Richard Tyler International, Inc.® Senior Consultants
Richard Tyler International, Inc.® Senior Consultants
At the heart of Richard Tyler International, Inc.® is a group of proven professionals with extensive experience ranging from Fortune 100 to business start-ups. Our philosophy is to bring together some of the best minds in business as well as in specific business disciplines, to help our clients get results quickly. This often requires us to reach out to individuals that are successful in leading their own companies and practices, which is the case with our Senior Consulting Team. Our philosophy breaks the mold of traditional employee driven consulting firms and delivers to our clients unprecedented expertise. Our team can increase growth and sales for all businesses sizes; entrepreneurial start-ups, medium-sized business and large corporations. Let us help you to drive your business toward a more profitable direction.
40 years experience
Richard Tyler is the world’s top expert on sales and management
Richard Tyler, “America’s Corporate and Entrepreneurial Business Expert.”™ is recognized as the world’s top sales trainer and management consultant. Richard is the CEO of Richard Tyler International, Inc.® as well as a diversified family of companies and services.
Richard Tyler is a two-time Best Selling Author, a five-time Expy® Award Winner, a two-time Quilly® Award Winner, a two-time Editor’s Choice Award Winner and a C-Suite Book Club featured best selling author. Richard is a highly acclaimed Professional Speaker, Trainer and Management Consultant. Richard Tyler is the Executive Producer of the documentary Maximum Achievement – The Brian Tracy Story as well as the Producer of The Soul Of Success – The Jack Canfield Story. Richard Tyler has been inducted into the National Academy of Best Selling Authors® and the National Association of Experts, Writers and Speakers™. Richard was selected as one of America’s PremierExperts™ and his philosophies have been featured in Forbes magazine, Entrepreneur magazine, The Business Journals, Sales and Marketing Management magazine, Wealth & Finance International magazine, Acquisition International magazine, Corporate America magazine, the Houston Chronicle as well as in hundreds of articles and interviews. Richard has been seen on FOX, CBS, NBC and ABC television affiliates, CNBC.com, Morningstar.com, BostonGlobe.com, Moneywatch.com, MiamiHerald.com, Wall Street Journal’s MarketWatch.com, YahooFinance.com, CNN.com, BBC.com as well as other major media outlets.
Richard Tyler has earned a worldwide reputation for his powerful educational methods, motivational techniques and success training. His background in sales, leadership, management, customer service and quality improvement has allowed him to become one of the world’s most sought-after consultants, keynote speakers and trainers. Richard shares his success and Excellence philosophies with millions of individuals each year through keynote presentations, writing, radio, television, seminars, books, CDs and web-based programs. Richard has authored or co-authored fifteen books with top experts such as: Brian Tracy, Mark Victor Hansen, Stephen Covey, Ken Blanchard, Denis Waitley, Dr. Warren Bennis, General Alexander Haig, Alan Keyes, Dr. John Gray, Ty Boyd, Dr. Robert Schuller, Jack Barry and many others.
Richard Tyler’s recognition and awards include:
- Best Global Sales Management Consultant 2016
- Sustained Excellence In Sales Training 2016
- Top Sales Trainer In The World Award
- Game Changer Of The Year Award
- Distinguished Speaker Award from the School of Business Administration at the University of Houston
- Who’s Who Worldwide of Global Business Leaders
- The American Biographical Institute “Man Of The Year Award”
- Who’s Who in American Education
- Outstanding Young Men of America Award, to name a few
“Keeping America Strong” a special 30-minute addition of “Heartbeat of America”, a national television program hosted by William Shatner and Rear Admiral Kevin F. Delaney (ret.) featured Richard and Richard Tyler International, Inc. Richard received the coveted “Keeping America Strong” Award for outstanding contributions to the strength and growth of American Business.
Richard Tyler’s two immensely popular training programs, “Commitment to Excellence”® Sales Immersion® Program” and “Commitment to Excellence”® Leadership Mastery™ Program”, are influencing businesspeople from all rungs of the corporate ladder.
Richard Tyler and Richard Tyler International’s, “Commitment to Excellence”® Sales Immersion Program®” were recently recognized as the “Top Sales Trainer” and “Top Sales Training Program” in the world when they received the “Award for Excellence in Sales Training” from Wealth & Finance International magazine. Richard’s “Commitment to Excellence”® Sales Immersion®, Leadership Mastery™, and Excellence in Quality and Service™ programs have been taught at the university level. Richard Tyler serves as Master Trainer to students at The Center for Entrepreneurship at Houston Community College. Richard serves as a council member and Secretary of the Mayor’s Office of Trade and International Affairs for the City of Houston. Richard Tyler serves on the Advisory Board and is past Chairman of Be an Angel Fund, a charity that helps children with multiple disabilities and profoundly deaf children to have a better life.
