The authors have been fortunate enough to have many mentors, colleagues, and friends that have made a difference in their careers.

We don’t accomplish anything in this world alone ... and whatever happens is the result of the whole tapestry of one’s life and all the weavings of individual threads from one to another that creates something.

Sandra Day O’Connor

Lisa Lynn would like to acknowledge those who have paved her career path for success for which she gives gratitude to: LaRose Nicholson; Peter Gunther, CMP, CPCE; Rich Benninger; Michele Polci, CPCE, CMP; and her loving and tremendously patient husband Dick Backus, TMW (the most wonderful ).

Patti would like to acknowledge: John Stefanelli, PhD; Shelley Pedersen, CPCE; William ...

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