Roger Fransecky is Founder/CEO of The Apogee Group, a global management
consulting and leadership development organization founded in 1995. Apogee is dedicated to helping leaders and their organizations achieve their highest level of performance through programs and services for CEO’s and senior leadership teams. Current clients include, among others, two global communications corporations, three consumer products companies, an international venture capital firm, a regional energy/utility company, a global publisher, and two international professional services companies.
Prior to founding The Apogee Group, Dr. Fransecky was Executive Vice-President of ARC International, Ltd., an international consulting company specializing in large-scale organizational change.
Dr. Fransecky’s work with leaders of many organizations evolved from more than four decades as a corporate executive, organizational consultant, clinical psychologist, and university professor. He is regarded as one of the nation’s leading executive coaches and CEO advisors.
Dr. Fransecky’s practice with chief executives and their senior teams focuses on achieving breakthrough business results through Apogee’s proprietary processes, models and technologies.
Working with Apogee’s senior consultants and Partners, Dr. Fransecky helps clients create a compelling personal context for change, a new level of leadership capacity and competence, and the individual capabilities required to achieve and sustain their leadership to achieve organizational performance.
Dr. Fransecky has served as Director of Professional Services for CSPP, America’s largest independent graduate school training professional psychologists, as President of CEL Educational Resources and Senior Vice-President of both Home Box Office/Time Inc. and Westinghouse Broadcasting and Cable. He also served as Chairman/CEO of Family Partners Inc., and National Television Workshop, Inc.
His academic career includes serving as a professor at the University of Rochester, University of Cincinnati and New York University, where he also directed NYU’s Video Management and Technology Program. He has designed and produced award-winning television projects for CBS, where he was Senior Consultant to the CBS Broadcast Group.
A New York native, he holds B.S. and M.S. degrees from the State University of New York, and a Ph.D in psychology from the University of Cincinnati. He is a member of the American Psychological Association, The Association for Training and Development, and the Academy of Management. He is a licensed Clinical Psychologist.
He serves as the Senior Advisor to the World 50 Executive Group, a global leadership forum serving C-Level executives, and is a member of the Dean’s Advisory Board of the Creighton University College of Business Administration. He is also a regular contributor to The Huffington Post.