Steven Berkshire

Principle - Steve Berkshire Associates

Leadership, Management, Decision and Problem Solving, Strategic Initiatives, HRM Issues

Advisor Biography

Steve Berkshire is the principal owner of Steve Berkshire Associates. He provides training and consulting in leadership and management, group decision, and problem-solving using creative and innovative methods for developing solutions, HRM issues, and strategic initiative planning and development. He is a certified facilitator for Core Strengths and the Strength Deployment Inventory (SDI), which looks at motives for employee behavior and how to ensure accountability for collaboration. He uses several other instruments and models for assisting organizations. Much of his background has been in healthcare and nonprofit organizations.

Dr. Berkshire earned his doctoral degree from Boston University in the areas of organizational behavior and human resource education. His graduate degree is from Indiana University School of Medicine in health administration (MHA), and his undergraduate degree in political science is from the University of Colorado. Dr. Berkshire served in several executive-level positions in healthcare, including government relations and hospitals, as well as in academia in the field or organization behavior, healthcare administration, healthcare policy, human resource management, and leadership. He is published in academic journals and books. In addition to his consulting practice, Steve is currently professor and director of the Doctor of Health Administration (DHA) program at Central Michigan University. He has worked with several nonprofit organizations and healthcare organizations, assisting with leadership development, management skills, strategic planning, and decision-making processes. Organizations include work with some of the Alaska Native tribal organizations and governmental agencies.

Dr. Berkshire is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE), holds certifications from the Human Resource Certification Insitute (SPHR), and the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM-SCP). He has served as an officer for several locals, state, national, and international professional associations and on local government agency boards.

Internationally, Dr. Berkshire has collaborated on projects in Mexico, Wales, Northern Ireland, and Ireland; and has led travel aboard courses in several other countries.

Steve resides in Santa Fe, New Mexico.


July 2008 - Present

Professor and Director, Doctor of Health Administration Program - Central Michigan University - Central Michigan University

  • The program focuses on senior-level professionals in the health care field.The program focuses on senior-level professionals in the healthcare field.

January 1992 - Present

Owner - Steve Berkshire Associates - Steve Berkshire Associates

  • Responsible for management consulting, management training, special projects, non-profit board development, and organizational development of organizations an executives

January 2003 - January 2012

Business Council - Western Governors University - Western Governors University

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Higher Education

Healthcare and Nursing