About Us

Dusty Staub

Robert (Dusty) Staub

has over thirty (30) years of experience working with executives, teams, families and communities as well as both private and large public companies. He has worked as a Marital and Family Therapist in private practice as well as a consultant focused on building High Performance Teams and as an executive coach. Additionally, Dusty is a Fellow in the School of Engineering at Virginia Tech.

Dusty is the author of two books “The Heart of Leadership” “The 7 Acts of Courage” and co-author of a third book, “Dynamic Focus: Creating Significance and Breaking the Spell of Limitation” with Wayne Gerber. He also has hundreds of published articles on Human Systems Excellence, Leadership Dynamics, Personal Mastery and Transformational Change.

Dusty lives with his wife Christine, a family physician, on a farm in Stokesdale, North Carolina. They have three adult children. Dusty is a life long student of Yoga, an avid reader and loves interval-running.


Wayne Gerber

is a seasoned professional with over 20 years working with executives, teams and organizations in implementing strategies to bring out their best. He is a consultant, facilitator, trainer, executive coach and author. Wayne has an extensive, multi-faceted background that includes professional experiences in the fields of public health research, broadcast television, market research and organizational development. His approach blends science and human systems technologies into powerful methodologies for leading at the personal and organizational level in both public and private sector organizations.

Wayne earned a Masters of Science in Public Health and a Bachelor of Arts with Honors in Psychology from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He lives in Greensboro, NC, with his wife Debra, a physical therapist, and has two adult sons. Wayne is an avid landscape photographer and enjoys hiking and travel.