DR. BRENDA FELLOWS, Ph.D., PRESIDENT & CEO
FELLOWS CORPORATE CONSORTIUM, LLC
"bridging the gap between people & systems in the global world of work."
DR. BRENDA FELLOWS, is President & Chief Executive Officer, and Principal Consultant of Fellows Corporate Consortium, LLC (FCC). Founded in 2000, FCC is a boutique global firm specializing in Strategy Consulting and Management Consulting. Federal certifications include: SBA certifications include: 8(a), 100% Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB), EDWOSB, and SDB. Other certifications include: MBE, WBE, SB, and SB-PW. State of California Certifications awaiting final approval include: CMAS Non-Technology Services, and CMAS Technology Services.
She is an Industrial/Organizational Psychologist, Social Psychologist, Behavioral Scientist, Social Scientist, Strategy Consultant, Management Consultant, Life Coach, Executive Coach, award-winning researcher, keynote speaker and author with over twenty years of experience providing strategy and management consultation to Fortune 50, 100, 200, and 500 corporate boards, C-Suite executives, and senior executives worldwide. She is an Adjunct Professional Faculty member at University California, Berkeley, Walter A. Haas School of Business, Management of Organizations Group, and University of California, Berkeley, Extension, International Program, where she provides instruction to executive learners, doctoral, graduate, and undergraduate learners. Since 2005, she is an Adjunct Professor, Lecturer and visiting Professor within major business schools globally in the United States, Asia, United Arab Emirates (Dubai and Abu Dhabi), Europe, and India.
Appointed in 2011, Dr. Fellows is a Scientific Advisory Board Member of the Stroke Shield Foundation where she reviews and offers scientific direction, recommends applications and proposals for funding, and recommends grants to organizations wishing to receive monies to fund programs assisting stroke victims throughout the United States. She reviews Letters of Intent and proposals from respected institutions such as Harvard, Stanford, Rutgers, University of California, Los Angeles, University of Pennsylvania, University of California, Davis, University of California, San Francisco, Cleveland Clinic, Mayo Clinic, University of Florida, and many other organizations.
She is an internal and external corporate mentor and executive coach who provides comprehensive assessments and consultation to women middle managers and executives in STEM centering on: Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Social Psychology, Organizational Development, Organizational Behavior, Human Resource Management, Strategic Management and Strategic Leadership offering research based strategies to help meet Individual Development Plans (IDP), performance management, movement from tactical management to strategic leadership, goal setting, leveraging strengths, leveraging new technology, fiscal management, cross-cultural communication, executive coaching and development, negotiation, conflict management, resiliency, knowledge management, overall business acumen, and delivering change to individual departments and organization-wide. She acts as an External Corporate Mentor and Executive Coach by partnering with internal corporate directors and executives to help develop women into executive leaders. Organizations include Hewlett-Packard, Federal Reserve Bank, National Semiconductor Corporation, Bank of West, Cascade Corporation, Align Technology, Inc., Juniper Networks, Sypnosys, Inc., Blue Coat Systems, Inc., Adobe, Inc., KLA-Tencor, Prudential, and many other corporations.
Her twenty-year professional career centers on sales and marketing management, training and development, finance and administration, operations management, regional, district employee, and business development within Fortune 20, 50, 100, and 500 corporations in such industries as manufacturing, consumer products, financial, medical, insurance, technology, and education. She is a behavioral change management professional with expertise centering on research, strategy and management consultation, human resource management, conflict resolution, dialogue, ethics, succession planning, organizational change management, organizational effectiveness, mergers and acquisitions, advanced managerial communication, employee engagement and retention, executive training and development, professional training and development, mentoring and internship program development, organizational design, effectiveness and development, culture change, executive leadership development and executive coaching, career counseling, multiculturalism, cultural competence, diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging consultation (DE&I).
She is a facilitator of team processes for start-up teams, intact work groups, and interdepartmental groups; including establishing purpose, negotiating roles, setting individual and team goals, improving business and operational processes, managing conflict, assessing outcomes, developing communication skills, and executive strategy meetings and workshop facilitation. Her focus centers on attracting, retaining, and developing top talent, employee development and addressing specific issues impacting Gen X, Gen Y, Gen Z, Baby Boomers through retirement.
