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Audra Adair
Audra Adair is a native of Arizona. After graduating with a Bachelor’s of Science in Exercise Physiology she received four national health certifications. As a wellness educator and competitive a...Read More

Simonia Ridley Blassingame
Faculty | Facilitator
Captain Simonia Ridley Blassingame, USN (retired), SPHR, SHRM-SCP earned her MS in Operations Research at the Naval Postgraduate School and her MS in Educational Leadership at Troy University. While o...Read More

Ann Gallenson
Faculty | Researcher | Team Facilitator
Strategic Planning for Execution: Assessment and Risk (SPEAR) Workshop, Program Manager
Ann is a Program Manager, Lecturer, Workshop Facilitator, and Researcher for the Center for Executive Education (CEE) at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California. Ann’s NPS teaching and r...Read More

Richard Grenhart
Faculty | Facilitator | Executive Coach
Dr. Rich Grenhart is an experienced clinician, coach and educator. He has taught at the middle school, college and adult levels. He has been active in leadership development and executive coaching sin...Read More

Bill Hatch
Faculty | Researcher
Bill Hatch has been at NPS for 22 years and teaches courses in Human resource management, education and training, Navy and Marine Corps manpower requirements. His research areas Unmanned Vehicles, Uni...Read More

Bob Huddleston
Faculty | Facilitator | Executive Coach
Navy Senior Leader Seminar (NSLS) Program Manager
Bob Huddleston, a native of Texas, graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy with a degree in Marine Engineering. He served as a Naval Intelligence Officer, specializing in intelligence, surveillance and ...Read More

Taylor Jones
Faculty | Facilitator | Researcher
Dr. Taylor Jones earned his bachelor’s degree in East Asian Studies from the University of Toronto and his PhD in Linguistics from the University of Pennsylvania. His doctoral research was on regional...Read More

Jennifer Pilotti
Jenn Pilotti, M.S., entered the fitness field in 2001. She writes for several websites, including Breaking Muscle and Think Movement, and teaches workshops on anatomy, biomechanics, and proprioception...Read More

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Winli McAnally
CEE Director
Winli McAnally has over two decades of experience in professional development and education of Navy leaders at all levels. Since 2006, Winli has been working at the Naval Postgraduate School Center f...Read More

Jessica Neff
Faculty | Facilitator | Researcher
Jessica Neff holds a Ph.D. and M.A. in Communication from the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, and a B.A. in Psychology from UC Santa Cruz. Dr. Neff currently serv...Read More

John Smart
John M. Smart, M.S. (Futures studies, U. Houston), M.S. (Physiology, UCSD) (Civ) has 17 years experience as a foresight educator and scholar of technological change. He has taught undergraduate and gr...Read More

Paul Stames
Faculty | Facilitator | Executive Coach
Commander + Strategically Aligned Leadership Team (C+SALT) Program Manager
Customized Strategic Planning Workshop Program Manager
He has been an executive with two Fortune 500 companies and a leader of executive education at three highly respected US business schools, serving as: Assistant Dean, Haas School of Business, UC Be...Read More

Kimberlie Stephens
Faculty | Facilitator | Researcher
Strategic Communication Workshop (SCW) Program Manager
Leadership and Communication for Managerial Success (LCMS) Co-Program Manager
Dr. Stephens works at the intersection of research and practice. A student of organizations, she works as an instructor, facilitator and researcher to bridge academia and industry, allowing each ...Read More

Neal Thornberry
Faculty | Facilitator | Executive Coach
Creating a Culture of Innovation (CCI) Program Manager
Professor Neal Thornberry, PhD is the Faculty Director for Innovation Initiatives at the Center for Executive Education at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California. He is also a Professor...Read More

Alan Webber
Program Manager and Instructor, Emerging Technology Awareness Programs
A technological researcher focusing on digital Darwinism and the impact of technological disruption on businesses, government, and society who sold his first piece of software at the ripe age of 16 in...Read More

Matthew Weber
Dr. Weber is a computational social scientist and an expert on media ecosystems, organizational dynamics, and the use of large-scale digital data in research. He teaches courses on strategic comm...Read More

Frank "Chip" Wood
Faculty | Facilitator | Executive Coach
Since 2005, Chip has served as a Senior Lecturer in Management for the Naval Postgraduate School in the Graduate School of Business and Public Policy and the Center for Executive Education. For the Bu...Read More