Our Leadership Team

Our leadership team invites organizations on a journey to create teams of talented individuals and build engaging and inspiring cultures. As passionate leaders and builders, they have an innate calling to grow and support others. Our senior leaders bring extensive experience in diverse roles including: business leaders, a military general, HR executives, teachers, university professors, entrepreneurs, principals, superintendents, trainers and consultants. They have worked both domestically and internationally with organizations ranging from Berkshire Hathaway, Stryker Corporation, The Walt Disney Company, Southwest Airlines, Ritz Carlton, Johnson and Johnson, Ann Taylor, Whirlpool Corporation, UPS, Caterpillar, Marriott, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Gallup Organization, Pfizer, The Cheesecake Factory, Newell Rubbermaid, U.S. Army, Pella, Pitney Bowes, Fairmont Hotels, Radisson Hotels, Wyndham Hotels, Adventist Health System, HCA, UCLA and UCSF Medical Center, Mayo Clinic Health System, Henry Ford Health Systems, Talent+, many private and community service organizations and hundreds of school systems, universities and colleges.

Our President and Chief Executive Officer, Brad Black, was recognized as a Gallup Hall of Fame recipient for his work in designing and building a world-class leadership and human resources model. This industry-leading “high performance icon” focuses on high performance and sustained excellence. This model is highlighted in two, best-selling management books: First, Break All the Rules and Now, Discover Your Strengths, both by Marcus Buckingham.  Additionally, it was highlighted in an award-winning book, Community Capitalism, that was recognized by Fast Company magazine as one of the “Top 50 Most Innovative Ideas in the U.S.” Most recently, the impact of this model was highlighted in Jim Collins’ book, Great by Choice.