Linking Employee Engagement to
Measurable Business Results

A workplace must operate smoothly and efficiently in order to meet mission objectives and create value for stakeholders. In business organizations where employees feel valued, engaged, and see their work as being valued; performance and retention metrics increase exponentially.

These high performing organizations statistically have fewer safety incidents or quality issues and tend to resolve conflicts through open and honest communication and collaboration.


Our scientific approach through Industrial-Organizational Psychology is why we get great results and have maintained a customer satisfaction rating of over 98% for the last 20 years. A workplace must operate smoothly and efficiently in order to meet mission objectives and create value for stakeholders.

Our leadership development programs are leveraged to:

  • Prepare aspiring leaders for advancement
  • Strengthen the effectiveness of frontline leaders through workforce engagement
  • Transform operational leaders into proactive value producers
  • Challenge strategic leaders as organizational visionaries through organizational learning

We have the goals and strategies needed to create high performing teams based on diversity, inclusion, accountability and ownership. The cornerstone of our leadership development strategy is based on these simple facts:

  • High Performing Teams (HPTs) lead to High Performing Organizations (HPOs) and HPOs create value for their stakeholders.
  • High performing teams are created by focusing on every team member to ensure they have the competencies and emotional intelligence required to maximize personal best
  • High performing individuals are managed, motivated, and molded into high performing teams by emotionally intelligent, high performing leaders
  • High Performing Leaders are developed, not hatched

Team Concepts developed its proprietary leadership development methodology of Personal and Professional Intelligence (PPI). PPI is an innovative and comprehensive leadership development approach that is intended to identify an individual’s natural style of leadership and establish a comprehensive understanding of their professional environment in which they lead.

Personal Intelligence begins with a clinical assessment of the individual’s behaviors through the Pearman Personality Integrator tool and the individual’s social emotional skills through the EQ-I 2.0 assessment. The results are analyzed, and the data is integrated into a custom personal SWOT matrix (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats).

Professional Intelligence provides leaders with a methodology to obtain situational awareness of the environment in which they lead. This is where the individual begins to really know and understand their direct reports, peers, and senior leader’s characteristics and operational patterns. An evaluation of organizational culture and team cohesiveness is also conducted to provide a baseline for the common operational picture.

Team Concepts Mission

To support organization excellence and personal best by creating and delivering cutting edge training, consultation, coaching and team building for organizations, businesses, professionals, and all levels of management.

To become the Pacific Northwest regional center of excellence for transformational training and professional development.

Team Concepts Vision
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Founder/Executive Director

As the Executive Director and Founder of Team Concepts Training Services, Semi actively participates in all operations of the company while empowering core team members to take ownership and leadership of their individual functional areas. Since starting the company in 2010, Semi’s philosophy of developing family-like relationships with our clients has facilitated enduring partnerships over the years. Semi’s dedication to creating value for customers and stakeholders through the development of cutting edge training methodology is emulated throughout the organization.

Prior to starting Team Concepts Training Services, Semi transitioned from the battlefield to the boardroom with over 23 years of military service. As an Army Special Forces “Green Beret,” Semi received two of our nation’s highest awards for heroism and valor on the battlefield; the Bronze Star – Valor, and the Purple Heart, for wounds received in combat. Semi knows first-hand, the value of high performing teams and their impact on organizational performance. Semi has leveraged the experience of extreme leadership in developing a suite of highly effective workshops, seminars, and courses focusing on developing high performing teams and emotionally intelligent leaders.

Semi has held several senior positions in training and leadership development over the years in various sectors of industry to include; government, banking, and education. In his last position, Semi led strategic training initiatives as the Director of Training and Leadership Development for a U.S. government agency.

Semi earned his first graduate degree from Villanova University where he studied Human Resource development and is currently pursuing his PhD. in Industrial & Organizational Psychology with emphasis on Global Training and Development. Semi holds certifications in Emotional Intelligence, Human Resources, Organizational Performance, Six Sigma, and is currently an Executive in Residence at Washington State University.