Paula Yoder, M.S.EHRD
Director of Executive and Leadership Development at the Tandy Center, Texas Christian University’s Neeley School of Business
President of R&P Enterprises, LL
President, Texas Diversity Council Greater Fort Worth Advisory Board
Paula Yoder is the Director of Executive and Leadership Development at the Tandy Center at Texas Christian University’s Neeley School of Business. Paula is also President of R&P Enterprises, LLC. R&P provides Construction Management services in the development of Residential, Senior Living and Commercial projects in Texas and the neighboring states.
Paula earned a BS in Agriculture and Human Sciences from Tarleton State University, a MS in Education and Human Resource Development and is pursuing her PhD in Education and Human Resource Development at Texas A&M University.
Paula serves as President of the Greater Fort Worth Advisory Board of the Texas Diversity Council, advisory member to SafeHaven’s Legacy of Men of Tarrant County, is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management, American Society for Training and Development, International Association for Business Communication, Women In Business, 85 Broads and the North Central Texas Executive Women’s Association.
Paula’s past professional experience includes: Senior Advisor for organizational and leadership culture change at Lockheed Martin Aeronautics, Vice President of human resources and organization development at Apex Capital, Director of human resources and organization development at Weatherford College, Manager of human resources and Senior Administrator for Management and Training Corporation and Program Agent with the Texas Cooperative Extension Services Better Living for Texans.
Paula’s research and publishing articles include: Action Learning for Adults, Managing verses Leading, Culture Change for Respect in the Organization; Organization Development from a Critical Theorist Perspective, Women in Leadership and Critical Thinking.
Paula has spent the last twenty years assisting individuals and organizations in learning how to apply emotional intelligence, critical thinking and best practices to what they do on a daily basis in order to improve performance, return and morale. One of her greatest passions is to serve as a mentor and business development specialist to women who are part of the Institute for the Economic Empowerment of Women from Afghanistan and Rwanda.