Dr. Alan Zimmerman is Founder and President of the Zimmerman Communi-Care Network, Inc., an international consulting, coaching and speaking firm. In that position, Dr. Zimmerman has delivered more than 2,000 programs in 48 states and 22 countries. Dr. Zimmerman has a Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota in Interpersonal Communication and Psychology. He has written several books and hundreds of articles on motivation, communication, change management, work-life balance, team relationships, customer enthusiasm, positive attitudes, workplace negativity, and conflict resolution. Dr. Zimmerman taught at Mankato State University, Emporia State University, and the University of Minnesota for 15 years. His clients include such major corporations and organizations as 3M, AAA, Abbott Laboratories, American Express, DHL, IBM, U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Steel, Mayo Clinic, and Merck. He has been named "Outstanding Faculty Member" by two different universities and also been named "Distinguished Faculty Member" by IMS on two occasions. Awarded the Certified Speaking Professional Designation of Quality by the National Speakers Association, an award given to the top 5% of speakers. Most recently inducted into the Speaker Hall of Fame, an honor bestowed on a small handful of people in the last 30 years, including Ronald Reagan, Colin Powell, Art Linkletter, Zig Ziglar and Norman Vincent Peale.