She is a skilled organizational research and analysis, organizational assessment, intervention, and change management professional who orchestrates, conducts research, and designs, instrumentation, and implementation procedures to obtain organizational climate information, measure individual and team effectiveness, employee engagement and satisfaction, and communication styles. Her expertise centers on designing, implementing, and analyzing data from surveys, focus groups, and in-depth interviews; conducting content analysis for gathered quantitative and qualitative data; preparing written reports and presentations and assisting clients in the interpretation of results implementation of recommendations for effective communication.
Dr. Fellows develops change management strategies, conducts stakeholder analysis and impact assessments, and partners with key stakeholders to ensure change management implications are understood and anticipated. Her expertise centers on job rotation, workforce planning, performance management, instructional design, succession planning, risk management, crisis management, mergers and acquisitions, project management, and program management. She develops transition plans based on impact assessment and focus group research; planning, developing, and delivering all communication in consultation with business units and stakeholder communications; ensuring all change activities are complete in accordance with project plans and time frames.
Circle of Scholars Award for seminal research in a field of study, 2003
Marvin B. Sussman Award for seminal research in a field of study, 2003 (Nominee)
Avice M. Saint Award for seminal research in a field of study, 2001
Douglas V. Davidson, Ph.D.
Dr. Douglas V. Davidson, Ph.D. is a Professor of Sociology at Western Michigan University and a Core Faculty Member of the Graduate College at The Union Institute & University. Dr. Davidson has a Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of California at Berkeley with substantive knowledge in the areas of sociological and community development, the systemic process of organizational alignments, sociology of education, sociology of colonialism, and third world development. His extensive expertise centers on overseeing the development of the Ethnic Studies Department at the University of California at Berkeley and Director of Black Studies/Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Massachusetts. He is an author, consultant and speaker.
Julie Goggin, Esq
Julie Thomas Goggin, Esq is a former state prosecutor and accomplished lawyer with over twenty years of experience. She is an entrepreneur and a successful start-up guru. Ms. Goggin conducted her graduate studies at George Washington University where she was awarded a Juris Doctorate. She was awarded her Bachelor of Arts degree from Columbia University specializing in International Affairs and Asian Studies. She is a versatile legal generalist with demonstrated ability to deliver mission-critical results in both legal and operational arenas. She is a personable, client focused, and team-oriented litigation, corporate and commercial transactions attorney with broad domestic and international experience in public and private companies.
Skill Highlights Include:
Strategic Advice and Planning
Transactions: Cross-Border, Commercial Corporate
International Subsidiary Management (Legal)
Legal Specialties Include:
Labor & Employment
Whistleblower & Qui Tam cases
Commercial Real Estate Transactions
For six years, she has served as the CEO of Neocognetix. She founded predecessor firms and has been a principal in her boutique law firm, for seven years. She is the owner or equity holder of multiple businesses and sits on the board of several companies, including Wild Alchemy, her companies boast an unprecedented success rate after five years. SelectCounsel is one example. She has spent much of her impressive career melding business solutions with legal acumen to serve her clients in the public sector, corporate sector for both Fortune 50 companies and startup companies in biotech, tech, defense, consumer products and manufacturing.
Her primary company is a holding company for the early-stage startup ventures that she finds, founds, advises, and helps will into existence. Currently the firm focuses on multifunctional platforms that offer a particular point or perspective in an industry vertical. Additionally, the platforms provide community, practical functionality, and the highest level of innovative computational service to the users.
Lexical Law Firm is a boutique corporate and employment law firm with clients that include senior corporate finance professionals from many major US based and international public financial institutions, senior executives in big Pharma, senior executives in tech firms, education professional from elite secondary and university level institutions. She has a talented network of legal professionals with whom she works and runs a national and international practice. She has developed a specialty in FINRA cases. On the labor and employment side Julie has built on her early civil rights experience as a prosecutor and now has a successful practice asserting rights under Titles VII and IX, wage disparity claims, age discrimination and actions that lie under the ADA and the various relevant state codes.
