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Rob Kramer

Senior Leadership Adviser

Since 1998, Rob Kramer has provided executive coaching and, with a specialized focus in public and academic leadership and team development. He served as the director of Training & Organizational Development at the University of North Carolina (UNC), where he oversaw management, supervisory and leadership development for the University’s 12,000+ faculty and staff. He then founded the Center for Leadership & Organizational Excellence at NC A&T State University. Rob continues working in faculty leadership development at UNC’s Institute for the Arts and Humanities. He is the author of “Management and Leadership Skills for Medical Faculty – A Practical Handbook” (Springer Publishing, 2nd edition, 2020), and “Stealth Coaching: Everyday Conversations for Extraordinary Results” (Dog Ear Publishing, 2013). He has contributed numerous leadership articles for the Chronicle of Higher Education, as well as a leadership column for Advance healthcare magazine.

Rob received his B.A. in Psychology from the University of Delaware. He received an MFA in Dramatic Art from the University of North Carolina and was the founder and executive director of two non-profits. Rob completed his studies in Organizational Development at UNC-Charlotte. He is an International Coach Federation (ICF) and Center for Creative Leadership (CCL) certified coach, and is an active member of the Institute of Coaching (Harvard), ICF, the Association of Leadership Educators, and the Organizational Development Network.

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