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ABOUT RODNEY

Rodney Grieve
Rodney Grieve
Rodney is the founder of BRANTA Worldwide. He has nearly 20 years of industry and consulting experience helping organizations, teams and individuals create a culture of success. A nationally known speaker on safety leadership, co-author of SOAR: A Gate-to-Gate Journey of Leadership Essentials and author of the best selling Defend Your Profits: Safety Tools for Bottom Line Improvements, he has presented keynote speeches and leadership development coaching and facilitation for companies in the high-tech, bio-tech, pharmaceutical, food, heavy manufacturing, construction, refining, paper, pulp, timber, plastics, aerospace, nuclear, and waste industries.  With Branta Worldwide, he designs and initiates customized leadership and communications programs as well as environmental health and safety policies, procedures, and training programs.  Rodney has worked with front-line supervisors all the way to senior executives throughout North America as well as with groups in Belgium, Switzerland, Italy, Japan, Taiwan, and Korea.

His more than 10 years in the hazardous waste and industrial services sector was in project management positions. Prior to starting BRANTA in 2000, Rodney was the Western Regional Director of Safety for Philip Services Corp., a multi-national industrial services and hazardous waste company. With no direct reports, Mr. Grieve was responsible for the safety, health, and well being of over 1,200 employees in nine states and two provinces. By teaching leadership and communication skills to his front-line supervisors, Rodney’s efforts led the Western Region to a 36% reduction in total incidents and a whopping 93% reduction in annual safety-related liability costs.

Rodney possesses a Master Degree in Environmental Policy and Management from the University of Denver and a Bachelor of Sciences Degree from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. He is a certified facilitator for The Ken Blanchard Companies and formerly a Certified Instructor for the Dale Carnegie Organization.

Rodney lives with his wife Darcy and their two children in Sacramento, California. When not on the road, he enjoys running, gardening, coaching soccer, and floating in the pool doing a crossword puzzle.