Mr. Scherer has more than 20 years of experience in executive coaching, talent strategy, change management, career development, and consulting.
In his current role, he is a senior advisor, overseeing the Executive Solutions group of practices. Mr. Scherer develops practical solutions to address the complexities of human and organizational change and works to find solutions that maximize executive success. Much of his work is based on a proprietary coaching model he developed called the Q5 Framework.
As leader of the BPI group Institute for Leadership, the firm’s research and innovation arm, Mr. Scherer works to create an open forum between academia, consulting and business, so that original research and best practices can be practically and quickly applied in business.
Previously, Mr. Scherer co-founded and was CEO of Scherer Schneider Paulick (SSP), one of the leading coaching and career management firms in the Midwest. In 2007, Mr. Scherer and his partners merged the company into BPI group, creating BPI group’s platform for North American growth. Prior to founding SSP, Mr. Scherer was the co-founder and CEO of S&P, LLC, a coaching firm that became SSP via merger in 2001, and grew to become one of the leading Midwest coaching firms. Before that, Mr. Scherer served in a variety of leadership positions with Amoco Corporation and GATX Corporation. He started his career in finance with United Bank in Madison, Wis.
Since beginning his coaching and consulting career in 1987, Mr. Scherer has worked with hundreds of organizations, and coached more than 500 executives on a variety of issues related to career success, succession, talent acceleration, performance improvement, leader assimilation and transition. He has been interviewed by Business Week, Chicago Tribune, USA Today, and National Public Radio.Mr. Scherer holds a master’s degree in management and a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Wisconsin–Madison.