The Faculty

Juli Lynch, Ph.D.
Juli Lynch holds a Ph.D. in Human and Organizational Development Psychology. She specializes in personal professional development, leadership and team development and organizational culture alignment and management. Juli has spent 25 years as a consultant and executive coach in the financial services industry, and has also coached executives in the automotive, healthcare and retail industries. She is a regular presenter at the Graduate School of Banking in Madison, and has spoken for more than 25 state banking associations over the past decade. She has led long-term consulting and coaching engagements with 20 banks across the country that have focused on connecting culture and leadership to performance. Prior to her consulting career, Juli was a professional ultra-marathoner and adventure racer, competing around the globe with her teams. She gained incredible insight into enabling teams and leaders to reach new levels of performance in high-stress situations. 
A.J.Peper, Ph.D.
A.J. Peper holds a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership from the University of Oregon. In the first part of his 12-year career, AJ was the VP of Client Success at a digital marketing agency where was responsible for Business Development as well as leading engagements with large technology companies across strategy, sales enablement and executive coaching and keynote writing. Currently, AJ serves as the Founder and CEO of Command Sight, Inc., a company focused on Bridging Human and Animal Communication. In this role, AJ has raised private equity funds, secured multiple government contracts, and been awarded multiple patents for research efforts on Command Sight’s Canine Head Mounted Display.
Don Mann
Don Mann is a Motivational Speaker, New York Times Best Selling Author, World–Class Adventure Competitor and retired Navy SEAL Team SIX. His impressive military biography includes being a decorated combat veteran; Corpsman; SEAL Special Operations Technician; jungle survival, desert survival, and arctic survival instructor; small arms weapons instructor, foreign weapons instructor, armed and unarmed defense tactics, advanced hand-to-hand combat instructor; and Survival, Evade, Resistance and Escape Instructor; in addition to other credentials. Mann is the author of 22 books including the New York Times Best Selling autobiography Inside SEAL Team SIX: My Life and Missions with America’s Elite Warriors. He has over 40 years (1,000+ races) worth of competitive racing experience, completed two Ironman triathlons in a day and was once ranked 38th in the world as a triathlete.