May 28, 2019
John Mathieson
Dale Carnegie Training of Houston-Austin

John Mathieson

Vice-President, Dale Carnegie Training of Houston - Austin


John earned a golf scholarship to Southern Methodist University. John graduated in 4 years with his degree in Business Administration. John also completed his Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate of Achievement from Villanova University in October 2010.

John was the golf professional with the Harvey Penick Golf Academy in Austin, TX, where he taught more than 15,000 golfers improve. With extensive use of video analysis and feedback John was able to get a person out of their comfort zone and make a physical change.  His understanding of how to get to the root cause of a problem combined with his ability to build trust and communicate effectively enabled him to help people make significant improvements and accomplish their goals.  This desire to see people grow and change is his ongoing motivation.

His professional presentation skills and his passion to help people improve their performance led John to a career with Dale Carnegie.  Over the past 12 years John has delivered leadership and presentations training to thousands of people and currently is a senior leader in driving results in Houston, Texas.

In 2018 John ranked in the Top 3 Dale Carnegie Trainers in North America by Net Promotor Score.

John’s clients include Hess, General Motors, Pulte Homes, AIG/Valic, KEYE-TV, New Process Steel, Huntsman, The University of Houston, and Direct Energy

John is a rare talent as only 3% of the Dale Carnegie Trainers to be certified in all of our programs.  Dale Carnegie Skills for Success, Leadership Training for Managers, High Impact Presentations and Winning with Relationship Selling.