ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT CONSULTING
Do you or your organization seek to increase your effectiveness?
Does your organization lack direction or vitality?
Are you or your organization experiencing conflict?
Do you or your organization want to become more sustainable?
Jon Biemer's specialty, Organization Development (OD), is the art of intervening in complex systems. Mr. Biemer appreciates people and circumstances as they are. He takes into account psychology, economics, technology and the environment. What works -- now and in the long run?
Mr. Biemer brings forty years of professional experience to every consulting engagement. Improving clients' ability to serve is how he measures success.
Satisfied PARTNERS Say
"Working with Jon Biemer has truly enabled ECO to move beyond a start-up organization into a more stable organization. Jon worked with ECO to identify areas that needed improvement and to create a strategy to address those areas. Jon also provided ECO with insight and skill to write a successful grant." Erin Rowland, Board President, Ecology in Classrooms and Outdoors, Ecology in Schools and Outdoors.
"Jon offered the wise, gentle firm voice to get us back on track with our mission; then was there to guide our vision development and encourage specific, measurable milestones... Jon often catches much in observing what is not said, yet crucial, and skillfully and diplomatically brings it into the forefront. He is an exceptional... facilitator." Dana Grayson, Cofounder, Clark County Association of Mediators, Clark County Association of Mediators.
"I found Mr. Biemer to be a unique, focused and wholly dedicated professional... I have watched Jon work closely with those around him, always respectful of individual personalities and politics, while methodically crafting processes to build consensus, define challenges and create solutions to "big picture" issues facing our communities and their sustainability." Martin Shain, Principal, BacGen Technologies. Bac-Gen Technologies.
"Jon skillfully guided conversations to help us assess our goals and objectives. The questions he asked were crucial in helping us reevaluate our mission statement and compelled us to consider a larger audience outside our usual stakeholders. His guidance helped us ..write a business plan that will be understood outside our usual field of operation." Resource Development Committee, Oregon Safe Schools and Communities Coalition. Oregon Safe Schools and Communities Coalition.
"Because Jon did his homework so well and was such an adept facilitator, we had a very productive two hour meeting. In fact, we have participated in all-day retreats that have not accomplished as much as Jon Biemer did with Friends of Gateway Green in two hours." Linda Robinson, Chair of the Board, Friends of Gateway Green.Friends of Gateway Green.
"Jon's skills and service as a facilitator are an integral reason that CMS continues to exist and thrive today... In one important breakthrough, he helped the group separate the issue of program design from the definition of the larger organizational identity. This enabled the group to identify a much broader and comprehensive vision and mission for the organization. Jon's capacity for systems thinking and planning helped guide the group through many complicated issues of decisions... I highly recommend Jon and his talents to any person or group that desires to make a difference!" Nancy Pionk, Executive Director, Community Mediation Services.Community Mediation Services.
"Mr. Biemer was highly professional, constructive, and persistent in delivering value to the client and to our firm. He was outcomes oriented organizational, programmatic, process and product value. He was able to nuance difficult governance, risk and compliance issues." Greg Hutchins, Principal, Quality + Engineering.