Kelly Newman

Kelly D. Newman is a Partners in Law Enforcement senior Partner. He has over 18 years combined experience in executive business development, management consulting, leadership training and education.

Kelly is known as a highly energetic, effective and humorous trainer. Whether it is one-on-one or in a large auditorium, he is able to effectively reach and connect with his audience. He has worked with high power leadership development courses for companies like SunRoc, Utah National Guard, Lakeland Health and more.
Early in his career, Kelly involved his family in Humanitarian work around the globe. Travelling to countries like Ecuador, Ethiopia, and Panama, they assisted in building several orphanages in various countries.
Kelly has a Bachelor’s Degree in Management and Master’s in Education from Brigham Young University. He also obtained his Master’s of Business Administration from Western Governors University.

Michael Goold

Michael Goold is a senior instructor for PLE and BlueEQ™ – the most accurate, comprehensive, and powerful emotional intelligence self-assessment available today.

Michael recently retired as the Chief of Police for the City of Rancho Cordova. His previous assignments include the Asst. Commander of Investigations (Homicide, Robbery, Child Abuse, Elder Abuse, Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Human Trafficking, etc.), CSI Bureau Commander, Correctional Watch Commander, Communications Commander, Patrol Sergeant, Internal Affairs Investigator, Patrol Officer, Bailiff, and Correctional Officer.

Michael has a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from CSUS, a Master’s Degree in Organizational Development from the University of San Francisco, and a Doctorate in Education from the University of La Verne. His doctoral dissertation examined traumatic stress in 9-1-1 personnel.

He is a graduate of the Sherman Block Leadership Institute, LAPD’s West Point Leadership program, FBI National Academy Session #251, and Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government local leader program.

In his spare time Michael likes to stay fit and has completed ten marathons and four triathlons.

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