education, coaching and organizational development will never
be commodities easily replicated from client to client. There
is a level of intimacy required for success.
Executive Development Group principals are respected in the psychological community
for their ground-breaking work and writing. We earn the respect of forward-thinking
businesses with our relationships that allow us to work closely with top-level
management and integrate with business strategy.
Each of us has decades of experience in executive development,
working with individuals and organizations throughout the United
States, Canada, Brazil, United Kingdom, Western Europe, Saudi
Arabia, South Africa, United Arab Emirates, Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia and the Philippines.
Sandra L. Shullman,
PhD, served as Director of Managerial Effectiveness
Programs for the Center for Creative Leadership and worked
with numerous research projects and leadership development
programs. She is the co-author of Performance Appraisal
on the Line and has written articles and book chapters
on organizational performance issues. Sandy was formerly
Principal and Senior Partner of Organizational Horizons,
focusing on executive assessment and development. She is
an adjunct faculty member for the Cleveland State University
Diversity Institute and lectures in executive education at
the John Glenn School of Public Policy and the Fisher College
of Business at Ohio State University. She received her master's
degree from Harvard University and her Ph.D. in Counseling
Psychology from Ohio State University. She is a Fellow of
the American Psychological Association and chairs the APA
Workgroup on Executive Coaching.
Sandra L. Shullman
Lily Kelly-Radford, PhD, is an executive coach and leadership development consultant to clients worldwide.
She was previously executive vice president of global markets at the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL), where she led worldwide delivery of executive education in North America, Europe and Asia. Lily’s assignments in the US and abroad have covered services delivery, faculty management and sales and marketing. She was also chief psychologist for worldwide feedback and coaching specialists. Lily served as assistant attending psychologist with Harvard Medical School, as a tenured associate professor of psychology at Howard University and as a United States government employee.
Lily earned a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology from the University of Pittsburgh, and Master of Science and Doctoral degrees in clinical psychology from the University of Georgia. She is licensed to practice in four states. Her research appears in clinical psychology and leadership development publications.
Randall P. White,
PhD, is an executive development coach, internationally known author, and leadership educator in classrooms around the world. He is an adjunct professor at the Fuqua School of Business, Duke University and teaches at Duke Corporate Education and at HEC School of Management in Paris. Most recently Randy wrote the capstone chapter in a new book, The Perils of Accentuating the Positive, Hogan Press. He is co-author of Relax, It's Only Uncertainty, as well as the Ambiguity Architect, a survey of how a person handles uncertainty. Randy has previously taught at the Johnson Graduate School, Cornell University, and was formerly the Director of Specialized Client Applications at the Center for Creative Leadership where he was responsible for all custom programs. He is a former president of the Society of Consulting Psychologists (SCP), Division 13 of the American Psychological Association, a fellow in Divisions 1 and 13 of APA and a former board member of the American Society for Training and Development. He currently leads SCP’s international special interest group. Randy holds an AB from Georgetown University, an MS from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and a PhD from Cornell.
Clinical and management expertise by extension.
We maintain an
affiliation with a small cadre of very experienced psychologists,
management consultants, and human resource professionals we can
call upon to work with us on specific programs and projects as
needed, and we have an international network of experienced coaches
and feedback givers.
Art Gechman, PhD, spent eight years as Senior
Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer and a member of
the senior management team for a subsidiary of Veba AG, a Fortune
World 50 company. His responsibilities included legal, risk
management, human resources, purchasing, systems and administrative
services. He has also been a senior consultant with Towers
Perrin, Personnel Decisions International, and Rohrer, Hibler
and Replogle, all international consulting firms, specializing
in people and organizational effectiveness. Art earned a Ph.D.
under the direction of Frederick Herzberg at Case Western Reserve
University, specializing in organizational and clinical psychology.
He was awarded a fellowship at the Center for Creative Leadership
and an NIOSH fellowship at the University of Cincinnati Medical
Nur Gryskiewicz, PhD, was most recently an Associate
Professor in the Department of Business Administration in the
Bryan School of Business and Economics at the University of North
Carolina in Greensboro where she taught in the school's management
development, undergraduate, and MBA programs. She has been adjunct
faculty at the Center for Creative Leadership as a feedback coach
since 1983. Her industry experience includes working within a
corporate setting where she managed marketing research projects
by working with product development, advertising agencies, and
research suppliers. As a consultant, she has designed and administered
attitude surveys, 360-degree assessment instruments, conducted
career management programs, and provided executive coaching,
feedback, and training in leadership development programs. Nur
holds a Ph.D. from the University of London in Organizational