National Leadership Institute's faculty members are highly credentialed and bring extensive experience to help managers and leaders position themselves for future career growth.

Ellen K. Harvey, PhD
Ellen K. Harvey, PhD
Coaching Talent Manager

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Regina Romero
Regina Romero
Training Manager
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Rainette Bannon
Rainette Bannon
Adjunct Faculty Member
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Clyde Craig Coble
Clyde Craig Coble
Adjunct Faculty Member
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William Courville, PhD
William Courville, PhD
Adjunct Faculty Member
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Rita Crowe, MBA
Rita Crowe, MBA
Adjunct Faculty Member
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Carol Dell'Amore, PhD
Carol Dell'Amore, PhD
Executive Director
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Lynn Litow Flayhart, MBA
Lynn Litow Flayhart, MBA
Adjunct Faculty Member
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Jan Gamache, EdD
Jan Gamache, EdD
Adjunct Faculty Member
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Nur Gryskiewicz, PhD
Nur Gryskiewicz, PhD
Adjunct Faculty Member
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Zsuzanna Gyorky, PhD
Zsuzanna Gyorky, PhD
Adjunct Faculty Member
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Lynne Hazard, PhD
Lynne Hazard, PhD
Adjunct Faculty Member
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Rita M. Hilton, PhD
Rita M. Hilton, PhD
Adjunct Faculty Member
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Roland Livingston, EdD
Roland Livingston, EdD
Adjunct Faculty Member
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Peg Long
Peg Long
Feedback Specialist
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Geraldine M. Lyons, PhD
Geraldine M. Lyons, PhD
Adjunct Faculty Member
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Judy Marx, PhD
Judy Marx, PhD
Adjunct Faculty Member
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William C. McCarthy, PhD
William C. McCarthy, PhD
Adjunct Faculty Member
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Lanning E. Moldauer, PhD
Lanning E. Moldauer, PhD
Feedback Specialist
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Lesley A. Perkins, PhD
Lesley A. Perkins, PhD
Adjunct Faculty Member
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Robert Seidel, PhD
Robert Seidel, PhD
Adjunct Faculty Member
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Richard Tanenbaum, PhD 
Richard Tanenbaum, PhD 
Adjunct Faculty Member
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Marlene Thorn, PhD
Marlene Thorn, PhD
Adjunct Faculty Member
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Stephen Zaccaro, PhD
Stephen Zaccaro, PhD
Adjunct Faculty Member
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Ellen K. Harvey, PhD

Ellen K. Harvey, PhD

Coaching Talent Manager
National Leadership Institute

Ellen Harvey is the coaching talent manager for the National Leadership Institute. She is a licensed psychologist with 20 years experience in consulting for public- and private-sector organizations on executive coaching, leadership training, organizational development, and team building. She has been a faculty member with NLI since 1985 and has held adjunct faculty positions in the University of Maryland, College Park executive business and information technology programs as well as the Marymount University graduate psychology program.

For the last several years, Harvey has provided consulting and coaching services to senior executives in global and domestic institutions such as the International Monetary Fund, Fannie Mae, the Inter-American Development Bank, Microsoft, the World Bank, Capital One, UBS, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the National Institutes of Health. She has a special focus on strategic planning, productivity, and interpersonal relations.

Before working as a consultant, Harvey was senior psychologist and manager of career development and assessment for the U.S. Government Accountability Office in Washington, D.C.

Harvey recently served as president of the Board of Trustees of Kingsbury, a premier nonprofit organization, located in Washington, D.C., dedicated to serving children with learning disabilities. She is also cofounder of the Executive Coaching Roundtable, an organization dedicated to providing state-of-the-art continuing education for senior executive coaches.

Harvey earned a BS and MA in Counseling from Marshall University in West Virginia and a PhD in Counseling from the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. She is certified in the following assessment instruments: Benchmarks, 360 By Design, California Psychological Inventory, Campbell Leadership Index, Change Style Indicator, Conflict Dynamics Profile, Emotional Social Competence Inventory and Emotional Competence Inventory, FIRO-B, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, Profilor, Hogan Leadership Forecast assessments, 16 Personality Factor Questionnaire, SKILLSCOPE, and the Strong Interest Inventory.

Regina Romero

Regina Romero, PhD

Training Manager
National Leadership Institute

Regina Romero is the training manager for the National Leadership Institute. She is a clinical psychologist with more than 20 years of experience in executive coaching, group facilitation, and leadership development. She has been a trusted confidante to senior leaders in the health care, financial, manufacturing, high tech, and pharmaceutical sectors, as well as in academia, the federal government, and nonprofit organizations.

Romero is an astute advisor who has helped countless leaders think through difficult issues at multiple levels and navigate complex operational, political, and cultural challenges. Her training in psychology and grasp of group dynamics make her an ideal mentor to anyone who wants to master the interactions of people in organizations.

Romero is especially skilled at helping executives work through transition issues. She is adept at providing honest, nonjudgmental, real-time feedback to executives who want to lead courageously and create an environment in which others can flourish.

Some of her recent clients include AARP, Abbott Spine, American Nurses Association, Association for Science and Technology Centers, DC Children's Advocacy Center, International Center for Research on Women, Health Resources and Services Administration, Johns Hopkins Medical Institute, Lockheed Martin, MedImmune, National Institutes of Health, Overseas Private Investment Corporation, RLJ Development LLC, Urban Libraries Council, and the U.S. Commerce Department.

Romero earned a PhD in Clinical Psychology from the George Washington University and a BS in Psychology from Howard University. She is a licensed psychologist in the District of Columbia and a member of the American Psychological Association Society of Consulting Psychologists and the Executive Coaching Roundtable.

