Deborah Bowman, PhD holds a Doctorate in Industrial and Organizational Psychology, a Masters in Human Resource Development and undergrad degrees in both Psychology and Business Management. She has over 20 years of Retail, Human Resource and Not-For-Profit Management experience. Her passion lies in advising small- and medium-size businesses on strategy, performance improvement and human resource related issues. She also enjoys individual coaching in order to afford others that extra bit of strategy and development opportunities, whether personally or professionally. Deborah holds active membership with various professional organizations such as ISPI, ASTD, APA, SIOP, ODN, SHRM, GIOP, St. Louis Coaches, etc. She enjoys sifting through the scientific research databases and has many unique research interests including, but not limited to, the human value system, generational science, cross-cultural/developmental differences, small- and medium-size enterprise business needs, leadership theory and practice, work/life balance, and the multiple intelligences.
In addition to her consulting work, she is an Adjunct Professor at University of the Rockies. She teaches at their School of Organizational Leadership for doctoral learners seeking their PhD in OD and Leadership. She also teaches at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology as an Associate Professor of Business Psychology and Organizational Leadership and as a Dissertation Affiliate. Some of her course offerings include Advanced Topics in Human Resource Business Strategy, Advanced Instructional Systems Design and Theory, Industrial/Organizational Psychology in Global Organizations, Current Issues in Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Advanced Studies in Performance Management, and so on. She is a Research Psychologist supervising several dissenting students and committees and serves as a certified New Faculty Mentor working one-on-one with new faculty at the university level to ensure success with the on-boarding process. Finally, she is also certified as an Entry Point Instructor specializing in the facilitation process of new doctoral learners.