G.M. Benscoter
Bud is the owner of GMB Performance Group, a company specializing in organizational development, human performance improvement and training. He has managed departments in the computer and financial services industries. His consulting clients include Siemens Corporation, IBM, Toyota Motor Sales, Constellation Energy, Campbell Soup, Pepperidge Farms, AstraZeneca, Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, Merck, The Bentley Institute and Godiva Chocolatier. Bud has done extensive training and coaching in the areas of presentation skills and communication in the private and public sectors, non-profits and MBA programs at Wharton, Duke University and Penn State. He received the Excellence in Teaching Award from Penn State’s Smeal College of Management in 1997 and 2005.   Bud was the co-editor of The Encyclopedia of Human Resource Management published in 2012 by Pfeiffer and is currently co-authoring a graduate textbook on Performance Consulting to be published in 2013. He is a member of the Triangle South Workforce Development Board of Directors. He is Past President of the Great Valley (PA) and the Carolinas Chapters of the International Society for Performance Improvement (ISPI) and is a member of the American Society for Training and Development (ASTD). He has published numerous articles, and is a frequent speaker at regional and international conferences.