Annual Institute 2019

President & Founder
The Latimer Group





Dean Brenner is a recognized expert and teacher of persuasive communication skills. Dean founded The Latimer Group in 2003 and has built it into a powerful company that teaches persuasive communication skills to a global client list of Fortune 500 clients.

Dean’s approach to coaching and training is based on listening closely to the client’s need, and then drawing on all aspects of his background to coach in the most effective way possible. Dean brings all of his experiences – as a coach, an Olympic-caliber athlete, a team leader, an entrepreneur and business owner, a husband and a father – into every client interaction.

Dean has coached c-suite executives, business leaders, sales teams, technical experts and professionals across a wide range of industries and from across the globe. He is a popular and dynamic keynote speaker and a twice-published author.
In addition to his work at The Latimer Group, Dean was a member of the US National Sailing Team for four years, was an alternate on the 2000 Olympic Team, and served as the Chairman of US Olympic Sailing from 2004 through 2012.
In addition

Professional Credentials
 President & Founder, The Latimer Group (2003 to present)
 Chairman & Team Leader, US Olympic Sailing Team (2004-12)
 Executive Coach, The Clarion Group (2001-02)
 Financial Advisor, UBS Financial Services (1995-2000)
 Athlete, US National Sailing Team (1997-2000)
 Five international sailing championships
 Six national sailing championships
 Board Member, US Sailing Association (2000-12)

 Sharing the Sandbox: Building and Leading World-Class Teams in the 21st Century, 2012
 Move the World: Persuade Your Audience, Change Minds and Achieve Your Goals, 2007

Academic Credentials
 MBA Finance, Olin School of Business at Babson College
 MA English Literature, University of Warwick, Coventry, England
 BA English Literature and Government, Georgetown University