Our Founder

adam-brooksAdam Lee Brooks is a former High School Facilitator of Exceptional Student Services (special education) turned College Professor and Motivational Speaker.

Adam has worked at Remuda Ranch Eating Disorder/Anxiety Clinic as a Speaker, Texas Lions Camp as a Seasonal Camp Director and Adjunct/Associate Faculty at Rio Salado Community College and Arizona State University.

Adam helped Co-Author the book, “WTF- Why Teens Fail and What To Fix” and authored the Brooks Books collection of Mini-Books featuring, “Understanding Millennials.”

You can find and connect with Adam at www.adamleebrooks.com

Our Partners

These are the people helping to orchestrate the training, writing blogs and sifting through the research.  They are all considered experts in their respective fields.


Katey McPherson is a former secondary school administrator and co-author of Why Teens Fail: What to Fix. She has been an educator for 19 years, serving as a secondary school teacher, middle school guidance counselor, and assistant principal. She is also the founder of the S.H.E. Forum (Sharing Healthy Experiences) serving teens and their families, and co-founder of the bullying prevention program, BE THE ONE. She has presented at major conferences throughout the United States and currently serves as a Cadre Supervisor of Student Practitioners at Rio Salado Community College as well as adjunct faculty at Grand Canyon and Arizona State University in the Educational Administration and Leadership program. Katey holds a Bachelor’s degree in Spanish and Secondary Education from Michigan State University and a Master’s Degree in Educational Administration and Supervision from Arizona State University

Visit Katey at www.gurianinstitute.com for more information.