RSHI Board Members
Associate Professor of Ethics and Personal Development responsible for teaching Senior Naval Officers “Ethics in the Military” and “Ethics of Technology: Warfare and Society” courses and developing the Ethics Curriculum Framework Navy wide.
Jay Niblick is the Founder and CEO of Innermetrix Incorporated, a professional consulting and technology firm with offices on five continents specializing in organizational research and diagnosing key human capital solutions.
He is also co-founder and Chief Science Advisor to Wizehire.com, a technology start-up focused on identifying and benchmarking key characteristics and traits of successful employees in a wide variety of fields.
He holds multiple technology patents, trademarks and copyrights on diagnostic instruments and consultative methodologies relating to identifying and maximizing human talent, and is the Bestselling author of the Attribute Index diagnostic profile (over 800,000 copies sold worldwide), What’s Your Genius – How the Best Think for Success (Foreword by Anthony Robbins), and The Profitable Consultant (Wiley & Sons, Foreword by Dr. Marshall Goldsmith).
He has been a paid keynote speaker and lecturer to organizations around the world in the areas of strategic management, peak performance, executive coaching, leadership development and organizational development. Over 2,300 management consultants have paid to attend one of Jay’s international workshops or certification programs delivering best-practices on how to build a successful consulting practice.
Jay also sits on the Board of Directors at the Robert S. Hartman Institute, a scholarly project at the University of Tennessee in the United States dedicated to the study of human nature, value and decision-making.
Prior to consulting, Jay worked in the surgical sales industry for Johnson & Johnson. Before that he trained and served in the Special Operations communities of the US Navy and US Marines during Desert Storm.
He resides in Knoxville TN USA with his wife and three sons.
Innermetrix International is a research, development and consultant certification company specializing in creating cutting edge assessment tools, training, strategies, and processes for our professional management consultants.
Our assessment tools have benefited more than half a million business consultants, and through our training, we’ve certified over 1,500 professionals on five continents as Certified Innermetrix Consultants.
Cliff Hurst is an assistant professor of management at Westminster College in Salt Lake City, UT. He teaches (primarily) in the MBA program of the Bill and Vieve Gore School of Business.
A former OD consultant, Cliff was introduced to the HVP in 2002. His admiration for the complexities of formal axiology and the HVP contributed to his desire to pursue graduate degrees late in his career. Upon earning his PhD from Fielding Graduate University in 2012, he accepted his current position at Westminster College.
Cliff has been a member of the RSHI since 2002 and has served as a Director on the Board since 2010. He is an associate editor of the Journal of Formal Axiology and is a frequent contributor to it. His research agenda is focused on how we can better understand entrepreneurial judgment and decision-making through the lens of formal axiology and by use of the HVP as a measurement tool.
RSHI International Branch Members
Allan Miller is the Managing Director of Innermetrix International:
Allan Miller owner /founder of IMX UK & Managing Director of Innermetrix International, Europe,UAE, Australia, South Africa and India, Allan has built a net work of very talented and successful partnerships across these countries, along with running his own consulting & Coaching business in the last 12 years, with Innermetrix being at the forefront of this journey. Working closely with CEO of Innermetrix Inc Jay Niblick, the last ten years.
A dynamic Training & Development Consulting specialist, with extensive Management experience working with leading blue-chip Companies. Certified Professional Behaviour Analyst, Professional Values analyst Attribute Index Analyst. Member of CIPD, and a level 5 coach. History of successful delivery of a wide range of training solutions within blue chip organizations
Ability to communicate effectively at all levels of an organization has been pivotal to success. Accustomed to working under pressure in demanding situations. Commercially focussed and aware of the need to balance profitability with customer Loyalty. Success has been generated by a hands-on consultative approach to clients
- Development of relationships with decision makers within client Companies
- Delivery of professional presentations at Board level and key note speaker
- Using world-class tools and methodologies to assist Companies in retaining key staff
- Analysis of HR function and identification of opportunities for organizational improvement
- Development and delivery of tailor made solutions to meet desired outcomes
- Catalyst for business development and expansion of a Company’s operation
Owner founder of IMX UK & Professional Consulting/Coaching and Training Academy, President of the RSHI (Robert S Hartman Institute) Europe. Resides in UK Scotland with his wife Karen and son Ryan.
