Peter Block is the author of several bestselling books and is a citizen of Cincinnati, Ohio. His latest work is The Abundant Community: Awakening the Power of Families and Neighborhoods, co-authored with John McKnight. Peter is a partner in Designed Learning, and serves on the Boards of Directors of Cincinnati Classical Public Radio; Elementz, a Hip Hop center for urban youth; and LivePerson, a provider of online engagement solutions. He is on the Advisory Board for the Festival in the Workplace Institute, Bahama, and is the first Distinguished Consultant-in-Residence at Xavier University. Peter has received numerous national awards for outstanding contributions in the field of training and development, including the Organization Development Network’s 2008 Lifetime Achievement Award, the American Society for Training and Development Award for Distinguished Contributions; and Training Magazine HRD Hall of Fame.