About

Professional Life

I have been an executive in Professional Services and Software Sales arena and has over 25 years of business and technology experience. I am currently serving as Senior Principal, Change Management and Transformation, Thought Leadership and Advisory Services.  Before joining CSOD, I was the CEO and Co-Founder of the Sales Conservatory, which helped sales leaders increase revenue through sales enablement, efficient, and effective sales processes.

I spent a major part of my career at Oracle Corporation, 19 years to be exact.  I was the Senior Director of the Sales Performance Group in Oracle’s Global Sales Academy. I have also served in various leadership roles at Oracle in both Sales and Consulting, across midsize and enterprise customers, in North America and global capacities. My industry background includes Healthcare, Insurance, and Telecommunications, with a focus on organizational behaviors.  I hold a Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership from Regent University (Virginia Beach, VA) and a Master of Science in Organizational Leadership, with honors, with a focus on Leadership and Management from Regis University (Denver, CO). I have also received multiple business certifications and is a leadership expert.  I am proud to say that I am also an award-winning researcher and author, speaking at leadership and business conferences where I  present throughout the year at conferences such as the International Leadership Association and the International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines.

Personal Life

I am also an Adjunct Professor at the Forbes School of Business at Ashford University, where he teaches Leadership in Organizations, Organizational Behavior, and various other leadership and management courses. I serve on the Board for Design Thinking at Rutgers University.  I currently reside in Castle Rock, Colorado, a little town halfway between Denver and Colorado Springs.  I am happily married to Jeannie and have three children, Erin, Ryan, and Alex.  On the weekend, you can see me playing on the worship team at church.  I love to run, cycle, and spend time with family.