A world-renowned speaker and educator, Mr. Bender has trained literally thousands of individuals and hundreds of companies in topics ranging from strategic planning to project management, cultural improvement, and change management across multiple continents.
As CEO and lead researcher for The Fatwood Group, a non-profit organization specializing in advancing adult education, Mr. Bender has developed innovative techniques for improving adult education and cultural change.
Mr. Bender has worked in the organizational enhancement field for over 20 years and in the project management field for over 40. During this time, Mr. Bender has helped for-profit organizations in virtually every industry, as well as non-profit, religious, and government organizations improve the way they work and achieve their goals. Below is a brief list of projects Mr. Bender assisted:
- The Hubbell Space Telescope
- US National weather radar system
- Air traffic control systems for the US, Taiwan, and the UK
- Advanced chip development
Mr. Bender is a proud member of the Project Management Institute (PMI), the American Management Association (AMA) where he developed a substantial part of their project management curriculum, and the National Speakers Association (NSA). Mr. Bender has been a frequent speaker for PMI, AMA, Becker Adult Education division of DeVry University, DePaul University’s MBA program, and many others.