Donald L. (Don) Buchman has over forty years of solid and diversified business experience in human resources, finance, accounting and general management. In addition to being a member-partner of Your Part-Time HR Manager, Don has many years of management consulting and executive coaching experience through his consulting firm, DLB Consultants, and currently is a part-time adjunct professor at Purdue University in the Technology, Leadership and Innovation (TLI) Department where he teaches classes in Human Behavior in Organizations and in Employee Training and Development.
While engaged in management consulting, Don also served as President and CEO of INventure, Inc., a high-tech business incubator owned by Purdue Research Foundation and three other high-tech companies in West Lafayette, and as Director of the Greater Lafayette Small Business Development Center. He then served as Vice President, Finance and Administration, of QuikPak, Inc. (a wholly owned subsidiary of NewRoads, Inc.) in Lafayette, Indiana. He has also held the position of Executive Vice President and Human Resources Director at Trinitas, a real estate development, construction and property management company headquartered in West Lafayette, Indiana.
Before founding DLB Consultants, Don held positions as Executive Vice President of Ash Medical Systems, Vice President, Finance, of Rostone, a subsidiary of Allen-Bradley Company of Milwaukee; as Assistant Corporate Controller of Consolidated Aluminum Corporation in Saint Louis, Missouri; and as Manager, Planning and Development, for a division of Monsanto Company in Saint Louis.
Don earned a B.S. Degree in Chemical Engineering from Washington University in Saint Louis and an M.B.A. from the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. Don has been an active Toastmaster member for over 28 years, has served in most officer positions, as well as area governor, and is an accomplished public speaker.