On the corporate practice side Julie specializes in structuring, financing, corporate transactions especially M&A and strategic advisory work. She counsels start up series B and beyond clients and structures and manages their in-house legal function operating as their first General Counsel. These companies include biotech, entertainment, tech, and fine art companies. The two practice areas come together as Julie assists her clients in forming diversity and inclusion policies and compliance trainings.
Ms. Goggin is a passionate advocate for women, the Bipoc community and others who lack access to tools and Capital needed for success in the startup ecosystem and the workplace. Recently she was a featured panelist on the Just Economy Conference. She is a lifelong believer in public service and volunteerism and has served on the Board of the San Francisco Junior League, the board of Women’s Initiative, been a member of the NYJL, President of the Pound Ridge Library Foundation, and is a member of an active alumni association at Columbia University where she speaks on various legal and business issues in a range of of conferences of events. She serves as a judge for startup competitions at Columbia. She has an impressive portfolio of social sector organizations that she assists, and has won many accolades personally and for her organizations.
Leland K. Hall, Sr., Ph.D.
Dr. Leland K. Hall, Sr. has a doctorate in Psychology/Mental Health Administration from The Union Institute & University. His expertise as an administrator and consultant in both the public and private arena centers on Organizational Development, Administration and Policy Analysis, Health and Human Services, Community Development/Organization, Social Service Planning/Development, Individual/Group Psychotherapy and Social Work, and spans thirty years.
MR. KEVIN HAND
Mr. Kevin Hand is President and CEO of Hand and Associates, Inc. An industry pioneer, he founded Hand & Associates in 1991, an international Strategy and Management Consulting Firm helping companies maximize their human potential, at a time when executive coaching was a relatively unknown business concept. He began his career in telecommunications and technology. In the 1980s, he was recruited by a management consulting firm in Chicago. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from University of California, Berkeley in History, is a graduate of the Harvard Business School Entrepreneurship Program, and is an Official Member and Contributor to Forbes.
A visionary in his field, Mr. Hand saw that C-level executives could become more productive and successful by adjusting aspects of behavior, strategy, and perspective. With this in mind, he started Hand & Associates with 28 credit cards along with his unrelenting commitment to performance and client service.
In its early years, Hand & Associates rapidly became recognized as specialists in their field. Kevin and his team realized that large HR consulting firms were not entirely customer-focused. He observed that firms lacked one-on-one attention as well as the ability to design personalized and relevant executive development plans. By addressing these needs, Hand & Associates delivered critical value that helped companies and executives thrive through the boom and bust market conditions.
Hand & Associates is an internationally recognized management consulting firm that specializes in executive performance and leadership. For more than a quarter-century, we have enhanced the performance of Fortune 1000 companies, CEOs, celebrities, and politicians through flexible, unique, and proven strategies. Our renowned services include Executive Coaching, Search, Career Transition, and Organizational Design.
Coaching programs allow executives to clarify and achieve goals, obtain self-awareness, and promote dynamic management capabilities. Our impressive roster enables us to provide tailored one on one coaching services to our clients globally.
A high touch Executive Search process is essential to ensuring the success of newly hired executives. Comprehensive Search for Success® program ensures that only candidates who suit the culture of an organization are considered.
When looking to take care of employees, Hand and Associates offers trustworthy assistance to those in transition. Extensive understanding of the marketplace, economy, and career development allows the firm to best assist during delicate times.
The firm works with decision-makers to redesign organizations from the ground up. With cost-effectiveness and efficiency in mind, the firm identifies systemic conflicts to develop comprehensive solutions for long lasting growth.
Hand & Associates has expertise in every industry with an expansive client list. Industries include:
- Aerospace / Transportation / Utilities Gas & Electric / Energy Service
- Biotech / Pharmaceutical
- Hospital / Healthcare
- Food Production
- Entertainment / Telecommunications / Media
- Banking / Financial Services
- Fashion / Accessories
Carolyn Long-Harvey, Ed. D.
