• Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • Linde
  • Novartis Pharmaceuticals
  • CapGemini US
  • The Estee Lauder Companies
  • Avon Products
  • The Interpublic Group
  • Integra LifeSciences
  • ConvaTec
  • Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company
  • Align
  • PA Consulting Group
  • IBB Consulting Group
  • Northsky NonProfit Network
  • Taweelah Asia Power Company


"I worked with Ian on several coaching and talent development assignments. He has a very unassuming style but uses this to good effect. He was able to connect effectively with people who have varying skill sets and personalities and was able to challenge their thinking to enable them to be more effective leaders. Ian is very collaborative and displays a high degree of skill and personal integrity in addition to a deep understanding and passion for his subject matter.”

SVP, Enterprise Services, Fortune 500 Biopharmaceutical Company

"Ian works with professional and personal integrity. He is honest and straight talking. If you don't need it he won't do it and if you won't listen he won't work with you. He understands work and life balance and can apply leadership insights in both realms, and demonstrates sensitivity to the human condition and its frailties.”

SVP and CIO, Fortune 500 Consumer Products Company

"Ian's collaborative approach in designing creative and effective people/team development programs makes him a standout expert in this arena. He is comfortable working with individuals and teams at many different levels and from diverse backgrounds. You can count on outstanding results that build trust and enhance working relationships."

CIO, International Healthcare Organization

"Working with Ian at People Assured was an excellent experience for our growing organization. He conducted a strategic review of our human capital management, working seamlessly across all departments - helping to keep everyone in tune with the project objectives. He also has a great personality, which truly makes it a pleasure to work with him."

COO, Global Technology Solutions Firm

"Ian and I have worked together on several occasions, but most recently on talent development and coaching assignments. Ian has provided sound advice to me and developmental coaching to several of my team leads. His style is very engaging, yet direct and clear. I'd happily work with Ian again to help improve effectiveness and build a stronger team."

CIO, International Medical Devices Company

"Ian combines strong listening skills with creative problem solving abilities to be a great consultant, coach and advisor."

SVP and CIO, Fortune 500 Biopharmaceutical Company

"Ian has been an outstanding advisor and reliable professional whenever I have sought his support. What makes him special is not only his business acumen and expertise, but his humanity and sensitivity. Ian has always been right there when I have needed him, I have always felt comfortable sharing sensitive information and knowing that he will answer in a candid, yet sensitive manner. I highly value Ian as a professional and as a human being!"

Partner, Executive Recruitment and Research Firm

"I have worked with Ian from People Assured on several activities. His easy manner and direct approach are a joy to work with. His coaching skills have resulted in executives with improved levels of performance. This is the outcome I was looking for when we engaged People Assured and Ian delivered!"

Chief People Officer, Global IT Services Company

"Ian provided leadership consulting and executive coaching to a number of my team. He invested the time to understand our culture and each individual's needs. He identified and leveraged strengths and accelerated the development and performance of the team. There were positive changes in those people he mentored and a major turnaround in one particular individual who's potential was not being realized. Ian's hands on experience from consulting on major change initiatives has given him real insights on practical ways to get results with people. His broad knowledge on organizational development and talent Management are a huge asset to any organization that engages with him

VP, Fortune 500 Consumer Products Company

"Ian is an amazing executive coach with whom I've not only had the honor to work with, but also to be a witness of the impact his work has had on talent I have directly managed. Ian's relaxed, but honest style combined with his depth of knowledge and experience has had made my job easier time and time again. Personally, Ian has provided insights that have made me a better executive and escalated my own career path. He has also been integral in several talent management successes we have orchestrated over the years. Ian is the partner I would readily add to the team again and again to ensure our collective success."

VP, Strategy and Architecture, Fortune 500 Consumer Products Company

“It was a pleasure working with Ian at People Assured. I truly appreciated his professionalism, honesty and passion. In as little as five minutes, he was able to take my thoughts and turn them into insights for me………that made this experience invaluable.”

