About the Author
Dr. Merlin Switzer is an expert on leadership and management with a range of experience in the public and private sectors. He served for 28 years in law enforcement, including 6 years as a Captain in the Sacramento Sheriff’s Department. Since 2003 he has operated a successful business consulting practice, providing leadership and management training in the private, public and non-profit sectors. He conducts team building workshops, leadership and organizational assessments, and strategic planning services, and has spoken at dozens of leadership conferences and men’s retreats. Dr. Switzer holds the following degrees: Bachelor and Master of Arts in Criminal Justice, a Master’s of Public Administration, and a Doctor of Strategic Leadership. He is a Certified Management Consultant and Coach. He lives with his family near Sacramento, California.