Dana Gaines Robinson is a recognized thought leader in the areas of performance consulting and human performance improvement. For almost thirty years, as president and founder of Partners in Change, Inc., she has assisted HR, learning and development, and OD functions in organizations to transition from a traditional and tactical focus to one that is performance oriented and strategic.
With her husband, she is the coauthor of seven books and numerous articles; the books have been translated into more than twenty languages. Dana has received several awards, including the Distinguished Contribution Award from American Society for Training & Development (ASTD/ATD) and the Thomas Gilbert Award for Distinguished Professional Achievement from the International Society for Performance Improvement (ISPI), and she is a Fellow in the Leadership and Organization Development Hall of Fame. She has also served on the ASTD board of directors.
Dana currently resides in Raleigh, North Carolina, where she is living her version of “retirement,” which includes consulting, coaching, speaking, volunteering, attending classes at local universities, biking the many North Carolina trails, traveling, and enjoying fun times with family and friends.