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Chairman, Trial Behavior Consulting Board of Directors and Chairman of the Board, PDI Ninth House

Lowell is an internationally known management and organizational consultant who specializes in change management, executive coaching, as well as executive development and assessment.

Lowell received his Ph.D. in industrial and organizational psychology from the University of Minnesota, where he is currently a Clinical Associate Professor and enjoys bringing his vast experience and pioneering expertise to his field. In addition, he has endowed several academic chairs at the University of Minnesota.

He founded TBC in 1984 after seeing the value of the synergy between organizational psychology and trial and jury consulting.

Mr. Hellervik is Chairman of the Board of PDI Ninth House, an International Management Consulting Firm, with headquarters in Minneapolis, MN and over 30 offices around the world.

He began his career at PDI in 1967, was named President in 1975, and became Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer in 1989. A professional industrial/organizational psychologist, Lowell devotes his energy to succession consulting, leadership development, and organizational effectiveness consulting. His work involves helping executives clarify objectives for organizational change, then designing and executing a process to achieve their objectives.

Lowell was the editor of PDI’s Successful Manager’s Handbook and co-wrote The What and Why of Assessment. He was also instrumental in developing PDI’s multi-rater feedback business and created PDI’s managerial coaching business in the early 1980’s. Through his visionary leadership, PDI evolved from a small, local consulting firm to an international leader in leadership and human resources consulting.