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Kathy Pearson, PhD

Kathy Pearson, PhD is a strategist, systems thinking expert, and authority in decision making.  She is President and Founder of Enterprise Learning Solutions, a firm focused on executive development and learning across industries.  Kathy is an Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics and has served as an adjunct Associate Professor in the Operations and Information Management Department at The Wharton School, both at the University of Pennsylvania.  In this academic capacity, Kathy taught operations management courses in the MBA program and Executive Master’s in Technology Management programs as well as Probability and Statistics, Simulation Modeling, and other courses for the department and the University.  

An award-winning educator, Kathy works extensively with mid- to senior level executives, including high potentials and executive teams.  She works closely with Executive Education groups including the Wharton School, Duke CE, Smith College, and the Institute for Management Studies, as well as directly with global organizations.  Kathy teaches on a variety of topics including Critical Thinking, Strategic Agility, Change Management and Strategic Execution.  As Lead Faculty for many programs, she is responsible for overarching curriculum design, integration of the material, and the overall educational quality of the engagement.  Kathy specifically likes to focus on application of the concepts covered in her content.

Kathy’s work with executives spans a wide variety of industries and geographies, including health care and life sciences, financial and professional services, technology, consumer products, energy, aerospace and defense, and manufacturing.  Her client list includes organizations as diverse as Bank of America, Cardinal Health, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Coca-Cola, Comcast, Council for Advancement and Support of Education, Federal Reserve Bank, Ferring Pharmaceuticals, GlaxoSmithKline, Heineken, Juniper, Lincoln Financial Group, Lundbeck, Microsoft, Merck, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, Schneider Electric, Temasek Management Academy, University of Pennsylvania Health System (Penn Medicine), and the World Bank.  

In addition to her executive development work, Kathy’s industrial and consulting experience includes advising senior leadership teams in the areas of strategic formulation, leading under uncertainty, and bridging the gap between strategy and execution.

Kathy received her BS degree in theoretical mathematics from Auburn University, her MS degree in Decision Sciences from Georgia State University, and her PhD in Industrial Engineering (concentration in statistics) from Northwestern University.

 
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Gregg Pearson, PhD

Dr. Gregg Pearson is a Partner with ELS and an Adjunct Professor of History at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, as well as La Salle University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  His areas of expertise include nineteenth-century American political history, twentieth-century American cultural history, the history of technology, business leadership and history, and American military history.  Prior to his academic career, Gregg was employed in the packaging industry for sixteen years at both the United States Can Company and Ball Corporation.  His last industry position was as the Northeast Region General Manager for Food and Household Products at Ball Corporation.  In this position, Gregg’s leadership responsibilities included accountability for financial performance, sales, and operations for eight plants, with annual revenues of $350 million.  

Gregg earned his PhD in History from Lehigh University in 2016.  He received his MA in History from La Salle University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 2007 and MS in Industrial Engineering from Northwestern University in 1992.  He served for ten years on active duty in the U. S. Army as an airborne ranger and infantry officer, to include combat service in Panama, and is a 1982 graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York.

 

Rosemary Bloser, MBA

As Managing Partner at Enterprise Learning Solutions, Inc (ELS), Rosemary Bloser spearheads new business development, leads client relationship management, and designs and develops customized learning solutions for global companies.  She assesses industry trends and links cutting edge research and faculty thought leadership to help develop new, practical content.  Rosemary conducts needs assessments for businesses, and has extensive experience with applied learning, including facilitating and driving action learning project teams for organizations.  She also leads operations and finance for ELS.

Prior to ELS, Rosemary was Practice Leader, Healthcare and Life Sciences, at the Aresty Institute of Executive Education, the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.  At Wharton, she was responsible for new business development, client relationships, team leadership, and design of custom executive development programs.  Formerly, she was Managing Director for Health Care Management Executive Education at Penn’s Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics (LDI), where she led custom executive program development, budgeting, operations, human resources and strategic planning.

Prior to LDI, Rosemary spent a decade in clinical and research administration with the University of Pennsylvania Health System as the Clinical Department Administrator for General Internal Medicine and Thomas Jefferson University Medical College as the Director of Financial Operations for the Department of Medicine.

Rosemary’s diverse client and partner list includes AmeriHealth Caritas, BP, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Duke Corporate Education, GlaxoSmithKline, Heineken, Institute for Management Studies, Lincoln Financial Group, National Association for Independent Schools, Penske, Smith College Executive Education, Temasek Management Academy, Temple University Health System, Trinity Health, University of Pennsylvania Health System (Penn Medicine), the Wharton School and the World Bank.

Rosemary earned her MBA (concentration Information Systems) from Rutgers University and holds a BS in Business Administration from the University of Delaware.