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Senior Team

Leland Russell


A prolific thought leader and seasoned executive consultant.


Managing Director

An expert in virtual strategic thinking, planning, and execution.

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Leland Russell | Founder / CEO

LELAND RUSSELL is a prolific thought leader and a seasoned, action-oriented senior consultant. He founded GEO Group Strategic Services to help leaders Think, Plan, Act, and Learn faster and more effectively.

Leland’s track record makes him uniquely qualified to help you advance your strategy design, execution, and leadership development.


  • Over 1000 organizations licensed his model for leading change — The GEO Paradigm™ — for their leadership development programs.
  • Top executives, senior military officers, and best-selling authors endorsed the strategy book he co-authored, Winning In FastTime®.
  • The Knowledge Navigation System he designed — TI Tomorrow — received the prestigious Computerworld Smithsonian Award for its innovative technology applications.

Fierce Focus on Smart Solutions

“Leland’s fierce focus on smart solutions had an incredible impact at World Pulse. He was inspiring in helping us build our capacity to amplify the power of the women we serve.”

— Jensine Larsen, Founder and CEO of World Pulse, a global digital network connecting tens of thousands of women from 190 countries

“Winning In FastTime®”

“Leland’s book, Winning In FastTime®, should be a required handbook for 21st century leaders.” — Marshall Goldsmith, World-Renowned Business Educator; rated #1 executive coach in the world; best-selling author of 35 books on leadership

A Visionary Leader

“Leland is always the visionary, always the leader, always the dear and trusted friend.”

— Frances Hesselbein, CEO, The Frances Hesselbein Leadership Institute: Awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the United States of America’s highest civilian honor; Former CEO of Girl Scouts of the U.S.A

Making Important Things Happen

“Leland has an uncanny ability to add value at both ends of complex projects. He has been invaluable to us over many years in making important things happen.”

— John Mroz, CEO, EastWest Institute, recipient of Germany’s highest award to a non-citizen in recognition of the role he played in German reunification

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JOYCE REYNOLDS-SINCAIR, Ph.D., has served hundreds of leaders of Fortune 500 and mid-size firms, as well as non-profits. She is an expert designer and facilitator for large-scale virtual collaborations using GEO’s rapid-cycle processes and Collective IQ Tools™.

Joyce has been a leader in the national strategic planning community for many years. She co-founded the Association of Strategic Planning (ASP) NorCal chapter in 2003 and served on the National Board of Directors 2003-2009. She was inducted into the ASP Hall of Fame in 2010 and led the Certification Application Review Team 2010-2012.

In addition to her role as Managing Director of GEO, Joyce serves as Chair of the Magical Bridge Foundation and is a course facilitator for the Stanford Graduate School of Business LEAD Executive Education program.

Prior to her two decades with GEO, Joyce held senior positions at Genentech, Children’s Hospital at Stanford, and Kaiser Permanente.

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