Authors

Ken Keis, Ph.D.

Ken Keis, Ph.D. is considered a foremost global authority on personality/behavioral assessment strategies that increase and multiply your success rate. He also has co-created CRG’s proprietary development models and written over 4 million words of content for 40 business training programs and 400+ articles. Ken is an expert on assisting individuals, families, teams, and organizations to realize their full potential and to live On Purpose!

An internationally known author, speaker, and consultant, in the past 32 years, Ken has conducted more than 3000 presentations and 10,000 hours of consulting and coaching. Dr. Keis is the author of  Why Aren’t You More Like Me?, Deliberate Leadership, and The Quest For Purpose! Best selling authors Kenneth Blanchard, Jim Kouzes, and Marshall Goldsmith have endorsed Ken’s work.

Gwendolyn S. Faulkner, Ph.D., R.N., M.S.N.

The Founder and owner of Wellness Consulting Resource Group, Gwen received her B.S. (Nursing) and M.S.N. (specializing in Health Psychology) from California State University, Chico. She served as Associate Director of a Stress and Health Center and was formerly a member of the faculty at California State University, Chico.

Marilyn Hamilton, Ph.D., CGA, CSP

Marilyn has been a successful business strategist, consultant, author, editor, publisher and community Leader. She has worked in multinational corporations and with entrepreneurs in all business sectors in the Europe, Canada, the Caribbean, the United States and Australia. She holds a B.A. English (University of Toronto), a Certified General Accountancy designation, Diploma in Translation (University of Toronto) and earned her Ph.D. in Administration and Management from Columbia Pacific University, studying Learning and Leadership in self-organizing systems. 

Everett T. Robinson, M.A.

Everett has over 30 years of experience as an author, seminar Leader, trainer and a professional counselor. He earned his M.A. from California State University, Chico. He is co-author of several of the CRG assessment tools and processes and is internationally recognized as an authority on the subject of personal style differences.

Mitch Javidi, Ph.D.

Dr. Mitch Javidi is an envisioneer with over 30 years of practical and hands-on Leadership Development experience in diverse industries including Academia, Military, Law Enforcement, Government, and Technology. As a globally recognized leader, he is the founder of the National Command & Staff College, Institute for Credible Leadership Development and the Criminal Justice Commission for Credible Leadership Development.

He is co-author of Deliberate Leadership, Handbook of Research on Effective Communication, Leadership, and Conflict Resolution, and Moral Compass for the Law Enforcement Professionals.

Dr. Javidi was the recipient of prestigious “Person of the Year” award by the National Society of Accountants.

Howard Shenson, C.M.C.

As a Certified Management Consultant specializing in the marketing of professional consulting practices and information products and services, the late Howard Shenson wrote more than 60 books, software packages and audio/video programs and research reports. He was Editor/Publisher of The Professional Consultant & Information Marketing Report and a feature writer for the Business & Technology Consultant prior to his passing in 1992.

Bruce R. Wares

Winner of the Distinguished Sales Award from the Sales and Marketing Executives International, the late Bruce Wares was President of the Sales Productivity Institute. He had more than 25 years of experience in both product and service sales. A professional speaker and sales training, Bruce contributed to the success of many multinational clients, such as Apple Computer and IBM, prior to his passing in 1997.

Terry D. Anderson, Ph.D.

Terry is Founder of Consulting Resource Group International, Inc. (CRGI). His first tool he authored was CRG’s Personal Style Indicator for his students as he did not appreciate the design and results from other tools like MBTI or DiSC. From there, Terry continued to partner with other authors and content experts to produce the numerous assessments that CRG now offers globally in multiple languages. Terry earned his B.A. in Psychology and M.A. in Education at California State University, Chico, and received his Ph.D. in Administration and Management through a joint program of the University of Massachusetts School of Management and Columbia Pacific University. He is author of Transforming Leadership and Every Officer is A Leader. After 38 years, Dr. Anderson recently retired as a Professor in Criminology and Leadership Studies.