Fairholm, Gilbert W(ayne) 1932-

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FAIRHOLM, Gilbert W(ayne) 1932-

(Gil Fairholm)

PERSONAL: Born September 1, 1932, in Salt Lake City, UT; son of Leo Rex (a contractor) and Kate N. (Smith) Fairholm; married, November 21, 1956; wife's name, Barbara C.; children: Ann, Paul, Daniel, Scott, Matthew. Ethnicity: "Caucasian." Education: Brigham Young University, B.S., 1958; University of Pennsylvania, M.G.A., 1960; State University of New York—Albany, D.P.A., 1970. Politics: Conservative. Religion: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons). Hobbies and other interests: Building furniture, gardening.

ADDRESSES: Home—2810 Park Ridge Rd., Midlothian, VA 23113. E-mail—[email protected].

CAREER: State of New York, Albany, deputy director of Department of Motor Vehicles, 1965-75, and worked in Department of Transportation, Office of Community Affairs, and Division of the Budget; State of Wisconsin—Madison, Madison, director of state and local finance, 1975-77; Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, associate professor of political science and public administration, 1977-96, professor emeritus, 1996—. University of Richmond, adjunct associate professor, 1993—; Hampden-Sydney College, visiting professor; University of Nigeria, professor of local government and consultant; Brookings Institution, conducted senior executive service training. Fairholm Associates (management consultants), president, 1960—; served as assistant city manager for Ogden City and Orem City, UT, and as city manager for Layton, UT; consultant to local and national government and public agencies. Military service: U.S. Air Force, 1954-56; became sergeant.


Values Leadership: Toward a New Philosophy of Leadership, Praeger (Westport, CT), 1991.

Organizational Power Politics: Tactics in Organizational Leadership, Praeger, 1993.

Leadership and the Culture of Trust, Praeger (Westport, CT), 1994.

Capturing the Heart of Leadership: Spirituality and Community in the New American Workplace, Praeger (Westport, CT), 1997.

Perspectives on Leadership: From the Science of Management to Its Spiritual Heart, Quorum Books (Westport, CT), 1998.

(Under name Gil Fairholm) So You Have Been Called to Be a Leader: The Savior's More Excellent Leadership Way, Three Questions Press (Midlothian, VA), 1999.

Mastering Inner Leadership, foreword by Herbert R. Tillery, Quorum Books (Westport, CT), 2001.

The Techniques of Inner Leadership: Making Inner Leadership Work, foreword by Natalie K. Houghtby-Haddon, Praeger (Westport, CT), 2003.

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