Chief Mark Garcia, Senior Vice President & Director, MAGNUS OVEA Leadership

Mark A. Garcia is a retired Chief of Police, who also has presented extensive character based leadership training to law enforcement, community and faith based leaders. Chief Garcia is a leadership expert who has consulted with and taught federal, state and local law enforcement leaders on building leadership capacity, including teaching at the Executive Leadership Institute at Drucker.

Chief Garcia holds an MS in management and is a graduate of the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and California Command College.  Chief Garcia is an SME in ethics, character and virtue having previously served as the Executive Director of the Josephson Institute for Ethics Exemplary Policing Initiative.

Chief Garcia is the co-author of two books and leadership papers and articles, and provides keynote addresses, training and consulting services.

Magnus OVEA Leadership Practices

We are living in a world that is rapidly changing.  Leadership and supervision must adapt to this new dynamic by practicing MAGNUS OVÉA principles to realize results with confidence.  Turbocharging leadership capacity at a personal and organizational level produces a culture of accountability and star performance promoting a sense of safety and support within an organization.

Magnus practices are designed based on scientific research on human moral development, as well as tried and true practices of a MAGNUS OVÉA leadership. Promoting self-awareness, accountability, psychophysical responses to relationships and positive intelligence, as well as the latest research on promoting healthy workplace environments changes employees, which changes organizations.

Magnus OVEA practices provide foundational leadership principles coupled with scientific practices that build connected cultures and promote well-being.

Ethics

Ethics pervade everything law enforcement professionals do daily, weekly and throughout one’s career.  Building effective cultures is not easy, but can be accomplished when intentional.  Understanding the role that ongoing ethics training, incorporated into all organizational training and processes, is essential, but often lacking in organizations.

Professional organizations must be willing to commit to continuous improvement, the research is clear, become stagnant and pay the price.  Character is perishable and must be built daily, Magnus OVEA practices provide the ongoing improvement necessary to be the best.