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LARRY BANKS PhD, Co-Founder 

In addition to Intentional Learning, Dr. Larry Banks is currently the Executive Director of Learning and Development for Bryan University. His former positions include Chief Academic Officer, Provost, Associate Provost for Program Development and President of Argosy University, Salt Lake.  A passionate career educator, Larry has taught ground, online, and blended classes. He has created and implemented successful training programs for presidents, deans, associate deans, program administrators and instructors with a focus on student outcomes. Larry earned his Doctorate in Business Administration from Touro University. He holds an MBA in Technology Management, and a BS degree in Business Administration. For his doctoral research, Larry studied and compared the effectiveness of blended courses with traditional classroom and online models. Larry has presented seminars and workshops for the Association of Private Colleges and Universities (APSCU), career college state associations, accrediting agencies, and publishers. His research compares the use of technology to achieve outstanding student learning, and his strategies to improve student retention include non-cognitive factors to predict at risk students. Dr. Banks is the author of Remote Teaching: Tips and Techniques and CEO of Intentional Learning.

Brandi has a passion for helping people strengthen and heal.  She thrives on helping clients work through life’s difficulties, assisting them in finding joy, and the strength needed to reach their full potential. 
Brandi uses a strength-based approach to help clients uncover self-compassion, self-acceptance, and a greater understanding of who they are and what their individual needs are in order to communicate those needs and fully connect with the important people in their lives.  
Education and Training
Brandi is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and received her masters degree from Argosy University. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Human Development and Family Studies from the University of Utah. Brandi is a licensed MFT supervisor, received post-graduate specialty training in EMDR, an externship in Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT), as well as completing a certification course on the Gottman method couples therapy Level 1 taught by founders John & Julie Gottman.  


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