Our Faculty

Diamond6 has an incredible team of faculty, each with their own area of expertise in areas of leadership, conflict resolution, organizational culture and executive wellness. This ensures that clients receive a well rounded experience and learn skills from a variety of perspectives. Our faculty members have held leadership roles in military combat, education, non-profits and corporations.

Dr. Jeff McCausland

Jeffrey McCausland, Founder and CEO

Dr. Jeffrey McCausland, Founder and CEO of Diamond6 Leadership, LLC is a retired Army Colonel with over 30 years of unique and challenging leadership experiences. As a retired military officer and veteran Jeff’s work has taken him all over the world serving in a variety of command and staff positions in places such as the on National Security Council Staff, U.S. Army War College in Carlisle, PA and the Pentagon.

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Dr. Kent Bechler

Dr. Kent Bechler served as superintendent of the Corona-Norco Unified School District, the 9th largest school district in California from 2007 to 2012. Corona-Norco Unified School District was named a 2012 finalist for the $1 million Broad Prize for Urban Education. The Broad Prize for Urban Education is the largest education prize in the country, honoring school districts that demonstrate the greatest overall performance and improvement in student achievement, while reducing achievement gaps among poor and minority students.

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Ambassador Lincoln P. Bloomfield, Jr.

Ambassador Lincoln P. Bloomfield, Jr. (Harvard, a.b, cum laude, Government, 1974; Fletcher School, M.A.L.D., 1980) is Chairman of the Henry L. Stimson Center in Washington, DC. He was the President’s Special Envoy for MANPADS Threat Reduction from 2008-09, and Assistant Secretary of State for Political Military Affairs as well as Special Representative of the President and Secretary of State for Humanitarian Mine Action from 2001-2005.

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David P. Campbell, Ph.D.

David was educated in the Midwest, earning his B.S. and M.S. degrees from Iowa State University, and his Ph.D. in psychology from the University of Minnesota.

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Joe Doty, U.S. Army (retired)

Joe Doty is a retired Army officer currently working as leadership and ethics consultant. Joe is a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy, West Point NY, and served in both educational and leadership positions during his 28 years in the Army – to include battalion level command. He concluded is service in the military as the Deputy Director in the Center for the Army Profession and Ethic (CAPE).

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Paul D. Eaton Major General, US Army (retired)

His most recent operational assignment was Commanding General of the command charged with reestablishing Iraqi Security Forces 2003-2004, where he built the command and established the structure and infrastructure for the Iraqi Armed Forces and Interior Ministry security forces.

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James W. Davis, Founder and President, The Davis Group Ltd

James W. Davis is the founder and President of The Davis Group Ltd (www.davisgroupltd.net) an international consulting firm. Mr. Davis has nearly 40 years of experience in the public and private sectors. He also serves as a speaker and consultant to organizations on a variety of leadership related issues.

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Cortez Dial

Cortez K. Dial, Chief of Staff, Virginia State University

Over the course of a twenty-nine year career with the Department of the Army (DA), Mr. Cortez K. Dial has held challenging positions in Human Resources, Professional Development and Education with increasing levels of executive responsibility. His career has predominantly been characterized by key assignments in personnel management, personnel services, and the formulation of programs, policy, professional development and teaching.

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Dr. Barry Frew, President & CEO, Frew & Associates

Upon leaving a tenured faculty position in 2003 at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, CA, Dr. Barry Frew formed Frew & Associates, an independent consulting firm. He remained at the Navy’s graduate school as a civilian faculty; earned tenure and was appointed Dean before founding the Executive Education Center at the school and then retired in 2002 as an Emeritus Professor.

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Hayward S. Florer, Jr, Colonel USA (retired)

Stan Florer, President of S F Dynamic Solutions, LLC, supports organizations large and small to help them more effectively develop their leadership and management teams. He brings to his clients his experience from a 28-year career in the Army and ten years of business consulting. His Special Forces leadership positions in Command, education and training development give him the insight needed in today’s education, business and defense related government organizations.

