Building Leaders of Character

Proven Experiential Learning Process

ACTIVELY DEMONSTRATING HOW TRUST AND COMMUNICATION ARE VITAL TO OVERCOMING CHALLENGES Learn More >

A Program Led by Leaders of Character

INSTRUCTORS WHO HAVE LIVED, SERVED, AND IMPLEMENTED THE PRINCIPLES THAT THEY TEACH Learn More >

LEARNING FROM LEADERS

TLDG'S BATTLE-TESTED CONTENT IS NOT "TEXTBOOK" TRAINING Learn More >

A Venue That Inspired A Country

Leadership development based at the historic Thayer Hotel at West Point Learn More >

Leaders Building Leaders

Thayer Leader Development Group starts building leaders with a simple premise: character is foundational to your ability to lead. Combine this with knowledge and action, and you unleash the “whole” leader every organization needs. This approach has been proven by over two hundred years of application in the United States Army – and the reason we make our home at The Historic Thayer Hotel on the grounds of West Point. At TLDG, like nowhere else, you’ll experience the legacy of military leadership learnings from those who have powered and led a nation. And today, empower organizations to adapt and thrive.
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Client Results

"I have been to many and varied leadership development courses through my 30 year business career. All in all, this was the best corporate leadership sessions that I have had the pleasure to attend. My..."
Tim Tyson, Chairman and CEO
Aptuit

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Client Results

"To a person, we were not sure what to expect. But, during our TLDG program, we were stretched and made uncomfortable through the discussions that we had. Thank you for pushing us. We cannot thank..."
Jim Heath, President
Stryker Instruments

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Client Results

"We recently held a combination business meeting and training session with TLDG. It was a perfect complement to our strategic plan for 2013 to include the leadership training from TLDG into crafting our 2013 business..."
Bill Noble, Senior Vice President
LensCrafters

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Client Results

"“I was looking for a program that was unlike anything my leadership team had experienced, and TLDG exceeded my expectations. My team and I walked away with a strategy for success, the motivation to develop..."
Mike Garcia, President of Domtar's Pulp & Paper Division
Domtar

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"As a West Point graduate, I think I took West Point for granted. Those who have not been to West Point are tremendously impacted by the venue. As a location, there is no better place..."
Dave Pinder, President
Cardinal IG

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"We were looking for a program that was different from the traditional executive leadership training and would help to build the necessary trust and collaboration in our company’s next generation of senior leaders. Our senior..."
Charles Bolyard, Jr., Chairman & CEO and Blake Peck, President & COO
McDonough Bolyard Peck, Inc.

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Client Results

"I took my leadership team to West Point and was impressed with the quality of the cadre and the high level of instruction that was tailored to my team. From the initial planning to the..."
Robert Eisiminger, CEO/President, Knight Point Systems
Knight Point Systems

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Client Results

"Overall the Gettysburg Virtual Staff Ride was a great program. It is unusual for our members to ask for more time, but that is what happened. COL Ryan was excellent – engaged, humorous and informational...."
Kay Nash, Chief Legal Talent Officer
Wiley Rein, LLP

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PROGRAMS

Effective organizations have effective leaders; this is no surprise. Getting there is the challenge. That’s why we design our programs to navigate the crossroads faced by both individuals and organizations as they aspire to achieve their goals.

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