Don Witzel

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Don Witzel

Don is an independent organization development consultant with over 45 years’ experience. He has held key leadership positions in the public and private sectors on a nationwide basis with responsibilities for the development and performance improvement of people and organizations. In addition to the above, Don has extensive experience in managing and leading large, dynamic organizations through complex change and growth.

Don received his Quality Management System training, ISO Lead Auditor and AS9100 Internal Auditor certification Georgia Institute of Technology. Don has helped numerous companies or divisions obtain their QMS credentials during their first certification audit. He also serves as an outsourced internal auditor for several organizations.

Some companies with which Don has coached and consulted are BellSouth, Gwinnett County Public Schools, Gwinnett County Tax Commissioner, AMI Technologies, EMS Technologies, CIBA Vision, Lucent Technologies, Peachstate Federal Credit Union, Gwinnett County Water Resources, Rooms To Go, Johnson & Johnson, Verizon Telecommunications, Volt Information Sciences, and Marriott Hotel Properties.

A sample of Don's consulting, development, and training experience and capabilities is show below.

Training and Development

  • Develops and conducts a variety of training in quality management and professional development.
  • Provides instructional design services for a range of workforce development projects.
  • Delivers personal development in listening skills, communication, conflict resolution, problem solving techniques, and decision-making.
  • Facilitates strategic and operational planning, consulting and training.
  • Delivers diagnostic development of project management skills and techniques.

Quality Management Systems

  • Designs and implements ISO 9000, TL 9000, AS9100, AS9120, ISO 14001, Six Sigma, and Continuous Quality Improvement tools and techniques.

Don earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications from Mississippi College, a Master of Arts degree in Adult Education, and a Doctor of Education degree in Adult Learning from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.  He is married, has 3 sons and 4 daughters and lives in Snellville.

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