Karl F. Gretz, Ph.D. A noted business leader, author, consultant trainer and coach, Karl has applied his unique consulting approaches to numerous areas, including customer relationship management, leadership, sales management, cultural change and consultative selling skills in financial services, education, the military, industry, and health care for companies in North and South America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. For more than 30 years he has provided individual and corporate business development consulting that has helped thousands of senior executives, managers and line sales professionals take their business to the next level. In addition, he has created numerous courses / curricula in areas from leadership, cultural change, relationship skills and ethics to business development. A popular speaker at conferences, he has authored eight books, been featured in 17 financial TV programs and is listed in Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in the World and Who’s in Finance and Industry. Finally, he is on the Board of Directors of Community Living, a Louisville, KY based non-profit agency that provides housing and community integration for developmentally disabled adults.

Larry Hayes, CPC is an experienced coach and trainer with more than 27 years’ experience helping people develop themselves to achieve their own and their employers’ goals.  In the coaching world, Larry was awarded the credential Certified Professional Coach from the International Coach Academy and is a member of the International Coaching Federation.  He studied extensively with Harvard University professors Robert Kegan and Lisa Lahey and is certified in their Immunity To Change coaching model, with Darden School of Business, U. VA. professors Jack and Carol Weber with whom he studied 360-Degree Feedback coaching, and with Nick Ellse and Mike Lunnon-Wood at Raising the Bar in London, England.  Each experience focused on separate and complementary aspects of coaching that provide an outstanding client coaching experience.  Larry has coached leaders, executives and top performing Financial Advisors in the US and in Europe, and as Master Coach and Coaching Team Head at UBS in the USA where he was responsible for the talent development of others in their coaching organization. During a multi-year assignment at UBS home office in Zürich, Switzerland he was co-facilitator of Senior Leadership Development Programs as part of his role in the leadership development initiative in their Wealth Management and Business Banking Division.  Previously, he was First Vice President and Group Manager of Advanced Financial Advisor Development, Team Development and Practice Management at UBS Financial Services, Inc. the US division of UBS.  Larry is certified in Meyers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) and Kolbe Index, which he uses as assessment tools in the coaching process.

Keith Levick, Ph.D., a Michigan native, has over 25 years of experience in training, consulting and professional coaching. As a psychologist, Dr. Levick has spent many of his clinical years in private practice. In 1987, he began to transfer his clinical expertise into the field of business management. For the past 10 years Dr. Levick has coached managers and executives in variety of industries in the area of leadership and management, change management and interpersonal skills. He has coached many executives in their transition from the world of management into the world of leadership.  As the CEO of a training and consulting company for the past 22 years, Dr. Levick has developed many award winning management training programs and workshops that are being used by Fortune 500 organizations nationwide. Some of his clients include Chrysler, GM, Pulte Homes, Monroe Bank & Trust, MGM Detroit Grand Casino, Covidien, and many other companies.  Dr. Levick has written and lectured extensively in the area of the psychology of leadership and management. As a professional and key-note speaker, he lectures on a variety of business and health related issues around the country.  Dr. Levick was a regular guest for 15 years on a local ABC-TV talk show, Kelly & Company. Currently, he serves as a local expert for a NBC and an ABC affiliate television station in the Detroit area.  Dr. Levick is also an Adjunct Professor at the Art Institute of Michigan and is the author of two books and numerous professional articles.  He received his Bachelor of Science (1973), Master of Social Work (1976) and Doctorate in Counseling (1992) from Wayne State University in Detroit. He currently lives with his family in Farmington Hills Michigan.