Professional Background


Business Partner

Winsor is an accomplished business partner who worked in senior level leadership positions in three publicly traded manufacturing companies.

With a passion in leadership and team development, along with leadership coaching and team coaching, his professional background has contributed to the  development of managers at all levels.  He brings a deep understanding of what it takes to successfully transition through the leadership pipeline from front line manager to the C-Suite. 

An intuitive and results oriented leader himself, he engages people on a dynamic and interactive development path, enhancing their ability to be highly effective and insightful leaders. 

Business Experience

Winsor's professional background covers a 30 year time line with 3 publicly traded manufacturing companies, working in the US, Canada, and Mexico.   Listed below are key leadership positions held:

  • Vice President, Human Resources
  • Corporate Manager, Industrial Relations & Organization Development
  • Corporate Manager, Organization & HR Development
  • Director, HR Wood Products Group
  • Division Employee Relations Manager

Education & Certification Qualifications


  • MBA, University of Idaho
  • BS-Industrial & Labor Relations, Cornell University


  • Hudson Institute of Coaching
  • International Coaching Federation


  • Situational Leadership II
  • APG Programs: Symphony, Conductor, Coaching for Execution, Tempo
  • DuPont STOP, AdvantEdge


  • Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI)
  • Polaris Commpetency Model & 360
  • EQI-2.0 AND EQ-360



  • The Collaborator:  Discover Soccer as a Metaphor for Global Business Leadership (2007, DW Press)
  • Focus On Them (2018, ATD Press)


  • The Pitch for a New Leadership Metaphor
  • Partners On The Field
  • Situational Leadership
  • Soccer Metaphor Works Best


  • What Soccer Teaches Us About Collaboration
  • Introducing the 2019 "Collaboration" World Cup!
  • Harnessing the Power of the Team's Network to Collaborate-to-Innovate
  • Do the Math for Developing a Collaborative Mindset:  2018 Soccer World Cup
  • Leverage Soccer's World Cup to Develop Team Collaboration
  • Use Management Innovation to Close the Collaboration Mindset Gap
  • Collaboration Eats Tactics (Execution) for Lunch
  • Kick-Start a Culture of Collaboration
  • Developing Partners On The Field
  • Completing Innovation's Due Diligence
  • What Will You Do With It (to Empower Innovation) ?