Prime Development Solutions LLC (PDS) mission is to develop others to be their best.

Through creative instructional design, delivery and measurement of learning solutions PDS always puts the development of people first and foremost.  Our results oriented programs are designed to help individuals and leaders in organizations to flourish, grow and drive performance.

Prime Development Solutions LLC can custom design and deliver content that help managers be more inclusive leaders, more effective coaches and to build their executive presence and presentation/facilitation skills.  PDS offers flexible design options to fit your culture and needs.

PDS is affiliated with some of the best industry thought leaders such as New Haven Consulting Group and Tracom’s Social Styles inventory along with others. These partnerships provide access to proven tools, global content and a network of facilitators worldwide.

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GARY PERSONAL PICGary Deppe-Principal/Owner Prime Development Solutions

Gary is a seasoned Learning and Development professional.  He is an expert facilitator, instructional designer and business leader.  He has designed and facilitated numerous leadership development programs that range from sales training, performance management, coaching skills for managers to developing executive presence and presentations skills. His professional experience includes learning development strategy design, sales management, diversity & inclusion, and recruitment and development of highly successful teams.

Mr. Deppe has extensive global experience in the retail and beauty industry. His diverse background includes corporate and field experience for companies such as Saks Fifth Avenue, Marshall Fields, Cargill and the Estée Lauder companies in learning, sales and management roles. In his most recent role, Gary was responsible for the creation and implementation of the corporate global learning strategy. This included the development of global coaching and leadership programs, collaboration with regional and local learning leaders and partnership with Talent and Succession Planning teams.

Gary holds a Masters of Education degree from the University of Minnesota in Human Resource Development and Adult Learning Theory. Gary and his partner, Richard, live in Southern California with their pit-bull, Pearl. In his free time Gary likes to do yoga, run, read and travel.