RICK FREEDMAN is founder and principal consultant at Consulting Strategies Inc. He manages, mentors, and coaches consultants and project managers in consulting behaviors, strategic selling, agile project management and business consulting skills. Mr. Freedman has 25 years of experience as a strategic consultant, both as an employee of large corporate organizations like Citicorp and Dun & Bradstreet, and as a Principle Consultant for Cap Gemini America and ENTEX. Rick's clients include Microsoft, HP, Motorola, NASA, BP, Marriott, Verizon, H&R Block, Blue Cross Blue Shield, The US Dept of the Treasury, The US Army, Sega, Bank of NY, and The People's Republic of China. He lives in Lenexa, Kansas, a suburb of Kansas City.