Dr. Carolyn Harvey holds a Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) centering on Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision; a Master of Arts Degree in Administration Supervision, a Master of Science Degree in Educational Leadership and Administration; and Bachelor of Arts Degree in Elementary Education and Teaching from the University of Mississippi. She is CEO of EDI Consulting, Inc., where she has provided consulting to the Shelby County School System in Memphis, TN for over ten years. She worked in the Memphis City School System for over 30 years as an administrator and teacher.
She serves as Advisor for Memphis, TN, which is the state’s largest Early Childhood Program serving more than 5,000 children. The essential function of the Advisor is to ensure all District and Community based early childhood classrooms offer quality instruction by supporting the implementation of developmentally appropriate practices according to the standards of the National Association of the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and TN Early Learning Standards. She Leads and Coordinates Early Childhood process to recruit, screen and enroll over 5,000 Shelby County children who are deemed at-risk to determine eligibility of Early Childhood Program; Leads and Coordinates Community Partner process to recruit, select and collaborate with three-star Child Care Community Agencies to provide scope of services in accordance to Childcare Standards of TN, as regulated by the TN Department of Education or the TN Department of Human Services; Creates and Facilitates Community Partner Advisory Council; Provides support for SCS District Administrators, Instructional Leadership Directors, Principals while serving as member of SCS Coordinated Support Team, and insures Shelby County Schools and Community Partners are in compliance with all federal, state and local requirements.
She is an accomplished Administrator with an extensive background in Instructional Leadership and a demonstrated track record of success improving educational adult and student performance through strategic leadership, curriculum, and program development. With more than thirty years of broad-based experience in consultative and education services, she utilizes analytical data skillset to strengthen and build high quality instructional effectiveness to ensure organization and program mission optimization, equipping, empowering, and developing individuals for personal and professional success in learning and leadership.
Serving as Early Childhood Program Director in the Shelby County School System, she led the largest public school Pre-Kindergarten program in the state of Tennessee, serving approximately 4,000 students identified as at risk for school failure, with a mission of providing high quality early childhood education in a safe and nurturing environment. Further, she managed the largest public school early childhood collaboration in the state of Tennessee, including school district, Head Start, and non-profit and private childcare providers. During her tenure, she expanded the early childhood collaboration to include more external providers; expanded the program from 146 Pre-Kindergarten classrooms to 206; ensured the enhancement of school readiness for approximately 4,000 children for four consecutive years as measured by the Memphis City Schools Kindergarten Readiness Indicator Assessment. During her tenure, the program consistently surpasses academic gains of over 80% of Pre-Kindergarten children gaining 25% more skills in five developmental domains as measured by the Brigance Inventory of Early Learning Development Assessment. She managed a budget of $20 million of mixed funding sources (federal, state, and local) and this was the first Early Childhood Program to utilize Race To The Top funds. She organized the coordination and execution of Pre-K Express, a unique parental involvement initiative whereby over 16,000 child/family participants gained knowledge regarding the Pre-Kindergarten Program.
Dr. Harvey’s expertise and industry knowledge center on collaborative problem solving; leveraging strategic partnerships, nonprofit organizations, curriculum development, human resources, recruiting, performance management, program management, project management, program development, professional development, strategic planning, budget management, public relations, staff development, training and development, talent management, and leadership, Pre-K through 12 Education, university and district collaborative support, teacher development Program Recruitment Pipeline, coalition, Taskforce Advisory Committee, RFP, RFQ and MOU experience.
Deborah E. King, Ph.D.
Dr. Deborah King is President of DEBLAR & Associates, Inc. where she specializes in fund development, professional development, and strategic planning for over 30 years. Dr. King holds a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership and Administration from Kansas State University, a Master of Public Administration from Texas Southern University, and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology and Psychology from University of Houston. She is an Adjunct Professional Faculty member and invited Lecturer within major business schools’ Doctoral, MBA and Undergraduate programs, and an External Evaluator for a myriad of top tier universities throughout the United States. She provides instruction in the fields of leadership, human resource management, talent development, strategy, organizational behavior, leadership, management, diversity, and inclusion, change management, entrepreneurship, and research methods.
