Arrangement with former University of Tennessee football coach will
enhance PTI’s unique leadership training, Leading By The Reins
MARYVILLE, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Peak
Technical Institute (PTI), providing industry-leading vocational
courses and professional development programs, announces a new
partnership and consulting agreement with legendary football coach Phillip
Fulmer will join the PTI team as a consultant on the unique leadership
By The Reins™, an all-inclusive three-day executive
outdoor leadership retreat. Additionally, Coach Fulmer will serve as
ambassador for the PTI brand, providing consultation to each PTI program.
“I am excited to work as a consultant and ambassador for Peak as they
grow and build their brand and business. They are a very hard working
and talented group of people with outstanding leadership,” said Fulmer.
By joining PTI’s Leading By The Reins roster, Fulmer will work alongside
program director and lead instructor, Mike
Branch, an internationally known horse trainer who has spent decades
training wild mustangs and observing the social character of horses.
Branch understands what qualities and character must reside within a
human for a horse to willingly follow, and through his Leading By The
Reins program, participants work on winning the trust and assurance of
their designated horse whose nature is to be fearful. By applying the
same principles and learnings in the workplace, course participants
advance their leadership skills and Become
Someone Worth Following™.
“We are proud to announce our partnership with Coach Fulmer,” said Mike
Branch. “He is known as the man who led Tennessee football to the
national championship, and he has remained a respected leader not only
in East Tennessee but throughout the nation. I am thrilled that our
Leading By The Reins program will be enhanced by such a renowned leader.”
Fulmer is a founding partner of BPV Capital Management and currently
serves on their Business Development Team. Prior to joining BPV, he
served as the Head Football Coach for the University of Tennessee.
During his tenure, he coached and mentored countless All-Americans and
NFL draft picks. A Southeastern Conference (SEC) champion player
himself, Coach Fulmer’s football team was consistently top-notch,
winning numerous SEC titles and the school’s first BCS national
Fulmer’s ability to motivate his players and superior recruiting
approach earned him unprecedented recognition from his peers with
numerous awards, accolades and honors. Fulmer continues to be a sought
after event speaker on topics of leadership styles, organizational
skills and communication methods.
“We feel Coach Fulmer’s ongoing leadership in the community and skillset
are a natural fit for our Leading By The Reins program and the entire
institute,” said PTI President Eric W. Barton. “With Fulmer working
alongside our expert instructors, we will build on our unrivaled
training programs and further benefit our students.”
About Peak Technical Institute
Since 2009, PTI has been approved and regulated by the State of
Colorado, Department of Higher Education, Private Occupational School
Division as well as the Tennessee Higher Education Commission. PTI
currently has four comprehensive Certificate granting programs, with
plans to continue to grow and expand. PTI is headquartered just outside
of Greater Knoxville, Tenn. Website: gopti.com.
Peak Technical Institute
Dawn White, 855-399-7325