ABOUT WALKER WILSON CONSULTING

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Walker Wilson Consulting serves values-driven organizations. We utilize the best practices of the nonprofit world (mission, passion, and service) and the for-profit world (finance, analysis, and strategy) to benefit our clients.

Our commitment to Western NC is shaped through international experience.  Particular consulting services include strategic planning, sustainability planning, executive coaching, leadership transitions, leadership training, organizational assessment and development, business planning, financial analysis, and interim leadership.  We prioritize diversity and inclusion. All services can be offered in Spanish.

Greg Walker Wilson, Principal of Walker Wilson Consulting, has consulted with nonprofit organizations, large corporations, government entities, and small businesses for more than 20 years on local, state, national, and international levels. He began his career as a management consultant with Accenture.  He is an Professional Certified Coach with the International Coach Federation.

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Greg learned first-hand the importance of prioritizing organizational development when he became CEO of Mountain BizWorks in 1998.

Over the next 11 years, Greg led Bizworks to national recognition in small business development as they:

  • paid off its debts and build net assets of nearly $2 Million
  • increased annual community impact by 700%
  • were recognized by Fast Company Magazine as a visionary and entrepreneurial social sector organization
  • developed a participatory entrepreneurial training curriculum that was licensed to other North American nonprofits and the subject of a book chapter
  • received a Nonprofit Sector Steward Award from the NC Center for Nonprofits, and
  • created Mountain Made, a for-profit retail subsidiary located in Asheville’s Grove Arcade.

Greg has chaired numerous boards, including the national Association for Enterprise Opportunity, the Center for Participatory Change, and HandMade in America.

He also served as Treasurer and Strategic Planning Chair for the NC Center for Nonprofits.

He has written and presented extensively on boards, social enterprise, executive transitions, and coaching. For his commitment to empower women, Greg is the only man ever to receive the Asheville Chamber of Commerce’s Athena Award.  He has also received the NAACP’s President’s Award.

Greg has a BA from Bluffton University, a BS in Industrial Engineering from Case Western Reserve University, an MA in International Development from American University, a certificate in Non-Profit Management from Duke University, and a certificate in Personal and Executive Coaching from the College of Executive Coaching.