Neal H. Mayerson, Ph.D.
Dr. Neal Mayerson is an innovator who is active in the fields of psychology, business, and philanthropy. He helped launch the new scientific field of Positive Psychology by founding the not-for-profit organization, Values In Action (VIA) Institute on Character. VIA’s survey of signature strengths has been taken by more than 2 million people around the globe, resulting in prized data for happiness researchers. A licensed clinical psychologist, Dr. Mayerson co-founded the award winning wellness company Hummingbird Coaching Services, LLC in 2003 and served as its Chairman until 2010 when the company was sold to a large national insurance company. He runs a philanthropic foundation that innovates in the fields of educator professional development, inclusion of people with disabilities, civic engagement, and child abuse treatment. He is also president of a real estate investment and management company and the producer of the award- winning CD Hidden Treasures, which is a musical tribute to the legendary King Records.
As president of the Manuel D. and Rhoda Mayerson Foundation, a private family foundation, and president of The Mayerson Company, a real estate investment and management company, he is involved in numerous organizations and programs, including: The Mayerson Academy, the Mayerson Center for Safe and Healthy Children, the Inclusion Network, the Mayerson Student Philanthropy Program at Northern Kentucky University and RISE Learning Solutions.
"VIA Institute on Character is proud to sponsor the inaugural Discovery retreat on Exploring Happiness. VIA is the world’s leading organization advancing the science and practice of character strengths to help people lead successful and rewarding lives. We are happy to bring leading authorities to the Discovery Retreat Center for a week of learning and relaxation."
- Dr. Neal Mayerson, Ph. D.
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