Guarding Against Unethical Behavior with Kevin Foster

Business Ethics Advisors founder Kevin Foster provides training nationwide to prepare business professionals nationwide to identify the personal characteristics and circumstances leading to unethical behavior. He also created an 8-week Ethical Leadership Accelerator Group Mentoring Program for Next-Gen and emerging leaders who are tasked to maintain and develop the organization’s ethical culture in their managerial roles.

Kevin has been featured in two articles on ethics, governance, and compliance in Financier Worldwide Magazine, an international publication covering corporate finance and board-level issues. He is a former financial executive with FDIC-Division of Liquidation, Standard Chartered Bank, and Dr. Pepper Co., a 30-year veteran in real estate, and a former CPA with Peat, Marwick & Mitchell (now KPMG).

Contact Information:

LinkedIn: J. Kevin Foster


Phone: 770.751.2095


Show Notes:

In this eye-opening episode of Small Business Matters the Podcast, guest Kevin Foster joins Tim and Taylor to talk about workplace ethics. Kevin openly shares about his personal journey from corporate real estate attorney to convicted felon. He describes the six circumstances that lead to unethical behavior and just how easily an employee can make a bad decision.

In this Episode:

• Circumstances Surrounding the Conviction [0:02:19] • Lessons Learned [0:07:19] • Deciding to Share the Story [0:09:32] • E.T.H.I.C.S. Toolkit [0:12:24] • Auditing Ethics [0:17:16] • Surviving Prison [0:21:39] • Reporting Unethical Behavior [0:24:12] • The Affects of COVID [0:27:00] • Rapid Fire [0:33:55] • Contact Information [0:37:57]