Les Wallace, PhD, President
Les Wallace founded Signature Resources in 1982 and grew the company into a consulting consortium of more than 30 individuals and partner organizations. The consortium provides governance and leadership strateg development to public and private sector enterprises through three domestic offices and three international offices.
After earning a Ph.D. in Communication and Organizational Behavior from the University of Oregon, Wallace gained a reputation for tracking business environment and workplace trends and their impact upon business and government. He mixes practical solutions to organizational challenges with leading edge ideas about designing the future. His consulting efforts, workshops, seminars and speaking engagements reach more than 20,000 people each year. During 30 years as a strategist to business and government Dr. Wallace has also served as university professor and administrator at the University of Oregon and Colorado State University, and hospital administrator at a large urban teaching hospital.
Dr. Wallace is the Nine Minute Mentor, offering a series of short articles and DVDs on leadership, governance, management and personal success.
Dennis Phillips, PhD, Partner
Dennis Phillips has been affiliated with Signature Resources Inc. since its founding. He recently retired as Chair of the Communication Department at Colorado State University and is active in our consulting interventions. Dr. Phillips has co-authored with Les Wallace, Influence in the Workplace and Speak With Credibility™, texts used both in academic and corporate settings.