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George R. Lucas, Jr.

George R. Lucas, Jr.

George Lucas is Class of 1984 Distinguished Chair in Ethics in the Vice Admiral James B. Stockdale Center for Ethical Leadership at the United States Naval Academy (Annapolis), and Professor of Ethics and Public Policy at the Graduate School of Public Policy at the Naval Postgraduate School (Monterey, CA).

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Mike Lyons, Ph.D.

Mike Lyons has deep operational leadership and consulting experience in driving companies in towards organizational excellence, specifically in managing and leading successful organizations through complex start-ups, turnarounds, and high-growth periods. He as worked with Fortune 500 companies in areas such as strategic business planning, leadership development, marketing and business development, merger and acquisition negotiations, human capital planning, change management and performance improvement.

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Suzanne Marcy

Suzanne K. M. Marcy, PhD, CPC, CEF

Dr. Suzanne Marcy, Founder and President of the Vibrance Institute, is a former university faculty who subsequently devoted 23 years to federal service as a Senior Scientist with the US Environmental Protection Agency. She has over 30 years of challenging and unique leadership experiences that range from leading research teams in the Alaska wilderness to convening and chairing an international ministerial level science initiative. Her Doctorate is in Psychology and Zoology, her Post Doc in Science Policy. She is a Certified Performance Coach and Certified Experiential Facilitator for Personal Transformation.

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Chris Maxwell

Christopher I. Maxwell, PhD

Chris Maxwell is Senior Associate Director, Wharton Leadership Program, and Adjunct Professor of Management at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Chris teaches the foundation undergraduate Management course at Wharton, and also directs Wharton experiential leadership development programs in challenging environments throughout the US and abroad, including Mexico, Chile, Quebec, Peru, and Iceland.

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Tanya McCausland

Tanya McCausland, Health & Lifestyle Coach, EatFit. LiveWell.

Tanya McCausland, Health and Lifestyle Coach is the founder of EatFit. LiveWell. She helps guide people to successfully make health and wellness a permanent part of their life rather than a short-term commitment. As a radio producer for Martha Stewart Living Radio (MSLR) in New York City, Tanya was exposed to master chefs, leading wellness experts and knowledgeable holistic practitioners.

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Philipp Mueller

Philipp Mueller is director of the Center for Public Management and Governance of the Business School (SMBS) of University of Salzburg in Germany. Previously he taught at the Graduate School for Public Administration and Public Policy of Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico and was a senior research associate at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs in Berlin.

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Eric T. “Rick” Olson, Ph.D.

Eric T. “Rick” Olson is a partner in First Canoe Strategies and Consulting, Inc., working with companies world-wide in their efforts to develop business, primarily through securing contracts with the Department of Defense and other US government activities. First Canoe has worked with a wide range of companies in Hawaii (for example, Queens Medical Center and The Gas Company), on the mainland (e.g., General Motors), and with companies in several foreign nations (Kuwait and Korea among others).

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Roy J. Panzarella, Chief Executive – UAE Lockheed Martin Corporate Business Devleopment

Roy Panzarella, Chief Executive, Lockheed Martin – United Arab Emirates, is a retired Army Colonel with decades of leadership experience in the military and in business.
He currently leads the corporation’s business development activities in the UAE, one of Lockheed Martin’s two most important foreign markets in the world. Previously, he was the Vice-President for Lockheed Martin Global Incorporated in the Middle East and Africa. Prior to that he was the regional Vice President in Central Europe, headquartered in Warsaw, Poland.

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Ken Pasch

USAF Lt Col (Ret), CHE, CLdrC, is President of the leader development company Ki Visions, Inc. (www.KiVisions.com), author of “Become the Boss You Always Wanted” and host of the syndicated radio program, “Unlock Your Full Potential …Today!” He has been on the faculty of the Smeal College of Business (Penn State) for more than 10 years.

