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Richard from St. Paul is working to transform Minnesota by ‘advocating for human rights’.

Richard Senese, President of Capella University, has dedicated his career to supporting individuals reach their personal and professional goals. His belief in the power of support, advising, and counseling for growth has led to a strong background in community development. He is passionate about Minnesota's and beyond human rights, mental health, socio-economic equity, and LGBTQ rights.

Senese holds a PhD in Counseling and Student Personnel Psychology from the University of Minnesota. He serves on various higher education associations and boards, such as the Center for Victims of Torture, the Presidents' Forum, and Rework America's Lifelong Learning Network Task Force. Additionally, Senese is the Treasurer of the LGBTQ Presidents in Higher Education and co-chair of UPCEA's policy committee.

In his free time, Senese enjoys spending time with loved ones, traveling, and improving his Spanish language skills. He is also the proud pet parent of his puppy, Julius. As President of Capella University, Senese is committed to helping Minnesota and beyond unite and transform through online learning, support, and collaboration. He hopes to provide individuals with the valuable skills that will increase their employability in the long run.

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Richard's work aligns with 5 of the United Nations.
Sustainable Development Goals.

To end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all - Richard’s work contributes towards the 5 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

There is no point of United We Transform and working smart locally if we don’t connect to our wider humanity.

Richard will cut through "Minnesota Nice” by sharing ‘their’ personality.

This is an AI generated perspective of Richard’s personality. Research indicates accuracy of 95% for anyone with an online social presence.

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Richard tends to be open and inviting with new people, often getting energized when collaborating.


OVERVIEW:

Richard likely enjoys interesting, and sometimes conceptual, ideas. Feel free to use metaphor or hyperbole to add to your pitch and keep him engaged.

What comes naturally to Richard

  • Bouncing between topics in a conversation

  • Trying to reduce or avoid structure and bureaucracy

  • Feeling comfortable speaking to a new person


COMMUNICATON:

Richard is relentlessly optimistic and appreciates friendly, transparent conversation. Expect him to initiate side conversations to talk about life outside of work. Affirm his ideas and let him know that you're listening to him when in conversation.

When speaking to Richard

  • Keep conversation lighthearted

  • Talk about abstract philosophies or ideas

  • Use self-deprecating humor


MOTIVATION:

Richard is people-oriented and thrives on building new relationships. If you can make him feel accepted and included in a group, he will happily work on any task. He will enjoy being asked for advice and will happily stop to explain the situation to his co-workers.

What motivates Richard

  • Interesting ideas

  • New friendships

  • Peer recognition


WORK:

If you have an issue with Richard or need to give him constructive criticism, it is best to do it in person. He will appreciate people who are approachable and help make peace and create harmony in his work environment. Empathy likely comes naturally to him, making him a community leader and a source of trust for his team.

When working with Richard

  • Avoid being overly critical

  • Build social time into the workflow

  • Help keep him accountable to deadlines

By publishing their virtual Fingerprint, allows others to get to know them a little better.

Richard’s Fingerprint is created by mining 100+ public websites to create an index of weighted terms from Richard’s online activity.

Harold Abel School

Senior Associate Dean

Metropolitan State University

Student Personnel Psychology

Rework America's Lifelong

personal and professional goals

Capella University

Associate Dean

Minnesota Extension

Community Vitality

Olaf College

community development

Higher Education

policy committee

Spanish language skills

certificate programs

education associations

intelligence and collaboration

Capella students

My career

LGBTQ rights

LGBTQ Presidents

Presidents

online learning

Harold Abel School

Senior Associate Dean

Metropolitan State University

Student Personnel Psychology

Rework America's Lifelong

personal and professional goals

Capella University

Associate Dean

Minnesota Extension

Community Vitality

Olaf College

community development

Higher Education

policy committee

Spanish language skills

certificate programs

education associations

intelligence and collaboration

Capella students

My career

LGBTQ rights

LGBTQ Presidents

Presidents

online learning

We share this information in order to break down silos, enable learning from others and empower collaboration across Minnesota.

A quick pause to thank our employers:

We can represent as individuals. But we also need to connect our companies, their products and budgets to transform….

How can we influence the media with our corporate budgets to make the changes necessary in our state?

Please check out my organizations website to see if it could serve yours.

Thank youCapella Universityfor supporting United We Transform!

How can Richard extended network contribute to enhancing local efforts?

To collaborate better, we need to connect across silos. We need to connect better within silos. Often times the best answer is just a cubicle away that you never would have thought of. Sometimes it is an ocean away.

We are now simply providing people here to help you connect and be more successful in your career, but right now… for Minnesota!

Vincent Pecararo
Digital Transformation Leader, Department of Defense


KEYWORDS
Digital Transformation
Daycare Management
Contracting
B21

PRESUADE WITH
Kindness
Contracting details
Concrete evidence
Sincerity

DIGITAL RATING

12

Colter Lease
Art Director, Creative Lead, theDifference Consulting



KEYWORDS
Photoshop
Art Direction
Spray Pain Art
Artificial Intelligence

PRESUADE WITH
Creativity
Art
Design
Parenthood

DIGITAL RATING

36

Nathalia Luna
Solution Designer, theDifference Consulting



KEYWORDS
Data science
Graphs
Design Thinking
Real Time Work

PRESUADE WITH
Travel
Remote Working
Real time feedback
Quick thinking

DIGITAL RATING

45

Jack Burgess
Facilitator, theDifference Consulting



KEYWORDS
Landscape Painting
Skateboards
Facilitation
Design Methodology

PRESUADE WITH
Rural settings
Artistic Influence
MGT Models
Low tech

DIGITAL RATING

22

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