Meet a Member: Dr. Roger Addison, CPT

Dr. Roger M. Addison, certified in performance improvement technologies (CPT), is an internationally respected practitioner of performance improvement consulting and chief performance officer of Addison Consulting.

Roger was the senior director of human performance improvement for the International Society for Performance Improvement (ISPI) and responsible for educational programs and implementing performance improvement systems. Prior to his work with ISPI, Roger was vice president and manager at Wells Fargo Bank. His responsibilities included executive coaching and education, change management, organizational development, and partnering with senior leaders and line managers to improve performance.

Roger consults with Fortune 500 organizations to help them align their business requirements with bottom-line results. He has more than 30 years of experience helping line and staff managers improve the performance of their employees, processes, and the organization’s mission and vision. Roger has successfully implemented performance improvement and organizational development initiatives in such sectors as financial services, insurance, public utilities, health care, technology, retail, and others.

Roger is a frequent speaker at ISPI, the International Federation of Training and Development Organisations (IFTDO), the Association for Talent Development and Business Process Management conferences.

Topics include performance technology, performance architecture, reengineering, information design, mentoring, consulting, project management, and communication networks. His evidence-based approach and consulting skills have taken him throughout North America, South America, Asia, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East.

Roger received his master and doctorate degrees from Baylor University. His professional accomplishments include:

  • Past President and Chair of the Board, IFTDO
  • Past President of ISPI
  • Professional Service Award, ISPI
  • Member of the Year, ISPI
  • Organization of the Year, ISPI
  • Member for Life, ISPI

In 2010, Roger received the Gilbert Distinguished Professional Achievement Award, and in 2012 he received the Rummler Award for the Advancement of Performance Improvement, both from ISPI. His book, Performance Architecture, was selected for the 2010 Award of Excellence. In 2011 the Association for Behavior Analysis International selected Roger as the B. F. Skinner Lecturer. He can be reached at