Richard Tyler International, Inc.® has been recognized as one of the top training and consulting firms in the world. Among it’s numerous honors are:
- International Sales Training and Management Consulting Firm of the Year
- Top Sales Training and Management Consulting Firm in the United States
- Best National Training & Management Consulting Firm
- Best For Corporate Growth Strategy – USA
- Top Sales Training Program
- Management Consultancy of the Year
- Game Changer of the Year
- Best of Business Award – Management Consultancy
- Best Sales Management Consulting Firm – Texas
As Richard says, “Remember, your success tomorrow is in direct proportion to your ‘Commitment to Excellence®’ today.™”
John J. Barry III (Jack)
Independent Senior Consultant
50 years experience
Mr. Barry is a proven C level executive with a track record of growing companies. He is head of his own independent consulting practice, Leading for Success. Richard Tyler International, Inc.® is fortunate to have an association with Jack Barry as an outside independent business consultant calling on him to lend his considerable expertise as projects and programs warrant. Jack Barry’s philosophies regarding leadership, management, customers, employees and shareholders are based on his extensive firsthand experiences and successes. His first hand experience includes the United States Navy, Fortune 500 Companies such as IBM, Xerox and Harris through mid-size companies and entrepreneurial companies. Jack Barry held a number of key positions in both public and private companies including 15 years as a CEO. He was CEO of a software company and CEO of an information services company. Both companies, The Systems Center Inc. and Petroleum Information Corporation, marketed worldwide and were recognized leaders in their respective markets.
Recognition of his leadership abilities has resulted in him serving as an independent director on the Board of Directors of five companies and on the Advisory Board of two companies. In 1995, Jack Barry was selected by the Secretary of Defense to participate in the Defense Department’s Joint Civilian Orientation Conference.
Leading for Success focuses on company culture, leadership, revenue generation, operations and growing businesses in general. He consults with companies of all sizes and stages of growth. Mr. Barry and Richard Tyler co-facilitate Richard Tyler International’s Corporate Education Courses in Leadership and Sales.
Based on his career in the computer/networking industry, including computer based businesses, Jack Barry assists companies to get started and/or grow. He served on Grove City College’s (Grove City, PA) Entrepreneurship Advisory Council from 2002 – 2007. He designed and has lead the “Newspring/HCC Business Plan Contest” at Houston Community College since 2007. He is a keynote speaker at various business forums as well as professional and business associations. He has long history of public speaking and during his career has addressed audiences in multiple countries. Jack Barry is a featured author in four books; “Leadership Defined”, “Conversations on Faith”, “Mission Possible” and “The Nuts and Bolts of Business”.
Senior Consultant – Federal Government Sector, Middle East Business Development
37 years experience
Dale Karraker is a seasoned Sales and Business Development professional with 17 years in the private sector, and more than 20 years of Government service. After retiring from the US Navy in 1997 as a Cryptologic Officer, Dale began his private sector sales career selling technical data software renewals on CD ROM and a fledgling e-commerce portal from Information Handling Services called the Engineering Resource Center. Since that first assignment Dale has had consistent growth and success, with many millions of dollars in net-new sales for his Team(s). He has helped many organizations develop Federal Sales portfolios and departments from scratch, and continues to share his expertise with organizations wishing to expand into the Federal sector, and those wishing to shore up reduced revenue streams during the downturn economy.
Dale’s essays on working and traveling in the Middle East have been published in several publications including Sail Magazine and HOG, the magazine of the Harley-Davidson Owners Group. When he is not traveling for business, he enjoys sailing and motorcycle riding in the Florida Keys.
31 years experience
Calvin Martin is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Insurance Counselor and a Certified Risk Manager. Calvin began his career in public accounting in 1984 with the formation of Calvin Martin & Company, P.L.L.C, after having worked in industry with a variety of companies including manufacturing, retail, and construction. Calvin started his accounting career with a Fortune 500 company as a cost analyst and quickly moved through the ranks to corporate controller.
Along with his extensive financial experience, Calvin has worked directly in sales, sales management, advertising, and human relations. He is a contributing author for the textbook “Retail Management for Spas” and an internet based Risk Management education program designed specifically for the Spa industry. As a result of his broad experience in, management, industry, and public accounting, he is able to provide clients with comprehensive and sound business advice.
