Frank Satterthwaite is a professor of Organizational Leadership at the Alan Shawn Feinstein Graduate School at Johnson & Wales University. The courses he teaches include: organizational behavior, career assessment and planning, human resources, leader as coach, and leading organizational change.
Prior to moving to Rhode Island in 1991, Satterthwaite was a management consultant in New York City, specializing in strategic planning and organizational development. In addition to his management consulting, he has an executive coaching practice in which he helps managers and leaders of organizations develop their ability to achieve specifically identified professional goals and business results. A past director of the MBA program at Johnson & Wales, Satterthwaite has also been honored as "Teacher of the Year" at the graduate school. His international experience includes teaching for a year in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Satterthwaite likes to bring coaching techniques he learned in the world of sports into both the classroom and his consulting practice. Earlier in his career, he coached tennis at the college level, was a member of the U.S. national men’s squash team, was ranked fourth in the world in hardball squash, and won the veterans division of the World Professional Squash Championships. He also wrote and hosted six half-hour TV shows on the game of squash that were broadcast over the PBS television network. Satterthwaite's articles have appeared in numerous national magazines, including Esquire and Family Weekly. He is the senior author of The Career Portfolio Workbook: Using the Newest Tool in Your Job-Hunting Arsenal to Impress Employers and Land a Great Job (McGraw-Hill, 2003), a book that has been identified as a “must have resource” by the National Career Development Association and was selected as an “Editor’s Choice” at the Wall Street Journal’s CareerJournal.com. As an author and an expert in the field of career self-management, He has appeared on nationally broadcast radio and TV programs in both the United States and Canada. Satterthwaite’s affiliations include: the Academy of Management, American Mensa, the American Society for Training and Development, the National Career Development Association, and the Society for Human Resource Management. He has been listed in numerous editions of Who's Who in America and was listed in the millennial edition of Who’s Who in the World. His autobiography, The Three-Wall Nick and Other Angles, was highly acclaimed by The New Yorker magazine and was recorded for the blind.