Our Strategic Planning Team


Dr. Dan R. Ebener

Dan R. Ebener is a teacher, planner, author and speaker.  He has been developing leaders for nonprofits, businesses and communities since 1976.

Dan teaches strategic planning and leadership for the Master of Organizational Leadership program at St. Ambrose University.  See www.sau.edu/mol.

Dan has provided consultation to over 120 organizations through Quad City Leadership Consulting, Inc.  See www.QCLCI.com.

Dan has spoken in 43 states and 20 countries.  He has authored two books on leadership.  See www.danebener.com.

Dan teaches leadership courses in Croatia and Germany.





Fred_HeadshotMr. Frederick L. Smith

Mr. Frederick L. Smith is President of Spirit Partners, Inc. and Spectrum Associates, Inc., providing consulting, facilitation, and training services to a wide range of organizations. He is an adjunct faculty member at St. Ambrose University in Davenport, Iowa where he teaches leadership classes in the Master of Organizational Leadership and Master of Business Administration programs. He also teaches business classes to undergraduates as an adjunct faculty member at Augustana College in Rock Island, IL. Mr. Smith retired after 31 years with the Federal Government where he specialized in strategic planning. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and a Master of Organizational Leadership from St. Ambrose University.