Frank Wagner’s consulting career began in the late 1970’s when he joined the staff of The Center For Leadership Studies with Paul Hersey. He moved on to become a partner and director at Keilty, Goldsmith & Boone and co-founded Prism Ltd in 1986. Frank currently serves as a Director with GEO Strategic Services Inc., an organization focused on helping organizations with strategic action in FastTime. Frank’s training specialty is leadership behavior; with an emphasis on commitment, teamwork, influence across organizational boundaries, coaching, and faster strategic planning and execution.
As a behavioral coach, Frank brings a broad base of experience working with individuals from mid-level management through C-level positions. He first began this work with the Alliance for Strategic Leadership (A4SL), then with Marshall Goldsmith Partners. Frank oversaw the training process in Marshall Goldsmith’s method of behavioral coaching for the first two years in business, co-developing and training all coaches in the Marshall Goldsmith Partners network. Frank is presently a partner in The Marshall Goldsmith Group and co-founder of “Stakeholder-Centered Coaching” with Chris Coffey and Marshall Goldsmith.
Frank has a long list of clients in both the for profit and Not for Profit arenas that includes: Apple Computer, Coca-Cola, Cisco, Dun & Bradstreet, the FBI, General Foods, Hawaiian Airlines, IDS Financial Services (after acquisition by American Express), IBM; Intel, KPMG, Lawrence Livermore & Sandia National Laboratories, Microsoft, Reebok International, Sequent Computer (now part of IBM), Tektronix, Wells Fargo Bank, the UCLA Technical Management Program, The EastWest Institute, both the American and Canadian Red Cross, International Federation of Red Cross & Red Crescent Societies, UNDP Bureau of Conflict Prevention and Recovery, Volunteers of America
Frank has a Ph.D. and an MBA from The Anderson School of Management, UCLA where he also served as a Post Doctoral Scholar. His undergraduate degree is in Economics from Santa Clara University. Frank’s Publications include: The Power of Total Commitment; The Coaches Playbook; The Coaches Playbook for Leaders; and The Leader’s Guide to Encouraging Development.