Mike Horne is the founder of Leadership Acts, a CBG alliance partner. Prior to starting a consulting practice in the late '90s, Dr. Horne was director of executive development for Marriott Lodging. An experienced facilitator of executive teams, Mike is a veteran at designing and linking human resources strategies to business performance and has extensive experience enhancing executive talent and improving organizational performance. His clients have included Darden Restaurants (Olive Garden, Red Lobster), ExxonMobil, The Gap, HP, Marriott International, Nortel Networks, Office Depot, and Watson Wyatt Worldwide. His forthcoming book is on leadership and integrity. Mike holds a Ph.D. in organization development and resides with his family in the San Francisco area.