About Mark D. Van Buren

Leadership Trainer

American Leadership Training Academy was founded by Principal Partner, Mark D. Van Buren who has over 24 years of experience consulting with clients on a wide array of training topics. 

Mark is uniquely qualified to represent the Academy having conducted thousands of seminars, and trained close to 60,000 individuals.  He has certified independent and corporate trainers around the globe on numerous business topics all related to leadership.

Mark holds a multitude of certifications which include The Leadership Challenge, based on the ground-breaking research of James Kouzes and Barry Posner. Additional certifications include: Leadership Styles Inventory (LPI),  DiSC Profile, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, StrengthsFinder 2.0, Learning Styles Indicator by Honey & Mumford and Emotional Intelligence.  Mark combines fun and playfulness to learning while respecting the seriousness of developing leaders in all his training engagements.

Mr. Van Buren’s work experience began in 1987 at Johnson & Johnson where he merged his sales and training backgrounds with his subsequent 14 years of leadership consulting experience to provide exceptional customer engagement seminars.  Since 1997 he has been retained as a senior workshop facilitator and trainer, keynote speaker, and a master facilitator.