Gunther is principal of Gunther Leadership, a specialized consulting firm providing custom solutions for improving organizational effectiveness. With over 30 years of experience, Don offers a unique blend of organizational development, management experience, functional business knowledge, and consulting skills.

Current Clients and Partners

Swatch Group – OMEGA® – developing leadership effectiveness for the U.S. regional store leaders in the areas of self-awareness, influence, developmental feedback, coaching, change management and leading teams.

General Atomics – providing design and facilitation to support capability development for the director level leaders in the areas of leadership development, interpersonal impact, team effectiveness and change leadership.

All About Talent – Senior Associate, developing leadership capabilities and high performing teams practices through classroom training and experiential methodologies. Global clients include American Bureau of Shipping, AmSty, and TechnipFMC.

Former Positions

BP – Global Faculty, providing coaching and facilitation for senior/group-level leaders based in the U.S., Canada, Australia, Europe, Asia-Pac and the Middle East in the areas of change leadership, effective teamwork, strategic persuasion and conflict management.

Center for Creative Leadership® – Senior Faculty for the Global Custom Solutions Group – In this capacity, Don consulted with global clients to assess their organizational development needs, and then design and implement custom leadership development solutions.

JPMorgan Chase – Vice President, Development Director – Don created an executive management/leadership development function and led the efforts for leadership mentoring. In addition, he was responsible for managing a performance consulting group to support the JPMorgan Chase investment bank.
Don has contributed his leadership and expertise in the areas of organizational development, talent management, training and performance management for a variety of other well recognized companies including Nabisco, Sara Lee Corporation, E&J Gallo Winery, and Oscar Mayer Company.


Masters in Business Administration, Wake Forest University
B.S. in Business Administration, University of Louisiana – Lafayette

Leadership is no longer about your position. It's now more about your passion for excellence and making a difference. You can lead without a title.

Robin Sharma

A sense of humor is part of the art of leadership, of getting along with people, of getting things done.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality. The last is to say thank you. In between, the leader is a servant.

Max Depree

Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything
that can be counted counts.

Albert Einstein

Change is the law of life and those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.

John F. Kennedy

Mountaintops inspire leaders but valleys mature them.

Winston Churchill

We are what we repeatedly do, excellence then is not an act, but a habit.