Dr. Sappington specializes in the fields of strategic planning, leadership development, organizational change, and executive coaching. He has a Ph.D. from the Fielding Institute in Santa Barbara, California. Much of Tom's recent work has been for clients of Duke Corporate Education; namely PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Ford Motor Company, Merck, and the Fuqua School of Business. In his work with PwC, he has been involved in Quality Lens, IFS Coaching Training, Turning Point, and SOAR3. He has also worked with the Pew Center for the Health Professions, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, NIH, and the Raleigh City Government.