Albert Da Costa has been a trainer, coach and consultant for forty years. Al s focus has been people and process, primarily in the hospitality field, as well as work with other industry boards and staff development.Albert holds a Master s degree in Management and Organizational Development as well as advanced certification in Organization and Systems Development from the Gestalt Institute in Cleveland. BR>Albert currently provides Organizational and Business Psychology services to his clients.As a trainer, Al has consistently emphasized the importance of group dynamics in solving critical challenges at core staff, mid management and board level.Al’s consistent approach to the development of people in the context of a new concept, building a team or improving profitability has garnered him recognition throughout the United States and Europe.


  • Americas


Berufs Matura/Federal Cook's License Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule der Stadt Zürich, Switzerland MA Management and Organizational Development Fielding Graduate Institute, Santa Barbara, California Post Graduate Certification Organization and Systems Development, Gestalt Institute, Cleveland, Ohio

Market Segments

  • Branded Concepts
  • Business and Industry/Food Services
  • Casinos
  • Clubs
  • Family Restaurants
  • Fine Dining
  • Hotels/Motels

Area Of Expertise

  • Accounting & Financial Controls
  • Business Strategy
  • Distribution & Procurement
  • Litigation Support/Expert Witness
  • Management Recruitment & Development
  • Operating Review
  • Training

Food Facility Design

  • No

Management Advisory Services

  • Yes

Membership Grade

  • Emeritus (TAD)


  • Consultant


  • Socius Consulting

Profile Title

  • President



2645 Dorking Place, Suite D, Santa Barbara, California, 93105, United States