• PhD, University of Maryland at College Park, Smith School of Business
• BS, Bowling Green State University
Dr. Shelley Kirkpatrick is the founder and CEO of Visiontelligence, LLC as well as a Principal at The MITRE Corporation, a not-for-profit organization that operates research and development centers for the federal government. A former professor at Carnegie Mellon University and The American University, Dr. Kirkpatrick has authored more than 35 articles on leadership, motivation, and related assessment topics in academic journals as well as practitioner-based publications. She recently published Build a Better Vision Statement (2016, Lexington Books).
Dr. Kirkpatrick is a former President of the International Society for Performance Improvement’s Potomac Chapter. She also holds certifications as a Human Capital Strategist, in Kirkpatrick Four Levels, and Human Synergistics’ Impact and OCI Assessments.