Peter K. Stewart, PhD, is an experienced business psychologist specializing in leadership consulting, coaching, and training. As a member of the Senior Leadership Team of Stewart Leadership, Peter assists in strategic planning, firm development, management, and operational delivery. He continues to have ongoing oversight over the Stewart Leadership family of assessments, including the LEAD NOW! Self Assessment and LEAD NOW! 360° Assessment. In addition to individual leadership coaching, consulting, and delivery of training for clients, Peter also supervises assessment integration and certification for coaches within coaching services for Stewart Leadership.
Over the last 15 years, with his unique blend of insightful psychological and business perspectives, Peter has helped hundreds of individuals in diverse settings and professional positions achieve success in their personal growth and leadership development. Clients have frequently commented on the ease and speed with which Peter is able to thoroughly grasp the individual and organizational challenges that individuals are facing. He helps them conceptualize and understand their role in complex organizational systems through clear, practical, and common- sense direction with a clear plan for action.
Peter’s formal training in personal development began with his undergraduate studies in psychology and business at Brigham Young University. He completed his graduate studies at the University of Kansas and The Ohio State University by earning both a masters and doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology with emphasis in organizational systems, change, and human behavior. He also has expertise in the development, administration, and utilization of assessments, founded in relevant statistical analysis and research methodologies.
In addition to being a co-owner of a group practice for several years, Peter is an active researcher, trainer, author, and speaker. As an adjunct professor, he has taught assessment administration and interpretation in the graduate school at Washington State University. He has published many articles and studies in a variety of peer-reviewed journals, including Clinical Psychology: Science & Practice and The Journal of Clinical Psychology, presented at national conferences, and participated in the development, standardization, and psychometric analysis of multiple assessment instruments.
Peter’s unique background combined with a pragmatic, skills-focused application make him ideal to partner with organizations and individuals to bring sustained improvement through talent management and leadership development strategies.
Peter lives in Washington State with his wife, Michelle, and their 4 sons.