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Education & Organizational Development

Dr. Chance Thomas Eaton

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Chance Eaton is the Owner of Big Sky Way. In 2009, with several years of organizational behavior and coaching experience under his belt, he created Big Sky Way to accommodate a growing International education, consulting, and performance coaching clientele.  


He has continued to nurture the organization into a cutting edge education & organizational development company. Big Sky Way clients come from a variety of industries: finance/insurance, banking, state government, data collection/call center, social services, restaurant, lumber, medical, agriculture, mental health, non-profit, and education.


Dr. Eaton's roots are in agriculture, where he worked with his family's farm into his early 20's. Of curious mind and nature, he left the farm to learn about his context. These travels led him around the world attaining a variety of work experience and education. These work experiences include:

  • Human Resource Director,
  • Non-Profit Executive Director,
  • Learning & Organizational Development Specialist,
  • Adolescent Treatment Center Counselor,
  • University Lecturer in Psychology and Organizational Behavior,
  • College Instructor in Rural Small Business Management,
  • Farmer & Rancher.


Academically, Chance has earned a variety of educational diplomas, including the following:
University Degrees:

  • Doctorates of Education in Educational Leadership, University of Montana,
  • Masters of Science in Psychology, Montana State University,
  • Masters of Business Administration, Wichita State University,
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Existential Psychotherapy & Counseling, University of Sheffield, U.K.,
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, University of Montana,
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Finance, University of Montana.

Certificates:

  • ​Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, CPP
  • California Psychological Instrument-260, CPP
  • Caliper Profile & 360-Plus, Caliper
  • Performance Management Innovation, Human Capital Institute
  • iLEAD Break-Through Leadership, University of Montana
  • Leadership Helena, Helena Chamber of Commerce
  • Certified Heart Math Practitioner, Heart Math 
  • Certified Strengths Coach, Gallup
  • Certified Everything DiSC Trainer, Wiley

Chance's greatest joy are his two kiddos, as everyday presents a new learning experience and feelings of joy and abundance.

"Be curious...be engaged"