About CLI

The Corporate Learning Institute is an innovative training, strategy and coaching company dedicated to meeting your organizational development needs.

CLI is celebrating its 30th year providing services to clients all over the world. We are a small, but nimble, organization developed to help you move from idea to reality. 

The Corporate Learning Institute equips contributors with the skills and tools that go beyond generating information to sharing insights; that are immediately accessible, applicable, and actionable on the job; and that build leadership, team, and organizational capabilities for the road ahead.

Our Leadership

Meet our leadership team—
we are ready to work with you to assure that your organization will become the best ever!

You need a trusted partner to cultivate your talent pipeline and develop innovative solutions to your organizations learning and development needs. You may need support in designing a small training initiative or masterminding an enterprise-wide training program. Your need may be to develop an organizational coaching program. It might even be to find excellent strategy facilitation.  We are your ally for providing customized, effective and immediate solutions to all of these needs.

    Our four service areas include:

    1. Coaching Services
    2. Learning Solutions
    3. Performance Assessment
    4. Corporate Strategy Facilitation

    Tim Buividas, Ed.D.
    Partner

    Dr. Tim Buividas founded the Corporate Learning Institute in 1992. His passion is working in change management consulting, training and development, and team and individual coaching. His goal is to create provocative learning experiences that change people’s lives.

    William Johnson, MCT, CPC

    Partner

    William is an experienced training and development professional who specializes in team development programs and performance coaching for individuals. He has worked with a wide variety of organizations, including corporations, non-profits and schools.

    Prior to moving into the training and education sector, William spent 20 years working for Aon Corporation in both London and Chicago in a variety of senior financial management roles including Corporate Treasurer for Aon UK, and Senior Vice

    President for Aon Advisors US, Aon’s investment management company.  William is a CPC – Certified Professional Coach, holds a BA Education and a master’s degree in Corporate Treasury Management; Illinois Professional Educators License; ACCT Level II Challenge Course Practitioner and Challenge Course Manager Certifications.

    Chris Pena

    Intern

    Chris is a psychology intern for Corporate Learning Institute and a head coach at Wheaton Academy. With an extroverted personality, he excels in communication and collaborating  on projects at CLI. 

    Chris is a trained DISC facilitator and excellent team coach.    

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