alanAlan Waite, M.A., CEC is CEO of the Praxis Corporation, and Executive Director of the Phoenix Rising Praxis Foundation, a non-profit corporation. He is also an Adjunct Professor of Project Management at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee’s School of Continuing Education corporate program

Over a span of 30 years, Alan has served as a business executive, HR/Payroll manager, public service legislative/business analyst, life and corporate coach, educator, author, and courtroom trial consultant.

He was Board Chairman and Senior Vice-President for NVS Technologies, Inc., an environmental corporation that marketed waste-to-energy and bio-remedial technologies. NVS Technologies worked with Texaco, Sandia National Laboratories, NAFTA, and the State of California to clean toxic waste sites across California and Northern Mexico. He was also the Executive Vice President of Pallas Productions, Inc., a California-based music Production Company.

In addition, Alan has served on the board of directors for several public interest advocacy groups, including Trans-Atlantic Environmental, Inc., and the Timao Educational Foundation, both 501(c) 3 organizations.

Alan was co-designer of the groundbreaking Transformational Project Management (TPL) methodology and developed the Integrity-Centered Decision-Making (ICDM) model for executive leadership problem-solving.
Holding a B.A. in History and a B.A. in Political Science, he has an M.A. in Modern European History and a certification from the International Coaching Federation. Author and researcher of historical topics ranging from western American history to the Nuremberg War Crimes Trials (June 2015 WWII History Magazine), his first book, Hats: How Felt Can Save America is available on Amazon.com and at Barnes and Noble.