Since 2010, Earl has been the CEO and Managing Partner of Richer Life, LLC --- a digital media, trade book publishing and professional services company, headquartered in Phoenix. He spent the previous 34 years of his career in Fortune 100, Mid-Market and Venture companies as a Systems Engineer, Program & Project Manager, Management Executive and Technology Executive.
Earl has held executive management positions with Motorola, The Reynolds & Reynolds Company and Wells Fargo Bank. Earl is the former President, COO and CEO of the high-tech start-up, MedContrax.
He earned a Bachelor of Science degree, with honors, in Electrical Engineering from Tennessee State University and graduated from Arizona State University with the degree of Master of Science in Engineering. He is a former Adjunct Professor of Management at the Keller Graduate School of Management of DeVry University.
Earl is the author of five published books, including his bestselling books, Focused Leadership: What You Can Do Today to Become a More Effective Leader and The Leadership Advantage: Do More. Lead More. Earn More.
The Leadership Advantage: Do More. Lead More. Earn More. is highly acclaimed as both a primer for those starting their leadership career and a handbook for astute leaders who need a periodic review of the most significant attributes vital to leading organizations, teams and themselves in the 21st century. It is an evaluative guidepost for anyone seeking to increase their effectiveness as a leader.
Focused Leadership is not your typical leadership book. It is an entertaining and anecdote-filled "What You Can Do Today to Become a Better Leader" book on leadership. This book uniquely articulates "what you can do", "what you will gain" and "what you will avoid" by incorporating Earl's nuggets of wisdom into your own leadership approach.