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Gary Stroud, PhD

Adjunct Faculty and Doctoral Faculty Advisor

gary.stroud@franklin.edu

Profile

Dr. Gary Stroud spent over 20years in the corporate world, starting with Johnson & Johnson in their HR department playing an active role in the development of their international manufacturing. Later, as Vice President of Human Resources, he had responsibility for the human resources function at manufacturing plants in Mexico, Puerto Rico, Canada, and England. He is currently a Professor of Human Resources at Excelsior College and President of Freshwater HR Consulting and Coaching. He is the author of four books and numerous articles. His research interests are in mergers and acquisitions, leadership qualities, organizational behavior, ethics and change behavior. He earned his Ph.D. in Management. 

Education

2005
Capella University (Minneapolis, Minnesota)
Doctor of Philosophy, Organization and Management
1972
Northwestern State University (Natchitoches, Louisiana)
Master of Arts, Personnel Administration
1972
Northwestern State University (Natchitoches, Louisiana)
Bachelor of Arts, Social Science

Work Experience

2015 - Present
Franklin University, Adjunct Faculty & Doctoral Faculty Advisor
2010 - 2015
Franklin University, Program Chair, Masters of Human Resources
2008 - 2010
Franklin University, Program Chair, Human Resources Management
2007 - 2008
Franklin University, Division Chair
2006 - 2007
Franklin University, Program Chair

Publications & Presentations

Stroud, G. (2020). Excellence The Path Chosen. Dry Gulch Books.
Stroud, G. (2016). SWiM Leadership Model. Franklin University, Austin.

Professional Service

2015
Committee Member
Austin Independent School District
(Austin, Texas) End Date: 2016
2012
Chairperson
Academic Standards
(Columbus, Ohio)
2010
Chairperson
Faculty Senate
(Columbus, Ohio) End Date: 2012
2009
Committee Chair
Personnel
(Columbus, Ohio) End Date: 2009
2009
Member
SHRM
(Columbus, Ohio) End Date: 2013
2007
Chairperson
Civic Assoication
(Columbus, Ohio)