WITH BOTH DOMESTIC AND INTERNATIONAL CLIENTS,
OUR SLOGAN IS "MATCHING TALENTS WITH TASKS"

OUR TEAM

 

Phillip V. Olsen



President

Phil is a Certified DynaMetrics Professional (CDMP) with Professional DynaMetric Programs. CDMP is PDP’s highest attainable credential dealing with the recognition of human potential and its applications in human performance. He is also credentialed by the Society for Human Resource Management as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR).

In addition to a degree in business from Utah State University, Phil’s business skills and visionary talents have been shaped and developed through three decades of entrepreneurial business endeavors. His business experience includes management consulting, real estate development, brokerage, investments, mortgage banking, syndications and automotive dealerships.

Phil’s competitive drive was forged in the fire of athletic competition. He was a two-time football All-American at Utah State University, an NFL first-round draft choice and a 9-year pro football veteran. Phil was inducted into the Sports Hall of Fame in the State of Utah in 1985. He’s a member of the Sports Hall of Fame at Utah State University and is also a member of USU’s All Century Team. In 2000, Phil was selected by Sports Illustrated as one of the Top Fifty Athletes of the Century from the State of Utah. In 2003-2007 and again in 2011, he was selected to the final list of candidates for the NCAA College Football Hall of Fame.

Phil’s character and values are easily seen in his dedication to his family, his clients and his friends, as well as through his personal commitment to assist others. Phil and his wife Connie have been married for 43 years. They have two happily-married daughters and five grandchildren.

David Tjokrorahardjo



Managing Partner Vice President for International Partnerships

David Tjokrorahardjo is a communicator of ideas, a leadership coach and a multi-national entrepreneur. Born & raised in Medan, Indonesia, third child of Soetekdjo Tjokrorahardjo & Lanny Riady. His first enterprise is a Chinese Learning Center in 1998. He then pursued his undergraduate degree in Business & Technology from Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, New Jersey. He then went on to build a retail jewelry company in New York, which was sold in 2007.   He is currently a Managing Principal of Sovereign's Capital, a US based private equity with global investment portfolios in Technology, Health Care and Consumer Products, a Managing Partner of Know Your Strengths, a technology solutions partner for human capital management & leadership, and a Managing Principal of Citra Cakra Rahardja, a real estate development company, focusing in mall developments on second & third tier cities of Indonesia.   David's vision is to get leaders to discover & develop their strengths into world-class excellence, living a life of integrity so they can be contributors to the better world.   David actively ministers at Jakarta Praise Community Church as a leader and teacher. He is married to Julia Tan and are blessed with 3 wonderful kids: Rachel, Daniel and Joseph.

Brooke Olsen Roush



Vice President for Client Engagement

Brooke Olsen Roush is Vice President of Marketing and Communications for Know Your Strengths. Brooke coordinates KYS efforts in Marketing & Communications as well as Client Education & Training. For four years, she lived and worked in SE Asia where she served as a strategic partner with our international clients in education, healthcare, automotive, hospitality and ministry.

As a Certified Trainer with Professional DynaMetric Programs, Brooke focuses her efforts on training others how to utilize PDP’s web-based integrated management system to help them with recruiting, screening, hiring, managing, motivating, team development, reducing employee turnover, improving employee morale and enhancing employee productivity. Whether coaching individuals or working with teams, Brooke is passionate about helping people to understand and appreciate their natural talents and abilities as well as teaching them how to recognize, appreciate and respect the profiles of those around them.

Brooke has a Bachelor of Arts in English with a focus on medieval literature. She has administered the ProScan Survey in English, Bahasa (Indonesian), Chinese, Filipino, Spanish, French and Korean.

STRATEGIC PARTNERS

 
 

Ara Megerdichian

Ara is a retired Army Lieutenant Colonel (2009) with over twenty-seven years of leadership and executive management experience both inside and outside the military.

As a military officer, Ara served in a variety of leadership capacities.. He was the Platoon Leader of a team of Airborne Rangers, an Instructor at the United States Military Academy, the Executive Officer and Operations Officer of a 1900-soldier regiment and the chair of the department of ROTC at Montana State University.

Since retirement from the military, Ara has served as a strategic management / leadership consultant, as the owner of a small start-up company and as the leader of a Christian ministry.

Ara is passionate about working with Know Your Strengths to make a difference in the lives of individuals, teams, and organizations by helping them reach their strategic and operational goals. He is the founder of Endeavor Solutions where his military background, unique work experience and considerable knowledge enable him to work with small to mid-size companies and non-profit organizations to help them streamline and transform their operations. He is an master coach and mentor who uses his strengths to help employees and management teams discover their own strengths.

Ara’s educational credentials include graduation from numerous Army leadership schools and the Command and General Staff College, a Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology and Criminology from Purdue University and a Master of Education degree from the University of Georgia. He is currently earning a Master of Science degree in Strategic Management as well as an MBA from Indiana University’s Kelly School of Business.

