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.
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.
Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary
James L. Galante became the General Counsel of the company in August 2020. Mr. Galante joined the company as Assistant General Counsel in November 2007 and became a vice president in February 2017. Before joining the company, he practiced law at major national and international law firms for over 10 years. Before attending law school, Mr. Galante served as an intelligence officer in the U.S. Army. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the U.S. Military Academy and a Juris Doctor from Georgetown University Law Center.