About our Founder and CEO
Stephen Rice has over 30
years of professional experience in career development and coaching.
After serving a successful career as Vice President of Human Resources
for NJ Press Inc., a major media company, Steve started a series of
entrepreneurial endeavors. He currently is President of PerforMAX, Inc.
a professional development, outplacement and coaching company. Steve is
also President and CEO of two additional marketing and consulting
organizations. He is past CEO of The Linx Group, recognized in 2007 by
Fortune Magazine as one of the top 500 fastest growing small companies in the
Steve’s experience in
human behavior, professional development, leadership, performance
management, strategic planning, staffing and coaching is unmatched by
any of his contemporaries. He is considered a crowd favorite among many
organizations and has conducted in excess of 7,500 presentations and
development seminars throughout his career. Steve previously held Board of Director positions at
United Way, Ronald McDonald House and the National Council on
Alcoholism. He served on the National Board of Directors for The
Society For Human Resource Management (SHRM), the largest human resource
association in the world with over 225,000 members worldwide. He is a
recent Past President of the Human Resource Certification Institute. He
holds a BS degree from Monmouth University with a special emphasis on
psychology. He is also a certified behavioral specialist and holds the
designation of Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR).
Perhaps Steve’s greatest
strength is his ability to read his audience and connect with their
learning needs. But by far what is most important is that Steve truly
believes in what he does and that his efforts may serve as
the catalyst for others as they strive to maximize their full potential.
For more information about our programs and
customized services, please feel free to reach out to us directly by
or by calling 732.996.5661.