Rainette Bannon

Rainette Bannon

Adjunct Faculty Member
National Leadership Institute

Rainette Bannon brings to clients a wealth of experience in executive coaching, group coaching, leadership development training and facilitation, and custom program design and development. She holds certifications in numerous 360-degree assessments as well as in various personality inventories.

As associate director of the National Leadership Institute from 1999 to 2009, she facilitated leadership development training programs licensed from the Center for Creative Leadership for senior and midlevel managers from the private and public sectors. CCL is recognized worldwide for the excellence of their research and application to leadership development workshops and training.

At NLI, Bannon managed faculty and programs for quality, delivery, recruiting, and training. She directed executive coaching programs for such organizations as Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the National Security Agency, and the Department of Education. During her tenure, programs were top rated, often described as "life changing" and "providing insights on behavior not readily gained elsewhere."

Currently, Bannon serves as an adjunct faculty member both with UMUC's Executive Programs and NLI (in both custom and CCL-licensed programs). In this role, she facilitates group coaching for the university's Executive Programs, facilitates NLI leadership programs, and interprets assessment instruments. She continues to design custom programs for clients. Recently, she facilitated CCL programs at the Mount Eliza Institute in Melbourne, Australia, a network affiliate of CCL.

Before that, Bannon worked with Ernst & Young, the city of Baltimore, and a nationwide outplacement firm.

Bannon received her BA cum laude from the College of William and Mary and holds an MS in Applied Behavioral Science with a concentration in Organization Development from the Johns Hopkins University. She is a Hopkins fellow in change management and completed Harvard University's Executive Leadership Education Program.

Clyde Craig Coble

Clyde Craig Coble

Adjunct Faculty Member
National Leadership Institute

Clyde Craig Coble is an experienced facilitator, leadership development specialist, and executive coach with more than 30 years of experience as an entrepreneur, real estate investor, consultant, and coach. His clients include the United Nations, Associated Press, Department of Commerce, Defense Information Systems Agency, Defense Finance and Accounting Services, the National Institutes of Health, Citibank, the Washington Post, Department of Justice, Federal Communications Commission, Department of Homeland Security, NASA, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), U.S. Merit System Protection Board, Louisiana Primary Care Association, Industrial Bank of Washington, and other financial and nonprofit institutions.

Since college, Coble has chosen the path of an entrepreneur. He bought his first investment property when he was 18 years old and continues to invest in real estate in Washington, D.C. In 1993, Craig founded Ex's Inc., a greeting card company for ex-relationships that has been featured in the Washington Post and on the Today Show and Good Morning America. Ex's has now grown to 38 states, Canada, and the Caribbean. In 1982, Coble helped rewrite section 504 of the Civil Rights Act to address Civil Rights for Disabled People. He also organized all of the special interest and lobby groups for the disabled and compiled their recommended rewrites for implementation.

Currently Coble is a lead facilitator for a leadership development program that administers several workshops on the Psychology of Decision Making, Aspiring Leaders, and Emotional Intelligence for several government agencies throughout the United States. In addition, Coble facilitated two of the three programs in the leadership development series created and designed exclusively for the Defense Information Systems Agency. Coble led a 90-member team of NASA and NOAA staff members through a highly successful organizational diagnosis engagement centered around identifying current and desired cultural values and helped plan and implement a strategy to shift the team from its current core values to its desired cultural values. Industrial Bank has been working with Coble since 2000 on a wide variety of programs, from Advanced Communication Skills and Business Writing to Performance Management System for Managers and Change Management.

Coble is a qualified administrator of a number of psychological and personality assessments, as well as 360-degree feedback instruments, including the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, Booth 360, Richard Barrett Cultural Transformational Tools, and the Leadership Circle.

Coble received a BS in Psychology at the George Washington University in Washington D.C. He also attended law school at New York Law School in New York, NY. He holds life and executive coaching certification from the Coaches Training Institute, and in 2009 he received certification as Associate Certified Coach with the International Coach Federation.

William Courville, PhD

William Courville, PhD

Adjunct Faculty Member
National Leadership Institute

William Courville is an executive coach with more than 30 years of experience in business, counseling, leadership development, consulting, and coaching. He has worked with executives in the fields of aviation, education, financial services, government, health care, hospitality, labor, politics, real estate, technology, utilities, and venture capital and for nonprofit and start-up organizations. He received a certificate in Leadership Coaching from Georgetown University and is certified as a Professional Certified Coach with the International Coach Federation.

Courville has extensive managerial and executive experience. He has served as president and chief operating officer of a hotel management company, a principal partner of a real estate development company, director of human resources for a health care company, director of operations for an overseas aviation company, director of scheduling and advance operations for the mayor of Washington, D.C., and special assistant to the mayor for international business development.

Courville currently focuses on executive coaching and leadership development. He designed and developed the executive coaching program for directors and officers at Fannie Mae. He served as a strategic thinking partner in the design of the coaching program at the International Finance Corporation (World Bank) and coached their executives. He has worked with senior leaders in Thailand, Afghanistan, Africa, and Europe. He has consulted with various organizations on the design, development, and implementation of leadership development programs and has been successful in coaching and developing effective and productive leadership teams. He serves as an adjunct faculty member and coach for leadership development programs delivered by the National Leadership Institute, the Center for Creative Leadership, and Georgetown University.

He is a qualified administrator of many psychological and personality assessments as well as various widely used 360-degree feedback instruments.

Courville received a BA in Philosophy from Loyola University New Orleans and a BS in Business Administration from Louisiana State University. He also holds an MEd in Counseling from Loyola University New Orleans and a PhD from the University of Ottawa in Ontario, Canada, and studied at the American Graduate School of International Management in Glendale, Arizona.

