For nearly 30 years, Mr. Riskas has worked with numerous organizations, including several Fortune 500 and 1000 Companies worldwide. As an executive coach and advisor to senior management, his professional focus has been primarily in the areas of organizational development and performance improvement.
The Author’s industry expertise spans the retail, pharmaceutical and high-technology sectors. Over the past nearly two decades of his career, Mr. Riskas has conducted pioneering work in the retail sector, conducting extensive action research in the area of field management practices and designing coaching and development processes to help field executives consistently improve store performance, execution and results through applied Action Science. Some of the major retail companies the Author has worked with include Target Stores, Mervyn’s, PetsMart, Dayton’s, Hudson’s, Office-Max, Circuit City and Albertsons.
In addition to Mr. Riskas’ work within his own consulting firm, he has also served in various senior executive positions, including Executive Vice President and Senior Consultant of the renowned Covey Leadership Center (now Franklin Quest). He is the author of two books and several articles on the subject of leadership and organization development. Currently he resides in Las Vegas, Nevada.