SIM SITKIN, CO-FOUNDER
Sim, a founding partner of Delta Leadership, Inc., also serves as professor of management, director of the Behavioral Science and Policy Center, and founding faculty director of the Center on Leadership and Ethics at Duke University.
He has extensive consulting and executive education experience with many large and small corporations, nonprofit and government organizations worldwide, including: ABB, Alcoa, American Airlines, Areva, Baker Tilly, bioMerieux, Carolina Power & Light, Cisco Systems, Compaq Computer, Corning, Credit Suisse First Boston, Deutschebank, Duke Medical Center, Ericsson, GlaxoSmithKline, Hart Graphics, IBM, La Quinta, Lenovo, Maxcor, Omgeo, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and Red Hat Software.
Sim’s research focuses on leadership and control systems and their influence on how organizations and their members become more or less capable of change and innovation. He is widely known for his research on the effect of formal and informal organizational control systems and leadership on risk taking, accountability, trust, learning from failure and innovation.
Sim received his BA in psychology from Clark University, his Ed.M in education from Harvard University, and his PhD in business from Stanford University.
JOSE SOLERA, DIRECTOR, COACHING SERVICES
Jose Solera, PMP, MBA (Cornell University) and a United States Military Academy (West Point) graduate, has over 25 years of experience in high technology companies. He has led and managed projects and programs of all sizes in IT, security, marketing, and leadership development. Previously with LISI as their CIO, Jose coached and transformed their IT department to a high-performing, Agile organization. He has also worked for Railinc, Symantec, Intel, and Accenture
Mr. Solera is a certified Delta Leadership coach in the Six Domains of Leadership Model. He has been coaching through Delta Leadership with the Duke Leadership Program since 2009, as well as Duke’s executive MBA programs. Building on his executive exerience, including three years leading leadership development at Intel Corporation, Mr. Solera assists his clients in understanding their 360° assessment and developing leadership development and change initiave plans.
JAMEY STOWELL, Executive Coach and Strategy Advisor
Jamey served as head of corporate education at African Leadership University, as Assistant Dean for Executive Education in the McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University, and as Director/Partner Development at INSEAD Executive Education, where he developed custom executive, talent and leadership programs for companies and governments on five continents.
As programs director at National Arts Strategies, Jamey developed leadership seminars on strategy, alliances, and strategic HR, and delivered them to arts executives throughout the US in concert with faculty from M.I.T., Cornell, UT Austin and USC. A founding contributor and faculty associate in Stanford’s Executive Program for Nonprofit Leaders, Jamey led study groups and experiential learning activities throughout four two-week residential programs.
Jamey earned his Bachelor’s degree in Social Psychology from Duke University and his Master’s degree in Education Policy from Stanford University.
Joyce Monaco, DIRECTOR, OPERATIONS & COMMUNICATIONS
Joyce is a marketing professional with over 15 years of experience. She has a proven record of success building innovative, strategic integrated direct mail campaigns and email marketing campaigns, including email marketing that build brands in global competitive markets, spur revenue and profit growth, and achieve strategic business goals.
PhD, MBA, BCC
MD, MPH, ACC
Nancy F. James