Ronda Beaman, EdD

Chief Creative Officer
Dr. Ronda Beaman serves as the creative force behind much of PEAK’s ongoing innovation. She is also a Clinical Professor at The Orfalea College of Business, California Polytechnic University. Additionally, Dr. Beaman serves on the Board of Directors for the national Pay It Forward Foundation and is the founder of non-profit, Dream Makers.

Dr. Beaman is an internationally recognized expert on leadership, resilience, health and wellness, education, and coaching. She has conducted research in a host of areas, written many academic articles and books, and won numerous awards. She was selected by the Singapore Ministry of the Family as their honored Speaker of the Year and named the first recipient of the National Education Association’s “Excellence in the Academy: Art of Teaching” award. She has been selected as a faculty resource at the Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO) university in Argentina, Kyoto and India, where she received the highest speaker ratings among 36 elite faculty. She has been featured on major media including CBS and Fox Television, USA Today, and is a national thought leader for American Health Network.

Dr. Beaman presents to groups from 10 to 10,000 on a broad range of substantive and inspiring topics. She is described by business and government leaders as “an exceptionally dynamic, inspiring, and thought provoking presenter.” The president of First National Bank said “…I worry every year about the success of our keynote speaker at this conference due to the vastly diverse interests and personalities of the 200 person sales force we have. I thought you did an outstanding job in touching everyone of them, and getting them excited and motivated to get back into the field.”

Dr. Beaman earned her doctorate in leadership at Arizona State University. She is also a certified executive coach and personal trainer with credentials from the Aerobic Research Center.


Dr. Ronda Beaman at TEDxHarkerSchool