Richard Seaman, PresidentRichard Seaman – Utah-Based Master Trainer, Keynote Speaker, Customer Service Expert, Aviation Executive, Executive Coach

Beacon Leadership Development was founded by Richard Seaman.  Richard has over 32 years of diverse federal government experience and practical, hands-on management consulting experience.  For 30 years, he served as an air traffic controller, manager and trainer for the Federal Aviation Administration.  He has a proven track record in being a motivator, trainer, executive coach, facilitator and proven leader.  Richard’s management experience has focused on organizational effectiveness and providing leadership skills and guidance in high-stress environments.  His goal is to challenge every individual to be a courageous leader wherever they are in life – both personally and professionally.

Richard is a certified life, manager, and executive coach.  He is certified by the Orange County Institute and as a consultant for the Birkman Method™.  He has coached hundreds of people, from developing leaders to executives and everything in between.  He loves people, but more importantly, he loves to see people improve and experience personal success.  Richard has acted as a facilitator in labor-management relations, succession planning, and diversity/discrimination challenges.  He has served as an EEO counselor and investigator.  He is well-versed in human capital consulting, collaborative work-group training, leadership development, strategic planning and instructional design/curriculum development.

Richard loves youth and believes in the importance of fostering and motivating the next generation into new future leaders.  He has coached youth sports teams including football, baseball, soccer, basketball and golf.  He has served as a youth counselor and program director for theEspecially for Youth program that teaches leadership development and building confidence from within for over 18,000 youth from around the world each year.

Richard is a proud graduate of Brigham Young University, with a Bachelors degree in accounting.  He played football for the mighty Cougars and learned the importance of  being part of a great team.  Richard is a member of the Professional Women Controllers Association, the Federal Managers Association, the National Speakers Association, and the Boy Scouts of America.   Richard resides in Utah with his beautiful wife Carla of 30 years and has five children and five grandchildren.