Cheryl is a special leader and visionary, a strong APA editor, and evolving publisher, and a great speaker. She is not afraid to fail in order to succeed and as a result accomplishes more than others might attempt.Dr. Tom WoodruffWalden UniversityGeorgetown, TX
The Refractive Thinker Press is an established brand, doing an incredible job marketing the books and authors on social media. My colleagues expressed their admiration for my publications, seeing my books on Amazon, Barns & Nobles, & other websites/bookstores. I have been invited to several Think-Tanks, fellowships, and Visiting Scholar appointments, where different committee members cited seeing my books in blogs, press-releases, Google Scholar, and university libraries. The RT press increased … Read moreDr. Emad RahimEndowed Entrepreneur-in-Residence, Oklahoma State University Visiting Scholar, Rutgers University
Publishing in The Refractive Thinker® gives me more networking visibility. The prestige that comes with involvement in writing for The Refractive Thinker® is clear.Dr. Judy Fisher-BlandoCapella UniversityLa Mirada, CA
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Dr. Cheryl is one of the most vibrant, intelligent, and creative individuals, I have ever worked with.Dr. Laura GrandgenettCassville, WI
Dr. Cheryl is a very brilliant woman, teacher, coach, friend, and a leader. I was attracted to her because of her unselfishness, and a willing heart to not only share the knowledge she has with those around her, but also to empower them to look beyond themselves. Dr. Cheryl, I thank you for everything, your wisdom, coaching, and for giving me a wing to fly on. You are an amazing strong woman and a great friend that shares all she has!Eva KatushabeLas Vegas, NV
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“Dear Dr. Cheryl Lentz: As we are working towards completing my book, I find that your editing is very thorough and detailed. I wish many college professors can learn from your style”. Zack Hasan, Ph.D., P.E.
Dr. Cheryl developed a totally new approach to publishing for The Refractive Thinker.®.Dr. Edward KnabEmbry Riddle UniversityPalm Springs, CA
My promotion to full Professor was just approved. According to the feedback I’ve received, my chapter in The Refractive Thinker was a factor in establishing my scholarship credentials.Dr. Joseph PughProfessor
* Bachelor of Science – Ahmadu Bello University, Nigeria
* Masters of Business Administration – Ahmadu Bello University, Nigeria
* Doctorate – Business Administration – University of Phoenix
* Graduate of the Centre for Creative Leadership Colorado Springs USA’s Leadership Development Program for HR Professionals, February 2005
Certifications and Affiliations
* Certified Performance Technologist of the International Society of Performance Improvement USA (ISPI)
* Graduate, Leadership Development Program for HR Professionals, from the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL), Colorado Springs. USA
* Professional Member, The Development Executive Group, Washington DC
* To be agreed when contacted [negotiable based on a minimum of 8 weeks notice]
Dr Lucy Surhyel Newman is a performance and leadership specialist of 20 years’ experience and a hybrid of development finance, private sector banking, consulting, and academic orientation in areas including: (a) strategy; (b) project management; (c) organizational design and development; (d) business development; (d) human resources management; (e) negotiations and alliance structuring; (f) startups; (g) turnarounds; and (h) research.
She has a doctorate degree in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix, Arizona; an MBA and a B.S. in Business Administration, from Ahmadu Bello University, Nigeria; and is a Certified Performance Technologist (CPT) of the International Society of Performance Improvement (ISPI) USA.