Richard King is a recognized authority on United States - Pacific Rim business relations, and founded his company, King International Group, to carry out his personal commitment to strengthening these relations. He has held top management positions at major organizations and currently serves on the boards of various Pacific rim oriented organizations. He is a longtime member of the Noetic Institute and the World Business Academy.
Dr. King is a frequent writer and speaker on Pacific Rim business issues, and is the initiator of the Business Renaissance consulting project, which focuses on 'adding humanity to the bottom line.' He holds a B. Sc. from Syracuse University, an M.A. from Occidental College and an Honorary Doctorate of Business Administration from Woodbury University.
Joan Marques has more than 20 successful years in advertising, radio- and television production and show-hosting; establishing and managing a Foundation for women's issues; and performing innovative Public Relation activities for a number of reputable organizations in Suriname, South America.
Dr. Marques immigrated to California in 1998, and earned an MBA from Woodbury University; and a Doctorate in Organizational Leadership from Pepperdine University. She has done significant research on the topic of "spirituality in the workplace," and "Awakened Leadership;" and has written several books on these topics. She has authored a wide variety of papers and articles that have been published in highly reputable scholarly journals and popular sources worldwide.
Satinder Dhiman has guided business leaders for the last 25 years, and served for 10 years as a Senior Lecturer in Commerce at DAV College in North India. He has co-authored various textbooks in the area of accounting and management, and currently serves as Professor and Chair of Management, and Associate Dean of Business in Woodbury University's Graduate Program.
Dr. Dhiman won ACBSP's prestigious International Teaching Excellence Award in 2004. He holds a B. Sc. and a Masters degree in Commerce (with Gold Medal) from Panjab University, India; an MBA from West Coast University, Los Angeles; and a Doctorate in Organizational Leadership from Pepperdine University. His current research interests include transformational leadership and spirituality in the workplace.