Debra Benton is the founder and president of Benton Management Resources in Ft. Collins, Colorado. She has 20 years of experience as a coach to CEOs and other executives. Her client companies have included Campbell's Soup, Dell Computer, McDonald's, and Time Warner.

Benton is regularly featured in Fortune, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and has appeared on CNN, Today Show, Good Morning America, and the CBS News with Diane Sawyer. She is a speaker, blogger, and author of eight books, including Executive Charisma and How to Think Like a CEO. Her most recent offering is CEO Material: How to Be a Leader in Any Organization.