PhD Organizational Behavior
Velvet Weems-Landingham, PhD, GPCC
Dr. Velvet Weems-Landingham possesses over 20 years of management consulting experience in both the public and private sectors, including several organizational management studies associated with implementing virtual work as a means to enhance organizational efficiency and effectiveness.
Velvet has provided executive training and development for numerous Fortune 500 companies in areas such as: leadership, competency development, emotional intelligence, individual & group effectiveness, technology integration and implementation, strategic planning & development, human resource management, appreciative inquiry, and diversity & inclusion.
In addition to her coaching work, Velvet holds an appointment as an Associate Professor of Management at Kent State University. She teaches and mentors students at the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral levels. Her research accomplishments include publications and presentations in numerous national and international journals and conferences.
Velvet believes we are all fully capable of achieving the change we desire. Through professional, thoughtful, and generative coaching, she helps clients explore their desires and identify paths to exceptionalism. As a coach, she calls upon a variety of tools, techniques, and personal & professional experiences to aid clients in identifying pathways, mobilizing around awareness, and achieving both personal and professional career aspirations.
Areas of Specialization
Virtual and Hybrid Work Effectiveness
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, & Belonging
Training + Certification
Executive Coaching Certificate, College of Executive Coaching
Gestalt Professional Certified Coach (GPCC)
MRG Leadership Effectiveness Analysis 360
Everything DiSC Assessments
Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument (TKI)
Quality Matters Certificate (QM)