Dan Wiljanen is primarily engaged in leadership and human resources management consulting as the Principal and Managing Partner of Vanguard Consulting, LLC.
Dan has 30 years of experience in executive and organizational development, management consulting, and human resources administration. For 24 years, Dan served in a variety of job roles for Steelcase, Inc., the world’s largest producer of high quality work environment products and services. His most recent assignment was as Dean of Steelcase University. Prior to creating Steelcase University and becoming its first Dean, he served as Vice President of Human Resources. Before joining Steelcase Dan worked for Sundstrand Corporation.
Dan’s work experience includes all facets of human resources with special emphasis in executive coaching and talent assessment, leadership development, succession planning, executive search, performance management, organizational effectiveness, and corporate culture change. During his career he lead organizational development and change projects, conducted leadership assessment programs, facilitated team building and strategic planning sessions, and instituted a number of award-winning human resource programs and processes.