Curtis Swisher

Professional coach, speaker, consultant & author

Curtis Swisher is President of SpirePointe Consulting Services LLC and myCareerQuest. He is a professional coach, speaker and author. During 30 years at The Dow Chemical Company, he had roles in Research & Development, Human Resources, Engineering and Operations Talent Developemnt. He left corporate work in 2014 and started his own business.

He holds master's degrees in both Chemical Engineering and Human Resource Education, and is a Registered Corporate Coach®. In his professional work, he has spoken to audiences in nine countries and served clients in chemicals, aerospace, financial services, education and non-profits.

Education & Certifications

2014: Strategic Workforce Planning (SWP), Human Capital Institute

2011: Registered Corporate CoachTM, Worldwide Association of Business Coaches

2011: Certified to administer DiSC personality assessment

2009: M. Ed., Human Resource Education, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

2003: Certified Six Sigma Black Belt

2000: Certified to administer Myers-Briggs Type Indicator

1983: MChE, Chemical Engineering, Oklahoma State University

1982: B.S., Chemical Engineering Oklahoma State University

Publications

2013: 15 Leadership Lessons I Learned While Coaching Youth Sports, a Kindle e-book

2006: Quoted in September 25 issue of Fortune magazine on impact of flexible work schedules

1995: On the Trail of Hidden Design Flaws, Chemical Engineering, Vol. 102 (2), February, 1995