Advisory Board

Dr. Norm Thiesen, Ph.D. –Therapeutic Advisor.

Dr. Thiesen  is a licensed Psychologist with Cornerstone Clinical Services in Oregon. Additionally Dr. Thiesen is a professor in the Masters in Counseling Program at Western Seminary with over twenty years of experience as a psychologist and college professor.

Norm has a Ph.D. Counseling, Rosemead Graduate School; M.A. Counseling, Rosemead Graduate School, M.A. Theological Studies, Talbot Seminary, M.A. Psychology, Pepperdine University, B.A. Psychology, Biola College

Joe Heaney, Executive in Residence at External Resources, Inc.

Mr. Heaney is a business leader with 25+ years of leadership in consumer goods, clean tech, transportation, construction, retail and manufacturing. He has been CEO of 3 private consumer companies.

Dr. Douglas Styles, Clinical Director StarVista (YFES) Services.

Dr. Styles is a Licensed Psychologist, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, with extensive experience supervising clinical staff, providing therapy, and directing the administrative operations of programs serving high-need families.

John Cook, Disruptive Products Guy – Office of the CTO, Nokia.

Mr. Cook is a hands-on leader with 15 years of passion for solving customer problems with innovative technology.  Proven track record in getting results from large, multi-site global companies. Successful history of profit and market share gains. Effective senior-level business partner who gains action through collaboration and leverage.

John Shearer –EIR at the Graziadio School, Pepperdine University and Professor of Entrepreneurship.

Mr. Shearer is an award-winning technologist, inventor, serial entrepreneur, and former CEO of several tech ventures, John Shearer focuses on innovation-based start-ups, technology transfer, intellect property protection, and venture-backed companies. He is a resource for addressing topics related to successfully commercializing early-stage research and development projects.