Scott Geddis, BAS, M. Admin.
Scott is the founder and president of Inspired Engagement.
Inspired Engagement was founded to support his desire to have a positive impact on the world and inspire others to do the same by helping them become more of who they already are. Scott combines his skills as a Gallup Certified Strengths Coach and a Certified Appreciative Inquiry Facilitator with his over 40 years of organizational and educational leadership experience to help organizations and individuals create significant, sustainable, strengths-based change. During his 41years as a member of the Phoenix College Faculty, the flagship institution of the Maricopa Community College District in Phoenix, Arizona Scott has served in numerous, appointed and elected, leadership and education roles. Scott’s education and experience brings a diverse set of skills to support the work of Inspired Engagement. Scott has a Bachelors degree from Arizona State University, a Masters in Administration with a Leadership Emphasis. Scott is certified as a Gallup CliftonStrengths Coach and Educator, as a facilitator of Appreciative Inquiry, Change Intelligence, DiSC, Five Behaviors of Cohesive Teams, Interest Based Negotiations and is a member of the International Chair Academy facilitation team.
Scott volunteers as a youth mentor with New Pathways for Youth and, with his therapy dog Maddy, for Gabriel’s Angels and Paws-2-Read, organizations focused on children at risk. He lives in Tucson, Arizona with his wife Dianne and their dog Maddy. Scott and Dianne have 3 adult children and two grandchildren.
Eddie Genna, JD, PhD
Eddie is a tenured professor of philosophy and political science at Phoenix College. He is currently Associate Vice Chancellor for Faculty Affairs and formerly served as the Associate Vice Chancellor for Public Affairs and Collaborative Governance for the Maricopa Community Colleges and as a president of the Maricopa Community Colleges Faculty Association. He played a central role in introducing interest-based negotiation to the Maricopa Community Colleges’ meet-and-confer processes, mediation services, and leadership training programs, and he is the founding director of the mediation and facilitation services center that provides internal training, consulting, and mediation and facilitation services. He also co-founded, with the Provost, the newly created Committee on Academic Freedom. Eddie has also served as an Adjunct Instructor in Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations Outreach Division. He has trained various institutions in interest-based negotiation and problem solving and regularly facilitates negotiations and group-decision making using this process. He consults with clients about implementing interest-based conflict resolution systems, especially as they relate to labor relations and the practice of shared governance. He teaches courses in Mediation, Organizational and Workplace Dispute Resolution, and Skills Building in the Master of Legal Studies Program (Conflict Resolution) at Arizona State University’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law.
He has trained various institutions in interest-based negotiation and problem solving and regularly facilitates negotiations and group-decision making using this process. He consults with clients about implementing interest-based conflict resolution systems, especially as they relate to labor relations and the practice of shared governance. He teaches courses in Mediation, Organizational and Workplace Dispute Resolution, and Skills Building in the Master of Legal Studies Program (Conflict Resolution) at Arizona State University’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law.
Eddie earned his law degree (JD) from the UC Berkeley School of Law, where he served as Editor in Chief of the Berkeley Journal of Employment and Labor Law and an Executive Editor of the California Law Review. He studied political and legal philosophy at the CUNY Graduate Center (MA) and both political science and philosophy at ASU’s Barrett Honors College (BS/BA). His doctoral degree in political science (PhD) from ASU focused on the relationship between deliberative democracy and conflict resolution.
Prior to his career in teaching and facilitation, Eddie worked as a Berkeley Law Foundation Fellow at Community Legal Services in Phoenix advocating for the employment rights of low-wage workers.
Eddie combines this skill with his experiences with higher education, government, and private sector organizations to lead Inspired Engagement’s IBN and Shared Governance projects.
Judy Korb A.A., B.A., M.B.A., Ph.D.
Judy has over 35 years of experience in education and training. Her background includes business professor, senior administrator in higher education, executive/professional coach, management, and organizational development consultant – including needs assessment, meeting facilitation and training for businesses and colleges. Judy is currently an adjunct Professor at Baker University, Mid-America Nazarene University and Rockhurst University in Doctorate of Higher Education and Master of Business Administration programs and a free-lance organizational development consultant. Judy is a certified executive professional coach and works with leaders in business and higher education to increase effectiveness.
Judy is currently an adjunct Professor at Baker University, Mid-America Nazarene University and Rockhurst University in Doctorate of Higher As an organizational development consultant, Judy facilitates planning sessions, meetings and training for companies and colleges. She consults and delivers training in interpersonal communication, leadership and strategic organizational development on local, regional and national levels.
Dr. Korb recently retired from Johnson County Community College in Overland Park, Kansas under an early retirement program. She holds the title of Executive Vice President, Emeritus, Instruction and Operations at JCCC. She served students, staff, faculty and the Board of Trustees in multiple roles throughout her career as she progressively accepted positions of increased responsibility. She started her career at JCCC as a part-time administrative assistant and concluded as the Executive Vice President of Instruction and Operations.
As a senior administrator for over ten years, Judy was responsible for providing leadership to Academic Affairs, Student Success and Engagement, Grants and Leadership Development, Institutional Effectiveness, Planning and Research, Continuing Education, Human Resources and Legal Services. Johnson County Community College serves 19,000 students and employs over 2,500 faculty and staff.
Dr. Korb has an Associate of Arts degree in Business from Johnson County Community College, a Bachelor’s Degree in Secondary Education/Business from Mid-America Nazarene University, a Master’s degree in Business from Webster University and a Ph.D. in Educational Policy and Leadership/Organizational Behavior from the University of Kansas.
Judy is owner of Korb Consulting, LLC and collaborates with Inspired Engagement on various projects.
Ann Krause-Hanson, B.S.Ed., M.E.P.D., Ph.D.,
Ann is currently Provost of Waukesha County Technical College (WCTC) in Pewaukee, Wisconsin. In this role, Ann is responsible for institutional effectiveness, marketing, recruitment, grants, institutional research, college accreditation, and strategic planning. Prior to this position, she served as the Vice President of Academics at Mid-State Technical College in Wisconsin Rapids, WI. Anne taught both secondary and post-secondary mathematics in Wisconsin and Pennsylvania and served as the Dean of General Education and Dean of Health, Human and Protective Services at Blackhawk Technical College (BTC). In addition, she co-chaired WCTC’s and BTC’s Higher Learning Commission accreditation processes (2017 & 2000).
Ann received her BS.Ed (math major, psychology minor) from the University of Wisconsin – Whitewater in1974 summa cum laude. She earned her MEPD (math education emphasis) also from UW-Whitewater in
1990. She completed her PhD in December 2009 at the University of Wisconsin ‘ Madison in the Education Leadership and Policy Analysis Department working on an emphasis in higher education leadership. Her dissertation was ‘Leadership Development and Mentoring That Matters: Insights from the Career Trajectories of Women Community College Presidents and Chief Academic Officers.’ While at the UW she was awarded the Morgridge Fellowship for Technical College Leaders.
Ann is a frequent speaker at conferences for organizations such as The Chair Academy, ACTE, WACTE, and the Wisconsin Math Council, Inc. She has been a facilitator for The Chair Academy for Leadership and Development and the Advanced Academy since 2006. She has presented weeklong workshops on applied mathematics for K-12 math, science, and technology teachers at the Cray, Sally Ride, and Washburn Academies. Ann co-facilitated middle school mathematics workshops at Millersville University in Pennsylvania for two summers.
Ann has been recognized with numerous professional awards for both teaching and administration. She was honored by ACTE as the 1996 Outstanding New Career and Technical Teacher and in 2001 & 2007 as WACTE’s Outstanding Administrator. BTC recognized her twice as a teacher and twice as an administrator. While serving in the K-12 system she was recognized by two different school systems and by the Wisconsin Society of Professional Engineers.
Ann brings to the Inspired Engagement Team significant experience as an Appreciative Inquiry Facilitator and leading strategic planning initiatives.