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Profile and Professional Biography

Dr. Maynard Brusman is the founding principal of Working Resources, a San Francisco-based leadership consulting and executive coaching firm. He is a recognized leader in the fields of psychological testing for employment screening, interviewing and selecting emotionally intelligent people, 360 feedback performance appraisals, managing change, resiliency, interpersonal communication, leadership coaching, and strategic planning for human capital development. He is frequently called upon as a trusted advisor to senior leadership teams.

Professional Background:

Dr. Brusman is a licensed psychologist. He earned his B.S. in Behavioral Psychology at the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana. He was awarded a M.A. in Clinical Psychology, at Roosevelt University in Chicago, Illinois, and an Ed.D. in Counseling Psychology from Northern

Arizona University at Flagstaff, Arizona. As a postdoctoral fellow in Psychological Services at the University of California, San Diego he developed and directed the stress and wellness clinic.

Dr. Brusman has a coaching, counseling, and consulting practice specializing in workplace issues. He is an instructor for The College of Executive Coaching. As a full professor in Counseling Psychology in the Northern Arizona University Statewide Education Program, he has taught summer courses in self-management and career development. He works as a consulting psychologist helping leaders and managers assess, select, coach, and retain optimistic, change resilient, and committed people who are aligned with the company's strategic vision.

Media Involvement:

Dr. Brusman has been chosen as an expert to appear on:

• KTVU FOX, Brian Banmiller "On the Money" discussing Surviving and Thriving after Corporate Downsizing
• KGO ABC, "Bay Area Focus" discussing Getting Fired
• KALW 91.7 Information Radio, discussing Workplace Problems and Solutions
• KFRC Radio Magic 61, "In the Medicine Cabinet" discussing Stress and Your Heart
• K101 Radio, "Blue in the Morning" discussing How to Cope with the Stress of the Gulf War

and was quoted in the articles:

• "Surviving When You Get The Ax", in the San Francisco Chronicle
• "Driven To Distraction - Are Your Bad Habits Driving People Crazy?", in Business Start Ups magazine
• "Successful Strategies for Holiday Job Hunters", in The Wall Street Journal National Business Employment    Weekly
• "How To Cut Interruptions, Get Work Done", in Investor's Business Daily
• "Betrayed at Work", in Fast Company
• "Get Job Stress Under Control", on MSNBC

Recent Clients:

Frequently in demand as a consultant, speaker, facilitator, and workshop leader, Dr. Brusman's recent clients include:

American Express

Faricy & Roen Law Firm

Internal Revenue Service

Kimpton Hotel and Restaurant Group

Rancho La Puerta International Spa

State Compensation Insurance Fund

The Law Firm of McCutcheon, Doyle, Brown and Anderson

CAMICO Mutual Insurance


Fenwick and West LLP

James River Corporation

Marin General Hospital

RINA Accountancy




Coptech West

Hitachi America

Kaiser Aluminum

Pacific Gas and Electric Company

Smith & Hawken

The Working Vacation

Hanson and Bridgett Law Firm

Professional Affiliations:

Dr. Brusman is a member of the following professional associations:

• American Psychological Association
• American Society for Training and Development
• Bay Area Applied Psychologists
• Bay Area Association for Psychological Type
• Bay Area Organization Development Network
• California State Psychological Association
• The Golden Gate Chapter of ASTD
• HR Strategy Forum
• Institute of Management Consultants
• The International Coaching Federation
• International Stress Management Association
• Marin Coaching Alliance
• Marin Human Resources Forum
• Marin Psychological Association
• Northern California Human Resources Association
• Personnel Testing Council of Northern California
• Professional Coaches & Mentors Association
• San Francisco Coaches
• The Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology
• Society of Psychologists in Management
• The San Francisco Psychological Association


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