Over the past 20 years, Dr. R. Roosevelt Thomas, Jr., has been at the forefront of developing and implementing innovative concepts and strategies for maximizing organizational and individual potential through Diversity Management. As the industry thought leader, Dr. R. Roosevelt Thomas, Jr., CEO of Roosevelt Thomas Consulting & Training (RTCT), has moved the concept of diversity to new levels of application. His leading edge constructs of Diversity and Managing Diversity have been widely circulated in his books: Building a House for Diversity; Beyond Race and Gender; and Redefining Diversity. These are considered landmark works in the diversity field. His fifth major work, Building on the Promise of Diversity, was released in the fall of 2005.