Stedman Graham is chairman and CEO of S. Graham & Associates (SGA), whose clients include Merrill Lynch, Wells Fargo, Monster.com, Harvard and Wharton Business Schools, and the U.S. Depts. of Education and Labor. Graham focuses on maximizing leadership, embracing diversity, and personal and professional branding. Graham has taught his concepts at the University of Illinois-Chicago, Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University, George Washington University’s Forum for Sport and Event Management, and Temple University. In 1985, Graham founded Athletes Against Drugs Education, Health and Sports. Now with over 500 professional athletes, AAD has served over 15,000 students. He serves on the board of Junior Achievement (JA) and the 7-Eleven Education Is Freedom Foundation. Graham holds a bachelor’s degree in Social Work from Hardin-Simmons University, a master’s degree in Education from Ball State University, and an honorary doctorate in Humanities from Coker College.