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Who We Are

Russ Bredholt, Jr. is president of Bredholt & Co., Winter Springs, Florida. Since 1980, Russ has served as an advisor to business and nonprofits on strategy, leadership development, succession management, and communication.


Includes start-ups; privately-held businesses; and corporations such as Walt Disney Attractions, Inc., Time-Warner Cable, Dean Foods, Marriott Hotels and Resorts, Hershey Foods, Budget Rent-a-Car, Thrivent Financial, Kennedy Space Center and Mercedes Benz.


The Salvation Army, Voices of September 11, University of Central Florida Incubation Program, and The Teagle Foundation (study on collaboration, partnerships and networking among independent colleges).

The Gallup Organization:

A 21-year partnership producing studies on consumer and social behavior. The late George Gallup, Jr. served as a mentor providing insight and experience from the pioneers in polling, marketing and attitude research.

Executive Coaching:

Coaching services are provided. Management and executives from Bank of America, Walt Disney World Co., and Siemens USA are among those served.

International Experience:

Travel to six continents provides a global perspective for consulting, teaching and facilitation.


-Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) and Honorary Doctor of Letters (Litt.D.) Olivet Nazarene College

-Guest lecturer, Crummer Graduate School of Business MBA Program,
Rollins College, Winter Park, FL

-Contributing scholar, Walden University, for research on leadership development.