DR. RICK BRANDON, PRESIDENT AND CEO, BRANDON PARTNERS
 
 
 
With 30 years of leadership development experience, Rick Brandon has taught tens of thousands. His global training firm, BRANDON PARTNERS, teaches the competencies of ethical politics, strategic influence skills, and communication at scores of Fortune 500 companies. 
 
Dr. Brandon wrote the Wall Street Journal bestseller, SURVIVAL OF THE SAVVY, which was called "the definitive book on organizational and political savvy" by Dr. Robert Eichinger, founder of Lominger's Career Architect. Brandon serves as distinguished faculty of the Institute for Management Studies, and is one of their most widely requested speakers.
 
Rick has a Ph.D. in Counseling and Management, M.A. in School Psychology, and B.A. in Psychology,         
and has taught at several universities. He's the lead vocalist and trumpeter in a rock band, performs
in community theatre, regularly volunteers to play Taps sat the funerals of war veterans and emcees at non-profit 
fundraising galas.