Elizabeth E. Richard is founder and principal of EER Strategies, LLC, and former senior strategist for NASA’s Human Health and Performance Directorate at the Johnson Space Center. She specializes in innovation strategy, collaborative engagement, business strategy formulation, and organizational change management, and is experienced in open innovation, strategic communications, strategic foresight analysis, and program management in the public, private and nonprofit sectors. She received her bachelor’s degree from the Pennsylvania State University and her Master of Business Administration from the University of Houston. View Elizabeth’s experience, projects and publications on LinkedIn. 

Kathryn E. Keeton is CEO and Managing Consultant of Minerva Work Solutions, PLLC.  She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at Austin and her Masters and Doctorate in Industrial-Organizational Psychology from the University of Houston.  She is also a licensed psychologist in the state of Texas.  Dr. Keeton specializes in executive coaching, leadership and team development, open innovation, and strategic management within organizations.  To learn more about Kathryn’s experience, projects and publications, please view www.thewisdomthatworks.com.

Jeffrey R. Davis, MD is the founder and CEO of Exploring 4 Solutions, LLC, and an Executive-in-Residence at the Laboratory for Innovation Science at the Harvard Institute for Quantitative Social Science.  He serves as an advisor to the Ignite HealthCare Network, a fellow at Open Assembly, a member of the advisory council for the nonprofit Medical Bridges, an advisor to the Grayline Group in Innovation and Health Technology, and a former board member and co-chair of the Houston Council for the nonprofit Girlstart.  He is a recognized international leader, educator, speaker, author and consultant in collaborative innovation, human system risk management in health care systems, and space and aviation medicine.  Jeff’s unique experience and insights across government, academic, corporate and nonprofit sectors provide a depth of technical knowledge that builds bridges between various disciplines and partners.  Prior to Exploring 4 Solutions, Jeff served as the Director, Human Health and Performance, and the Chief Medical Officer for the NASA Johnson Space Center.  During his career he has built and led multi-disciplinary professional groups at NASA, created new academic residency programs at the University of Texas Medical Branch, and served as the corporate medical director for a global airline.  Jeff's personal drive for excellence and the organizations of which he has been a part have benefited from his vision and commitment.  He received his B.S. degree in Biology from Stanford University, an M.D. degree from the University of California at San Diego, and a Master of Science degree from Wright State University.  He is certified by the American Board of Preventive Medicine.  Additional information can be found on LinkedIn.

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Bret Boyd
Principal Grayline Group


Bret Boyd as a principal of Grayline Group is a strategy and corporate development executive with extensive experience in the defense, energy, technology, and finance sectors. Bret has served in leadership roles at several high-growth companies in the professional services, information services, and technology industries. Prior to entering the private sector, he served as an infantry officer in the U.S. Special Operations Command. During his military service, Bret deployed to combat operations in Iraq four times and to stability operations in other regions. Bret is a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, where he studied international relations and systems engineering.

Kathy Holland is a co-founder of Exploring 4 Solutions.  Prior to this she had over 20 years of commercial airline accounting experience managing and developing strong, effective accounting teams with a focus on sharing knowledge, effective solutions, and achieving results.  During her tenure she was recognized for building and maintaining win-win relationships with other leaders and departments with a focus on design and implementation of joint projects.  Relationships and an understanding of each department was key to successful implementation of improvements, changes, and acceptance by employees.  The nature of the work was dynamic due to government regulations, changing technologies, competition and new company initiatives all of which required adapting to and anticipating change. Kathy holds a B.S. Accounting, with Liberal Arts emphasis from the University of Houston-Clear Lake.

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Elizabeth E. Richard
Founder & Principal, EER Strategies, LLC

Kathy Holland 


Kathryn E. Keeton
CEO & Managing Consultant of Minerva Work Solutions, PLLC

Jeffrey R. Davis, MD 

Founder & CEO ​