Rita Crowe, MBA

Rita Crowe, MBA

Adjunct Faculty Member
National Leadership Institute

Rita Crowe has 30 years of experience in direct line management, executive and organization development, and training design and delivery in both corporate and nonprofit organizations. She is president of LEAP Leadership Advantage LLC, a training and organization development group specializing in leadership development, team building, change leadership, process and organizational consulting, and executive coaching.

Since 2004, Crowe has been an adjunct faculty member of the National Leadership Institute, where she trains in the Center for Creative Leadership's Leadership Development Program and Maximizing Leadership Potential workshop and provides feedback coaching in both open enrollment and custom programs. She also is an adjunct faculty member of CCL, where she facilitates the Leadership Development Program, Maximizing Leadership Potential workshop, and Looking Glass Experience program and trains in customized programs. She was a faculty member at CCL in Greensboro, North Carolina, for three years before establishing LEAP Leadership Advantage.

Previously, Crowe spent 12 years working for the Hewlett-Packard Company, where she held positions in asset and education management, management of international projects, and change leadership. In 1997, she was featured in a Computerworld article entitled "Child's Play," highlighting creative problem-solving sessions that she designed and facilitated for the company. She has also held management and leadership roles with AT&T Communications; the Food Marketing Institute; the American Symphony Orchestra League; University of Maryland, College Park; and the Business and Professional Women's Foundation.

Currently, Crowe is a program leader on the Box of Crayons international coaching team which provides consulting and workshops on Coaching for Great Work.

Crowe is a member of the American Society for Training and Development. She is certified in Benchmarks, SKILLSCOPE, 360 By Design, WorkPlace Big Five, Executive Dimensions, VOICES, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, FIRO-B, Change Style Indicator, Golden Personality Type Indicator, Breckenridge Type Indicator, EQ-I and EQ-360, the Attentional Interpersonal Style Inventory (TAIS), PROFILOR, StressMap, Campbell Leadership Index, Conflict Dynamics Profile, California Psychological Inventory, Hogan Leadership Forecast assessments, Decision Style Profile, Learning Tactics Inventory, KEYS to Creativity, Campbell Organization Survey, SYMLOG, Denison Organizational Culture Survey, Strong Interest Inventory, and targeted innovation facilitation.

She earned a BA in English Education and an MBA focused on accounting and finance, both from University of Maryland, College Park.

Carol Dell'Amore, PhD

Carol Dell'Amore, PhD

Executive Director
National Leadership Institute

Carol Dell'Amore is the executive director of the National Leadership Institute and has more than 20 years of university-level experience in the field of leadership development, including training, program development, coaching, and administration. As founding director of NLI, she has established a wide range of programs and services in the areas of leadership development and managerial assessment for organizational leaders since 1988. She has developed numerous workshops, seminars, and executive coaching programs, as well as a variety of innovative leadership development products, including conferences, videos, and (most recently) an online leadership development program.

Dell'Amore has been a trainer and feedback coach in the internationally recognized Leadership Development Program and Foundations of Leadership program of the Center for Creative Leadership. She is certified in a number of managerial assessment instruments, including the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, FIRO-B, Leadership Effectiveness Analysis, Campbell Leadership Index, Emotional Competence Inventory, Conflict Dynamics Profile, Hogan Personality Inventories, WorkPlace Big Five, Benchmarks, and other 360-degree assessments developed by the Center for Creative Leadership. She is a master trainer for the Conflict Dynamics Profile and is certified as a trainer in Managing Workplace Conflict through the Mediation Training Institute International.

Dell'Amore has been a speaker or panelist at many conferences and symposia on leadership. As a faculty member of the UMUC Graduate School, she taught leadership and team effectiveness and provided assessment feedback and coaching in the university's Executive Programs. Currently, she manages the feedback and coaching component for students with a concentration in Community College Policy and Administration in the university's Doctor of Management program. She also serves on the Advisory Board of the Eckerd College Center for Conflict Dynamics.

Dell'Amore holds an MS in Adult Education, as well as an MA and a PhD in Counseling and Consultation, from University of Maryland, College Park.

Lynn Litow Flayhart, MBA

Lynn Litow Flayhart, MBA

Adjunct Faculty Member
National Leadership Institute

Lynn Litow Flayhart is an organizational development specialist with 30 years of experience in executive coaching, assessment for selection and development, leadership development, organizational assessment and development, strategic and business planning, facilitation, mediation, training needs assessment, training design and implementation, and team building. She has been an adjunct faculty member at the National Leadership Institute since 1997. She is also an instructor for Senior Executive Education Programs at the Pennsylvania State University.

Flayhart's consulting career began at Coopers & Lybrand, where she provided organizational assessment and development services to colleges, universities, and other national organizations. Since 1988, she has led her own consulting firms. She served on the expert panel for the World Association of Business Coaches that defined certification standards for executive coaches.

Flayhart is engaged as an executive coach for senior executives, senior leadership team members, general managers, and high-potential individuals for a number of Fortune 500, private-sector clients. She designs and conducts assessment processes and consults on leadership development and succession planning. She holds bachelor's and master's degrees in Counseling from the Pennsylvania State University and an MBA from Loyola College in Maryland.

She is a trained mediator and has served in that capacity for the Frederick County, Maryland, District Court system. In addition, she is certified in a wide range of assessment instruments including the Center for Creative Leadership 360-degree suite of executive assessments, CPI 260, 16 PF, Hogan Assessments, Myers Briggs Type Indicator, FIRO-B, and HBDI.

Flayhart holds an MBA from the executive program at Loyola College of Maryland and a master's degree in Counseling from the Pennsylvania State University.

