Adam H. Stedham
President and Chief Executive Officer
Adam H. Stedham became the president of the company in November 2017. Prior to this role, he served as a senior vice president of the company since 2012 and as a vice president from 2008 to 2012. Mr. Stedham has served in roles of increasing responsibility since joining the company in 1997, including leading various service lines, managing the Asia Pacific region, and leading business development initiatives in multiple industries. Mr. Stedham has significant expertise in global operations, learning, and performance improvement. He holds a Masters of Business Administration from Anderson University, a Masters of Adult Education from Ball State University, and he is completing his doctorate in the University of Pennsylvania CLO program.
Michael R. Dugan
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Michael R. Dugan became chief financial officer of the company in November 2017. Prior to this role, he was senior vice president of finance of the company since February 2017 and vice president of finance from January 2012 to February 2017. After joining the company as a controller in 1997, Mr. Dugan has served in roles of increasing responsibility in the finance department, including serving as director of finance from 2000 to 2011. Mr. Dugan holds a degree in Business Economics from the University of California, Santa Cruz.
Chief Sales Officer
Russell Becker became Chief Sales Officer of the company in January 2018. He has extensive leadership experience helping organizations establish the right organizational strategy and sales discipline to achieve their aggressive growth goals. Most recently, he served as President and CEO of AchieveForum from 2015 – 2017. Prior to that, he held various leadership positions including Executive Vice President of Global Sales at Kenexa, a company acquired by IBM, from 2008 – 2014. Mr. Becker holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology & Political Science and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Patricia R. Begley
Executive Vice President
Pat Begley has been Executive Vice President of the Company since April 2011, when the Company acquired the consulting business of RWD Technologies (“RWD”). Prior to joining RWD in 2005, Ms. Begley was with SAP America where she served as Senior Vice President, Education for North America, from 2001 to 2005 and held a variety of training and financial positions from 1996 to 2001. From 1988 to 1996, Ms. Begley was Manager of the Mid-Atlantic Consumer Products group for Sony Corporation of America. Prior to that, she held accounting positions at Owens Illinois, International Playtex and Chesapeake Paper Company. Ms. Begley received a B.S. degree in Business Administration/Accounting from Montclair State College.
Executive Vice President
Don Duquette has been executive vice president, Learning Solutions, of the company since September 2008. He was a senior vice president of General Physics from 2004 to 2008. He was a vice president of General Physics from 1989 to 2004 and held various other positions since joining General Physics in 1979. Mr. Duquette holds a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from Johns Hopkins University and an Executive MBA from Loyola College.
Kenneth L. Crawford
Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary
Kenneth L. Crawford has been senior vice president, general counsel, and secretary of the company since April 2007. He became a senior vice president of General Physics in March 2006, was a vice president from 1991 to March 2006, and became general counsel of General Physics in 1991 and secretary of General Physics in 1990. Mr. Crawford joined General Physics in 1987. Prior to that, he was engaged in the private practice of law. Mr. Crawford is a graduate of the University of Michigan Law School.