252 Venezia Ct., Punta Gorda, FL 33950-6448
(941) 575-6229


Extensive experience working in, consulting with, and leading large, action oriented organizations. Over 25 years conducting or supervising management/leadership development programs in a variety of prestigious organizations in both the public and the private sectors including: the Air Force Academy, the Center for Creative Leadership, the Industrial College of the Armed Forces, the National War College, the U.S. Postal Service Management Academy, the University of Maryland National Leadership Institute, the Eckerd College Management Development Institute, Disney University and the Foreign Service Institute. Consulting focuses on: developing managers, management teams and intact work teams; strategic planning; culture assessments; managing organizational change and a culturally diverse work force; and stimulating innovation in organizations.

A summary of positions and responsibilities:

  • Since 1990 -- Independent Management Consultant (See client list)
  • Senior Research Fellow, Institute of National Strategic Studies
  • Director of Executive Leadership Development for senior executives in the Federal Government attending the National War College or the Industrial College of the Armed Forces
  • Internal Dept. of Defense Consultant - Clients included: Secretary of the Air Force, USAF Chief of Staff, Defense Intelligence Agency, U.S. Army Material Command, The Air Force Inspector General
  • Faculty, Industrial College of the Armed Forces
  • Associate Professor & Director of Leadership Programs & Studies, U.S. Air Force Academy
  • Military Pilot & Operations Staff Officer with experience in five different aircraft and six major commands


Nestle Food Corporation, Ralston Purina, Beech-Nut Nutrition Corp., PMI Food Equipment, Southern Air Transport, HydroGro Landscaping, NASA, the Huntington National Bank, the Federal Aviation Agency, the State Department, the Air Force Inspector General, the U.S. Postal Service Advanced Management Program, the CIA, the FBI, the State of Maryland, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, MCI, the Center for Creative Leadership, the Foreign Service Institute, UST, Ryland Homes, Doctors Hospital, Washington Public Power Supply System, FMC Corp., the International Monetary Fund, Cooper Nuclear Station, Discovery Channel Enterprises World-wide, Smith & Nephew, Aetna Health Plans, USAA, the Williams Companies, Walt Disney World, Fannie Mae, and Freddie Mac.


The Military: More Than Just a Job? Pergamon-Brassey, 1988. (Third Printing)

"Factors Affecting Career Decisions of the First Women Graduates of the Air Force Academy", Air Force Human Resources Lab, 1989.

"Behavioral Considerations for Space Station Design", NASA, 1985.

"Influential Associations in Organizations", Academy of Management, 1982.

"Air Force Junior Officers: Changing Prestige & Civilianization", Armed Forces & Society, 1980.


Ph.D., Sociology (Organizations), Northwestern University

MA, Sociology (Military & Society), Northwestern University

BS, Business Admin / Engineering Management, U.S. Air Force Academy