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Richard C. Huseman, Ph.D.

CEO & Senior Executive Coach

Dick Huseman is a consultant, executive coach and professional speaker. He builds upon his years of university experience (having served as a professor, department head and dean) as well as his varied corporate experience (including serving as the Global Manager for Executive Knowledge for a Fortune 50 corporation). He has authored 23 books and written more than 100 articles and professional papers for journals and for national and international professional meetings. He was the founding editor of the Corporate Knowledge Center at the University of Southern California. Dick and his team have coached over 700 executives, primarily in the healthcare industry. He has been a speaker in numerous executive development programs throughout the Unites States and internationally.

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Stephen Jarrard, M.D., FACS

Chief Medical Officer & Senior Physician Coach

Dr. Stephen Jarrard was appointed to the U. S. Military Academy at West Point and graduated from there in 1982, accepting a commission as an Infantry Officer in the U. S. Army. After serving in various command and staff positions for 14 years, he applied for and received a Health Professions Scholarship from the Army. He graduated from the James H. Quillen College of Medicine at East Tennessee State University as a Doctor of Medicine in 2000. He served as an Army Surgeon at Fort Stewart, GA – to include two combat tours with a Forward Surgical Team in Afghanistan. Dr. Jarrard retired from the Army in 2010 and accepted a position as a general surgeon in rural Northeast Georgia. He is an active member and involved in the leadership of his local Medical Society, as well as the Medical Association of Georgia, and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

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Ken Fortney

COO & Senior Leadership Coach

Ken Fortney is a business executive that spent 25 years working with Fortune 500 companies. The majority of his training experience is with the medical giants, Johnson and Johnson and also Smith and Nephew. In the early years of his career, he was responsible for coaching and training surgeons and hospital staff on the latest techniques of medical devices. These included Electrosurgery, Ultrasonic Surgery, Laparoscopic and Joint Replacement Technologies. In 2003 he joined the training team at the Ethicon Surgical Institute and there he was promoted to Sales Leadership and C-Suite Leadership training. While using the numerous tools already available, he was responsible for creating courses for leadership training. He has proven success training and coaching those with a variety of backgrounds including Account Managers, Division and Regional Management, C-Suite.

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Zulema C. Seguel

Director

Zulema "Zu" Seguel is the co-founder of Executive Development & Education and has worked with Dick Huseman for over 12 years. She is the director of our Orlando-based operations and is responsible for the coordination of most of our corporate coaching initiatives including the facilitation of our online assessment tools. Zu is a major contributor to most of our published materials including several of our more recently published books. She received her undergraduate degree from Stetson University and has continued her graduate work at the University of Central Florida.

 

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