She works with federal government and state agencies such as: National Institute of Health Community Outreach & Communications Working Group, National Children Health Study, Department of Energy, NASA Headquarters, National Science Foundation, Ohio Board of Regents, Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, Sandia National Laboratories, NASA Glenn Research Center’s Initiatives, LEMRI Science Project, Alcohol, Drug, and Mental Health Services Board (CSAP), Ohio Environmental Protection Agency.
As a Capacity Building Specialist, Dr. King’s core area of expertise is promoting sustainable growth for organizations to thrive. Her core specialty centers on the STEM field having developed and evaluated programs for secondary through graduate-level educational institutions. By integrating evaluation methods such as focus groups, surveys, logic models, and SWOT analysis, she provides organizations a contextual framework to succeed.
Selected as one of twelve recipients in the nation for the prestigious Woodrow Wilson Foundation's Improved Fundraising Capabilities Fellowship, her fundraising skills have successfully garnered over $250 million from individuals, major private and public foundations, and corporations for organizational sustainability. She has managed departments of development, planned giving, alumni affairs, annual gifts, data management and prospect research.
Dr. King, within universities in her various development roles, has served on presidents’ executive and administrative cabinets, and helped to create fundraising strategies in collaboration with board and administration leadership. She is highly regarded in the philanthropic community, and has formed a positive working relationship with foundations, corporations, non-profits, and philanthropists on a local and national level. As a consultant, she has elevated non-profits’ ability to create realistic strategic plans aligned with their visions and missions. She trains both staff and board members to effectively function in their respective roles.
James Thomas McGlowan, II, M.D.
Dr. James McGlowan, II, M.D. is CEO and Medical Director of Arthroscopy Sports Medicine & Minimally Invasive Associates in Boston, MA. He is Fellowship trained in arthroscopy and adult/adolescent sports medicine including patients with open growth plates.
University of Massachusetts, Amherst: 2001 - 2002
Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Fellow
State University of New York at Buffalo,
School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Department of Orthopedic Surgery: 1996 - 2001
Orthopaedic Resident and Research Fellow
Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center: 1994 - 1996
Orthopaedic Surgery House Officer and Research Fellow
New York University Medical Center: 1992 - 1994
General Surgery Resident
University of Tennessee School of Medicine: 1988 - 1992
Doctorate of Medicine
University of Mississippi, Bachelor of Arts, English: 1984 - 1988
For over twenty years Dr. McGlowan has offered the most advanced treatment, specializing in the latest technology and most non-invasive techniques in sports medicine rehabilitation surgery. He has performed over 7,000 successful arthroscopic joint procedures, 2,500 reconstructive fracture procedures and 1,800 hip, knee, and shoulder replacements. He has treated over 100 Division I athletes and athletes on scholarships post reconstructive surgery. His current and former patients include Olympic-trial athletes, athletes pursuing the NFL, NBA and WNBA, bodybuilders, fitness and bikini models, and minor league players, which include patients from multiple countries worldwide.
Patients worldwide have sought the expertise and treatment from him; a board-certified and fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon, whose procedures include minimally invasive hip and knee replacements, reconstructive surgery for all non-spinal fractures, operative and non-operative treatment for joint disorders, and pediatric/adolescent sports medicine. He offers a full spectrum of medical care for active people of all ages and fitness levels at his private practice in Brockton, Massachusetts. There, his mission is to offer the most advanced treatment.
He is a Board-Certified Distinguished Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, an administrator, clinician, researcher, lecturer, and speaker with over 16 years of experience and expertise in his field. Currently, he operates two practices: Arthroscopy Sports Medicine and Minimally Invasive Associates (ASMMIA) located in Whitman and Dorchester, MA. His esteemed career in clinical practice includes:
NYU Medical Center, Resident, General Surgery
Orthopedic Sports Medicine Fellow at the University of Massachusetts and University of Tennessee
State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences,
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Resident and Research Fellow
Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center, New York, Orthopedic Surgery House Officer and Research Fellow
He has a passion for helping all persons achieve work-life balance. Currently, he is conducting on-going research with Dr. Brenda Fellows centering on the impact of workplace stress on one’s person-centeredness, wellness, wholeness, and productivity. His forthcoming book, co-authored with Dr. Fellows, Size Matters: How stress, obesity, and fear in the workplace cause illness, low productivity, and high societal costs draws critical attention to the importance of one’s ability to create and maintain work-life balance through an overall healthy lifestyle and corporate America’s role in assisting employees by helping them reach their goals.
