Dr. Brian Chupp earned his PhD in Human Resource Development from the University of Toledo in 2010. Over the last two decades, he has taught numerous courses, both in academia, as well as in industry. His specialty is in Organizational Behavior, Leadership, HR, and Organizational Communications. His research interests include Entrepreneurial Learning, Strategic HR Practices in Greenfield Sites, and Organizational Communications (specifically how organizations utilize strategic communication principles in creating and maintaining organizational culture).
He is a proven Human Capital professional in creating competitive business advantages through strategic business partnerships, emerging leader development, and effective human capital strategies. He has 20+years of collaborating with business leaders in various organizations, including two Fortune 500 companies (The Home Depot and Advance Auto Parts).
He has also been a Senior Consultant for HRD International, Inc. working with manufacturing, financial, healthcare, and service organizations in the areas of Organizational and Needs Assessment, Strategic Planning, Human Performance Technology, and Talent Development. His partial list of clients include Chrysler/Jeep, Dow Chemical Co., the UAW, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Philips Display Components, RCA, City of Toledo, Mid Am Bank, Jac Products, and Metal Forming and Coining.