Facilitator, Curriculum Designer, Author and Organizational Strategy Consultant
Dr. Christopher Butts is an accomplished and sought after facilitator, curriculum designer, author and organizational strategy consultant with deep expertise in Diversity & Inclusion, Human Relations, Leadership and Civility in the Workplace. Moreover, he brings a wealth of expertise and first‐hand knowledge of topics such as sexual harassment, leadership excellence and commitment to engagement. He is certified to train a variety of diversity and civility in the workplace workshops and trainings, including The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. He has over 14 years of leadership experience working in diversity and inclusion, human relations and transition programs. He has provided coaching, developed curriculum and related case studies, as well as facilitated for clients such as the Air National Guard, the Army National Guard, the United States Army, NASA-Goddard Space Flight Center, The Naval Air Systems Command, DoD Defense Civilian Personnel Advisory Service, Department of Education, Department of Interior, Starboard Wendy’s, and the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology.
He is a member of the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM), Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP), American College Personnel Association (ACPA), Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE), National Association for Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA), and the Southern Association of College Student Affairs (SACSA). Dr. Butts received a Master of Education in Higher Education degree and a Doctor of Education in Higher Education and Policy Studies degree from the University of Central Florida. He focuses on research in diversity and inclusion management, cross-cultural competence, and organizational wellness and effectiveness. His published work includes a recent article in the journal Industrial and Organizational Psychology Perspectives on Science and Practice, Diversity Executive Magazine, currently has a book chapter in Understanding and Managing Diversity, and another in Cross-Cultural Competence for a Twenty-First-Century Military.