J.D. studies, consults and guides other in the practices of mindfulness. He is a certified mindfulness instructor. His primary training in mindfulness is non-denominational from the University of Aberdeen in Scotland – Masters of Science Studies in Mindfulness Program, and with the Mindfulness Association in the United Kingdom. He also trained at the UCLA Mindfulness Awareness Research Center (MARC) and the Brown Mindfulness Center. He has received a MBA from Rice University and a BBA from Texas A&M University.

His research interest is how mindfulness affects a leader’s motivation facing adaptive challenges. He is a Senior Fellow of the American Leadership Forum – Houston/Gulf Coast and a member of the Adaptive Leadership Network.

To contact – Email: jd@jdwalther.com Cell: 281-384-8163