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Charles R. Everett Jr., CMC®

Charles Everett currently serves as the Director of Aviation for the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey. He has worked as general manager of various airports in New York and Pennsylvania directly as government agency staff and as a consultant with AFCO/AvPORTS Management LLC. He has also worked with the Federal Aviation Administration at their Headquarters in Washington, D.C. dealing with matters involving airport management, operations, and development. He is in the process of transitioning back to full-time consulting activities as the Managing Director of Everett & Associates LLC, an independent management consulting firm. He focuses on inspiring authentic leadership, dealing with change in organizations, and preparing a diverse workforce for the future. E&A was established in 2004.

Mr. Everett is a retired officer of the U.S. Air Force Reserve with a military specialty in logistics. He received a bachelor’s degree in urban studies, with a major concentration in Transportation Planning from the College of Arts & Sciences of the University of Pennsylvania. He also has a Master of Business Administration degree, with a specialization in International Business from the University of Cumbria.

Mr. Everett is a Certified Management Consultant (CMC®) by the Institute of Management Consultants USA, an Organization Development Certified Professional (ODCP) by the Institute of Organization Development, a Certified Consultant by the Society for Church Consulting, a member of the Maxwell Leadership Certified Team, an Executive Member of the Academy of Management, and a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society.

Mr. Everett currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the National Museum of Industrial History and the Airports Council International – North America. Throughout his professional career, he has served on various business and community non-profit boards including several local chambers of commerce.

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Jeannette Hobson, CMC®

Jeannette has been associated with Vistage International for 28 years as an executive coach mentor and CEO Peer Advisory Group facilitator.  At Vistage, the leader of each CEO peer group is called the Group Chair.  In 2008, Jeannette won the prestigious Cope Award, given annually to only one chair worldwide. In 2018, she was awarded the designation of Master Chair.  She was a member of the Chair Advisory Board and chair trainer. 

Before becoming affiliated with Vistage, Jeannette was a founding partner of Gateway Consulting Group, LLC.  GCG provided marketing strategy and technology implementation support to large organizations facing significant change in their economic model due to deregulation. GCG was started after 20 years with The Bank of New York.  

Jeannette has an Executive MBA from Columbia University.  She is a Past President of the Financial Women’s Association of NY, Past President of the Columbia Executive MBA Alumni Association, a Certified Management Consultant (CMC) and was a member of the Institute for Management Consultants CMC certification board. 

She was on the boards of three companies that were sold. She is currently on the Advisory Boards of two private companies, a member of the Advisory Counsel of the largest not-for-profit theatre company, and Chair of the Board of a not-for-profit organization.

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Stephen D. Kirkland, CPA, CMC®, CFF

Stephen is the founder and sole member of Atlantic Executive Consulting, LLC. He consults with privately held companies and tax-exempt organizations across the country on complex compensation, tax, and financial issues. He also serves as an expert witness in court cases involving potentially unreasonable compensation, tax disputes, and other financial issues.

He has been a Certified Public Accountant since 1982, a Certified Management Consultant since 2008, and Certified in Financial Forensics since 2008.

Stephen earned Bachelors in Business Administration with an Accounting concentration from Emory University. He also earned a Masters in Tax Accounting from the University of Alabama.

He has been a member of the Institute of Managements Consultants – USA since 2008. He is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the National Association of Forensic Economics, the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts, WorldatWork, and the National Eagle Scout Association.

Stephen has written 200 articles on compensation, tax, and financial issues for professional journals. He is the author of America’s Best Tax Strategies (2004). He has been a member of the adjunct faculty at the University of South Carolina’s Darla Moore School of Business and often speaks at conferences for financial professionals.

He is the Chair of the Board of Directors of an investment advisory firm. Stephen has also served on the Boards of multiple non-profit organizations.