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:
He has been a member of the
- a manufacturer
- a television station
- a newspaper
- a university
- business & technology organizations
- several government boards, councils and commissions.
Trade Council of Wichita, and
Wichita Manufacturers' Association,
and has also served on the
National Panel of Arbitrators
for the Better Business Bureau.
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 and political affairs, public administration and law.
- State-certified adult-education teacher
(Wichita Area Technical College, Wichita Public Schools, & various other training centers and businesses)
- FAA-licensed aeronautics instructor
- FCC-licensed communications technician
- Computer technical certificates
- Business professional 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, 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