Dr. Wes Wynens is the Director of the Leadership Education and Development Program for Student Life and is on the faculty in the School of Public Policy at Georgia Tech. Dr. Wynens has more than twenty years of experience in applied leadership development, coaching, and leadership education. His interests are in adaptive leadership and the effects of challenge and loss on leadership capacity. From 2004 to 2010, he was director of State Leadership Development Programs for the Carl Vinson Institute, where he founded the Georgia Leadership Institute and the Executive Leadership Program. He has been a consultant to Deloitte, Coca-Cola, BellSouth, NORTEL, and the Army Corp of Engineers. His professional affiliations include Pi Alpha Alpha, the OD Network, and the International Leadership Association.
Dr. Wynens holds a PhD in Public Administration from the University of Georgia with an emphasis on organization and team development.