Stephen J. Gill, Ph.D., is an independent consultant with over 30 years experience in employee training & learning, human performance improvement, and organization development. He works with a wide variety of business, non -profit, and government organizations analyzing their learning needs and improving the effectiveness of their training and development programs. He helps individuals, teams, and organizations learn how to achieve their strategic goals.

He has published over 50 articles, book chapters, and books, as well as handbooks and manuals related to learning and development. He earned his Ph.D. in counseling psychology from Northwestern University and was on faculty of The University of Michigan School of Education before becoming a full-time consultant. He is co-author of "Minds at Work: Managing for Success in the Knowledge Economy," published by ATD in 2018, co-author of "The Learning Alliance: Systems Thinking in Human Resource Development," published by Jossey-Bass in 1994, author of "The Manager's Pocket Guide to Organizational Learning," published by HRD Press in 2000, co-author of "Getting More From Your Investment in Training: The 5As Framework," published by RealTime Performance in 2009, and author of "Developing a Learning Culture in Nonprofit Organizations," published by Sage Publications in 2010.

Steve applies his organization knowledge and skills as a volunteer in the public sector. He has served as an elected Trustee of Washtenaw Community College. His second six-year term ended in 2016.