Dr. McGlowan had an esteemed Fellowship with the Boston Red Sox in arthroscopy and sports medicine, 2001–2002 and was trained by the Physicians for the Buffalo Bills (NFL) and Buffalo Sabres (NHL), 1997–2001. His expertise centers on research lecture, keynote speaker, and surgery.
Honors and Awards:
2009 “Guide to America’s Top Orthopedists” by Consumer’s Research Council of America
2008 “Guide to America’s Top Orthopedists” by Consumer’s Research Council of America
2008 “Baltimore Who’s Who Lifetime Member”
2007 “Physician of the Year” by the Republican National Congress Committee
2007 “Chairman of Massachusetts” on Medical Issues for the Republican National Congress Committee
Kathryn D. Peoples, M.S.C.C. (a.b.d)
Ms. Kathryn D. Peoples is a Doctoral Candidate for the degree of Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology and Industrial/Organizational Psychology with a concentration in Organizational Leadership at the Union Institute & University. She holds a Master of Science (MSCC) degree with distinction in Clinical Counseling (CACREP accredited) from Wilmington University, Graduate School of Behavioral Science, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Human Resource Management in the School of Business Administration. Since 2004 her certifications include Child Custody Evaluator, Behavior Specialist Consultant (BSC), Behavior Specialist Consultant trainer, Mindfulness Life Coach, Meditation Practitioner/Teacher, and Mental Health Ambassador, Shamanic Life Coach centering on American Indian mindfulness and nature). Her training centers on providing Functional Behavior Assessments (disability and treatment planning), and critical incident debriefing (EAP provider). For over seven years she has provided diagnostic psychological testing and evaluation in Pennsylvania.
Certified for over seventeen years, she has been a custody evaluator (forensics). She provides diagnostic testing and evaluation, disability assessment, Social Security Disability (SSDI) testing for benefit eligibility and neuropsychological inventory administered to ascertain the presence of learning disabilities, personality structure deficits, and psychopathology. She provides testing and evaluation services in consultation to individuals, families, schools, and communities. Supervision of team members is provided where adults and children are experiencing emotional, behavioral, or achievement problems. She is an Employee Assistance Program provider (EAP) regarding fitness for duty (FFD), return to work agreement, and disability evaluation, psychological testing, crisis management, and critical incident debriefing.
Her expertise centers on organizational behavior with a focus on personality testing, research, human resource management, strategic planning, program management, project management, training and development, leadership, interpersonal skill development, executive leadership, teambuilding, conflict resolution, behavioral management, dialogue, personal development, health and wellness, employee-assistance treatment planning, and intervention, stress management, counseling psychology, clinical research, clinical psychology, group therapy. Her expansive knowledge and expertise also include Media Relations centering on corporate sponsorship, policies, and regulation development.
Ms. Peoples is a Health & Wellness Consultant and certified Reiki Practitioner 1 and 2. Services include meditation, power of prayer, organic living based on nutritional science, and power of intention. Her television appearances include ABC and FOX 5 News, Good Day New York, and most recently Comcast Delaware TV (Good Morning Wilmington). She is an invited guest lecturer at multiple universities centering on a variety of topics (i.e., mental health & wellness). Her elected positions include serving as Chair for the American Heart Association’s silent auction, and Board of Directors for the Wilmington Flower Market bringing in funding to support children in need in Delaware, and Chair for Delaware Today Magazine’s silent auction.
Elizabeth D. Taylor, Ph.D.
Dr. Elizabeth D. Taylor has spent her entire 30-year career advancing the learning development, and betterment of peoples around the world as a university professor and administrator, business owner and visionary educational leader. In 2001, she founded and organized Wisdom-To-Go, a not-for-profit organization, where she is President and CEO. She holds a Ph.D. from the Union Institute & University in Organizational Psychology and Leadership, and a Master of Science from University of San Francisco in Human Behavior and Organizational Development. She is a specialist in Jungian depth psychology, metaphysics and classical theories of human growth, behavioral sciences, and organizational development. She is an award-winning author of several books, including her recent university textbook: Formula 9: Conscious Living for Modern Generations. She received the American Library Award for her published book, Straight Up! Teens' Guide to Taking Charge of Their Lives.