In 1973, Calvin began working with defined benefit and defined contribution retirement and 401(k) plans. As a result of his extensive expertise in the retirement plan area, he developed a customized retirement plan audit program that fully complies with Department of Labor and Internal Revenue Service regulations for plans with over 100 participants. The specialized audit program and procedures have successfully passed the AICPA and Texas State Board Peer Review Programs for the last 18 years.
Calvin has sharpened his advising, consulting and coaching skills by vigorously pursuing education and additional accreditations. He achieved the status of “Certified Insurance Counselor” in 1994 and in 2005 earned the coveted designation of “Certified Risk Manager”. Shortly thereafter, he acquired an interest in Axis Insurance Agency, Inc., a full lines independent insurance agency located in Houston, Texas. These skill sets, along with the broad range of experience gained in helping and educating hundreds of unique businesses and individuals over the years, gives Calvin an unparalleled depth of expertise, wisdom and vision to assist clients in becoming successful.
Elmer Davis Jr.
Senior Consultant – Finance and Investment
17 years experience
Savvy marketing and finance veterans looking to expand investment opportunities for themselves and their clients generally have to do extensive global research to find them. In the case of multi-talented entrepreneur Elmer Davis, Jr., the potential gold mine was right in his backyard in his beloved hometown of Pittsburgh, which is currently enjoying a remarkable real estate boom.
With a mission of “Engineering Profitability Globally Through Neighborhood Reinvestment,” Davis has worked with hundreds of clients, solving a wide range business issues, making assessments of financial positions and helping underwrite business banking solutions for small to medium businesses. Over the past few years, he has helped them save money and control business costs with updated credit card processing and merchant services.
Davis’ expertise is a natural outgrowth of his savvy for investing in properties that began at 17 when he was an entering undergrad at Florida State University. He told his dad he was going to take some of his scholarship funds and buy a Corvette, but was wisely advised to invest in property instead. He brings a wealth of experience to the table, having launched his career in marketing with Bristol-Myers and later working with Mobil Oil Corporation in U.S. Resale Marketing within the Administration and Budget Center in Fairfax, VA.
Davis further developed his financial expertise working in Budget and Reimbursement at Howard University Hospital while obtaining his MBA. He was later a partner in the firm Anderson, Philips, Davis, and Hoffmann operating in Washington DC, NYC and Los Angeles, CA. While serving as Executive Vice-President and Chief Diversity Officer for Financial Dimensions, Inc., he was honored as the Nation’s Diversity Champion by the Mortgage Bankers Association for his Regional Diversity Initiative monetizing the impact inclusiveness and emerging markets. He later was Senior VP with AllDocs, Inc. outsourcing financial functions for banking clients.
Senior Consultant – Retail & Health Services
24 years experience
Jeannie Ng, L.Ac., M.A.O.M is a graduate of American College of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in Houston, Texas where she received her Masters degree in Chinese acupuncture and herbal medicine. She is licensed to practice Oriental Medicine by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners. She broadened her knowledge studying TCM at the Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine with clinical studies at Yue Yang Hospital in Shanghai, China. She holds a Bachelors of Business Administration from University of Texas at Austin. She also holds Certification as a Diplomate from the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM).
She holds Certification from Memorial Sloan–Kettering Cancer Center to manage the side effects associated with cancer support care.
Jeannie is a specialist at Revenue Generation, Increasing Profits, Reducing Expenses, Customer Service, Merchandising, New Store Openings, Multi-Unit Management, Inventory Control and Employee Development and Retention. Jeannie is an expert at Retail, Hospitality and Medical Practice sales and operations. She has run front and back of house operations as well as management and employee training programs for Starbucks, Mandarin Oriental and Bank One Financial to name a few.
In addition to English Jeannie is proficient in Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin)
Senior Consultant – Technology
16 years experience
Michael Nguyen is a Senior IT Consultant in Web Services, Software Development and Mobile Technology for Richard Tyler International, Inc.®. Mr. Nguyen oversees the software, infrastructure, maintenance and management of IT Services for Richard Tyler International, Inc.®’ clients. With close to two dacades experience in web based technology, mobile technology, and the computer software technology industry, Mr. Nguyen brings a real world understanding to creating technological solutions that fulfill strategic objectives.