Jan Gamache, EdD

Jan Gamache, EdD

Adjunct Faculty Member
National Leadership Institute

Jan Gamache has more than 20 years of experience in organizational development. During her career, she has worked as a consultant, educator, and senior manager and has served in corporate, government, and not-for-profit settings. She has been on the faculty of the National Leadership Institute since 2000.

In 1996, Gamache opened a private practice in Alexandria, Virginia, specializing in the development of senior executives and their teams through executive coaching, individual and team assessment, 360-degree feedback, competency modeling, and conflict resolution. Clients include Noblis, ExxonMobil, Deloitte & Touche, IBM, American Bankers Association, Booz Allen Hamilton, INOVA Health Care Services, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services–Human Resources Service, American Management Systems, Hughes Network Systems, Manor HealthCare Corp., U.S. Department of Justice, Immigration and Naturalization Service, Sonoco Products, CGI, Sara Lee, Duke Power, Northern Telecom, Smartronix, First Union, Educational Testing Service, BlackBoard, Spaulding & Slye, and Sprint Nextel.

Before opening her practice, Gamache served as senior vice president for Drake Beam Morin, the world's largest career and change management consulting firm at that time. Previously, she worked as an organizational consultant and trainer in a human resource management consulting company.

Gamache received her higher education at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, where she earned a BA in Juvenile Delinquency and Children's Services, an MEd in Criminal Justice, and an EdD in Organizational Development and Human Relations. Additionally, she has completed study in organizational systems thinking and received specialized training in experiential group therapy.

Nur Gryskiewicz, PhD

Nur Gryskiewicz, PhD

Adjunct Faculty Member
National Leadership Institute

Nur Gryskiewicz is a pioneering executive coach, facilitator, and leadership development specialist and brings broad, diverse business experience and academic background to her international professional practice. She offers 30 years of experience in delivering executive coaching, assessment for development, and global management services worldwide to Fortune 500 companies, partnership firms, and government and international agency clients, including the United Nations.

Gryskiewicz has been an executive coach with the Center for Creative Leadership since 1983. She is also an executive coach at the World Bank, the National Leadership Institute, and EnCompass. She is a consultant with the Executive Development Group and Duke Corporate Education. Her corporate experience includes managing marketing research projects for a textile manufacturing company. She was also the cofounder and director of a successful career development consultancy business. As an associate professor in the business school at the University of North Carolina in Greensboro, she taught in the undergraduate, MBA, and management development programs from 1987 to 1999.

Gryskiewicz has been working solely as an executive coach since 1999 and brings her corporate, consulting, and academic experience to her coaching practice. She has worked with hundreds of managers and executives—from the Americas and across the globe—who are transitioning into leadership roles with expanded responsibilities. She works with senior executives from various industries, including automotive, chemicals, engineering, finance, health care, information technology, pharmaceuticals, service, and telecommunications. With an understanding of the day-to-day challenges of business leaders, she helps executives achieve their vision of success by translating strategic goals to specific tactical steps. By using assessments and providing objective feedback on their strengths and areas for development, she helps executives accomplish their goals through a development plan that accelerates learning.

As a facilitator, Gryskiewicz has worked extensively with management teams and executives in leadership development programs for the National Foundation of Women Business Owners' Leadership Institute, the Cornell University Executive Program, the Duke University Executive Program, and the Office of Personnel Management. She has conducted workshops around the globe at organizations that include the United Nations Management Development Center in Rome, Italy; the International Leadership Academy of the United Nations University in Amman, Jordan; and management centers in the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, Norway, Singapore, Egypt, and Turkey.

Gryskiewicz has published numerous articles in scholarly journals and coauthored the chapter "Understanding Cultural Differences on the 360-Degree Feedback Process" in Maximizing the Value of 360-Degree Feedback, published in 1998 by Jossey-Bass. She holds a PhD from the University of London in Organizational Psychology. She is a licensed psychologist and certified in more than 25 assessment instruments. She is the past president of the Board of the Center for Credentialing and Education.

Zsuzanna Gyorky, PhD

Zsuzanna Gyorky, PhD

Adjunct Faculty Member
National Leadership Institute

Zsuzanna (pronounced "Shooshanna") Gyorky, a consultant for more than 20 years, works with mid- to upper-level managers and executives in the U.S. government program on creative leadership through the Center for Creative Leadership. As a faculty member of the National Leadership Institute, Gyorky provides coaching and facilitates group activities. She is certified in a number of assessment and 360-degree instruments, including FIRO-B, WorkPlace Big Five, Benchmarks, Conflict Dynamics Profile, Emotional Competence Inventory, Leadership Effectiveness Analysis, and Leadership Circle Profile assessments.

Gyorky is a psychologist and maintains a private practice in Washington, D.C. Since 1988, she has provided psychotherapy to individuals and couples, specializing in stress and motivational concerns, women's issues, adult children of alcoholics, cross-cultural issues, and infertility and reproductive concerns, as well as anxiety, depression, and work-related problems.

Previously, Gyorky worked at university counseling centers at Iowa State University, College of St. Catherine, University of Tennessee, and the George Washington University. She held positions as coordinator of training, coordinator of clinical services, staff counselor, and adjunct professor. She also directed a nationally accredited internship program.

Gyorky holds a PhD in Counseling Psychology from the University of Minnesota. She is a member of the American Psychological Association and the Maryland and District of Columbia Psychological Associations. She is also listed in the National Register of Health Service Psychologists.

