"I help people learn how to live more powerful, passionate, playful lives."
Born in Paris, France. Raised in Eagle River, Alaska. Attended U. S. Naval Academy. Served 11 years as a Naval Officer. Survived live nerve agent training. Developed and taught leadership and ethics courses at the Naval Academy. Earned an MS in Organizational Dynamics. Created leadership model, The Leadership Catalyst, based on lessons learned from neuroscience and cognitive psychology research. Married since 1990. Two kids: a daughter who graduated in 3 years from UMD with two BS degrees and a son who is studying game design at University of Utah. Have a mini aussie shepard named Charlie.