Mr. Nguyen’s attention to detail, work ethic, and industry knowledge has been the key to his success. He believes that the delivery of quality, timely, reliable, and affordable technology services is the principle attribute of a high performing information technology investment. Prioritizing technology investments according to the value they provide to the organization and making and meeting the right commitments is very important to Mr. Nguyen. He has a proven track record of providing excellent returns on Information Technology investments. Mr. Nguyen possesses extensive and detailed knowledge on emerging technologies, business re-engineering and large-scale conversions.
Mr. Nguyen is a founder and partner at Nymada Technology. He has held posts as a Senior Oracle Consultant, and System Design and Development Manager as well as technical lead on several Internet based start-up companies. His key technological experience includes working with Web Technology, ERP Solutions (Oracle, and SAP), Microsoft’s family of products, Messaging Technologies, Mobile Technologies, and Business Intelligence.
Senior Consultant – Marketing, Branding & Content Management Services
15 years experience
Julie Gremli has spent her career working in the sales, marketing and advertising industry managing relationships with agencies and brands to develop integrated marketing and advertising solutions that help identify, reach and engage targeted groups of existing and potential customers through both digital and traditional approaches.
A native Detroiter with a BA in Journalism from Michigan State University, Julie moved to Los Angeles early in her career to open several sales offices for a variety of online technology companies, thereby establishing each brand’s presence in an emerging and rapidly-growing market. Since then, Julie has worked with top agencies and brands to create integrated campaigns that aim to increase brand awareness and sales, while creating new ways for a targeted audience to engage ad interact with a brand. Julie has worked with companies including Target, The Limited, Staples, Little Caesars, Intuit, Ford, Best Western, MGM and many more. From Quick Serve Restaurants to Consumer Package Goods, Retail to Travel and Entertainment, Finance to Fashion, Julie has built a diverse variety of strategic marketing plans to reach customers all over the world.
Julie’s business side typically focuses on ways to bring new ideas and products to market in ways that are memorable and meaningful to the end user, married with the analytics and data analysis to prove it. Developing strategic growth and lead-generation strategies is a collaborative process with clients, so Julie spends a fair amount of time first educating clients about various solutions that could meet their immediate and long-term business demands, incorporating traditional approaches with trends in digital and social media.
Julie’s creative side, on the other hand, is driven towards “the unique and unexpected” – in other words, she is passionate about creating new ways to present ideas and products that will excite people while driving team success. A large part of Julie’s time is spent on content development, first strategizing, then and writing for blogs, social media, press releases, websites, and more. She has a knack for owning the voice of a brand and writing accordingly.
Senior Consultant – Video Production, Short Films, Documentaries, Video Business Cards, Video Marketing, Photography, Live Event Coverage
15 years experience
Aja Vickers has spent more than a decade creating compelling visual content for network television, businesses, non-profits, and artists. Her love of video production and photography keeps her striving to become one of the most sought after experts in her field.
Originally from Los Angeles, California, Aja attended the University of New Mexico and University of San Francisco where she studied journalism and politics. Her internships with ABC affiliate KOAT in Albuquerque and FOX affiliate KTVU in Oakland taught her the necessary skills to become an on-air reporter and she got her first television job in 2006 at local community station TV30 near the San Francisco Bay Area. Aja started reporting, shooting, editing, writing, and producing her own segments and assisting with the production of the news program. Her success in this endeavor allowed her to become the Bureau Chief for the NBC affiliate KSNG out in Garden City, Kansas, where she won the Kansas Association of Broadcasters award for best Non-Metro Television Prime Newscast. With that success in Kansas, Aja moved to a larger media market in Tulsa, OK where she worked for the NBC affiliate KJRH. At this station she worked as a Multi-Media Journalist shooting, writing and contributing editing her own stories as well as being an on air reporter covering all areas of the news for the station. . From politics to crime, sports to tornadoes–you name it, she’s shot it, reported on it or both.
After experiencing all aspects of broadcast news, Aja decided she wanted to start her own production company and began her journey to make it a reality. Aja honed her skills in the news industry by doing thousands of different types of stories and interviews and she coupled those skills with her knack for storytelling and an ability to capture the emotion of any genre. The result is a masterful transformation of pictures and words into a powerful message for her clients. Whatever message you desire Aja can make it happen!
We are delighted to have her talent as part of the Richard Tyler Family of Companies®.
Amy Martin Galbraith
Senior Consultant – Accounting
17 years experience
Amy Galbraith is a Certified Public Accountant. Amy has dedicated a significant portion of her career to the development of financial and accounting programs designed specifically for the small business owner. Early in her career, Amy worked as a full charge bookkeeper for a variety of businesses including professional services, retail, and manufacturing. As a result, Amy knows accounting from the “ground up” including accounts receivable, accounts payable, cash management, and inventory.
