Joseph Weitzer has helped guide the transformation and strategic direction of public and private sector clients for nearly 35 years. He is described as a highly effective, strategic leader, who seeks to understand the strengths and assets of team members, supports individualized development, works to support alignment of resources and empowers individuals as a means to achieving results. As a catalyst for change, he has been instrumental in establishing a culture of continuous improvement in several organizations where he held senior leadership roles.

Weitzer’s disciplined approach is informed by his graduate education in which he focused on motivation and human performance. His career path afforded him opportunities to develop and apply knowledge in progressive leadership roles held in manufacturing, health care, government, food service, education and business service sectors.

Over the past 10 years, he has worked intricately with more than 40 businesses and organizations providing leadership support focused on strategic planning, executive/leadership coaching, process improvement and employee engagement and performance. In joining the BizTimes team, Joe will bring the highly successful leadership program he designed and brought to market through two institutions of higher education and focus on supporting the development, performance and impact of leaders in the region.

Joe holds undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He is also a graduate of the Chair Academy and Collegiate Management Institute’s Leadership Program. He is trained in Kepner-Tregoe Problem Solving and Decision Making methodology and is a Certified Lean-Six Sigma Black Belt.

Joe can be reached at joe.weitzer@biztimes.com.