Lynne Hazard, PhD

Lynne Hazard, PhD

Adjunct Faculty Member
National Leadership Institute

Lynne Hazard is a licensed psychologist who provides consultation and training to private- and public-sector organizations and mental health professionals. She has provided assessment and feedback for the Center for Creative Leadership since 1985 and, since 1989, has been an adjunct faculty member of the National Leadership Institute, where she provides coaching and feedback to managers in the Leadership Development Program and the Maximizing Your Leadership Potential workshop. Her private practice work is focused on providing individual psychotherapy and coaching executives and other professionals, especially entrepreneurs and dual-career couples and their families.

In the past, Hazard worked for several government agencies, providing career development counseling, training, and employee assistance counseling to managers. She also directed Montgomery College's Career Development Services for companies along the I-270 corridor in Maryland.

She has published articles and chapters on career development issues and dual-career couples. She holds national certification in career counseling, addictions counseling, and forensic evaluation and has been trained in hypnotherapy, critical incident stress debriefing, and forensic psychology. She is a member of the International Society for the Study of Multiple Personality and Dissociation and treats survivors of trauma. Fairfax County, Virginia, has presented her with a commendation for her work with survivors of sexual assault and abuse.

Hazard's educational credentials include a BA in Psychology from Goucher College, an MEd in Counseling Psychology from Boston College, and a PhD from University of Maryland, College Park in Counseling Psychology. She is licensed as a psychologist in Maryland and as a clinical psychologist in Virginia and is certified in the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, Benchmarks, SKILLSCOPE, Prospector, 360 By Design, Executive Dimensions, KEYS to Creativity, Hogan Leadership Forecast assessments, Emotional and Social Competency Inventory, and Leadership Effectiveness Analysis, among other instruments.

Rita M. Hilton, PhD

Rita M. Hilton, PhD

Adjunct Faculty Member
National Leadership Institute

Rita M. Hilton brings a unique perspective to her coaching practice. She spent 15 years "on the other side of the table," working as an institutional economist and organizational development specialist at the World Bank before she moved to pursue her passion for helping others gain insight into the relationship between leadership and results. She has been coaching in National Leadership Institute programs since 2008. Hilton maintains a mixed practice of coaching, teaching, and research in the area of teams and leadership. In addition to serving as a faculty member with NLI, she teaches in the Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration at the George Washington University and is managing research scientist for MirumToo Corporation. In her coaching engagements, she works with a range of private-sector and government clients to apply critical thinking to gain insight into productivity and performance opportunities.

Hilton earned her PhD in Public Administration (specializing in Development and Institutional Economics) from the Maxwell School at Syracuse University in 1990. She also has graduate degrees in Ethics (MA, University of Toronto), Economics, and Public Administration (MA and MPA, Syracuse University). In addition, she has an MA in Industrial-Organizational Psychology from George Mason University. She is an associate member of the American Psychological Association and the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology and a member of the International Federation of Coaches. She is certified in Hogan Assessments, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, Firo-B, SKILLSCOPE, Benchmarks, and Conflict Dynamics Profile instruments.

Roland Livingston, EdD

Roland Livingston, EdD

Adjunct Faculty Member
National Leadership Institute

Roland Livingston is dean of the School of Business and Management at Daniel Webster College in Nashua, New Hampshire. He is also an organization development consultant. His position at the college includes working with faculty in the School of Business and Management to prepare undergraduate and graduate students for work in organizations of all kinds, as they face rapid social, economic, and technological change. In addition, Livingston teaches graduate courses in leadership and organizational behavior as an adjunct faculty member at Colorado Technical University and the American University. Since 1998, he has served as a trainer and executive coach for the National Leadership Institute.

Much of Livingston's work focuses on emotional competency and building trust in the workplace. He has worked extensively in leadership and organizational effectiveness, diversity management, and team building with such clients as Boeing, JPMorgan, Chase & Co., Reed Business Information, and the National Imagery and Mapping Agency. He has provided training and organization development consultation in the United States, Europe, Asia, and the Caribbean.

Livingston earned a BS in History from Delaware State University, an MS in Human Resource Development from the American University, and an EdD in Organizational Change from Pepperdine University. He is certified in the following assessment instruments: Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, Conflict Dynamics Profile, Emotional Competency Inventory and Emotional Social Competency Inventory, Hogan Leadership Forecast assessments, Leadership Effectiveness Analysis, and Benchmarks.

Peg Long

Peg Long

Feedback Specialist
National Leadership Institute

Peg Long has more than 20 years of experience in executive coaching, leadership development, team building, and organizational consulting. She is president of Long Consulting Associates, Inc., where her clients include Fortune 500 companies, international health organizations, the federal government, and not-for-profit organizations. Building on a strong belief in the inherent capabilities of her clients, she works with leaders and teams to create the results they want by recognizing and building on their strengths to develop a new level of thinking and skills to deal with challenges and potential blind spots.

Long has been on the faculty of the National Leadership Institute since 1998. She is a feedback specialist with the leadership programs at NLI, the Center for Creative Leadership, and the U.S. government program on creative leadership. She regularly provides feedback to executive leaders based on a wide variety of tests, group activities, and assessment instruments. She facilitates the Shore Leadership Program, a program to bring leaders from public and private organizations on Maryland's Eastern Shore together to explore ways to address issues in a regional and collaborative way. She also is an executive coach with the Power of Self—an innovative leadership program for women executives in Dallas, Texas—and is an adjunct faculty member for Georgetown University's professional development program. She is the past director of the training certificate program at Georgetown University.

Long is a master certified coach and a licensed counselor. She has completed the New Ventures West Professional Coaching Program, the Newfield Network Graduate Coaching Program, and programs in Generative Coaching and Coaching with the Body. She is certified to administer the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, Leadership Circle Profile, Conflict Dynamics Profile, Benchmarks, Profilor, Emotional Competence Inventory and Emotional and Social Competence Inventory, Hogan Leadership Forecast assessments, Leadership Effectiveness Analysis, and FIRO-B. She is interested in the profound power of listening deeply and is currently writing a book on developing and using deep listening skills in personal and professional leadership.

