Steve W. Holtzer, D.Phil.

With a Doctorate in Philosophy from Oxford University, as well as degrees in Psychology and Theology, Steve brings a rich education in human thought and behavior to his clients.

  • As a former consultant with William M. Mercer, Inc., a business owner and entrepreneur, Steve combines corporate and small business experience with his formal education to present insights and solutions that work
  • Added to his excellent rapport with audiences, Steve's practical insights change people's lives. He combines an entertaining style with custom designed solutions to energize, educate, and empower people.
  • With over 10 years of experience, Steve helps his clients achieve success in leadership, team building, communication skills, customer service, career development, and goal setting.
  • In addition to serving clients
  • Steve is a member of the National Speakers Association, and the Immediate Past President of the Pacific
  • Northwest Chapter of the National Speakers Association

Steve is dedicated to increasing the effectiveness and enhancing the human side of organizations through keynotes, seminars, consulting and facilitation in the following areas:

Keynotes and Seminars

  • Change is a Preexisting Condition... Are You Covered?
  • Achieveing Your Dreams: The Power of Goal Setting
  • Live the Life of Your Dreams
  • How to prevent Customers from Pushing Your Buttons
  • Communicating with Respect
  • Building Empowered Teams
  • Increasing Staff Motivation and Productivity Through Effective Delegation
  • Leadership Training and Development

Areas of Consulting Expertise

Areas of Facilitation Expertise

  • Leadership
  • Teamwork
  • Customer Service
  • Career Development
  • Individual Management Coaching
  • Goal Setting
  • Self-esteem and High Performance
  • Meeting facilitation
  • Retreat Facilitation
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Issues Clarification

Clients and Industries served include:

    Steve has worked with Fortune 500 companies and other leading organizations across a wide variety of industries.


  • The Boeing Company

Architecture/Engineering/Inte rior Design

  • Heery International

Banking and Financial Services

  • Bank of America
  • Interchecks, Inc./J.H. Harland Company
  • Kueckelhan Crutcher & Company PLLC
  • Seafirst Bank

Career Development/Outplacement

  • Drake Beam Morin, Inc.

Consumer Goods

  • Pepsi-Cola Company, Northwest Business Unit


  • Clemson University
  • Seattle University
  • Snohomish County School District
  • University of Washington

Food Service/Restaurants

  • Round Table Pizza


  • Children's Regional Hospital and Medical Center, Seattle, WA
  • Fred Hutchison Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA


  • Tri_County Association of Healthcare Underwriters


  • The Boeing Company
  • Milgard Manufacturing, Inc.


  • Nintendo of America, Inc.

Transportation and Shipping

  • Sea-Land Service, Inc. - Pacific Services


  • Seattle City Light


Professional Speakers Bureau International

Tels: (614) 841-1776 • Fax: (614) 846-3803

1112 Firth Avenue Suite 301, Worthington, Ohio 43085

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