She has consulted in communities abroad centering on personal growth, communications, conflict management and dialogue. She has conducted research and worked with professional and indigenous communities in Central America, South America, Europe, Asia, Hawaii, Africa, and the Caribbean. She was invited to facilitate ‘reconciliation’ dialogues in South Africa by the SA Minister of Education at the end of apartheid. She most recently spent over five years in the Middle East involved with the campaign to educate, and uplift Saudi women, where she was a consultant and acted as a liaison between universities and corporations in the Kingdom to establish development programs to educate women. She acted as University Chair in the College of Business Administration at Prince Mohammad University in Saudi Arabia for over 30 thousand women in the “female campus.” She changed the curriculum for woman to equal the curriculum of men. She worked with corporations to ensure women were developed and prepared to meet the needs of the organizations in Saudi Arabia.
Dr. Taylor’s background as an academic leader is extensive. She was Chair and Professor at several universities including, Prince Mohammad University in Saudi Arabia, and John F. Kennedy School of Management, San Francisco, California. She was Professor of Interdisciplinary Learning at The Union University and Institute, Professor of Transformational Learning at California Institute for Integral Studies, and Guest Lecturer in multicultural studies at San Francisco State University. For over five years, she was a syndicated radio talk show host discussing topics centering on serving the global public’s personal growth needs. She has extensively provided instruction and corporate consultation centering on leadership, organizational effectiveness and transition, strategic planning, diversity and inclusion, human resources development, life skills, and conflict management. As a speaker, seminar leader, executive coach, and dialogue specialist, she works with corporate leaders and staff centering on progressive strategies and 'retooling'. She produces research, needs assessments, strategic and business plans, and conducts complex problem-solving, and vision work. Her expertise centers on transformational leadership, strategic and business planning, network and community collaboration, fund-raising, building social enterprises, dialogue facilitation, research and writing, public speaker, workshop leader, media producing.
Claudewell S. Thomas M.D., M.Ph.
Dr. Claudewell S. Thomas, M.D., M.Ph., is professor emeritus of psychiatry and biobehavioral sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine UCLA. He has more than forty years of teaching and administrative experience at Yale, the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), New Jersey Medical School, the Los Angeles County of Mental Health, and UCLA. He is a distinguished life fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and an emeritus member of the American College of Psychiatrists.
Dr. Thomas is a former Tavistock organizational consultant in association with the Washington School of Psychiatry. He is a 1997 recipient of Yale’s department of psychiatry Distinguished Psychiatric Alumnus Award, and has been listed in as many as seven marquee editions of Who’s Who simultaneously. He is an emeritus member of the scientific research society Sigma Xi and. a former member of the National Research Council’s (of the National Academy of Science) Assembly of Behavioral and Social Sciences.
B. Lynn Ware, Ph.D.
Dr. B. Lynn Ware holds a Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychologist and a Master of Science in Clinical Psychology from California School of Professional Psychology and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a minor in Sociology from Southern Illinois University. Providing over thirty years of corporate consultation, she is the founder and CEO of Integral Talent Systems, Inc. (ITS). She is a lecturer, speaker, and internationally recognized professional known for her management and training consulting work; specializing in talent management issues. She is a pioneer in the talent management field and as the company was the first consulting firm dedicated to this workplace issue that began emerging in the U.S. during 1996 and has since become a global concern.
She is a results-oriented business and thought leader with over 30 years of experience designing and implementing talent management strategies, building both products and profits. Includes specialized expertise in instructional design, large-scale training implementation, employee engagement survey design and solutions. Nationally recognized expert in employee retention and engagement. Proven financial results with large and middle market companies. Experienced people manager and business builder. In-depth industry experience in high tech, life sciences, financial services, healthcare, and retail.
