Mel Wildermuth is the Community Chair of The Leader Campus®. Mel's powerful imagination quickly generates games, simulations, and activities designed to "make learning stick." Along with his partner and wife of 25 years Cris, Mel has written several published articles including "The 10 M's of Employee Engagement" (T&D Magazine) and "Decoding Leadership Ethics" (Journal of Industrial and Commercial Training). Mel is a certified Rhythm Circle Facilitator and a Master Trainer in the Five Factor Model of personality. His current writing and research interests include the impact of the brain on diversity relations.
Dr. Cris Wildermuth
Dr. Cris Wildermuth is an Associate Professor at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, where she directs the Master of Leadership Development. Originally from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Dr. Wildermuth has traveled extensively, conducting leadership development programs in various countries in Latin America and in Europe. Dr. Wildermuth's main research interests are Leadership Ethics, Employee Engagement, and Global Leadership. She frequently speaks in national and international conferences and is the author of Diversity Training, published by the Association for Talent Development.
Dr. Jeremy Lucabaugh
Dr. Jeremy Lucabaugh has served a variety of organizations, ranging from just a few to over 10,000 employees. He has developed corporate leadership, onboarding and communication programs, as well as employee engagement, culture and time management systems. In addition to his corporate experience, Dr. Lucabaugh has taught Master's and Doctoral students in leading organizational change, corporate training and development, workplace motivation and attitudes, organizational behavior and management, leadership and supervision styles, and organizational culture. His critical conversations and executive coaching, analysis of personality through psychometric assessments, supervisor and team workshops, and engagement systems have resulted in observable behavioral change, enhanced corporate culture, and increased retention. Dr. Lucabaugh is the author of the study Organizational Socialization Training (OST), Tenure, and Predicting Organizational Commitment, available from ProQuest.