Charles Weathers is the founder of The Weathers Group, a management consulting firm specializing in developing leaders, relationships and strategies that strengthen organizational performance. As a nationally recognized speaker, writer and consultant, he is known for his ability to help groups navigate difficult conversations and decisions. Weathers captivates audiences with contagious energy, insight and humor. Charles is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, certified mediator, graduate of Leadership Columbia, a Riley Diversity Fellow (Furman University), and an American Leadership Forum Senior Fellow. In addition, he has logged more than 13,000 facilitation hours over the last 15 years developing solutions to improve the organizational and personal effectiveness of the clients he serves. A trusted advisor and coach to leaders in the nonprofit, government and private sectors, he and his family reside in Columbia, South Carolina. You can follow Charles via Twitter at @CharlesWeathers.