Richard S. Lewine is founder and President of Achievement Alliance Corporation. Prior to starting AAC in 1977, he was the owner of 3 successful manufacturing and distribution businesses, now bringing over 30 years of experience, education and training to his work with his clients. As a manufacturers representative in the textile industry, Mr. Lewine generated $6 Million annually in sales for four consecutive years, the largest industry producer of revenue in the Delaware Valley region.
His unique competence working with chief executives and senior level management in developing leadership skills is reflected in turning losses to 6 figure profits within 7 months for one client; the sale of a client organization to a Fortune 100 company after supporting the tripling of revenues in 2 years and contributing to the growth of a privately held, 100 person meeting planning company into a national, 500 person organization. Many other client organizations have realized similar, significant improvement in results.
An authority in performance-based, results-oriented, strategic organization development, Mr. Lewine conceived and implemented "The Organizational Goals Sessions", a 4-day retreat for an organization's top level executives; "The Presidents Alliance", a forum in which CEO's and COO's support and learn from each other; "Vision Building," a process of articulating a realistic, future based organizational picture; "Organization Strategy Formulation Sessions," designed to formulate Vision supporting strategy; "Goaltec", the technology of goal setting; and "TOPASTM" -The Objective Performance Appraisal System". As a natural evolution of his work Mr. Lewine created GoalTrakPV™, a PC based, strategic goals management system. GoalTrakEV™, Enterprise Version, is now available as “Software as a Service” on the Web.
Mr. Lewine has published several articles in the field of Organization Development. He co-authored "Make It Happen!", the Technology of Organizational Goal Setting. His quarterly e-mail GoaLine™newsletter received glowing reviews. Richard has been featured on a major Philadelphia radio station and served on the Board of Directors of a well known, Philadelphia based insurance agency. Richard is an amateur sculptor, a closet techie who prefers Alternative computer operating systems and an avid walker and reader. He was a founding member of the Delaware Valley Chapter of the International Society for Performance and Instruction.
Stephen C. Dodd is founder and President of SCDware Corporation, a company involved in manufacturing consulting, specialty products distribution and software development. Prior to starting SCDware in 2002, he was Vice President of two successful paper manufacturing and converting businesses. As Executive Vice President, he led the turn-around of a paper mill from a multi-million dollar loss to a $500,000 profit, culminating in the sale of the company. As Vice President of Engineering, he was responsible for two $10,000,000 plant expansion and relocation projects.
Mr. Dodd began his relationship with Mr. Lewine as a client of Achievement Alliance Corporation when his company needed organizational development and goal-setting skills. With this experience, and his love of computer programming, Stephen did the software development for GoalTrak PV, a PC based, strategic goals management system created by Mr. Lewine.
Mr. Dodd has served on the Board of Directors of a paper manufacturing company and has a patent in his field. Stephen is member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, the American Chemical Society and Sigma Xi. He enjoys reading, table tennis and ice hockey in his spare time.