- Ph.D. in Instructional Systems, The Pennsylvania State University
MBA, The Pennsylvania State University
BS in Marketing, St. Joseph's University
- Gus Prestera is an organizational effectiveness consultant, educator, and coach. He works with HR and business leaders who are transforming their workforce, making big changes to how they engage, manage and develop their people. Gus holds a Ph.D. in Instructional Systems, an MBA, and a BS in Marketing. He owns and operates Prestera FX, leading a cross-disciplinary team of talent development professionals. Together, for over 15 years, they have helped organizations like Johnson & Johnson, AIG, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Endo, Main Line Health, Morgan Stanley, Dialight and many others to map competencies, onboard new hires, build bench strength, improve employee engagement and performance, drive cultural and organizational change, and establish entirely new learning ecosystems. In addition, Gus has taught graduate-level courses at Penn State University, frequently speaks at industry events, and currently serves on the advisory board for American University’s Human Resources Analytics and Management MS program.