About Strategy People Culture, LLC

Our Mission

Foster Better Awareness for Both People and Business

Our Philosophies

ALL businesses are in the people business.

Everyone can improve both professionally and as an individual if they are committed to doing so.

Organizations, regardless of success levels, limit their success based on a failure to connect the business and the workforce.

An engaged workforce yields a more profitable business.

Leaders need objectivity to challenge their vision and strategy to make any organization better.

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Andrew Botwin
Executive and Leadership Coach

The Business Side

Andrew (or Andy) founded Strategy People Culture, LLC in 2012 with a passion for working with the interconnectivity between people and business and the fundamental beliefs in the symbiotic relationship between the advancement and success of both people and business. Andy is a seasoned executive & leadership coach, independent workplace investigator, and trainer with more than 25 years of experience working with companies across various levels.  He was Chief Human Resources Officer for a 1500+ person professional services firm and a Principal & Chief Human Resources Officer for a top national professional services firm where he drove culture change in the organization culminating in recognition on Fortune Magazine’s prestigious 100 Great Places to Work in America.  Andy has worked with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) as a member of a special taskforce to develop workplace standards and metrics on employee value and earlier in his career, Andy worked for a large national staffing organization managing human resources and risk management issues and as an auditor with Arthur Andersen.

Andy combines executive coaching, workplace investigations and training to make a meaningful impact to his clients.  Andy specializes in helping leaders to elevate their self-awareness and to reach beyond their potential as a leader.  Further, he has extensive experience working as a neutral, independent investigator into workplace EEO claims.  In addition to offering in-person training on sexual harassment, discrimination, unconscious bias and general DEI matters, Andy has developed a cloud-based delivery module for this important training with the creation of EEO Training, LLC.

The Education Side
Ever the believer in self-improvement, Andrew holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Villanova University, a Masters in Business Administration with a concentration in Human Resource Management from Fairleigh Dickinson University, and a Juris Doctorate from Rutgers School of Law – Newark. Andrew is SPHR certified and is licensed to practice law in both New York and New Jersey. Andrew has also attended the ICF (International Coaching Federation) approved Certificate in Executive Coaching Program at the University of Texas – Dallas. Andrew is PCC certified. Andrew is also now certified in Hogan Assessments, Korn Ferry’s Leadership Architect (KFLA), Korn Ferry 360 (KF 360), and certificate holder from the stringent testing standards of the Association of Workplace Investigators.
The Family Side
Andrew is happily married to his wife Laura, who he met through a mutual friend. He is the proud father of two boys, Jack and Hunter. Andrew and his family currently live in New Jersey.
The Philantrophic Side
Andrew sits on the Board of The Rose House, a non-profit with the mission of enhancing the lives of special needs adults by offering them the opportunity to live, work, and socialize in the community to their fullest ability. Andrew is also the Treasurer on the Board for ICF-NJ, the New Jersey chapter of the International Coach Federation.

Events and Conferences

  • August 2020:
    ICF New Jersey Charter Chapter - Webinar Presentation - Developing Your Coaching Business.
  • July 2020:
    Virtual Panel Discussion - "The Big Awkward" Real Conversation and Straight Answers about Race, Color, and Equity.
  • January 2020:
    New Jersey State Bar Association - Trends in Workplace Training of Sexual Harassment and Discrimination.
  • December 2019:
    New Jersey State Bar Association - Trends in Workplace Training of Sexual Harassment and Discrimination.
  • November 2019 in New York:
    NY State Bar Association - Trends of Anti-Harassment and Anti-Discrimination Training.
  • September 2019 in New York:
    NY Inn of Court - Spoke on diversity.
  • October 2018 in Atlantic City, New Jersey:
    27th Annual GSC-SHRM Conference - #MeToo - A New Era?
  • June 2018 in New York:
    #DisruptHRNYC on #RevolutionOrEvolution?
  • October 2017 in Florham Park, New Jersey:
    Disrupt HR - Workplace Culture.  Click here to watch the video.
  • September 2017 in New York City:
    Workplace Culture.
  • January 2017 in Morristown, New Jersey:
    Workplace Culture.
  • January 2017 in New York City:
    Workplace Culture.
  • January 2014 in New Brunswick, NJ:
    New Jersey State Bar Association – Workplace Investigations Seminar.
  • May 2013 in Morristown, New Jersey:
    Leadership Development and Coaching.
  • May 2012 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin:
    Topic- Impact of Workplace Culture on the Growth of Organizations.
  • May 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada:
    Topic- Claim Your Seat at the Table: HR in the C-Suite.
  • Presented at the Great Place to Work Institute’s national conference.

Published and Quoted

  • New Jersey CPA: Healthcare Reform and the CPA Firm, January/February 2011 edition.
  • NJBiz Spotlight: Accounting a safe harbor for job applicants, February 2011 edition.
  • The Great Workplace by Jennifer Robin and Michael Burchell: requested to provide insight and review.
  • HR Executive Online: Spare Them the Detail, The new automatic plan features of retirement programs, such as auto-enrollment, hold special appeal for young workers who tend to feel burdened by too much information, March 2, 2007.