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Faculty Directors

Megan GerhardtMegan W. Gerhardt, Ph.D. is a Professor of Management and Leadership at the Farmer School of Business at Miami University, where she also serves as Robert D. Johnson Director of Leadership Development. Megan speaks and consults with top organizations around the world on ways to leverage generational diversity in the workplace. In addition to her academic research, she is author of the book Gentelligence: A Revolutionary Approach to Leading an Intergenerational Workforce. Her Gentelligence work has been featured in Harvard Business Review, Time Magazine, NBC News, The Washington Post, and CNN among others. In 2017, her TEDx talk “Why I Love Millennials...and You Should, Too” was released. All of Dr. Gerhardt’s work ( focuses on leveraging unique differences to achieve impact and extraordinary levels of performance. 



Dan DochertyDan Docherty, Ph.D. is a Professor of Management and Leadership at the Farmer School of Business at Miami University, where he also serves as the Assistant Director of the Isaac and Oxley Center for Business Leadership. Dan has taught courses in Management, Leadership, and Entrepreneurship at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Outside of Miami, Dan is the President of Braintrust, a communication growth consulting firm. Over the past 30 years, Dan has found a true passion for leadership while serving others to coach with impact and purpose so that they can build higher-quality relationships personally and professionally. His professional experience in the pharmaceutical industry was spent leading various Sales, Marketing, Operations, and Medical Liaison teams, which ultimately led him to a Ph.D. degree in Management at Case Western Reserve University. His research was focused on coaching and development as part of the leader-team member relationship. This journey has fueled his passion for leading and coaching, and ultimately, the co-creation of NeuroCoaching™.

Our Founding Partners

Michael Oxley

Bill Isaac

Bob Johnson

Buck Rodgers

Individual Donors

  • The Pat and Mike Oxley Family
  • William Isaac
  • Bob and Sabrina Johnson
  • Rick and Marilyn Hyde
  • Andrew and Susanna Goldstein
  • Don and Catherine Sinko
  • David and Charlotte Shade and The Shade Family Foundation
  • William and Deborah Mallin
  • Linda Lake
  • Carol Fox
  • Chris Haught
  • Jim and Susan Naus

Advisory Board

Andrew GoldsteinExecutive Compensation Consultant, Willis Towers Watson (MU '83)--Board Chair

Mike Belza | Vice President of Analytics, Strategy, & Long-Term Growth at Tire Discounters, Inc. (MU '08)

Beth Bjorlo | Global Director Product Management, Johnson Controls

Rachel Cleveland |  Associate Consultant, LEK Consulting (MU '19)

Billy Price | J.D. (MU '13)

Nathan Frohman  | Senior Customer Business Partner at Kimberly-Clark (MU '16)

Mark Halpin | Tax Managing Director at KPMG (MU '04)

Deepika Hebbalalu  | Global HR - Talent Development, Employee Engagement, Diversity & Inclusion, ZX Ventures (MU '16)

Bob Johnson | Chairman of the Board for Spirit Aerosystems & Elbit Systems of America (MU '69)

Connor Kohlenburg | Director (Mergers & Acquisitions) at West Monroe (MU '14)

Sam Korach | Product, Cerebre (MU '14)

Joe Mallin | Partner, Pay Governance (MU '77)

Mike Moloney | Managing Director, EY Strategic Transactions

Josephine Nachemson-Ekwall | Senior Vice President, Independent Compliance Risk Management at Citi (MU '18)

Dub Nelson | President, Franchise Operations, J.Calico, LLC

Don Sinko | Chief Integrity Officer, Cleveland Clinic (MU '75)

Mike Wallace | Chief Decarbonization Officer, Persefoni (MU '92)

CBL Director:
Megan Gerhardt | Johnson Director of the Isaac and Oxley Center for Business Leadership & Professor of Management & Leadership, Farmer School of Business, Miami University

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