Robert S. GrossmanFounder & CEO
Areas of expertise
- Culture Transformation
- Psychological Safety
- High-Performance Work Systems
- Leadership Development
- Executive and Business Coaching
- Growth Strategy
- BA, Antioch University, Psychology
- Psychological Safety Coach, The Fearless Organization
- High-Performance Organization Consultant, 360 Solutions, Inc
- Executive Coaching Credential, 360 Solutions, Inc.
Robert Grossman is the Founder and CEO of Black Diamond Leadership, a national management training and executive coaching agency that works with individuals, organizations, and teams to drive peak performance and profitability. A 360 Solutions certified high-performance leadership and teamwork consultant and one of 18 Fearless Organization certified Psychological Safety coaches in the U.S., Robert has coached and trained more 500 exceptional leaders across the country and internationally.
Robert has demonstrated a strong commitment to supporting his clients during critical growth points in their business journey, including providing one-on-one and team coaching and mentoring to build innovative, creative, customer-focused, and collaborative teams; and engages all team members as contributing partners in the business.
Under Robert Grossman’s leadership, Black Diamond’s executive coaching team drives personal and professional growth in critical areas, including communication and teamwork, employee engagement, processes, and organizational structure, and emotional intelligence, trust, and psychological safety. A dynamic public and sought-after speaker, Robert shares leadership advice and teamwork strategies as a keynote and workshop speaker and executive coach, including incorporating humorous and compelling stories from his past business successes and failures and his years volunteering on the National Ski Patrol.
A skilled entrepreneur, Robert Grossman has founded and led a strategic marketing and communications firm and a content creation company. Under his leadership, Focus Creative Group served Fortune 500 companies and international brands from Disney to WellPoint and earned more than two dozen industry awards for excellence. Waiting Room Theater, a subscription-based content management platform designed for medical office waiting rooms, collected 3,000 clients nationwide. Robert also served as executive chairman of the world’s largest CEO membership organization, Vistage Worldwide, Inc.
Robert Grossman was born and raised in Los Angeles, CA. He has served on the regional board of directors of the National Speakers Association and is President-elect for 2020-2021. He is a member of the Professionals in Human Resources Association (PIHRA) and the Greater Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce. Robert attended Antioch University and has earned advanced certifications in team management and leadership, high-performance organizational design and leadership, and executive coaching. His consulting company’s name, Black Diamond Leadership, comes from Robert’s lifelong passion for skiing, where his leadership journey began. As a former volunteer member of the National Ski Patrol, he led a team of 40 emergency responders in Big Bear, CA.