Steve Byrum holds degrees from Tennessee Wesleyan College (BA, Philosophy), Southern Seminary (MDiv, Biblical Studies), MA and PhD (University of Tennessee, Knoxville (Philosophy). MA Thesis: “The Value Structure of Theology>” PhD Dissertation: “Intrinsic Value and Play.” Studied with Robert S. Hartman, John Davis, Rem Edwards, and Rolf-Dieter Herrmann.
Taught at UTK for three years, and at Chattanooga State for twenty-two years, also serving as Dean of Humanities. Had a private counseling practices in Chattanooga for twenty-two years. Author of more than thirty books and over one hundred periodical articles. Has worked with HVP since 1971. Has served tenure as President of RSHI. His work with the HVP has spread to organizations across the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia.
Married and the father of two children. Three grandchildren.
ARTHUR R. ELLIS is a Licensed Professional Counselor who has been a clinician since 1971. He holds degrees in psychology (B.S.) and rehabilitation counseling (M.S.) from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, and counseling (Ph.D.) from LaSalle University. Since 1976, he has worked in the Psychology Service of a Veterans Affairs Medical Center with patients who have substance abuse problems. He studied formal axiology under Robert S. Hartman who personally trained him in the use of the “Hartman Value Profile.” His research has included explorations of the value patterns of alcoholics. He has been an active member of the R. S. Hartman Institute for Formal and Applied Axiology, serving on the Board of Directors, holding the positions of Executive Director and President, and being recognized as a Fellow of the Institute. In 1994, Robert S. Hartman’s autobiographical manuscript, Freedom to Live, was edited for publication by Dr. Ellis. Another extensive manuscript of Dr. Hartman’s, The Knowledge of Good: A Critique of Axiological Reason, was published in 2002 with Ellis and Dr. Rem B. Edwards as editors. Dr. Ellis is a Master Addictions Counselor, A Diplomate of the American Psychotherapy Association, and a Professional Member of the American Mental Health Counselors Association.
Dr. Moore received a B.A. degree in Science and Philosophy from Florida Atlantic University in 1966. He received a Ph.D. in Philosophy with an emphasis on Value Theory and Logic from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville in 1973. Moore was an NDEA Fellow. From 1973 to 1979, Moore was a tenured Professor of Philosophy at Salisbury State University in Maryland.
Currently, Dr. Moore is Chairman of Atlantic Alpha Strategies, LLC; an absolute return hedge fund; and serves as CEO of SVM Capital LLC, a joint venture between Atlantic Alpha Strategies and Health Discovery Corporation, Inc. From 1979 to May 1984, Dr. Moore managed Moore & Associates, a research and consulting firm dedicated to development of specialized logic structures for value decisions in financial markets. Included among Moore & Associates’ activities was the management of an options fund with Alex, Brown & Sons Inc. In May 1984, Moore joined Atlantic Associates, Inc. in Greenwich, CT. as a Vice President and Director of Research.
In 1987, Dr. Moore co-founded with Marshall Graham Codeworks Corporation in Washington, DC. Codeworks was a venture capital startup that developed a computerized search process of all national and local building codes. Moore was responsible for the creation of the data base and search logic. Codeworks was sold in 1988.
In 1988, Dr. Moore co-founded Trendlogic Associates, Inc., a registered Commodity Trading Advisor. Trendlogic Associates, Inc. is located in Greenwich, CT. Dr. Moore sold Trendlogic Associates in June 1991, and joined Millennium Partners, L.P.; an investment limited partnership, as General Partner. Millennium Partners is a large international hedge fund with offices in lower Manhattan. Dr. Moore retired from active money management in 1992. Dr. Moore and his wife Inge Svensson Moore reside in Savannah, GA.
In addition to his business activities, Dr. Moore actively publishes in the field of value based logic systems and serves on various boards. These boards include the Board of Visitors of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville; the Trust Board of Bethesda Boys Home (recently retired) where he directed 20 million in investments; Treasurer and Chairman of Memorial Health University Hospital Foundation where he currently directs 10 million in investments; Investment Committee and Finance Committee of Memorial Health University Hospital where he directs 120 million in investments; Board of Advisors of the Anderson Cancer Institute; and Sedgwick Street Family Office where he directed 200 million in investments (recently retired); Board of Directors, Memorial Health University.