PRESIDENT, BEST DUNN ENTERPRISES, INC.
Brian Dunn is the founder and President of Best Dunn Enterprises, Inc. a professional development company focused on helping executives and teams improve their performance in the workplace. He combines effective interviewing skills with results from standardized assessments, such as the Myers-Briggs and the Strong Campbell, to provide customized solutions for his clients.
Brian started his career with Nestlé Foods in the Human Resources department where he managed employee engagement, executive relocation, staff service awards and employee child care programs. He transitioned to the Department of Labor where he interpreted standardized test results for workforce placement companies. Then through Fred Prior Resources, he began training public audiences in communication, presentation, budgeting and negotiation skills.
More recently, Brian served as Vice President of the Principal Leadership Development Program with the NYC Leadership Academy. His team of facilitators and content designers utilized “action” and “adult learning” theories to increase the leadership capacity of 1,200 NYC public school principals. These concepts were cascaded throughout the entire Department of Education system.
He spent 5 years with Comcast Cable in the Engineering department where he implemented Leadership Competencies for Technicians, Management Training for Supervisors and Succession Planning for titles above Sr. Director. While there, he introduced specialized programs such as Engineer Fellows, Technical Mentoring and High Potential Leaders. These programs recognized rising stars and afforded them with pathways to advancement.
Brian maintains an active executive coaching calendar with clients in the US and abroad. He developed two software applications geared to helping his clients achieve more; PiVI and to have improved interpersonal conversations; Put Your Cards on the Table.
Brian attended Manhattanville College where he received an M.A. in Psychology/Anthropology and a B.A. in Economics. He is certified in Executive Coaching, the Strong Campbell Interest Inventory, the Birkman Personality and DiSC assessments, as well as the MBTI and the Thomas Killman Conflict Modes Indicator. His experience with creating standardized tests, interpreting their results and extensive leadership experience, has allowed him to successfully work with a broad base of clients.