Anthony Marchese, Ph.D. Organizational Leadership

Adjunct Part-Time Instructor, School of Business

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Areas of Expertise:

  • ​Leadership Development
  • HR: Performance Management, Learning & Development
  • Leading Change (OD)
  • Team Effectiveness
  • Leading Virtually


  • Doctor of Philosophy, Organizational Leadership, Regent University, Virginia Beach, VA
  • Master of Liberal Arts, Philosophy of Learning, Lee University, Cleveland, TN
  • Bachelor of Science, Education, Lee University, Cleveland, TN
  • Postdoctoral Studies, Human Resource Management, University of California Los Angeles
  • Postdoctoral Studies, Change Leadership, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY


  • ​An analysis of the relationship of meaning in life and engagement to burnout in second and third tier leaders.

Research Areas of Interest:

  • ​Positive Organizational Psychology as a Catalyst for Change,and Change Leadership, Emotional Intelligence and Leadership Effectiveness, Social Styles and High-Performing Teams, Human Performance and Expertise, The Relationship of Meaning to Performance and Resilience

Certifications and /or Licenses:

  • ​Crucial Conversations Master Trainer
  • Strengthsfinder Coach
  • Facet5 Master Trainer
  • DISC
  • MBTI

Select Publications:

  • "Design: An Owner's Manual for Learning, Living, and Leading".
  • Book. Published by WestBow Press,  2017.
  • "Thriving: Developing a Successful Self-Leadership Development Strategy"
  •  Presenter at Leadership Kanawha Valley Development Series. Charleston, WV, 2016
  • "The Organization as a Person: Using Metaphors as Tools for Transformation", Tobias Leadership Conference of Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN., 2016          
  • "Capitalizing on Personal Assets for Maximum Leadership Impact"
  • Presenter at Leadership Kanawha Valley Development Series, Charleston, WV., 2015
  • "The Reflective Leader: Capitalizing on Strengths for Maximum Impact"
  • Leadership Kanawha Valley Development Series, Charleston, WV. 2014
  • "Enhancing Organizational Architecture for Effective Development and Change: A Casefor Organization Design" White Paper, ICF International., 2013

Select Professional Experience:

  • ​Global Director of Learning & Development 
  • Consultant to Higher Education 
  • Consultant and Lead Trainer: Corporate & Federal Agencies (35+)