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June General Monthly Meeting with Rick Forbus

  • Park Tavern 500 10th Street Northeast Atlanta, GA, 30309 United States (map)

Rick Forbus will join us as our special guest speaker for June's General Monthly Meeting. Arrive at 6 PM for drinks and networking with JCI members and guests. At 7 PM we will walk up the stairs to Park Tavern's ballroom for Rick's presentation. 

Richard (Rick) K. Forbus is both the CEO of Trove and an Executive Advisor and Coach. He holds a PhD in Human Relations and Leadership and has 25+ years of coaching and consulting experience. He studied executive coaching with one of the coaches from the Center for Creative Leadership in Greensboro, North Carolina, and attended George Washington University Business School Extension. He taught leadership and teamwork at the University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business in partnership with UGA faculty. Rick is a coach that specializes in organizational re-design using behavioral and community-based action research techniques. He maintains an active speaking engagement schedule and is a highly sought-after corporate retreat and workshop facilitator.  His particular areas of expertise include team building, meeting dynamics, decision-making and communication.

Rick is credentialed by the ICF (International Coaching Federation) and is pursuing his ACC (Associate Corporate Coach) certification. 

Rick’s book, entitled Migration: The Basics of Team Development (Nine Fundamentals That Build High-Performance Teams) addresses how organizations can enhance their focus and efficiency by creating harmony and synergy.   Rick is also the author of several articles on team development, vision-casting and general leadership. Rick recently completed an extensive writing project entitled “Leadership: Executing for Success” for the Atlanta-based project management training company Velociteach.  

Rick’s expertise includes facilitating workshops and authoring workshop materials on such topics as:

  • Process consulting
  • High-performance meetings
  • High-performance decision-making
  • Vision-casting
  • People alignment
  • Negotiation
  • Change Management

Rick brings extensive strategic planning, leadership development and relationship management experience to Trove.  His broad human resources consulting background has demonstrated measurable success in the areas of human relations, solution strategies, team-building and key client retention.

See Rick Forbus, PhD at Linkedin for recommendations. Other references available upon request by emailing


  • Free for JCI members
  • $10 for non-members at the door


Park in the paid lot behind Park Tavern and beside Piedmont Park.

Suggested Attire:

Business casual (or whatever you wear to work each day).

Optional Social RSVP: