University of Mississippi Hall of Fame Alumnus. Awarded Missouri Medal of Honor for Distinguished Service in Journalism by University of Missouri-Columbia. Lifetime Achievement Award for Service to the Humanities from Iowa Humanities Board and Foundation. Founding Chair of the Claremont Graduate University’s Humanities Center Board of Visitors. Fortune 500 executive, President of Meredith Corporation’s Magazine Group, author of fifteen books. Love and Profit, The Art of Caring Leadership, won award as the book which had the most impact on executive thinking. A cold war jet fighter pilot in France. Member of the national advisory committee of the White House Conference on Families and featured on Bill Moyers'; special series, "The Power of the Word." Conducted many international leadership workshops, helped develop the curriculum for the Servant Leadership Academy, Netherlands and introduced Servant Leadership concepts to Starbucks.