(USA, Retired, USMA 1974)
Leadership education and development, organizational change and culture, trust and high-performing teams, team development, executive coaching
Joe served for 34 years in the U.S. Army, both overseas and in the US, with 13 years on the faculty of the United States Military Academy. He was the Deputy Head of the Department of Behavioral Sciences and Leadership and the Director of the Academy’s Graduate Program, the Eisenhower Fellowship. Additionally, he served as a special project officer for the Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army on an Army Cultural Transformation Initiative. Since retirement, Joe served as a Professor of the Practice of Management at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. He taught leadership in the MBA, executive MBA, and the Advanced Management programs. Joe was also a Visiting Professor at Sanford School of Public Policy. He served as a scholar in the Coach K Center on Leadership and Ethics, and was the faculty advisor to the Coach K Fellows Program. He retired in 2017 as a Professor Emeritus, Duke University. Currently, Joe is the Chief Learning Officer, the Bee Downtown Leadership Institute, Durham, NC, serves as an executive coach in 3 different programs, and has served on several non-profit boards, include service as a trustee with the McGowan Foundation, Chicago, IL.
Joe has been a contributing author on a number of books and other publications for the United States Military Academy and the U.S. Army. He has written a number of articles and book chapters on leadership and leader development, to include 2 chapters for the Harvard Business School Press and Sage Publications. He has been acknowledged with the Excellence in Teaching Award at Fuqua, received a Distinguished Faculty Award from the Department of Behavioral Sciences and Leadership at West Point, a Distinguished Contribution Award from the Army Athletic Association at West Point and elected to the Leadership Triangle Hall of Fame of North Carolina.
MS and PhD, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia
U.S. Army War College, Executive Diploma in Strategic Leadership, Carlisle Barracks, PA
U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, KS
BS, United States Military Academy, West Point, NY
Academy of Management; Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology; Society for Human Resource Management, West Point Society of the Carolinas, and Advisory Board, the Rick Herrema Foundation, Ft. Bragg, NC.