Service Delivery Executive – IT, Fortune 500 Consumer Products Company

“It was a terrific having Ian speak to a group of High School students that are part of an SASF After-School Program. He was engaging and great at relating to the students through sharing his personal experiences of when he was younger and listening to them share their own goals. He brought enthusiasm to the visit, which in turn energized the students.

Debra Scher – Speakers Bureau, Sports and Arts in Schools Foundation

“Ian volunteered in my high school business classroom to teach a Junior Achievement 'Business Ethics and Social Responsibility' unit. He brought knowledge, passion and humor. The students thoroughly enjoyed his real-life stories. Ian was a natural working with our students. I would highly recommend Ian as a volunteer/guest speaker.”

High School Business Education Instructor

“It was very easy to work with Ian at People Assured. He took the time to understand the career development opportunities of our staff. I was surprised at how quickly he picked up the nuances of our leaders and was able to communicate our thoughts into an organized structure that has helped jump start our plans for developing future leaders.”

IT Director - Supply Chain, International Healthcare Company

“I was fortunate to have been a recipient of a People Assured leadership development program. I was at a turning point in my career. Through Ian's mentoring, feedback, and coaching I learned more about my strengths and how to leverage them for greater results for myself and my team. I have since gone through significant leadership growth in my personal and professional career.”

Account Manager, Global Foods Company

“It was a pleasure to work with Ian. He brought a wealth of life experiences to the students of Willow Hill Elementary School through his story telling and sharing. Thank you Ian for your thoughtful and well done presentations.”

Colleen Smith, Principal

"People Assured responded quickly to our needs, found the senior people of the quality we were looking for, and completed the assignment rapidly."

Senior Partner, Global Management Consulting Firm

“The coaching I received from Ian at People Assured was sincere and professional. He took the time to understand my role and all the factors influencing it. His mentoring and candid advice provided me with the tools I needed to adjust and succeed.”

Technical Services Executive – IT, Fortune 500 Consumer Products Company

“People Assured distinguished themselves from an early stage. They work with integrity, insight and really understand the client’s perspective. They offer added value by making introductions to peers in other companies. They are one of very few vendors with whom I have developed a lasting relationship and a high degree of trust.”

VP Information Technology, Fortune 500 Energy Company

"People Assured was able to bring both the right candidate and the right opportunity together, leveraging their extensive industry relations. They managed the hiring process effectively while creating a win-win situation for all parties involved. I would engage People Assured for any of my future senior people hires.”

VP, Business Intelligence and SAP Practice, Global Consulting and Marketing Firm

”People Assured provided a very structured, responsive and efficient process to a challenging search we recently conducted. We were presented with a short-list of candidates, all with the requisite skills and we were able to make a selection very quickly.”

VP Change Integration, Fortune 500 Manufacturing and Marketing Company

“I was looking for a practical program to help 3 of my line managers with their personal and leadership development. People Assured brought a wealth of IT Management and Leadership Development experience to the program which was very beneficial to the associates – they certainly got a lot out of the experience.”

Sr. IT Director, Fortune 500 CPG Company

”People Assured were outstanding in supporting me through a rigorous selection process, providing me with complete and relevant background, a thorough and objective "due diligence" and responded to all my questions with utmost professionalism and efficiency”

Director, Fortune 500 Healthcare and Consumer Products Company

“In a short space of time, Ian articulated the issues and opportunities we had within IT. He provided a roadmap, and designed the future IT organization that is helping us deliver a more valuable, reliable and cost-effective IT service.”

Executive MD, International Power Company.

“Thanks so much for your support and hard work during this effort. Your professionalism, ability to engage, and attention to detail is second to none. Outstanding job!"

Sr. Director, Global Operations, International Communications Company

“I love the job“

Sr. Director, Global Operations, International Communications Company

“We contracted Ian for a three month term to coach an employee who needed immediate assistance with communicating and working properly with his colleagues and our customers. Within a very short time frame we noticed a positive change in how this employee interacts with others and it is all due to the guidance and coaching provided by Ian. Thank you for a job very well done!”

Network Operations Manager, Fortune 500 Advertising and Marketing Firm