About the Author
DR. THOMAS C. SCHLEIFER, Ph.D. has 45 years of industry experience and was founder and President of the largest international consultancy firm serving the contract surety industry. He was an Eminent Scholar and Research Professor at the Del E. Webb School of Construction at Arizona State University. Dr. Schleifer, is known as "a turnaround" expert because of the number of companies that he has rescued from financial distress.
DR. KENNETH T. SULLIVAN, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Arizona State University. He is Director of the Facility Management Research Institute and Co-Director of the Performance Based Studies Research Group.
JOHN M. MURDOUGH, CPA is Principal of Pittman & Murdough, founded in 1989. Mr. Murdough is a well-known and respected construction accounting and business strategies specialist.