Paul Terry, SPHR

Senior Advisor - Strategic Change Consultant




“Do you understand that it’s your team’s accomplishments, and what they do because of you, not for you, that will generate your mark as a leader?”

-Nancy Badore (as quoted by Keith Ferrazzi in Never Eat Alone)

Professional Background

Paul helps leaders around the globe develop their team management and strategic leadership skills. He coaches individuals to identify concrete action plans for sustaining and accelerating their levels of contribution. Paul has led numerous engagements with clients in healthcare, pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, food and beverage, and high tech industries. His work has included helping clients with solutions in assessment, selection processes, training program design, talent development and leadership succession strategies. He has led research engagements in the U.S., Brazil, and Asia on workforce demographics, behavior and contribution.

Paul has authored several articles in the areas of performance management and succession planning. Paul founded Paul Terry Consulting Group in 2013 after 20 years of working in corporate HR and with the HR consulting firm, Global Novations. Paul worked as division Vice President of Human Resources at Emerson and spent four years with Exxon in a variety of human resource roles. His background covers all aspects of human resources including experience in leading strategic human resource efforts in Europe, Asia and Latin America. Paul is an Associate Certified Coach with the International Coach Federation.

Interest Areas

Strategic HR Planning, Succession Management, Leadership Development, Career Development.

Personal Notes

Paul is married and has two grown children. He lives in Colorado and in his spare time enjoys hiking, backpacking, snowboarding and travel – over 60 countries so far and counting.