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Hinton, Roy

Academic Unit:Administration
Position:Associate Dean of Executive Education
Office Location:419 Founders Hall (Arlington)
Office Hours:By Appointment
Research Interests:
  • Organization Performance
  • Trust in Organizations
  • Learning
  • Systems Thinking
  • Conflict and Breakdown Prevention and Resolution
  • PhD - Management, Northwestern University
  • MBA, Pepperdine University
  • BS, Southern Illinois University

Roy Hinton is currently associate dean of Executive Programs at George Mason University's School of Business. His responsibilities in this position include developing and implementing strategies for program development, enrollment, and operations.

Prior to joining the Mason School of Business team, Hinton was managing director of Exquiry, LLC, a leadership and performance development firm. His responsibilities in this position included business and program development, individual and team coaching, and public speaking. He also worked at Burgundy Group, where he taught courses in leadership, strategy development and implementation, change management, teamwork and coordinated action, communications, strategic planning, organizational climate, trust, and system dynamics.

He has served as a senior faculty member of Cardean University, a leading innovator in internet-delivered higher education, located in Deerfield, IL. He has contributed as adjunct professor to the EMBA programs at Villanova University and Loyola University in Chicago, teaching courses in strategy and organization. In addition, he has taught at The Kellogg School of Northwestern University, Lake Forest Graduate School of Business, University of Texas, and Rollins College.

Hinton has also founded and operated a management consulting firm specializing in business simulations and executive education. He has helped create over fifty business simulations in a wide range of industries including manufacturing, insurance, banking, hospitality & tourism, healthcare, government, and not-for-profit organizations.

Hinton has worked with many organizations worldwide including Allen-Bradley, the American Red Cross, Allstate, Caterpillar, Citibank, Chrysler Corporation, General Motors, Marriott Hotels and Resorts, Motorola, Quaker Oats, Texas Instruments and Visteon. He has published articles in human resource and strategy journals and has written several books pertaining to business simulations.

Hinton received his PhD in management from Northwestern University and his MBA from Pepperdine University. He is also a graduate of the Newfield Network Coaching for Professional and Personal Mastery program which is accredited by the International Coach Federation.