Clint Sidle

Clint Sidle is the Director of the Roy H. Park Leadership Fellows Program in the Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University. Clint is also an independent consultant in managing strategic change, teambuilding, leadership development, and executive coaching.

Clint has over two decades of experience in facilitating organizational and strategic change efforts for business and non-profit organizations. Clint's approach to managing change is a powerful combination of leadership development, team building, and large group intervention techniques in facilitating and deepening the impact of the process. He describes many of his methods in his first book, High Impact Tools and Activities for Strategic Planning, published in 1997 by McGraw Hill.

Clint also brings extensive experience in designing and facilitating leadership development programs. His Park Leadership Fellows Program is recognized as a unique and powerful contribution to graduate management education, and his design for a leadership development program at Cornell has won national awards. His developmental approach is based on a unique experiential learning model that is the topic of his second book, The Leadership Wheel: Five Steps to Achieving Individual and Organizational Greatness, released by Palgrave Macmillan in September, 2005. He elaborates on the inner aspect of leadership development in his new book, This Hungry Spirit: Your Need for Basic Goodness, published in December 2009 by Larson Publications.

His most recent consulting clients in the private sector include Meredith Corporation, Borg Warner, Corning Inc., Kelloggs Inc., Wellington Group, Citigroup, and Grupo Generali. In higher education, they include the State University of New York, City University of New York, Drexel University, Bucknell, Cornell University, and Ithaca College. His other non-profit clients include the American Red Cross, International Outward Bound, and many other non-profit and professional management associations.

Clint attended Cornell where he received a BS in Economics and an MBA. He also holds a Masters degree in Applied Economics from the Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium. Prior to Cornell, Clint worked for Motorola and served in the Peace Corps in Nepal. For more information on Clint, go to

Jessica Schoen

The executive speaker series is also a very interesting aspect of the program. These speakers shared enlightening examples of leadership experiences in their respective careers.

Jessica Schoen '08
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Justin Charise

The program is different than I expected in that it does not end when you graduate. There is a strong Park Fellow alumni network and annual events to help Park Fellow alumni stay connected with the program.

Justin Charise '07
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Marianne Diamond

The Park program provided a supportive environment that afforded me many opportunities to hone existing leadership skills and take risks to develop my personal leadership style.

Marianne Diamond '99
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