Advisory Board

Rich WellinsRich Wellins, Ph.D. is a Senior Vice President with Development Dimensions International (DDI) where his responsibilities include leading the Center for Applied Behavioral Research, developing and launching a new leadership development system, and building systems for internal knowledge management. He is a frequent speaker and has written 6 books including the best seller Empowered Teams. He holds a Doctorate in social/industrial psychology from American University.

Bill Gardner Bill Gardner, Director, Global Talent and Organizational Development, has world-wide responsibility for Executive Assessment, Executive & Leadership Development, Succession Planning, Corporate Learning & Development, Onboarding and Sales Development for Advanced Micro Devices (AMD).  Under Bill’s leadership AMD’s Learning & Development organization was named to Training magazine’s Top 100 learning & education groups in 2001, 2002, 2003 and 2004. He holds a BS in Finance from Mississippi State and an MBA from the University of Southern Mississippi.

Dave MedranoDave Medrano is an Associate Dean for the corporate university of one of the world’s leading multi-national automotive companies where he directs training and development to support sales and marketing functions.  He is also responsible for reconfiguring training programs for the company’s global workforce. He speaks internationally to industry groups and holds a B.A. from the University of California at Los Angeles and an MBA from Pepperdine University.