is Managing Director at Grubb & Ellis, a national real estate service firm, following a 25-year career as a licensed architect. He is also a nondenominational ordained Rabbi, teaching, leading prayer services, and writing on issues of faith and religion. Dr. Kevin Elko
is a nationally renowned performance consultant and motivational speaker. He has consulted with dozens of athletic teams, including LSU, Miami, Nebraska, the Pittsburgh Steelers, and the Dallas Cowboys; and with companies ranging from Travelers Insurance and Smith Kline Beecham to Prudential Securities and Tyson Foods. His books include Nerves of Steel
and Winning the NFL Way
. Edward G. Muzio
, President and CEO of Group Harmonics, is a leader in the application of analytical models to enhance group effectiveness. He has started large organizations and small companies, led global initiatives in technology development and employee recruitment, and published papers on topics ranging from manufacturing strategy to individual productivity. Dr. Deborah J. Fisher, Ph.D.
, is a Visiting Research Professor at the University of New Mexico. Dedicated to group productivity and human motivation, her career has included tenure and an endowed chair position at her current institution. She previously directed the Engineering Management Program at the University of Houston. Erv Thomas
, PE, Program Manager at Intel Corporation, has spent the past several years helping Intel recruit, mentor, and develop the top engineering talent in the world. He has dedicated 30,000+ hours to helping professionals and young adults live up to their full potential. Gregory P. Shea, Ph.D.
, consults, researches, writes, and teaches in the areas of organizational and individual change, group effectiveness, and conflict resolution. He is a principal in the Coxe Group international consultancy, Senior Consultant at the Center for Applied Research, and faculty member at Wharton. Robert E. Gunther
is a professional business writer who has worked on 17 books, including The Truth About Making Decisions
and Convergence Marketing