Tom Coble is a partner with the firm. He is an accomplished facilitator, problem solver and executive coach. The focus of his client work is organization assessment, organization effectiveness, leadership development and training program design.
Tom has worked extensively in the technology, software, biotech, healthcare, distribution, construction, professional services and manufacturing industries. In those client systems he has helped to develop custom solutions to help solve individual client needs and problems.
Prior to joining Spencer/Shenk/Capers & Associates, Tom’s business career was focused on Human Resources and Operations Management within a publishing division of Capital Cities Communications, Holiday Inns and the Walt Disney Company.
Tom received his Masters Degree in Human Resources and Organizational Development from the University of San Francisco and his Bachelors Degree in Business and Communication from California State University Fullerton. He has done research in the areas of sales performance, incentive systems, organization effectiveness, leadership development, and personal development.
Tom lives in Washington State on Bainbridge Island with his wife Linda. Tom is an avid outdoorsman, fly fisherman, amateur chemist, chef, baritone, and proud father. His son Ian is a well-known action sports photographer. Together Tom and Ian lead wilderness expeditions down remote western Alaska rivers each summer. If the truth be known, Tom’s first love is fishing.