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Fred Malek – A Leader Among Leaders
Thursday, May 02, 2019
On April 4, 2019, Mr. Fred Malek, one of our company founders, was laid to rest in the West Point Cemetery at the U.S. Military Academy (USMA). Mr. Malek was a USMA Class of 1959 graduate, one of the most dedicated supporters of West Point and the military, and an avid enthusiast of biking, hiking, and cross-country skiing. Fred embraced the importance of physical fitness. Just six months prior to his passing, he challenged the founders of Thayer to a chin-up contest. He was extremely proud of the work implementing Thayer Leader Development Group’s mission to bring West Point leadership to the world. He was truly a "Leader of Character," one of the best leaders there ever was. Read More +

In partnership with Chief Executive Group, Thayer is honored to again host the CEO Talent Summit at the Historic Thayer Hotel at West Point on September 24-25, 2019.
Saturday, March 02, 2019
We’ll bring together CEOs and leading experts to discuss strategies for building high-performing organizations with a focus on talent development, retention and corporate culture. Lieutenant General (Ret.) Frank Kearney and Brigadier General (Ret.) Bernard Banks, both Thayer Faculty, will be featured speakers along with Margaret Keane (CEO, Synchrony Financial) and Doug Sieg (Managing Partner, Lord Abbett). Read More +

Thayer Leader Development Group Announced as one of the Top 40 Leader Development Companies in the World for Third Consecutive Year.
Thursday, February 28, 2019
Training Industry, the expert resource for information on the business of learning, announced its annual Top 20 Leadership Training Companies List for 2019, with the Thayer Leader Development Group at West Point (TLDG) recognized for the third consecutive year in a row as a Watch List company. Training Industry continually monitors the training marketplace for the best providers of training services and technologies. Read More +

In Training Industry - Developing Leaders for 2019's Dynamic Business Environment
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Over the course of its 243-year history, the U.S. Army has adapted to changes in warfare, technology, demographics, and international affairs. Adapting its leadership programs to dynamic environments has also been necessary. This article, written by Thayer faculty member, Brigadier General (Ret.) George "Barney" Forsythe, Ph.D., explores why and how the U.S. Army evolved its approach to leadership development and applications to the business context. Take a fresh look at leader development training in 2019 through the eyes of the military. What lessons can be transferred to the corporate sector? Read More +

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Colonel James M. Johnson, Ph.D.,(USA, Retired, USMA 1969)
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