Long earned a BA in Psychology from the George Washington University and an MS in Counseling from the University of Southern California and has completed additional graduate work at the University of Tennessee.

Geraldine M. Lyons, PhD

Geraldine M. Lyons, PhD

Adjunct Faculty Member
National Leadership Institute

Geri Lyons began her professional career in executive coaching and leadership development in 1987. Since that time, she has been affiliated with the National Leadership Institute, the Center for Creative Leadership, and the training and development offices of various agencies within the federal government. She joined the National Leadership Institute as an adjunct faculty member in 1989. As a management consultant to these organizations, Lyons offers assessment, feedback, small-group facilitation, and coaching to mid- and upper-level managers who attend executive education programs. She supports developmental planning and goal setting to help participants improve their executive competence within the framework of their organizational environments.

As a coach, Lyons works with talented individuals seeking to enhance productivity and performance in the public and private sectors. Her clients come from varied backgrounds, such as the military, intelligence, security and protective services, justice, health care, education, information technology, medical and scientific research, domestic and international financial services, engineering, transportation, retail, utilities, and telecommunications. Some are new to management and need to develop basic skills that focus on personal growth, workplace relationships, influencing, and conflict resolution. Other more seasoned managers are moving to the next level of leadership and aspire to develop vision, strategic thinking, global perspective, and entrepreneurial risk taking. At the senior executive ranks, Lyons's clients demonstrate a profound commitment to lead significant change and transform their organizations to meet the demands of the future.

As a product of the CCL's coach training program, Lyons embraces a coaching philosophy based on three core beliefs: that leadership can be learned, that life experiences teach the most valuable lessons of leadership, and that understanding how others perceive us in a leadership role facilitates behavioral change.

Before becoming an executive coach, Lyons was a staff psychologist at the George Washington University Counseling Center from 1979 to 1987. Her duties there included teaching, supervision, research, and assessment. She also coordinated the career services offered to adults in the university community. During her graduate studies, she was a teaching assistant in the Psychology Department and a research assistant at a mental health clinic in Georgetown. She also performed clinical research at the New York State Psychiatric Institute and industrial/organizational research at Merrill Lynch in New York City.

Given her primary interest in assessment, Lyons pursues professional training and development in the area of testing. She is certified to provide feedback on an extensive array of 360-degree instruments. As a licensed psychologist, she is also qualified to interpret a host of self-report personality instruments that form the backbone of executive training programs.

Lyons's undergraduate degree in Psychology comes from Fordham University, where she graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa. She received her PhD in the field of Personality and Experimental Psychopathology from the George Washington University. She is a licensed psychologist in Washington, D.C.

Judy Marx, PhD

Judy Marx, PhD

Adjunct Faculty Member
National Leadership Institute

Judy Marx has been affiliated with the National Leadership Institute for more than 25 years as a feedback coach, trainer, and executive coach. She has provided training to a variety of federal agencies and private institutions, focusing on leadership development, conflict management, and communication and coaching skills. She maintains a private practice in Washington, D.C., where she specializes in individual psychotherapy with adults who are experiencing work and career difficulties, relationship issues, anxiety, and depression. She also has expertise in working with adults with attention deficit disorder. She is a member of the Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis and an adjunct faculty member of the Psychology Department at the George Washington University in Washington, D.C.

Previously, Marx was employed at the counseling centers at Georgetown University and Mount Vernon College, and she has provided mental health consultations at a variety of institutions in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area. Her professional research has focused on self-help books, ethics in psychotherapy, and terminating psychotherapy; she has delivered numerous presentations and written extensively on these topics.

Marx is licensed as a psychologist in the District of Columbia and is certified to use the following instruments: Benchmarks, the Leadership Effectiveness Analysis, Emotional Competence Inventory, SKILLSCOPE, WorkPlace Big Five, Hogan Leadership Forecast Series, Profilor, and Conflict Dynamics Profile. She also has experience in working with the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, FIRO-B, Strong Interest Inventory, and California Psychological Inventory.

Her higher education was attained at University of Maryland, College Park, where she earned a BA in Psychology, graduating cum laude; an MA in Counseling Psychology; and a PhD in Counseling Psychology, with a concentration in Organizational Psychology.

William C. McCarthy, PhD

William C. McCarthy, PhD

Adjunct Faculty Member
National Leadership Institute

Bill McCarthy has more than 25 years of successful consulting in leadership development. Throughout his time with the National Leadership Institute, he has contributed to several leadership efforts. He provides one-on-one leadership development consultations to executives and is a trainer for the Center for Creative Leadership's internationally recognized Leadership Development Program and Maximizing Your Leadership Potential workshop. He has also provided executive coaching through the Online Leadership Assessment Program. He has provided presentations on leadership for the Executive Program for the MBA at University of Maryland University College and prepared and presented a podcast on Executive Coaching for the university.

Since 2005, McCarthy has performed leadership coaching for the Key Executive Leadership Program at the Institute for the Study of Public Policy Implementation at American University, Washington D.C. This program provides development for government leaders aspiring to the Senior Executive Service. Their recent clients include the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of the Inspector General, Department of the Interior, and Department of Education.

In 2008, McCarthy joined the Federal Consulting Group, a business unit of the U.S. government, to provide coaching to federal employees. Assignments have included HHS University, the Social Security Administration, and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.  Previous activities include leadership training for the Senior Executive Service Candidate Development Program at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. For 12 years, McCarthy was the senior psychological consultant at an outplacement firm based in Washington, D.C. He worked in a program for transitioning military officers from the Pentagon and a similar transitioning program for the Department of the Interior.

