Our president, Richard Harris, has decades of experience in business management and organizational leadership -- and on boards and leadership committees of various businesses, organizations, institutions and government agencies -- including:
A former member of the Wichita Manufacturers' Association and the World Trade Council of Wichita, he has also served on the National Panel of Consumer Arbitrators for the Better Business Bureau.
- a manufacturer
- a television station
- a newspaper
- a university
- business & technology organizations
- several government boards, councils and commissions.
Over three decades, Harris has provided contract services for most of Wichita's leading industrial and institutional enterprises, and many smaller businesses, including work in:
Harris's credentials include...
- Strategic & Production Planning
- Budget, Finance & Accounting
- Business Process Analysis
- Marketing & Market Research
- Product & Service Development
- Engineering Coordination Services
- Supply Chain Management
- Asset & Facilities Management
- Data Analysis & Data Management
- Human Resource Management
- Administrative & Legal Affairs
- Documentation & Training
- Degree in Business Administration,
with additional coursework in science, engineering, global affairs, politics, public administration and law.
- State-certified adult-education teacher
(Wichita Public Schools, Wichita Area Technical College, & various other training centers and businesses)
- FAA-licensed aeronautics instructor
- FCC-licensed communications technician
- Computer technical certificates
- Business professional training certificates (Rockhurst College,
SBA, KSBDC, etc.)
- Certified Arbitrator
(Better Business Bureau)
- Several elected and appointed roles
in local government
- Former member, WSU Curriculum and Tenure/Promotion committees.
- Former judge for the WSU Shocker New Venture entrepreneurship & engineering competitions.
- Former judge Aerospace Journalist of the Year Awards (London)
- Former contributor:
Kansas City Star,
General Aviation News,
numerous other aerospace, transportation & industry journals,
Wichita Business Journal.
For more information on organizational research & consulting services provided by Richard Harris & Associates, call or e-mail:
Richard Harris & Associates