We are honored to have assembled such a distinguished group of experts to serve on our advisory board, said Ed Rankin, founder and president of Manera Group.
Dallas, TX (PRWEB) February 19, 2008
Manera Group, a Dallas-based company that provides customized on-site executive coaching as well as assessment and talent management, has established an advisory board made up of some of the world's leading experts in the field. The board's role will be to advise the company on major issues affecting business strategy and direction.
"We are honored to have assembled such a distinguished group of experts to serve on our advisory board, said Ed Rankin, founder and president of Manera Group. "Their advice will be vital to our business direction and strategy."
Members of the Manera Group advisory board include:
- Leni Wildflower, Ph.D., an executive coach, consultant, author and educator with more than 30 years experience designing programs and coaching interventions for schools, businesses and non-profits. Dr. Wildflower, who lives in Santa Barbara, California, has written curricula, conducted training, and designed coaching interventions for organizations such as the Rand Corporation, Conrad Hilton Foundation, and the Center for Creative Leadership. A recognized expert in people management, process and technology, Dr. Wildflower has been a faculty member of Fielding Graduate University for the past seven years. She designed the coaching curriculum for the Organization Management and Development master's program, and currently teaches coaching and conflict resolution courses.
- Larry W. Norton, Ph.D. has been PetSmart's vice president of organizational development since 2004 with responsibility over all levels of employee development and training, talent selection and management, succession planning and large-scale organizational change. Dr. Norton, who lives in Mesa, Arizona, previously served in similar positions with other Fortune 500 companies including TXU Corporation, America West Airlines, Frito-Lay and JCPenney.
- Rick Fletcher is the founder and president of HRchitect, a Dallas-based Human Capital Management systems consulting firm and the market leader in Talent Management System consulting. Mr. Fletcher has more than 22 years experience in the human resource software and consulting industries, and is often quoted in the press for his expert market analysis regarding the e-HR software components marketplace. Rick has co-developed several of the HRIS industry's most successful software evaluation and implementation methodologies and has served as an advisor and trainer to leading software vendors.
- Rhonda Britten, an Emmy Award-winner and repeat Oprah guest, is the founder of the Fearless Living Institute, an organization dedicated to giving anyone the tools they need to master their emotional fears. She is the author of four national bestsellers including Fearless Living which features her groundbreaking work called the Wheel Technology. During her three seasons on the hit daytime reality drama, Starting Over, Britten was named "America's Favorite Life Coach" and was dubbed Starting Over's "Most Valuable Player" by The New York Times. She is a globally recognized expert on the subject of fear and fearlessness.
For more information about the Manera Group, visit http://www.maneragroup.com