Tristam (Tris) Brown Bio
Tris is responsible for the overall strategic direction and management of the company. He has over 30 years of consulting and management experience with executive teams. Other than family, skiing, mountain biking, and surfing, Tris is passionate about helping leaders to take their teams and companies to the next level through meaningful, impactful, and practical solutions for their unique situation.
Tris is known for his ability to create focus and clarity from complex situations and challenging team dynamics in the areas of:
Prior to joining LSA Global, he served as Vice President of Organizational Strategies and Human Resources at Proxicom, an e-business consulting and development company, where he ran Human Resources, Organizational Development, Recruiting, Training, and Internal Communications when the company grew from 50 employees to over 2,500 employees in three years and went public.
Previously he served as Chairman of the National Outward Bound Professional Committee and Director of Outward Bound Professional for the West Coast where he ran the corporate leadership training and consulting division for Fortune 1000 Corporations.
Prior to Outward Bound, Tris was a Manager for Andersen Consulting (now Accenture) and Arthur Andersen’s Business Consulting Practice. At Andersen, he focused on Strategic Planning, Business Process Re-engineering, Change Management, and System Implementations for Fortune 1000 Corporations.
He is a frequent keynote speaker and earned a BS degree from the University of California at Berkeley in Finance and Marketing. He is also the steward of our corporate value of “We are client-centric and make a difference in the client’s business” which is characterized by making a measurable impact on our client’s business, ensuring clients succeed positionally and professionally, helping the client with what they need, not just what they want, and not chasing money, fame, or ego.
He currently serves on the Boards of Outward Bound California, ATD Sales Enablement, the Chief Learning Officer Business Intelligence Board, and AARM – Advertising Audit & Risk Management.
Tris also raises money to fund cancer research through mountain bike racing with the Debshred Foundation and is a volunteer National Ski Patrol at Squaw Valley/Alpine Meadows in Tahoe, CA, and is certified in Outdoor Emergency Care.
We engaged LSA to design and deliver a 6-month custom executive coaching program to help a core group of senior leaders to leverage previous investments in management training, to ensure the engagement and retention of key employees, and to push critical strategic initiatives forward.
Even with the high expectations of our senior people, LSA has completely exceeded our expectations. You can’t go wrong with LSA.
Senior HR Manager - Staffing, Training, & Development
Harmonic has worked with LSA for over 8 years. We have found their partnership extremely beneficial.
We recently implemented customized Management Development Programs designed to support our company’s strategic initiative of hiring, building, and retaining key intellectual property and human talent. It has had the greatest impact.
I would recommend LSA to any company that’s looking for a trusted training and development partner to take their leaders and managers to the next level.
Director of Human Resources
I am very impressed with the quality of work and talent. LSA did a great job of listening to my needs and providing the exact management training program expertise we needed to get the job done.
Director, Business Planning & Analysis
LSA helped to meet the needs of my teams within a very narrow timeframe.
My team walked away with highly useful management development tools and practices.
Thank you for designing and delivering the right solution for our specific needs.
Director, Software Engineering, EPG
I continue to be impressed by the level of leadership development training and management expertise and quality of advice and facilitation that LSA has to offer.
What a smart and client-centric group of great people who really know how to help assess and develop high performing leaders.
LSA has become the gold standard for team building and management training programs at Genomic Health!
I have not found companies that come close to their level of customization, impact, expertise, and experience.
Director of Human Resources
LSA custom designed a key management development solution for our Client Partner Teams on both coasts that aligned with our business priorities and organizational culture.
I’d recommend LSA to any company looking for a first class training and consulting partner that truly makes a behavior and performance impact.
Chief People Officer
We have worked with LSA Global for our learning and development needs and have always had great success.
They helped us recently with targeted and customized Management Training Workshops to fit our unique situation, and they were fantastic.
I highly recommend LSA to anyone that is attempting to help take their leadership and management talent to the next level.
HR Manager, BU Radiology Informatics
We turned to LSA to help us custom design and deliver a action leadership and management development curriculum to help drive performance across the company.
They have done an excellent job diagnosing the business situation, designing an approach that fits our unique culture, and delivering first class solutions. Thank you!
VP Human Resources
The customized Managing Virtual Teams program was extremely valuable for our managers and leaders.
LSA’s fundamental knowledge of our company provided an incredible base to build upon while tackling the complications of managing and working with globally distributed teams.
Our teams walked away walked away with highly useful insights, practices, and tools. It was excellent.
Vice President, Information Technology
For our go to training outsourcing partner, LSA provides exactly what we want and need – which is not an easy task.
As always, they design and deliver outstanding leadership development results and high quality management training programs that totally align with our unique business and talent strategies!
Director, Organizational Excellence & Development
We partnered with LSA Global to help us invest in our people in the areas of performance coaching, diversity, and inclusion. They were very flexible in meeting our specific needs.
LSA exceeded my expectations from a speed, quality, and value standpoint. I would recommend LSA to anyone looking for a true business partner.
Director, Human Resources
Our company engaged LSA to do a specialized business presentation skills and a “train the trainer” program.
They outdid our exceptionally high standards.
The upfront work to interview key members and customize everything to our unique situation made all the difference. Thanks to everyone!
Chief Financial Officer
LSA custom designed a Management Development program that is absolutely “on target” for our technical managers .
Their facilitator has done a superb job delivering the material in a way that is fast paced, highly interactive, and fun. She presents practical solutions to the critical people situations that our managers face every day.
I regard LSA as an excellent partner that understands our business needs and an important virtual member of our HR department.
Vice President Human Resources
Avon’s success is dependent on strong relationships among our Customers, Representatives, Associates, and outside resources we hire to help us meet our business objectives.
We were very pleased with the results from working with LSA Global to design and facilitate a custom management training program for our events management team focused on decision making and delegation.
LSA demonstrated responsiveness, flexibility, and a highly innovative approach to working with us.
Senior Manager, HR Destiny Sales Region
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