Anthony J. Fresina, Ph.D.
Anthony, the founder and former President of Executive KnowledgeWorks, now serves as Chairman.
Anthony is Associate Professor and Executive Director of the Center for Business Preparation at Hanover College.
His research and consulting interests include:
You may contact Anthony at:
Over the past twenty one years, Anthony and his associates in EKW have designed, built and facilitated executive education, organization development and business strategy initiatives for a long list of Fortune 500 corporations, including:
Anthony is the former Corporate Manager of Executive and Management Education for Motorola, Inc. and one of the founding
managers of what is now known as Motorola University. Prior to his seven years with Motorola, Anthony spent seven years on the faculty
and administration at the University of Dayton. He was the creator and Director of the Universitys Center for Professional Development.
Anthony has a Ph.D. in Management and Organization Development.
Martha currently offers executive coaching for high performing individuals and teams.
Her focus includes development coaching that:
You may contact Martha at:
Barbara Ryan began her work with Executive KnowledgeWorks in 1988 as a photographer producing several film
documentaries for EKWs major clients. Prior to joining the firm, she was president of her own photography and video company. Over the
past few years Barbara has shifted her responsibilities and assisted with EKWs marketing, general administration and finance functions.
Mary Ann C. Corso joined Executive KnowledgeWorks as a Project Associate and Head of Technical Systems. Since, she
has served as the Project Manager of the Speed and Change Program for one of EKWs longstanding clients. Mary Ann is also responsible for
the data analysis for EKWs 8th National Benchmarking Report ---Executive Coaching: Emerging Trends and Best Practices in Corporate America.
In May 2001 Mary Ann transitioned from her role in technical systems to Head of Marketing functions. Mary Ann graduated from Illinois
State University with a B.S. in Psychology and a minor in Sociology.
Sara Slocombe came to Executive KnowledgeWorks as a Project Associate, with primary responsibility for all Public
Relations functions. Sara has served as a project manager for a matrix management program for one of EKWs longstanding clients. She also
manages the writing and approval of all guest essays and profiles to be included in EKWs 8th National Benchmarking Report ? Executive
Coaching: Emerging Trends and Best Practices in Corporate America. Sara graduated from Colgate University in 1999 with High Honors in
History and a minor in English.
Executive KnowledgeWorks Adjunct Associates
Barbara Taylor is an HR professional with 25 years of corporate experience. She specializes in executive coaching,
corporate and individual development planning, succession planning, talent assessment, competency development and customized learning
initiatives. Prior to starting her consulting career, Barbara was Second Vice President of Executive Development at Lincoln National
Corporation (LNC). During her tenure, she began and implemented LNCs first customized succession planning, top grading and 360 feedback
processes. In addition, she provided business-focused learning initiatives and executive coaching. Barbara also managed quality/change
management process as a Quality Commitment Manager at American States Insurance, an affiliate of LNC.