Chip Tames

Master Facilitator

Chip Tames

Master Facilitator
Master Facilitator

Charles (Chip) Tames has been a facilitator at SNI since 2000, attaining Master Facilitator status in 2002.  Participants on four continents have enjoyed Chip’s keen sense of humor and his “down-to-earth” approach to negotiations.  His ability to challenge participants and get them to challenge themselves even while creating a collaborative approach to learning has won him admirers from every class that he has conducted.

 

Experience & Client History

Chip has worked with a variety of clients over the course of his career at SNI in multiple industries: Banking (Bank of America); Pharmaceutical (Sanofi-aventis, Johnson & Johnson); Insurance (GeneralReinsurance); Medical Devices (Toshiba Medical Systems); Entertainment (Sony Pictures Entertainment); Government (Department of Defense, National Security Agency); Staffing (TEKsystems); and Automotive (General Motors).

 

International Experience

Chip has delivered highly customized programs on four continents and in six countries, including England, France, Germany, China, and Australia.

 

Professional Background

Chip has had a varied career in Sales and Training for the past 15 years.  He began his career with Northwestern Mutual Insurance working in front-line sales.  Chip then took that experience and moved to the Dale Carnegie Corporation as a Sales Manager, where his talent for teaching was recognized and he became one of the most sought-after Corporate Sales Trainers.  Chip was awarded the “Excellence in Instruction” award by Dale Carnegie as a testament to his ability to entertain as well as educate in the corporate environment.

 

Education and Personal

Chip received a B.A. from Randolph-Macon College.  He lives in Abingdon, Maryland with his wife and two daughters.

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