Steve Reissig Bio

Steve Reissig | Leadership Initiatives, Cleveland. OhioSteven R. Reissig, CEO, Leadership Initiatives, LLC

Leadership Expert, Trainer and Speaker

Steve is an experienced speaker, business and life coach and organizational development expert who owns Leadership Initiatives, LLC.


Steve began his career with Honda to help them build vehicles in America

After working and supervising on the assembly line, Steve used this experience to create the Honda Training Center.

Steve conducted a companywide needs analysis and developed many creative skill-building sessions for both Honda associates and many of its suppliers. He instituted leadership mentoring and coaching that helped Honda associates become world class achievers.

Steve helped engineer, develop and implement the new business process most American companies now know as Lean, Kaizen, Continuous Improvement and Six Sigma. Steve went to the Stamping Department to confirm the training was successful only to be shortly promoted to Manager of the department where he won Automotive Magazine’s Quick Die Change contest.

Subsequently, Steve helped start the Supplier Support Department supporting suppliers with startups, HR, training and human relationship activities.

Steve then took a 3 year sabbatical to the construction industry to build over 100 homes and become a home inspector.

As a Master Black Belt and project expert, Steve currently consults with companies to build their workforce into productive, accountable assets that can compete in the global market.

Steve’s specialties include providing mentoring, coaching, workshops and speaking on leadership skills, operational processes, construction and personal life skills.

Steve’s past clients include NASA, Bosch, Chrysler, Lockheed Martin, Nissan, Alpine Electronics, Johnson Controls and many others. Steve has an associate degree from Columbus State in Engineering and attended The Ohio State University and the University of Phoenix. Steve is a member of Toledo Area Human Resource Association, Cleveland Human Resource Association, American Society of Training and Development, Project Management Institute, Toastmasters International and a Professional Speaker in the National Speakers Association.


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