2022 KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Gregory Campbell, Ph.D.

Gregory Campbell, PhD, is a Consulting Partner and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Solutions Architect for The Ken Blanchard Companies®. His style of training creates an energetic and client-centered event. Gregory is a progressive thought leader who fosters collaboration in training and facilitation sessions. He is successful with frontline, mid-level, executive, and senior-level executives and managers due to more than 25 years of diversified, full-spectrum senior executive service (SES) experience in leading highly complex federal government organizations.

Gregory has been training or facilitating programs since 2005. His expertise is in developing and implementing a national leadership development program and enterprise-wide DEI efforts that involve talent management, course development, succession planning, mentoring, executive coaching, and emotional intelligence assessments, and creating inclusive cultures for frontline employees, mid-level managers, executives, and senior executives.

Gregory is a contributing author of Breakthrough Mentoring in the 21st Century by Dr. Walter McCollum and has published articles in the Journal of Social Change 2018 and Organizational Cultures: An International Journal. His professional experience includes more than 25 years of federal law enforcement with the United States Postal Inspection Service, leading highly complex criminal investigations (domestic and international) from case agent to the executive level. Gregory served as a member of the Senior Executive Service (SES) for over 13 years with the intention of successfully transitioning to the private sector. He has active top secret and sensitive compartmented information (SCI) security clearance.

Gregory has a BA in Sociology and an MA in Behavioral Science with a specialization in Negotiation and Conflict Management from California State University, Dominguez Hills, and a PhD in Management with a specialization in Leadership and Organizational Change from Walden University. He is certified in Diversity and Inclusion from Cornell University and in emotional intelligence from Emotional Intelligence Learning Systems. He has nine years of teaching experience at various colleges and universities.

He enjoys reading, horseback riding, jet skiing, and mentoring student athletes in his spare time.