Lyle Kirtman is a management consultant with more than 25 years of experience. He specializes in leadership and organizational development, strategic planning, conflict resolution, and executive coaching. He has consulted with educational, nonprofit, corporate, and government organizations, including school districts, the Massachusetts Municipal Association, the US Environmental Protection Agency, and the US Department of Homeland Security. Lyle has served as chair of the Massachusetts governor's strategic task force on innovation in education and as a senior manager for Boston Public Schools. He is a frequent keynote speaker, webinar and conference presenter, and radio and television guest. Lyle earned a bachelor's degree in psychology from the State University of New York (SUNY) and a master's degree in counseling with a concentration in career development from SUNY and Fairfield University.