“Culture shaping is the most meaningful work I have ever done, and it has helped me become a better person, husband, and father. I am grateful for the opportunity I have to share it with others.”

Barry Savage

Senior Consultant

  Barry's consulting and management experience gives him an understanding of the business and personal challenges people face in today's world. His passion is sharing his knowledge and skill to help others thrive and shape a culture where everyone can achieve high performance.

With Senn Delaney since 1995 , Barry has worked with all levels of employees at many major U.S. and international corporations in the manufacturing, health care, airline, telecommunication, banking and service sectors. He has supported numerous culture-shaping engagements by helping work teams create an environment to gain insights about more effective behaviors. Barry is skilled at coaching executives to lead and inspire culture change, and has provided transfer of culture-shaping competence to internal change leaders.

Barry brings more than 40 years of business experience to his clients. His management background includes a 24-year, multidisciplinary management career with the former Bell System. He has worked in customer service, in both line and staff positions, and in human resources. He is very experienced in performance management, succession planning and executive development, and is an expert in all facets of assessment center work. Barry has presented workshops at the American Management Association's annual human resources conference, where he spoke about corporate culture change at NYNEX (now Verizon), and an international conference on the assessment center method where he spoke about effective assessment feedback. He is certified on the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, the FIRO-B, and other measurement instruments.

Barry received his Bachelor of Arts from Brooklyn College, and has done graduate work at the State University of New York in Business and Policy Studies and at Rutgers University in Human Resources Management. He is proud to have been a volunteer facilitator in 2002 for Listening to the City, a town hall meeting in Madison Square Garden on the future of the World Trade Center site. Barry was also a volunteer facilitator for the INROADS Program.

Barry and Rita, married since 1974, live in New Jersey. They have two grown and successful children, Melissa and Larry, who make them very proud. They also have a grandson and granddaughter, who are, Barry says, the  """"" lights of our lives.” Barry enjoys fixing things, his vegetable garden and cooking, having grown up working in his parent's luncheonette in Brooklyn, NY.
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