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Karen L. Kendrick, Ph.D.

Dr. Karen Kendrick is the founder and Managing Principal of Sapphire Advisors, LLC, where she works with executives to create strategies that support business growth and transformation.  Karen brings over 20 years of corporate experience in senior Human Resource roles at Allianz, The Walt Disney Company, and PepsiCo, where she led global leadership development, succession planning, executive coaching, organization development, change management, and employee training.  Her diverse client experience includes some of the world's largest companies and universities, as well as non-profits and start-ups, with particular emphasis in the financial, entertainment, pharmaceutical, biotech, and consumer products industries.   She received her Ph.D. in Organization Psychology from the University of Houston, and a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Texas at Austin.

Eric Flamholtz, Ph.D.

Dr. Flamholtz is Professor Emeritus in the Anderson Graduate School of Management at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He is also President of Management Systems Consulting Corporation, which he co-founded in 1978. He is the author of numerous books on management and leadership, including Changing the Game: Managing Organizational Transformations of the First, Second, and Third Kinds, and Growing Pains: Transitioning from an Entrepreneurship to a Professionally Managed Firm. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Michigan, an M.B.A. from Washington University in St. Louis, and an undergraduate degree from Hunter College.

Morgan McCall, Jr., Ph.D. 

Dr. McCall is Professor Emeritus in the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California. Dr. McCall’s research focuses on the assessment, development, and derailment of executive talent, and he has authored numerous books on these topics, including The Lessons of Experience, High Flyers, and Developing Global Executives. Previously, he was Director of Research at the Center for Creative Leadership. He has served as an expert judge in Fortune’s ranking of the “Top Companies for Leaders” in North America, and is a Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology. He received his Ph.D. from Cornell University, and a B.A. from Yale University.

Herbert Rogove, D.O., FACM, FACP

Dr. Rogove is a former Medical Director for InTouch Health and retired CEO/President of C3O Telemedicine Solutions, Inc., a turnkey medical solution for providing physician specialists remotely and helping hospitals, clinics, and other healthcare institutions find the best technology solution for their telemedicine programs or networks. Dr. Rogove is a Critical Care specialist by training, having interned at both the Cleveland Clinic and the University of Southern California. He has founded and managed several intensive care, emergency medicine, and hospitalist practices, and has served in major administrative and clinical leadership roles at the teaching hospitals of the University of Pittsburgh and The Ohio State University. Dr. Rogove was previously a Vice-President for a 2,000 independent physician association and was appointed by the governor of Ohio to the Public Health Advisory Council.

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