McCarthy is certified in psychological instruments for both diagnostic and personality and career assessment purposes. He is certified in many 360-degree instruments including Benchmarks, Emotional and Social Competency Inventory, Conflict Dynamics Profile, and Hogan Assessments. He holds a bachelor's degree in Psychology from University of Maryland, College Park; a master's degree in Education from Loyola College in Baltimore; and a PhD in Rehabilitation Psychology from University of Maryland, College Park.

Lanning E. Moldauer, PhD

Lanning E. Moldauer, PhD

Adjunct Faculty Member
National Leadership Institute

Lanning Moldauer is an independent practitioner who consults with organizations and professionals, including other psychologists, psychiatrists, judges, attorneys, rehabilitation counselors, and employee assistance plan staff members. Consultations largely concern hiring decisions, career planning, coaching and development issues, and attributes of either criminal defendants or civil litigants. Current organizational clients include the World Bank, McKinsey Consulting, NASA, the Department of Labor, various law firms, and several national associations and small businesses. His testimony in federal and local courts and related legal consultations have involved a half-dozen front-page cases.

During a career that has spanned more than 25 years, Moldauer has been associated with the National Leadership Institute, providing inual feedback, coaching training, online course facilitation, and statistical analysis of test scores. He also trains graduate students in clinical psychology at the George Washington University and taught in the Executive Programs at the Graduate School of University of Maryland University College.

Moldauer's earlier work experience included similar activities with American Airlines, Ricoh, Coopers & Lybrand, several real estate developers, a bank, a hydroelectric and an environmental engineering firm, manufacturing companies, hospitals, trade associations, executive search firms, U.S. Department of State, U.S. Department of Labor, Veterans Administration, and several police organizations. Through the Center for Creative Leadership and NLI, he has worked with U.S. Navy flag officers, the National Security Agency, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, Verizon, Inovant (a part of Visa International), the Fairfax County (Virginia) Board of Education, and executives of many other organizations.

Moldauer received a BA in Psychology and a general honors certificate, now referred to as the Benjamin Franklin Scholars program, from the University of Pennsylvania and a PhD in Clinical Psychology from the George Washington University. He is certified in Benchmarks, the Campbell Leadership Index, SKILLSCOPE, the Leadership Effectiveness Analysis, Hogan Leadership Forecast assessments, the Emotional Competency Inventory and Emotional Social Competency Inventory, the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, 360 By Design, and a wide variety of neuropsychological, cognitive assessment, and clinical personality diagnostic instruments.

Lesley A. Perkins, PhD

Lesley A. Perkins, PhD

Adjunct Faculty Member
National Leadership Institute

Lesley A. Perkins is a human capital consultant with more than 12 years of advising, consulting, and coaching experience with organizations. She is the founder of Perkins Consulting, which provides strategic and programmatic advice to human resource and business leaders in identifying, selecting, and developing employees.

Perkins is motivated by improving the professional lives of others and is firmly founded in her passion for creating work environments of engagement for all employees. Her interest in studying and understanding patterns of human behavior and motivation in the workplace led her to focus on talent management, training design and evaluation, assessment and selection, diversity and inclusion, and strategic human capital measurement.

Perkins's consulting experience has been with private-sector, federal, and nonprofit organizations. Her clients have included Toyota, Novartis Pharmaceuticals, McGraw-Hill, Family Matters of Greater Washington, Arlington Temple United Methodist Church, the Department of Commerce, the U.S. Air Force, and the Alabama Department of Transportation.

Perkins loves coaching individuals in the midst of transition. She is skilled at creating an intimate and trusting environment for clients to learn and plan for action. She has been described as providing clients with thoughtful insight through her integration of information from multiple sources and helping them use the data to plan and take action.

Perkins earned a PhD and an MS in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the University of Georgia and a BS in Psychology from Howard University. She has additional training from the Coaches Institute and in the skilled facilitator technique. She is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources.

Perkins is a member of the American Psychological Association, the Society for Human Resource Management, and the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology. She is also an active member of Alpha Kappa Alpha.

Robert Seidel, PhD

Robert Seidel, PhD

Adjunct Faculty Member
National Leadership Institute

Robert Seidel has maintained a private psychology practice in Virginia since 1980. He also has a consulting organization, Strategies for Change, which provides seminars, workshops, and consultation to education and industry. Through this organization, he facilitates the process of change in individuals and organizations and provides quality life coaching for attorneys and executives. Seidel joined the National Leadership Institute in 2000.

Over a period of about 38 years, Seidel gained expertise in research, development, teaching, and management in the areas of experimental design, the use of technology in instruction, technology transfer, distance learning, and evaluation. He was vice president of a not-for-profit company where he was responsible for policy, emphasizing program development for instructional technology. He gives talks nationally and internationally and has published numerous articles and books in these areas. In December 2004, he published (with two co-authors) From Principles of Learning to Strategies for Instruction: Empirically Based Ingredients to Guide Instructional Development, designed to aid training developers and educators in course development, relating learning principles to instructional strategies. A companion workbook was later published with a reprinting of the original book at the end of 2007.

Recently, Seidel helped a Texas consortium of school districts successfully integrate computer technology into their school system. He served as U.S. representative and chairman of the NATO Research Study Group from 1987 to 2005 and advised NATO on implementation and evaluation of advanced technologies. Recently, he completed his tenure as the first research chief emeritus at the Army Research Institute. He has also taught at Denison University, Trinity College in Connecticut, the George Washington University, and University of Maryland, College Park.

