Solutions 21 Team

Our Team

Buddy Hobart

Buddy Hobart

President & Founder

Pittsburgh native, Buddy Hobart is the Founder and President of Solutions 21. He is a consultant, entrepreneur, author, speaker, radio host, and is an internationally recognized expert on… Read More

Michelle Cerqua

Michelle Cerqua

Senior Vice President

Hired as the first employee in 1994, Michelle has had a significant impact on the success of Solutions 21. Working directly with Solutions 21 clients… Read More

Tyler Palko

Tyler Palko

Director of Leadership Development

Through his life experiences, he has developed invaluable leadership skills and understands leadership from various important perspectives. Thanks to his athletic talents… Read More
Albert Ciuksza

Albert Ciuksza

Director

Prior to joining Solutions 21, Albert has been charged with leading the development of innovative solutions to challenging problems in corporate, non-profit, and entrepreneurial… Read More
Eve Pyle

Eve Pyle

Business Development Project Coordinator

Eve Pyle is the Business Development Project Coordinator for Solutions 21. Prior to joining Solutions 21, Eve served as an Operations Manager and Recruiting Coordinator for a local business… Read More
Rob Salome

Rob Salome

Director, Strategy and Leadership Development

His ability to translate his military education, experience, and lessons learned into the private sector is as extraordinary as his leadership resume… Read More
Luis Rivera

Luis Rivera

Senior Leadership Consultant

A retired Army colonel who honorably served our country for over 24 years, Luis’ passion for leadership and team building was the core of his exceptional leadership in an array of services… Read More

Jeff Belsky

Jeff Belsky

Director, Strategy and Leadership Development

An energetic, strategic, and accomplished c-suite executive with a rapid progression through his leadership career, Jeff is experienced in championing business strategy and executionRead More

Ryan Maha

Ryan Maha

Business Development Manager

Working closely with Solutions 21’s Director of Leadership Development, Tyler Palko, Ryan interfaces with clientele throughout all phases of a project, from prospect identification to program implementation… Read More

Our Latest Insights

The latest insights from our team

I’m not a mechanic

I like to tell myself I’m mechanically inclined. After all, my undergraduate degree is in Mechanical Engineering, so I fancy myself a mechanic. But I’m not… This past year, my wife’s car needed new brakes. Having the mechanic mentality, I thought I would tackle the...