Dr. Wayne Applewhite
Wayne Applewhite is the author of children’s book ‘Anthony Learns a Lesson’, published by Rocket Science Productions. ‘Anthony Learns a Lesson’ is the first in a book series that includes books pertaining to Character, Responsibility, Communication, Goals, Vision, Humility, Civility, Faith, Values, and Trust, to name a few.
Wayne has an eclectic experience base that he brings to the community and to the nation at large. He has over 30 years of diverse and challenging leadership experiences, coupled with a solid foundation of continuing education. Wayne is an Adjunct Professor for Boston University’s Metropolitan College. He has held positions as Director of Graduate Military Programs, Associate Dean, Associate Professor, Instructor, Lecturer, Outside Director, Thought Leader, and COO to name a few. Wayne also served our country proudly as a member and a leader in the United States Air Force.
Enjoying people and sharing ideas with them, Wayne has been a successful national/international independent consultant with such clients as the Consulate General in Hamburg, Germany, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, in Brussels Belgium, and AMTRAK, just to name a few.
Wayne is viewed not only as a speaker, a consultant, and a leadership developer with a diverse audience expertise, but more significantly as a life long learner and mentor. And more than that, Wayne loves to read!
Wayne enjoys teaching and learning in the areas of Leadership, Process Improvement, Change Management, Team Building, Translating Vision to Practice, Project/Program Management, and Self Efficacy on the micro, macro and mega levels. He developed and introduced a great tool called, “The SIP³”© Model, for Strategic Thought, and another that he calls the “Environmental Influence Model” which speaks to Active and Passive Strategic Positioning and Learning.
Another side of Wayne, he is currently learning how to fly helicopters and is a member of a Volunteer Airborne Search and Rescue Squad in Virginia.
If you ask him, his greatest joy and accomplishment, is being a husband and a Dad!