John Parker Stewart
CEO & Founder–Stewart Leadership
Executive Coach, Award Winning Author, Trainer & Keynote Speaker
John Parker Stewart is the founder and CEO of Stewart Leadership, which he started in 1980. He is globally recognized as a leadership coach, consultant, educator, speaker, and team performance specialist. John has coached and trained tens of thousands of leaders worldwide including CEOs, presidents, military, government, and business leaders resulting in significant, measured improvement in individual and team performance.
John started his career managing leadership and management development for 86,000 employees at Lockheed Corp. He was selected “National Trainer of the Year” by the American Society for Training and Development (ATD). In addition to training and coaching all levels of management at Kennedy Space Center over an eight year period during the high pressure space shuttle program, John has worked with organizations including: Citibank, Chevron, Lockheed Martin, Toshiba, CSL-Hong Kong, Xerox, GM, Kaiser Permanente, Telstra-Australia, U.S. Department of Energy, Shell, and other government agencies and commercial firms.
John has published several articles, manuals, workbooks, and the three book award-winning Stewart Leadership Series. His title book, LEAD NOW!: A Personal Coaching Guide for Results-Driven Leaders, won the “National Indie Excellence Award” for the best leadership book published over the last 5 years. His 52 Leadership Lessons is also nationally recognized.
John lives with his wife, Debra, near Portland, Oregon and has four sons and fifteen grandchildren.