Stephen J. Gill 

Stephen J. Gill, Ph.D., is part-owner of Learning to be Great. Steve is also owner and principal of Stephen J. Gill Consulting. Steve’s expertise is in creating learning cultures in organizations and measuring the impact of learning and performance improvement interventions, which he has been doing for over 25 years since leaving the faculty of the University of Michigan, School of Education. He has written extensively about these topics. His most recent books are Minds at Work: Managing for Success in the Knowledge Economy, published by ATD in 2018, Getting More From Your Investment in Training: The 5As Framework, published by RealTime Performance in 2009, and Developing a Learning Culture in Nonprofit Organizations, published by Sage Publications in 2010. Steve also posts regularly on The Performance Improvement Blog. He served his community as an elected trustee of Washtenaw Community College from 2004 to 2016.


James D. Stilwell

James D. Stilwell, is part-owner of Learning to be Great. Jim is also owner and principal of ArborQuest Consulting. For over 35 years, Jim has been consulting in a wide-range of industries, including automotive, aerospace, metals processing, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, food processing, temporary employment services, and telecommunications. Working with leaders and teams, at all levels in an organization, he employs high-engagement facilitation, team building, and coaching methods to improve performance. Jim was also on the University of Michigan's Executive Education staff where, for eight years, he taught the lead day in the long-standing Management of Managers Course.