For over forty years Peter A. Cole, the principal of Cole Consulting, has used a holistic, integrative approach to help a multitude of diverse organizations successfully grow their businesses. He has founded and led three successful businesses and numerous community-based organizations, in addition to serving in many senior management positions and provided executive coaching services for companies ranging in size from a handful of employees to Fortune 50 companies.

Peter spent seven years in education before becoming an energy management consultant; a career he pursued for seventeen years, primarily in leadership roles. Functioning then as both internal leader and external consultant, Peter discovered his love for helping organizations transform themselves into learning communities.  In private practice as an organizational development consultant since 1994, Peter focuses on strategic planning, executive coaching and business development.

He is certified in the Lominger Voices™ 360° Review assessment tools as well as in Tracom’s Social Style & Versatility™ model.  He is a standing advisor in Vermont Sustainable Job Fund’s Peer-to-Peer Collaborative << http://www.vsjf.org/what-we-do/peer-to-peer >> and is a longstanding member of ATD (Association for  Talent Development) << http://www.astd.org/ >> as well as of VBSR (Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility) << http://vbsr.org/ >>.