Ary M Wibowo

Living Strength . Living Integrity . Living Purpose

Graduated from Architecture Department, Faculty of Engineering Soegijapranata Catholic University, Semarang, Indonesia. A Content Creator and Creative Communicator who has been conducting numerous seminars, workshops, trainings and coachings session for many companies, government institutions and organizations.

Very passionate in leadership, people & oganization development areas, especially in creating and developing curriculums and modules. Has a vision to see the raise of Indonesian young leaders who brings significant impacts through their strength, integrity and purpose.

A finalist of British Council International Young Creative Entrepreneur 2011 and 2012 for Rumah Kreatif (Creative House) Project. Author of Strength Integrity Purpose: For A Significant Life (SIP Book).

Married to Tami Handayani and father of Arya Petratama Wibowo and Aura Bellachava Wibowo.
 
 

Greg Dale

Gregory A. Dale is the Director of Sport Psychology and Leadership Program for Duke Athletics. In his sport psychology role, Dale provides consultations for individual athletes, coaches and staff members. In addition, Dale provides team building services for athletic teams and other units within the athletic department. In his leadership role, Dale provides leadership training for athletes, coaches and administrators within the department through various educational programs. He is also a professor of sport psychology and sport ethics in the Department of Health, Wellness and Physical Education.

Dale received his BS degree from Stephen F. Austin State University (85), MS Degree from Columbia University (87) and PhD from The University of Tennessee (93). Dale has written four books on leadership, coaching, parenting and performance and serves as a consultant to numerous athletic and corporate organizations around the world.

Dale is a native of Troy, Texas and lives with his wife Cammie and their children in Durham.

Lynn Owens

Lynn came to Montana State University in 2002 after 15 years of teaching at the University of Maryland and three years at Western Maryland College. Lynn's expertise is in pedagogical studies (the study of teaching and learning) and she received her doctorate from the University of Maryland.

The current focus of Lynn's research is in understanding the connection between personality and performance. Over the past 4 years, she has conducted studies examining this connection in athletic, academic, and administrative settings. Currently, Lynn and her graduate students are seeking to understand how to harness the strengths of a person's personality to maximize their performance. The overall result of this work suggests that personality matters. By understanding a person's strengths of personality and the effects of stress on those strengths, Lynn is also applying previous research conducted over a 15-year period where she studied the ethic of care. Her work in the ethic of care focused on how teachers care for their students and teach them to care for themselves, the content, and each other. She also studied how teachers become caring and, more importantly, credible in their teaching journey.

Over the course of her career, Lynn has been recognized and honored as a result of both her research and teaching. She has published and presented her work at state, regional, national, and international meetings over 60 times. From the American Educational Research Association, Lynn has received three awards. These include the Exemplary Paper of the Year Award in 2006, the Lawrence F. Locke Outstanding Dissertation of the Year Award in 2001 and the Outstanding Graduate Paper Award in 1996. She was honored in 2003 with the National Girls' and Women's Sport Pathfinder Award presented at the annual convention of the American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD). While at the University of Maryland, Lynn was a 6-time recipient of the University Excellence in Teaching Award and at Montana State University, she has been honored by her students 5 times for Outstanding Teacher.

In addition to teaching, research, and service at Montana State University, Lynn has a consulting business, Performanality, PLLC, where she works in various settings to teach, coach, train, and inspire people to understand the connection between personality and performance and how best to take care of themselves and those around them to maximize performance and be their best self.
 
 

Monica Belcourt

Monica Belcourt is a certified administrator with PDP. She has lived in Jakarta, Indonesia for over 17 years. Monica does both individual and teams scans. She has focused her efforts on using the ProScan personality profile with premarital and married couples, helping them to better understand each other and communicate effectively.

Monica and her husband have been missionaries in Indonesia for 17 years. They also Pastor an English language church in West Jakarta.

Education - BS from Agnes Scott College in English Literature

TESOL Certification from Old Dominion University

Steve Carlson

As a Master Trainer at PDP Global, Steve oversees the instructor-led training for PDP Professionals, Consultants, and Representatives at PDP Corporate. In addition, he is responsible for the creation and development of all eLearning curriculum on PDP eCampus.

Steve has previously trained doping control officials in the US Olympic Committee Drug Control Administration, and has served as the Director of Students at Woodmen Valley Chapel, where he created the InFuse Leadership Development program for students and led teams through Europe on leadership adventures.

As a DynaPro CDMP, Steve consults non-profit organizations and has served as a facilitator in a previous Association for Talent Development (ATD) international conference. In his formative years, Steve interned for the British American Security Information Council and The State Center for Political Education in Freiburg, Germany.

Education—American University in Washington D.C., M.A. International Affairs