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Leadership Strategies Associates was founded by Ryan Scholz in 2000. Prior to starting his consulting firm, he spent 27 years in increasing positions of responsibility in executive and technical management roles in the chemicals and plastics industry.He has wide experience in all aspects of leadership and business strategy development. He has written numerous articles on business strategy, human resource development, and personal growth. He is author of Turning Potential Into Action - Eight Principles For Creating A Highly Engaged Work Place and is featured in the book Straight Talk From Corporate America's 10 Most Requested Speakers and Trainers.

He is a recognized expert in the application of psychometric assessments to the selection and development of human assets within an organization. He is a highly regarded and respected business coach and trusted adviser as evidenced by the ongoing, long term relationships he has with many of his clients.

Since founding the company, he has had the opportunity to work with hundreds of people in organizations ranging from large Fortune 500 companies to smaller, entrepreneurial enterprises. He has also worked with intercollegiate athletic programs to apply his knowledge and experience with assessments to improve team chemistry, make hiring decisions for coaches, and recruit athletes who are a good fit for the program.

He is a member of good standing with the Robert S. Hartman Institute and is affiliated with Resource Associates Corporation, a leader in developing personal development processes, and Innermetrix, a leader in developing psychometric assessments.These associations give him a world-wide network of colleagues to draw upon to further add value for his clients.