President of The Renova Corporation
Prior to founding The Renova Corporation, Don Brush, Ph.D., served on the faculties of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and the graduate faculty at The University of Texas at Dallas, where he directed the Executive Development Program.
His research in identifying and developing management talent in scientists and engineers, sponsored by General Electric, IBM and Pfizer, has been acclaimed in the Wall Street Journal and Business Week Magazine.
A sought-after consultant in Strategic Vision Planning, Change Management, Culture Change & Integration, Teamwork & Empowerment and Meeting Design and Facilitation, Don has worked with such companies as Volvo, International Paper, Universal Studios, Ericsson, Mary Kay, Ensearch Exploration, Halliburton, Pier 1 Imports, Lucent Technologies, and Baylor Health Care Systems.
He consults extensively in the U.S. and on international projects in Canada and Europe and is the recipient of the prestigious First Award in Quality Achievement in Brussels for the Total Quality Management work he did in Europe.
Don’s resume’ includes leading the integration of the Elizabeth Arden and Mario Tricoci Salons merger; the reorganization of Commercial Property and Casualty at the Chubb Group of Insurance Companies; facilitating a major culture change at Sabre (Global Infrastructure); and leading the Joint Strike Fighter F-35 organizational effectiveness team for the Department of Defense.
He has held past positions on the Board of Directors of Aperian (NASDAQ APRN), the Hogan Center for Performance Excellence, the Texas Quality Consortium and the Editorial Board of the Journal for Corporate Education.