About the Author

Ronald Harris, MOB, retired as VP of Real Estate, Facilities & Construction at Young Living Essential Oils, having also served as Chief Logistics Officer. During his tenure, Young Living grew in annual sales from $60M to $2.2B and he assembled and oversaw the team constructing the 263,000-SF global headquarters, winning seven honors. Harris earned a Master’s in Organizational Behavior from BYU and worked for seven firms with sales ranging from $90M to $3B and four with holdings equaling/exceeding these figures. He has an extensive breadth of experience in logistics, operations, retail, direct sales, construction, real estate, banking, agriculture, and taught at two universities.

Jacqueline H. Harris is a tenured professor of English in Idaho. She earned a B.A. from BYU, an M.S. from USU, and a Ph.D. from UNL. She has conducted and presented her research both nationally and internationally. Her publications include multiple peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters.

Casey B. Harris works as an in-house counsel in Washington. He earned a B.A. from BYU, a J.D. from Lewis & Clark, and an M.B.A. from UIUC. He practices in general corporate, intellectual property, and regulatory law. His publications include multiple articles with the Association of Corporate Counsel.