John F. Middlebrook


John F. Middlebrook launched 3D Leadership, LLC after a successful career
with Kepner-Tregoe, Inc., an international management-consulting firm based
in Princeton, New Jersey. Mr. Middlebrook culminated 15 years in
management at Kepner-Tregoe as managing partner, North America and a
member of the Board of Directors.

Throughout his tenure with Kepner-Tregoe, Mr. Middlebrook was directly
involved in the delivery of strategic and operational consulting services.

He has worked across a wide range of industries and organizations, where he
gained extensive experience implementing quality and process- improvement
initiatives, such as TQM and Six Sigma programs. In this context, he has
focused on strategy formulation and implementation, decision-making and
project management systems, performance management, and organizational

Also, in the course of working with executive teams, Mr. Middlebrook
developed an executive-coaching process that complements 3D Leadership’s
core competency deployment model. His work with hundreds of senior
leaders, across a wide variety of organizations and cultures, has given him
practical and relevant coaching expertise.

In addition, Mr. Middlebrook has an extensive background in curriculum design
and issue-focused training models and has delivered a range of skill-transfer
solutions to clients around the world.

While at Kepner-Tregoe, Mr. Middlebrook was responsible for the New
Consultant Development Practice and for all hiring and development of new
consultants worldwide.

Mr. Middlebrook’s clients include a wide range of multi-national Fortune 500
firms as well as numerous non-profit organizations.

He is a frequent guest speaker at conferences and is the principle designer and
author of 3D Leadership’s products and services.

Before his business career, Mr. Middlebrook taught sociology and anthropology
at DePaul University and the University of Illinois. In recent years, he served as
a visiting instructor at the Illinois Institute of Technology and as an adjunct
professor at the University of Chicago’s Graham School.

Mr. Middlebrook received a bachelor of arts from the University of Michigan
and a master of arts from the University of Chicago.