Seidel is licensed as a clinical psychologist in Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia. His educational credentials include a BS in Psychology from Rutgers University, where he graduated magna cum laude. He was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa and Sigma Xi and earned an MA and a PhD in Experimental Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania. In addition, he held a postdoctoral fellowship at Stanford University. He is certified on Benchmarks, 360 By Design, Executive Dimensions, and Prospector (all offered by the Center for Creative Leadership), the Conflict Dynamics Profile, and the Hogan Leadership Forecast assessments. He also has extensive experience with the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, MBTI Step II, FIRO-B, and the California Psychological Inventory.

Richard Tanenbaum, PhD 

Richard Tanenbaum, PhD

Adjunct Faculty Member
National Leadership Institute

Richard Tanenbaum is a skilled, energetic performance enhancement practitioner, with more than 20 years of experience providing executive coaching, training, facilitation, and organization development services to a wide variety of private- and public-sector organizations. Tanenbaum delivers a broad range of leadership seminars and workshops, including live and Web-based leadership development programs for the National Leadership Institute.

Tanenbaum established his private practice in 1987. Since then, he has worked with a broad array of organizations and institutions, including the American Institute of Architects, Cablevision, Doubleday Manufacturing, Effective Leaders Program (University of Cape Town and Duke University), Freddie-Mac, the International Monetary Fund, the Inter-American Development Bank, Office of Personnel Management, Philip Morris USA, United Virginia Bank, the World Bank, and all branches of the military. Tanenbaum has consistently maintained academic appointments at several institutions. From 2003 to 2007, he served as executive director and principal investigator of the Uniformed Services University Center for Health Disparities Research and Education. As leader, he was responsible for building and staffing the center and all operational and fiscal aspects of the organization.

Integrating his training in organization behavior, psychology, and the performing arts, Tanenbaum employs a wide variety of engaging experiential methods to facilitate learning and promote sustainable change. In addition, he has particular expertise in communications skills training, 360-degree leadership assessment systems, performance appraisal methods, and conflict management. A licensed psychologist in the District of Columbia, Virginia, and Maryland, Tanenbaum is certified to administer a wide spectrum of psychological and leadership-oriented assessment instruments, including Benchmarks, California Psychological Inventory, Campbell Leadership Index, Change Style Indicator, Conflict Dynamics Profile, Emotional Competency Inventory, Firo-B, Hogan Assessments, Leadership Effectiveness Analysis, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, SKILLSCOPE, Profilor, and WorkPlace Big Five.

Tanenbaum received his BA in Psychology and graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Pennsylvania. He earned his MS and PhD in Clinical Psychology, with an emphasis on Organizational/Industrial Psychology, at Virginia Commonwealth University/Medical College of Virginia.

Marlene Thorn, PhD

Marlene Thorn, PhD

Adjunct Faculty Member
National Leadership Institute

Marlene Thorn is president of IMT Consulting Associates, LLC, consulting to international and domestic organizations in organizational development and redesign, executive assessment and development, executive coaching, and human capital management. Her work includes strategic workforce planning, leadership and succession planning, human resource policies and programs, and career development and training.

Thorn's consulting experience has been in private-sector, federal, nonprofit, and international organizations. Recent consulting clients include United Nations–International Fund for Agricultural Development, in Rome, Italy, an international financial organization; DMS International, an information management company; the University Research Company–Center for Human Services, specializing in health and education; and the World Bank.

Before consulting, Thorn worked with the International Monetary Fund, G.E. Information Services, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, U.S. General Accountability Office, Gallaudet University, and St. Elizabeth's Mental Health Hospital.

She is an assessment feedback coach for the National Leadership Institute and the Center for Creative Leadership and an adjunct professor for the Graduate School of University of Maryland University College.

Thorn is president and chair of the board of the Society of Psychologists in Management and a member of the American Psychological Association, Society for Human Resource Management, International Association for Applied Psychology, and Institute for Coaching Professional Association at Harvard. She sits on the boards of several organizations, including the Foundation for the Advancement of Psychologists in Management.

Thorn received her PhD in Human Development with a specialty in Organizational Management from University of Maryland, College Park and her MA and BA in Counseling and Psychology from the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida. She holds Executive Development Certification from ESADE Business School in Barcelona, Spain. She is a Center for Credentialing and Education Board-Certified Coach and is certified in numerous assessment instruments, including Benchmarks, California Psychological Inventory, Campbell Leadership Index, Emotional and Social Competency Inventory, Emotional Competence Inventory, FIRO-B, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, Profilor, Strong Interest Inventory, and WorkPlace Big Five.

Stephen Zaccaro, PhD

Stephen Zaccaro, PhD

Adjunct Faculty Member
National Leadership Institute

Stephen Zaccaro is a professor of psychology at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. He has been studying, teaching, and consulting about teams and leadership for more than 25 years. He has been associated with National Leadership Institute since 2005.

Previously, Zaccaro served on the faculty of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and the College of the Holy Cross. He has written more than 100 articles, book chapters, and technical reports on group dynamics, team performance, leadership, and work attitudes. He also has written a book, The Nature of Executive Leadership: A Conceptual and Empirical Analysis of Success, and coedited three other books: Occupational Stress and Organizational Effectiveness, The Nature of Organizational Leadership: Understanding the Performance Imperatives Confronting Today's Leaders, and Leader Development for Transforming Organizations. He coedited a special issue for Group and Organization Management on the interface between leadership and team dynamics, and special issues for Leadership Quarterly on individual differences and leadership.

Zaccaro has directed funded research projects in the areas of team performance, shared mental models, leader-team interfaces, leadership training and development, leader adaptability, and executive leadership. He has consulted for projects on developing leader assessment tools, constructing leadership training systems, and measuring performance in human-robot team systems.

Zaccaro earned his PhD in Social Psychology at the University of Connecticut.

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