Amy has designed and implemented accounting systems in many industries including oil and gas, manufacturing, health care, professional services, and retail. Amy is a consummate teacher with an ability to convey difficult concepts in an easy to understand format. Her philosophy has always been “it is better to teach a person to fish rather than give that person a fish.” In other words, she teaches her clients an easy and affordable method of accounting.
In 2001, Amy began to develop a specialty in the spa industry. She was a contributing author to the first ever standardized accounting textbook for the spa industry titled “Uniform System of Financial Reporting for Spas,” and is a co-author of the textbook “Financial Management for Spas”. Amy is often quoted in industry periodicals as a recognized industry expert.
John J. Barry IV (Jack)
Senior Consultant – Entrepreneur and Technology Services
24 years experience
Jack Barry IV is an entrepreneur, 21st century marketer and business strategist who specializes in helping businesses grow. Jack is an independent Senior Consultant with Richard Tyler International, Inc®. Jack is the President and founder of ClientBridge, LLC, an inbound marketing agency. ClientBridge was created to help business owners and revenue executives who are struggling to generate enough leads and sales opportunities to achieve predictable, systematic growth. The company provides strategy, technology and outsourcing services in the areas of website design, online advertising, search engine optimization (SEO), content marketing, social media, marketing automation and more. ClientBridge inbound marketing systems attract more targeted prospects, convert more prospects to leads and convert more leads to paying customers.
Prior to ClientBridge, Mr. Barry served as a Principal of Apollo Sales Group, Ltd., a sales, marketing and technology services firm focused on accelerating revenue for software and services companies. A two-time winner of the Houston Fast Tech 50 award, Apollo was recognized as one of Houston’s fastest-growing, technology-related companies in both 2006 and 2007.
His experience includes co-founding Enhanced Systems & Solutions L.L.C. (ESS), an information technology company serving the needs of law firms and corporate legal departments. As recognized by the Houston Business Journal in 1999, ESS was the 11th fastest growing private company in Houston. ESS was acquired by FirmLogic, L.P. Mr. Barry has been involved in the growth and go-to-market strategy of over 100 companies. He has received awards from the American Advertising Federation for excellence in direct marketing.
Senior Consultant – Project Management
40 years experience
Mr. Owen’s success in delivering expert direction in project management, sales management, leadership, and business ethics combined with his reputation for exceeding client expectations through excellent training techniques with a motivational delivery style has made Richard one of the most sought after consultants, lecturers, or keynote speakers in his areas of concentration.
Mr. Owen brings into focus these domains of project management, sales, leadership and business ethics based on over thirty-five years of being a practitioner in a wide array of industries. His business background has included men’s apparel, men’s footwear, aluminum window manufacturing, computer hardware, software development, information technology consulting and management consulting. Richard combines over 35 years practical experiences in a unique, value-adding synthesis with his academic background of mathematics and engineering at the U.S. Naval Academy, Political Science and a Masters in Business Administration from Texas A&M University, and finally his Ph.D. in Leadership Studies with a dissertation concentrated on Business Ethics from Our Lady of the Lake University.
Mr. Owen has obtained his Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from the Project Management Institute and his Certified SOX (Sarbanes-Oxley) Practitioner (CSOXP) from the SOX Institute. Richard is the author of the chapter on Law, Ethics & Compliance for The Guide to the SOX Body of Knowledge published by the SOX Institute. His “bottom line” is that a better understanding of process thinking and ethical decision making will enhance the overall quality of life…not just in business.
Roger Walter is an experienced Human Resources professional with over 30 years of human resources experience in multiple industries. Roger has worked with companies in the Oil Services, Engineering and Construction, Non-Profit, Manufacturing, Logistical Services, For-Profit College, Legal and Government Contracting industries. Roger has created and rebuilt HR departments and was the top HR person in several of the organizations of which he was a part. He has strong knowledge and experience with the Employee Relations, Recruiting, Benefits, Compensation and Total Rewards, Training and Development, Career Planning, Succession Planning, Compliance and Environmental Health and Safety disciplines.
Roger excels in process improvement and efficiency and strives to match the Vision, Mission and Values of the organization with the Human Resources value proposition. He has been on the board and past-President of the HR Houston chapter of The Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM) and has served on regional and state boards for SHRM as well. Roger has been a presenter and speaker at numerous HR Symposiums, Conferences and Meetings.