Fred R. Lybrand has 14 years of managment and consulting experience. He provided the background and research to co-found Trim Tab Solutions. He has been a catalyst to develop understanding and skills in Structural Dynamics and the Kolbe Conative Index.
His interest in communication, teamwork, and individual giftedness has led him into Human Resource consulting with a variety of companies and firms including large independent oil and gas exploration companies-Burlington Resources, Marathon Oil, and Pioneer Natural Resources. His work with Pioneer Natural Resources is what led Hermann Eben to develop Kolbe skills and co-found Trim Tab Solutions.
He has provided insight and leadership in the development and growth of a private school that provides education from the seventh to twelth grade. The school provides a "classical education" focused on teaching students through the Socratic method using classical books, interactive science and math, logic, language arts, the creative process, and the foundation of the Bible.
Fred has provided the leadership to build a church of approximately 600 individuals centered on a team concept of leadership. The church is governed by a team of Pastors, six of whom are volunteer; that is they hold full-time postions in additon to their pastoral duties. The church has grown to this position after an intial number of 35 adults, and has built and paid for over 1.5 million dollars of building expansion.
Fred has written and published two books entitled Heavenly Citizenship; The Spiritual Alternative to Power Politics and The Absolute Quickest Way to Help Your Child Change
Fred has lived in Midland, Texas since August 1986. He grew up in Anniston, Alabama, where his father practiced law and served in the state legislature for two terms. He attended the University of Alabama and majored in English, wth a minor in Speech Communication. He was inducted into the English Honor Society and was given a graduate fellowship to teach the introductory Speech Communication course for two years at the University of Alabama.
He attended the University of Alabama School of Law for one year before withdrawing in order to pursue theological studies at Dallas Theological Seminary. He formally graduated from Dallas Theological Seminary in 1989, with honors.
He is certified as a Business Structural Constultant, an Individual Structural Consultant, a Creating What Matters facilitator,a Kolbe Conative Index Interpreter, certified in Myers-Briggs Temperament Indicator, certified consultant in Natural Church Development processes.