Bob Bennett is a proven leader whose industrial engineering education, training and experience coupled with intensive leadership in Human Resources result in a unique integration of analytics and human capital that drive employee engagement, personal growth and business performance.
Bob has extensive exposure to and immersion in all areas of business, leading to a comprehensive understanding of business and a collaborative approach to achieving success. Bob’s comprehension of both business and people leads to practical and sustainable solutions, whether it be in the achievement of business goals or the realization of personal aspirations. His coaching and mentoring experience improves individual performance and leads to career changes/career growth for those with whom he has works.
He is a thought leader and change agent, promoting and fostering innovation and continuous improvement. His ability to see issues and solutions holistically is invaluable in the creation of meaningful strategic plans paired with effective tactical initiatives that lead to successful achievement of objectives. He successfully leads organizational development and process improvement efforts that increase quality and expand capabilities to create greater value.
Bob enhances and integrates leadership development, talent management, performance management, succession planning, and learning and development programs, delivering personal and business results that have solidified his organization’s world-class status. He has earned the title of trusted leader and advisor at all levels of the organization through his collaborative style, his passion for people, his relentless pursuit of results and his success in coaching and developing individuals and teams.
Bob currently serves on the Boards of The Salvation Army and Playhouse on the Square, and has previously served on the Boards of the New Memphis Institute, the University of Memphis Wang Center of International Business Advisory Board, and thee Memphis Academy of Health Sciences. Bob is also actively involved in many HR industry organizations, serving on the Advisory Board of Human Capitol Media and the Talent Management Human Capital Executive Research Board.
Bob is also a frequent keynote speaker at companies, universities and conference events such as: Milken Institute, Economist Talent Management Summit, Human capital Institute, Talent Management Association and Argyle Executive Forum. He has been published and is sought as a subject matter expert in numerous publications on the range of topics from culture, performance management, talent management, strategic workforce planning, ‘big data’ and more.