Dr. Dick Thompson
Henry L. (Dick) Thompson, Ph.D., is an internationally recognized consultant, educator, speaker and author. Over the past 25 years he has gained valuable experience developing and leading teams from the battlefield to the boardroom. Dick 21 year military service has resulted in exceptional management insight and expertise. He was an officer with the U.S. Army Special Forces Group- Green Berets, decorated for heroism and has trained and led some of the most elite teams in the world. His work for the military on high performing battle staffs and continuous operations was instrumental in the success of U.S. forces in the Gulf War. He has held the honor of being one of the U.S. military’s subject matter experts (SME) on stress on the battlefield. His research has covered the impact of stress on decision making, cognitive performance, aggressive behavior, sleep deprivation, leadership and emotionally intelligent behavior. He is the founder, president and CEO High Performing Systems, Inc.