Dr. Rariden earned his PhD in Criminal Justice from Michigan State University. His doctoral researched focused on differential traffic enforcement and associated ethical issues surrounding disparate treatment. He earned a Master’s of Arts in Criminal Justice from the University of Detroit where his researched focused on the community’s perceptions of police officers/departments. Jude Rariden has been a consultant in law enforcement hiring and promotional processes.
Leianne holds an undergrad and graduate degrees in Finance. She has a 30 year history of healthcare administration and has held positions as Financial Controller, Chief Operation Officer (COO), Chief Financial Officer (CFO), and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). She specialized in turn-around of Critical Access Healthcare Systems (CAHS).
Dr. Everett is an Organizational Psychologist who had over 20 years experience in public service and spent 13 years as an Associate Professor at Northern Michigan University. Currently he is an Adjunct Professor in Psychology for Central Michigan University. He holds a MBA in Human Resources Administration where his research focused on Corporate Values and Values Implementation. His PhD research was on Leader-Follow Dynamics and its influence of Follow Self-efficacy. He is a published author and is a Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt.
Dr. Everett focuses on self-efficacy and its impact on human behavior. and the decision-making process,. His expertise is in hiring, leadership selection and development, executive coaching, and Lean Six Sigma process improvement, He provides psychometric assessments and consults for various organizations including public safety agencies.
Dr. Rariden worked nearly 30 years in law enforcement retiring as a Police Captain from Grand Blanc Township. He graduated from the FBI National Academy (Session 232) and he was Grand Blanc Township's successful CALEA (Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies) recognition manager. His areas of expertise include: policing, ethics, cognitive based testing.
She is often sought after to provide insight into all levels of an organization. Described as a "direct and fair leader" who encourages, empowers, and engages individuals to develop and exceed their own expectations. Challenges the "we have always done it this way" mentality and provides logical, rationale, and realistic avenues for individual and organizational growth.