Richard (Dick) R. DeBlieck has been a project manager for over 30 years. He instructs project management and leadership courses for the University of Minnesota. He is president of Summit Management Consulting Services and specializes in management and organizational development. Dick has originated management training programs in project management, management skills for physicians, conflict management, leadership, and organizational quality improvement. He holds an MBA, with specialization in management and finance, and a BA in psychology from the University of Minnesota. He served on the management school's strategic planning committee and has taught corporate strategy in the graduate business program at the University.