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Kevin Black

Kevin Black

Principal and Founder

EDGE Challenges

Phoenix, Arizona Area, us

Veteran army officer & seasoned entrepreneur, Kevin is nationally recognized for helping leaders and teams increase their value through learning and development services. His breakthrough leadership development program, the Advanced Leader, blends executive-level curriculum using competitive gaming. Kevin has worked with smal...


EDGE Challenges

Principal and Founder

Make leadership talent your competitive EDGE. We offer workshops and educational experiences to help leaders and their teams elevate their thinking, improve their leadership, communication and planning skills. Our task is simple: help people and organizations develop advantages in critical leadership competencies that gives them a competitive edge.

Our services are a combination of online learning, onsite workshops and unique learning opportunities.

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I lead the entrepreneurial wing of the Phoenix Chapter.



I help actual and potential leaders increase their value thru education, blending strategy, leadership, history and behavioral science.


Individual Contributor

I write on leadership, strategy and management issues.

Scottsdale Community College

Adjunct Professor

Trained under-grad and graduate students on leadership and strategy development using two independently developed history courses, HIS 173 American Military History and HIS 273 US Experience in Vietnam.