Blanchard Founding Associates
Ken and Margie Blanchard incorporated The Ken Blanchard Companies in 1979, the organization with three simple goalsâ€”to make a difference in peopleâ€™s lives, to drive human worth and effectiveness in the workplace, and to help each organization worked with become the provider, employer, and investment of choice.
Ken Blanchard is Chief Spiritual Officer of The Ken Blanchard Companies, an international management training and consulting firm that he and his wife, Dr. Marjorie Blanchard, founded in 1979 in San Diego, California.
Margie Blanchard heads the firm's unique Office of the Futureâ€”a think tank charged with shaping the future of both the training industry and the company.
Don Carew is a coauthor of the Building High Performing Teams product line and has coauthored with Ken Blanchard two best-selling team books, The One Minute Manager Builds High Performing Teams and High Five!
Eunice Parisi-Carew is a senior researcher for the Office of the Future. She is also cocreator of the Building High Performing Teams product line, and coauthor of The One Minute Manager Builds High Performing Teams and High Five!
Fred Finch is the coauthor of Blanchard's since revised Situational Frontline Leadership program and coauthor of Customer Mania! with Ken Blanchard.
Laurence Hawkins is coauthor of Situational Self Leadership, a Blanchard program that focuses on empowerment, and coauthor of Self Leadership and The One Minute Manager.
Drea Zigarmi is coauthor of Leadership and The One Minute Manager, Blanchard's popular Situational Leadership II program, and the widely used Leader Behavior Analysis instrument.
Pat Zigarmi serves as Vice President of Business Development, and is coauthor of Leadership and The One Minute Manager and Blanchard's popular Situational Leadership II program.