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Matthew Pinsker, Professor and Lincoln Scholar, Dickinson College

Matthew Pinsker holds the Brian Pohanka Chair of Civil War History at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. He also serves as Co-Director of the House Divided Project at Dickinson, an innovative effort to build digital resources on the Civil War era.

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Colonel James F. Powers, Jr.

James F. Powers, Jr. currently serves as a consultant for two governmental organizations whose mission nexus is with Homeland Security and Defense – the Pennsylvania State University and the US Special Operations Command. He previously served as Pennsylvania’s Director of Homeland Security from which he retired in 2010.

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George Reed

Dr. George Reed is an associate professor in the Department of Leadership Studies in the School of Leadership and Education Sciences at the University of San Diego. Prior to joining the faculty at the University of San Diego he was the Director of Command and Leadership Studies at the U.S. Army War College.

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John Rinehart

What happens when you combine a liberal arts education, 20 years in production agriculture and sales, and almost two decades of community based leadership development experience…

John Rinehart has been involved in leadership development for over 15 years.

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Robert P. Schoultz

Bob Schoultz is currently CEO of Fifth Factor Leadership, which applies a Navy SEAL and Special Operations perspective to dilemmas faced by leaders in business and other public and private sector enterprises. Bob graduated from Stanford University in 1974, and completed Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL (BUD/S) training in Coronado California in the summer of 1975. He then served as Naval Special Warfare officer for 30 years, with numerous extended tours overseas in a wide variety of commands.

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Stephen A. Shambach

Stephen A. Shambach, is the Senior Character Development Program Analyst at the US Air Force Academy. His primary responsibility is to integrate leader and character development at the US Air Force Academy as well as with external Air Force organizations, other commissioning sources and the other Federal Service Academies.

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Don Snider, Professor of Political Science, West Point

Don M. Snider is Emeritus Professor of Political Science at West Point, from which he retired in 2008. He serves now as Senior Fellow in the Center for Army Profession and Ethic (CAPE) and Adjunct Research Professor of the Army War College. He holds a Doctorate in Public Policy from the University of Maryland and Master’s degrees in economics and public policy from the University of Wisconsin.

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Gary Steele

Colonel Gary Steele, Retired and Senior Consultant for Learning Dynamics

Gary Steele has over thirty years of extensive national and international human resources experience as a leader, problem solver, and project manager. He has successful leadership, management and consulting experience with a broad, unique background from the military, education, and pharmaceutical industry sectors.

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Clemson Turregano

Clemson Turregano is a Senior Faculty member in CCL’s government sector where he designs and delivers leadership programs for managers at all levels. Clemson’s leadership research spans practical and academic applications from the strategic level to tactical implementation, from boardrooms to government arenas.

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Colonel Tom Vossler (retired)

Colonel Tom Vossler, U.S. Army (retired) served thirty years in the U.S. Army Infantry from 1968 to 1998. He is a combat veteran of the Vietnam War and he commanded infantry units from Platoon thru Battalion level. Tom taught military history, strategy and leadership at the U.S. Army War College and he is a former director of the U.S. Army Military History Institute at Carlisle Barracks, PA.

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Lily Din Woo

Lily Din Woo has been the principal of PS 130 Manhattan – The DeSoto School since 1990. As principal, she has helped transform PS 130 from a corrective action Title I school into one of the city’s best elementary schools. PS 130 is now a New York City, New York State and United States Department of Education Title I Distinguished School.

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Ted Spain, Colonel, U.S. Army (retired)

Ted Spain has over 35 years of leadership and security experience in the civilian government, military, and corporate environment. His expertise is in operational leadership, conducting efficient/effective operations, management, critical thinking, effective decision-making, tactics, training, time management, personnel management, conflict resolution, working with unions, including union negotiations, contract management, contract proposals, and contract transitions.

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