Since 1984 Dr. Wendell V. Fountain has been President & Principal Consultant of Fountain Associates, Inc (a business & management firm). He is an educator, graduate school professor, speaker, corporate trainer & business/credit union strategist. He is the author of numerous credit union articles for the Credit Union Executives Society, Credit Union magazine, among others, and has conducted many credit union training sessions and spoken at a significant number of credit union conferences. He has authored both nonfiction and fiction books. His first credit union book THE CREDIT UNION DIRECTOR: Roles, Duties, & Responsibilities (1994) was well received by the credit union movement-industry. Since then, he has authored two novels, Love-40 and Grace, respectively, and a nonfiction book on higher education titled ACADEMINC SHARECOPPERS: Exploitation of Adjunct Faculty and the Higher Education System (2005). From 1982-2007 he served on the Board of Directors of VyStar Credit union, holding various offices. Since 1996 he has pursued post-doctoral studies at Harvard Business School, University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, and Wharton. He holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology, a master’s in human resources management and an earned doctorate in business administration (D.B.A.).