Established in 2014 and based in the Greater Philadelphia area, APEX STP, LLC is working with business leaders and their teams to identify astute insights that transform business performance. The approach is to provide “value-focused” products that help leaders achieve goals that impact their bottom-line performance (financial or other).
Charles S. Dormer
Founder and Principal
Charles founded an executive coaching and consulting business, APEX STP, LLC, in 2014, established to work with organizations to transform leadership and collaborations. Charles brings over 30 years of working in healthcare and pharmaceutical R&D to his consulting and executive coaching work. In his extensive corporate career, he has worked for some of the top pharmaceutical companies, including SmithKline Beecham, GlaxoSmithKline, Wyeth, Pfizer and most recently as a VP of operations and strategy at AstraZeneca.
Although Charles has served as a coach and consultant throughout his corporate career, his career transitioned to becoming a consultant based on his a passion for helping leaders maximize their productivity and success, develop leadership effectiveness, and successfully navigate change and uncertainty.
Charles leverages experience ranging from strategy definition and implementation, management, research, operations, reengineering, organization development, business redesign, portfolio management, and chief of staff activities. He has been involved in major mergers and acquisitions within the pharmaceutical industry and major change efforts in R&D. He has also been involved in governance committees and key decision-making bodies.
Charles has a Masters of Science (Honors) and a Masters of Philosophy in Organizational Dynamics from the University of Pennsylvania. His area of passion is the study of what creates value and what depletes value in large organizations and complex collaborations. He also recently received the Institute of Leadership and Management, Level 7 Certificate in Executive Coaching and Mentoring.
With a passion for teaching and mentoring, Charles delivers guest lectures at Georgetown University, Alvernia University and Penn State University, where he shares his learning and experiences on strategic leadership and managing the business of science.
“I look forward to meeting you and your team and helping you define your goals, develop solutions and transform your business performance! Please request a meeting to discuss your needs and how I can help"
Charles Dormer, Principal and Founder