Ford R. Myers is an award-winning Career Coach and President of Career Potential, LLC. Since 1992, he has been providing professional services in career consulting and executive coaching. After advising thousands of individuals on their careers, Ford drew from his diverse experience to create Career Potential – a powerful new approach to career management.
Ford has served on the staffs of three prominent career management firms – Right Management Consultants, Lee Hecht Harrison (where he was Vice President, Director of Professional Services) and Manchester Partners. In recognition of outstanding business contributions, both Right Management Consultants and Lee Hecht Harrison where he was honored Ford with professional service awards – including the prestigious “President’s Award.” In 2014, Ford won the “Delaware Valley HR Consultant of the Year Award.”
He founded the Philadelphia Area Great Careers Group, a career development and networking organization with 1,600+ members. The organization features job search support, expert presentations, cutting-edge technology and group interaction.
Ford has conducted presentations at many organizations, including Urban League of Philadelphia, Harvard University Alumni Association, Society for Human Resource Management, Greater Philadelphia Senior Executive Group, The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, International Society for Performance Improvement, Association for Training and Development, Princeton University, Temple University, Institute of Management Accountants, Association for Psychological Type International, Eastern Pennsylvania Healthcare Executives Network, and Association of Career Professionals International .
Ford has had the pleasure of appearing as a career management expert on numerous television and radio programs, such as CNN, NBC, CBS, Fox, PBS, ABC, Comcast, CBS Radio Network, National Public Radio, SiriusXM Radio, Clear Channel Radio Network and Infinity Radio Network.
Ford’s holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, and a Master’s Degree in Human Resource Development. He has studied extensively with The Coaches’ Training Institute and National Training Laboratories. Ford is also certified for Executive Career Coaching, Retirement Options, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, Strong Interest Inventory, Leadership Effectiveness Analysis, Personal Directions and other assessments.
Click here to learn more about Philadelphia Career Coaches and our programs.