She is a pioneer and thought leader in the talent management field. Her mission is to show clients how to optimize their talent investment for greater financial return. She develops and provide leading edge tools, education and consulting to clients that provide proven methods of attracting, developing, engaging, and retaining the "best and brightest" talent in their respective industries, and helps save time and money for clients by increasing workforce productivity. Client outcomes include higher employee tenure and engagement, shortened time to performance and commitment to organizational goals. She provides highly personalized level of service and flexibility in working with our valued clients.
She regularly conducts original research on workplace trends, employee engagement factors, generational differences, career development strategies and effective employee retention strategies in all industries. Her expertise centers on: Talent management, employee engagement & retention, employee engagement surveys, employee experience, onboarding, career development, exit interview systems, pre-hire assessments, time to performance, executive coaching, career counseling, leadership development, selection, succession planning, job rotation, custom training design & development, e-learning, digital and classroom and online, diversity, equity and inclusion, mobile toolkit apps, job analysis, talent management enterprise software, keynotes, public speaking, original workforce research, large scale change.
Dr. Ware developed the first off-the-shelf training program in the marketplace for managers and leadership assessment tool on Retaining Top Talent™. She conducted original research on workforce trends, employee retention and engagement, career development, and Gen Y workers, and is a featured author for Retaining Talent for Ninth House, Inc. (now Korn Ferry). She is a featured source centering on trends in talent management strategies in numerous publications such as the Associated Press, Computer World magazine, Network World, and the San Francisco Chronicle. She was featured on CNN twice as a national talent management expert, and has provided talent management services to over 175 clients of the Fortune 1000 and over 1,000 other business and government entities.
Lloyd C. Williams, D.Min, Ph.D.
Dr. Lloyd Williams is CEO of Lloyd C. Williams Consultants. He is an Industrial/Organization Psychologist and Clinical Psychological Consultant, dissertation coach, executive and life coach, professor, lecturer, and university administrator who provides organizational psychological, organizational change, systems change, global engagement and cultural challenge, organizational development, diversity and inclusion consultation to organizations and leaders around the globe. He holds a Ph.D. from Union Institute & University in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, a Doctor of Ministry (D.Min) from Christian Theological Seminary centering on Personality and Culture; Marriage and Family, and a Master of Divinity (M.Div) in Counseling and Theology from Yale University.
He has over thirty years of organizational consultation with governments, fortune 100 and 500 organizations, cities, and leaders from around the globe. He also provides psychological services to individuals and groups in the United States and countries seeking the development of new psychological models more aligned with their cultural norms and values. This has occurred with psychological modeling for PTSD and other trauma and stress related disorders in China, the United Arab Emirates, and cultural ethnic groups. Within the academic world, he has many roles such as a Professor, Provost, and Dean in universities around the globe.
Dr. Williams, for over thirty years, has provided executive coaching with leaders, psychological interventions for people and organizational systems, and organizational consultations to the public, private and non-profit sectors. He has published four books, provides instruction, and consults in universities and organizations worldwide. His expertise centers on Industrial/Organizational Psychology, organizational change, organizational and intrapersonal congruence, leadership development, culture development and systems integration, management development, multicultural and multinational development, change leadership, change management, ethics, program development, project management, program management, strategic management, employee engagement, people matching, systemic programmatic change with ethnic populations. His consultation centers on helping individuals, entrepreneurs, universities, and corporations globally. His published works center on organizational change management, human resources, people challenges and organizational and people sustainability. He has spoken widely regarding issues centering on human and organizational performance factors around the globe.
American Bar Association (ABA)
American Educational Research Association (AERA)
American Council on Education (ACE)
American Counseling Association (ACA)
American Psychological Association(APA)
American Psychiatric Association (APA)
American Medical Association (AMA)
American Society of Training & Development (ASTD) - Golden Gate Chapter
American Sociological Association (ASA)
Association of Business Communicators (ABC)
Bay Area Applied Psychologists (BAAP)
Bay Area Organizational Development Network (BAODN)
International Association of Business Communication (IABC)
Northern California Human Resource Association (NCHRA)
Society of Industrial/Organizational Psychology (SIOP)
Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM)