The Center For Business Leadership Development’s activities are under the direction of Nigel A.L. Brooks:
Nigel A.L. Brooks is a business, technology, and management consultant to entrepreneurs, lifestyle business owners, executives, and managers, and the enterprises they serve. His practice includes business strategy, technology strategy, organizational reviews, performance assessments, and network telephony.
He specializes in developing the entrepreneurial, leadership, and managerial competencies that build sustainable advantage from vision to value. He has experience with single entrepreneurs and business owners to the Fortune 100. He is an author and a frequent speaker on business and technology issues. His books include Understanding Personal Styles, The Individual As An Enterprise, and Selling Tips For Individualpreneurs.
He obtained his professional experience as a partner at Andersen Consulting (now Accenture, Ltd.), as a vice president at Booz Allen Hamilton, Inc., as a senior vice president at the American Express Company, as president of Javazona Cafes, Inc., as president of The Business Leadership Development Corporation (BLD), as the managing member of Nigel Brooks, LLC, and as the managing principal of TechKnowPartners, LLC. He has been a contributing editor for the Bank Administration Institute magazine. He is a graduate of the University of Exeter, Devon, United Kingdom, and has a Certificate in Global Leadership from Thunderbird, School of Global Management, Glendale, Arizona. He teaches Internet Marketing and Microeconomics at South Mountain Community College, Phoenix, Arizona.
He is President of the Rotary Club of Tempe Downtown, and a Paul Harris Fellow. He is a member of the Board of Directors, Chairman of the Government Relations and Transportation Committee, and a member of the Business Development Council of the Tempe Chamber of Commerce. He has served on the boards of the Enterprise Network and The Indus Entrepreneurs (Arizona), and was Chairman of the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce Business Technology Forum.
His clients are in the agriculture, construction, education, energy, financial services, food services and hospitality, government, high-tech, manufacturing and distribution, merchandising, professional services, and transportation industries. His representative engagements include developing business plans and raising capital for entrepreneurial enterprises, developing technology strategy, designing and installing analytical and operational systems, including enterprise resource management and customer relationship management, and reengineering current businesses.
He has experience in North and Latin America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific.