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Stedman Graham

Stedman Graham, author of ten books, including two New York Times bestsellers, You Can Make It Happen: A Nine-Step Plan for Success and Teens Can Make It Happen: Nine Steps to Success. Graham is chairman and CEO of S. Graham & Associates (SGA), a management and marketing consulting company that specializes in the corporate and educational markets. You Can Make it Happen. Clients have included Merrill Lynch, Wells Fargo, Georgia Pacific, Pro-Line International. Hyatt Hotels Corporation, Manpower, CNN, GlaxoSmithKline, Plains Corporation, American College of Sports Medicine, YMCA, US Olympic Committee, U.S. Department of Labor’s Job Corps, Credit-Suisse First Boston, Harvard and Wharton business schools and the U.S. Department of Education. Actively involved in education, Graham is a former adjunct professor at the University of Illinois-Chicago and Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern. Graham holds a bachelor’s degree in Social Work from Hardin-Simmons University. He received a master’s degree in Education from Ball State University and an honorary doctorate in Humanities from Coker College where he is also a distinguished visiting professor.