Dr. Byrum completed his doctoral work studying with the late Robert S. Hartman (founder of axiology, creator of the Hartman Value Profile, and nominated for a Nobel Prize). He spent 25 years as a college professor and dean and 22 years with his counseling practice. He has worked with the Hartman Value Profile/The Judgment Index since the early 1970s. As the author of 40 books and more than 150 periodical articles, Dr. Byrum helped establish and served as Dean of “The Spiritual Leadership Institute,” the executive leadership arm of Memorial Hermann Healthcare System.
He has been consulting with and using the Judgment Index within the “Institute for Excellence” at Yale New Haven Healthcare System and is a key contributor to LEAD Tennessee, the primary leadership program of the State of Tennessee. He is married with two children and three grandchildren.