Dick Lyles Ph.D.

Dick Lyles is a best-selling author whose books about leadership and related topics have been published in more than forty countries around the world. One of his books, ACHIEVE LEADERSHIP GENIUS, provided the framework for this leadership symposium.
He led the creation of the Master of Science in Executive Leadership program at the University of San Diego, and for ten years hosted a weekly call-in radio program about business and leadership that was broadcast on more than 200 stations.
He has consulted with companies ranging from top Fortune 500 to the smallest mom and pop businesses and with government agencies at every level from local municipalities to state and federal agencies. He has also counseled leaders at every level of business, government and nonprofit virtually around the world.
Dick is former president of The Ken Blanchard Companies, Relevant Radio, and Leadership Legacies. He is also an award-winning movie producer and currently serves as CEO of Origin Entertainment, an independent film production company in Hollywood.
He graduated from the United States Naval Academy and holds a Master’s Degree in Human Behavior, and a Doctorate in Business Administration.