Faculty

Robert Lorber
Visiting Assistant Professor, Fall 2014

Dr. Robert L. Lorber is the CEO of The Lorber Kamai Consulting Group, a firm formed in 1976. The organization has implemented productivity improvement systems for companies on five continents. The Lorber Kamai Consulting Group’s client roster has included Kraft Foods, SantaFe International, Teichert Inc., Occidental Petroleum, Gillette, Sutter Health, American Express, Mattel,AlliedSignal, Raley’s, VSP, Teichert Inc., Maxtor, ETS, Wells Fargo, Waste Connections, Foster Farms, Pillsbury, Pfizer, Kaufman and Broad, Tower Records, PRIDE Industries, Mechanics Bank and many other medium-size and Fortune 500 companies.

Dr. Lorber is an internationally recognized expert and published author on executive coaching, performance management, leadership, teamwork, life planning, corporate culture and developing strategy. Bob has spent a large part of his career working with family businesses as a personal coach and leading the families through transitions.

 He is considered one of the leading resources worldwide on executive coaching with Chief Executive Officers and Senior Executive Teams. He is the co-author of the New York Times bestseller Putting The One Minute Manager To Work, which he created with the renowned management consultant Dr. Ken Blanchard, One Page Management, co-authored with Dr. Riaz Khadem, and Safety 2/7 with Greg Anderson, Doing What Matters with Jim Kilts, retired CEO of Gillette and Who Are You What Do You Want? with Dr. Mick Ukleja.           

Dr. Lorber is an established professional speaker who has delivered presentations for profit and non-profit audiences throughout the world. He has also shared his insights with television, radio and newspaper audiences across the country. He has received many awards and honors in his field.

Dr. Lorber works with numerous Boards of Directors on Governance and effective Board participation. Currently he serves on the UC Davis Foundation Board of Trustees, past Chairman of the Dean’s Advisory Council for the Graduate School of Management at UC Davis, the UC Davis School of Medicine’s National Board of Advisors and many other corporate and not for profit Boards. Some of these include: Tower Records, The Blanchard Companies, Basic American Industries, The Hugh O’Brian Youth Foundation, The Sacramento Region Community Foundation, Sukut Construction, Sacramento Entrepreneurship Academy, LeadershipTraq, J&M Realty, and Chairman of the PRIDE Foundation.

In addition to his executive coaching, consulting, writing and speaking pursuits, Dr. Lorber is a an Associate Professor of his alma mater — the Graduate School of Management of the University of California at Davis – where he teaches two courses on Leadership. Dr. Lorber received a Masters Degree in Sociology and a Ph.D. in Organizational Psychology. He resides in Davis, California with his wife Sandy. They have three daughters Tracie, Lindie and Kaylie and one grand daughter; Brooklin Rose.

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