Duane Barnes Bio

Duane BarnesDuane has been a facilitator of training for profit and nonprofit organizations, assisting teams of small and large groups in such areas as diversity, inclusion and overall team building.

For the last 20 years, he has conducted focus groups and developed reports and recommendations based on key themes from the focus group insights.

He has facilitated Train-the-Trainer sessions where his consulting skills have empowered many organizations with the internal capability to implement their own programs.

Duane is retired from Sears after 35 years of executive management which included working with sources throughout Asia and Europe.  He was an adjunct faculty member at the Lake Forest School of Management and has his BA from Columbia University in NY. He was a volunteer high school basketball coach for 10 years, serving as a counselor and ombudsman to the teenage boys. In his military career he was a member of the U.S Army Counter Intelligence Corps.