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Jonathan Burman

Jonathan Burman

Jonathan Burman is a talent development professional with 25 years of leadership and talent management experience. As a consultant and employee he has worked with such firms as CIGNA, MASCO Corporation, Johnson & Johnson, Pep Boys, and Koch Industries. Most recently he was the VP of Talent Acquisition & Development for Mondi, a global paper, packaging, and managed forestry company headquartered in Vienna, Austria.

Currently Jonathan is a Performance Coach and Instructor for Emory University's Continuing Education as well as a Managing Partner for Arc Advisory Company. He received his Masters Degree in I/O psychology from LaSalle University, is a Lean/Six Sigma Black Belt, Project Management Professional, ProSci Change Management consultant, and Certified Master Coach. He was an adjunct professor at Rosemont College and has written numerous articles and many presentations about psychology and talent management. For his entire career Jonathan has been focused on creating fulfilling and productive work cultures through leadership alignment and accountability. He has created and facilitated hundreds of employee training programs in such areas as leadership, change management, positive psychology, motivation, employee engagement, succession planning, interviewing, performance development and coaching.

As an executive coach Jonathan has worked with many leaders in Fortune 500 companies to increase leadership capability and productivity. He also works with many non-profit organizations in the mental health sector and is active in child-advocacy groups and volunteers for youth mentoring programs.


  • MA Organizational Psychology, LaSalle University
  • BA Speech Communication & Rhetoric, Penn State University
  • Team Effectiveness Survey Certified Practitioner, AIIR Consulting
  • Project Management Professional, Villanova University
  • Behavioral Event Interviewing, Taylor Executive Consulting
  • Certified Master Coach, Behavioral Coaching Institute, NY
  • Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, South Carolina Manufacturing Extension Partnership
  • ProSci Change Management Certification, ProSci