John Nolan - TayganPoint Consulting Group

John Nolan
John Nolan has an extensive background in Program Management and Change Management with an
expertise in Leadership Development. He has experience working across industries with specific focus on
the financial services and pharmaceutical industries. While with his previous engagement John partnered
with the finance department of a global pharmaceutical company to program manage and develop a
comprehensive change management program for a global, long term Finance & IT infrastructure and
business alignment initiative.
Prior to joining TayganPoint, John partnered with a variety of large organizations to create and manage
large scale change management and leadership development programs. John brought assessment,
customized development and project management skills to these clients in order to create projects
customized to their needs.
Recent Projects Include:
• Fortune 500 Pharmaceutical Company –
Established a Change Management program to
positively manage the acceptance and daily use
of the solution elements and minimize business
disruption to 2500 pharmaceutical employees.
The purpose of the change management
program was to provide Education, Training and
Communication at all levels of an organization in
order to enable the successful adoption of
finance changes within the program. Practiced
traditional Change Management techniques in
assisting the client to create a strategic plan to
include stakeholder identification, core
messages (business case, benefits, why change)
and methods of education, communication and
• Fortune 500 Financial Services Company –
Developed a six-month, high potential leadership
development program for Vice Presidents across
the firm globally. 70% of participants in the
program were promoted within one to three
years. Designed and developed a four-month,
comprehensive blended learning development
program for new leaders within the firm.
• Fortune 500 Financial Services Company –
Partnered with the Business Standards
Committee on the development of a
comprehensive change management reform for
their business standards committee.
Implemented a comprehensive training and
professional development program on business
principles, core clients service and role specific
client responsibilities. Developed and mapped
competency models for the new committee,
including gap analysis and leveling of behaviors.
Incorporated the Business Standards content
and messaging into leadership programs.
Education, Certifications, Thought Leadership &
• M.A. in Industrial / Organizational Psychology
-- New York University
• B.A. -- University of California, Santa Cruz
• Excellence in Coaching Certificate – Institute
of Professional Excellence (2014 expected)
John is a published author, his first book, 106
Impossible Things Before Breakfast, focuses on
how to apply decision making methods to
impossible problems.
In the Community:
An active contributor to his community, John has provided pro bono consulting services to non-profit
organizations and has volunteered his time with Millhill Child Development Center, Princeton Nursery School
and Nephcure Foundation.
Program & Project
Change Management &
Organizational Development
Leadership Training &
Financial Services