Our Team

In the 21st Century, the most successful organizations will rely on strong collaborative partnerships to achieve extraordinary outcomes. To this end, the Callaway Companies has a continually growing pool of collaborators and faculty working in industries and market segments around the world. They come from diverse backgrounds, geographies and life experiences. They bring their own expertise and backgrounds to our work.

Our Faculty

The primary requirement for any Callaway Leadership Institute faculty member is that they embody the leadership qualities and skills that Effective 21st Century Leadership™ cultivates. They are leaders in their own right, and "they walk their talk." While almost all members have formal academic teaching responsibilities in respected educational institutions, each professional is first a foremost practitioner in the art of effective leadership. We tailor the faculty of each program we offer, based on specific participant leadership and context.

Contact us directly to learn more about our faculty and the programs they support.


Alice Munyaradzi Tembe

Alice Munyaradzi Tembe
Executive Director, Callaway Leadership Institute/Swaziland
Faculty, Public Health and Leadership Development

Leadership and Educational Experience

Mrs. Tembe brings 15 years’ experience as a trusted advisor with a numerous organizations throughout Swaziland. She has worked as a Programs Specialist, designing tailor-made workplace wellness programs and policies for leading Private Sector companies in Swaziland, advising and orienting company executives and their boards for over 7 years. Prior to that role, she worked as a Programs Consultant for the National Network for People Living with HIV, developing literacy manuals and training leadership and community based organizations to become self-sustaining. Her clients included the Royal Swaziland Sugar Corporation, Standard Bank, Nedbank, First National Bank, Inyatsi Construction, Swaziland Revenue Authority and the Swaziland Post and Tele-Communication. During that time she liaised with national and international donors, including USAID, PEPFAR, Kellogg Foundation, Canada Fund and Japan Aid, who fund HIV-AIDS, Gender, Tuberculosis and Gender Based Violence programs.

From 2000 to 2006, Mrs. Tembe worked in the HIV-AIDS, Tuberculosis and gender with SHAPE Zimbabwe in Harare, Zimbabwe. There she developed an Edutainment program for university youth reaching out to out/in-school youth. In 2006, she continued her professional career in Swaziland, working with the National Network for People Living with HIV. From 2009 to 2014, Mrs.Tembe served as Programs Director for the Swaziland Business Coalition on Health and AIDS. In 2015, Mrs. Tembe helped to establish the Callaway Leadership Institute/Swaziland.

Areas of Expertise

  • Public health programs and policies development
  • Training manuals development and delivery
  • Motivational talks and facilitation of strategic planning and documentation
  • Excellent proposal development and writing skills
  • Social counselor to youth and other community members

Educational Background

Alice earned an MSc in International Primary Health Care (2012) from the University College of London and a cum laude Advanced Health Management Program (2014) by Foundation for Professional Development and Yale University. She attained her first degree in BSc in Political Science and Administration (2002) from the University of Zimbabwe. She is a current Fellow in Science Journalism with Citizen News Service since 2013 in India and published internationally.

Alice is married to Thando, a Medical Doctor currently pursuing an MSc in Public Health and Health Management at the University of South Wales in Sydney, Australia. She is a mother of two boys, Ethan (6) and Sean (4). She sings in her church choir and loves ball-room dancing.


Lawrence Mlotshwa

Lawrence B. Mlotshwa
General Manager, Human Resources at Neotel (Johannesburg, South Africa)

Leadership Experience

Mr. Lawrence B. Mlotshwa, is an accomplished Human Resource (HR) Executive and leader has worked for various local and multinational companies in South Africa. Lawrence began his professional career with Unilever, South Africa, where he quickly progressed up the corporate ladder; becoming the senior HR manager within three years. He joined Sun International, a leading company in the gaming industry, to become the Group Strategy HR Manager. From this position, Lawrence facilitated major cultural shifts within the company. He has held executive HR positions in Sun International, and Nedbank, ABSA and Barclays International banks. A visionary and innovator, Lawrence has implemented successfully company-wide human resource strategies, leadership programs, and HIV/AIDS training; long before others in his profession realized their significance to organizational success. He relishes helping others develop their capacities. He has coached numerous executives while, many young South Africans continue to treasure his mentorship. Currently, he on the board of an NGO serving orphaned children.

Educational Background

BA - Social Sciences -psychology and industrial sociology (HED), Fort Hare University, Forte Hare, South Africa
MBA - Henley Management College, University of Reading, Reading, UK

Executve Development Programme [EDP]- University of Cape Town, South Africa
Strategic HR Programme - Harvard Business School, Cambridge, MA, USA


Rubin Cowbey Adams

Rubin Cowbey Adams

Leadership and Educational Experience

Rubin Adams has over 24 years’ experience in Education as a school psychologist. He has also worked as part of a multi-disciplinary team diagnosing and supporting learners with learning problems. During his career Mr Adams served on many structures such as school governing bodies, as well as political and provincial bodies.

Moreover, he has extensive experience in the area of Alcohol Prevention in general and has a specific interest Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. Rubin has contributed to various publications, mostly scientific, in this area. He was part of the neuro-developmental team that initiated the first intervention-based research in South Africa. As a co-researcher he piloted a community-based intervention focusing on the parenting of FASD children. Additionally, he has also presented various seminars, lectures and workshops on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome in South Africa.

Furthermore, Rubin was part of the first group of South African trainers to be trained in Motivational Interviewing. He then went on to conduct various training sessions at the Winter and Summer Schools at UWC on Motivational Interviewing and Health Promoting Schools. Being intrigued in behavioural change, he has been training many professionals in the health professions in Motivational Interviewing.

In 2010 Rubin embarked on a new career working as an independent consultant. His new career has led to work with school communities in the true sense of the word by training parents, learners, educators and school governing bodies. He has worked in most education districts in the Western Cape. Additionally, Rubin has worked with the Rupert Education Foundation and Remgro to engage in long term school development. He has also worked extensively with school management teams to broaden their leadership skills and has trained over 200 school governing bodies on Strategic Planning and Management.

Areas of Expertise

  • Leadership
  • School Development
  • Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Intervention Programme
  • Personal Development
  • Behaviour Management Programmes for School
  • Strategic Management
  • Parenting

Educational Background

Rubin obtain a BA in 1984 and a Higher Education Diploma in 1985 from the University of the Western Cape. In 1989 complete a B Ed (Specialization Guidance) from the University of South Africa. He has enrolled for the M Ed (Educational Psychology) successfully completed his oral and practical exam with thesis still outstanding.

He has successfully completed various short courses:

  • Creative and constructive approaches to conflict
  • Mediation in School Communities
  • Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers – Training of New Trainers (MINT)
  • The Certificate in Change Management (UWC)
  • Assessor’s Course (University North West)
  • Moderators Course ( University North West)

Professional Support Team

In addition to our faculty, additional team members bring relevant special expertise to make our work better, stronger and accessible in multimedia formats.

Richard Schell

Richard E. Schell, Esq.
Legal Advisor on Intellectual Property

Rich Schell serves as our intellectual property and publishing counselor and attorney. He is a published author, educator, former legal editor, and attorney. Rich has an international perspective and routinely works with clients and projects in Africa, China, Europe and the Americas. He has a B.A. in History and English from Illinois Wesleyan University and law degree from Southern Illinois University with further study in international law in London.

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John Balkcom

John E. Balkcom

Consulting Experience

John Balkcom spent over 30+ years of his professional career consulting to, interacting with and serving as a member of numerous boards. His clients and colleagues had included public companies, privately held businesses, and non-profit Foundations. Not surprisingly, he has developed deep insight into effective governance, and has recently written a book on boards.

Buy Mr. Balkcom's Book Before you Join a Board: Essential Questions on Amazon