College of Management and Technology
Dr. Richard Dool is currently the Managing DIrector of LeaderocityTM, LLC,. He developed this consulting practice (LeaderocityTM, LLC) to focus in these primary areas: leadership communication, change management, strategic development and organizational renewal.
Dr. Dool has a comprehensive and diverse executive level leadership background including leading an $800M division of AT&T, global commercial leadership roles (GE), and serving for 12 years as CEO of both public and private companies. His background includes rescuing a company from near bankruptcy, leading the acquisition or divestiture of 11 companies and effectively managing companies in the US, UK, China, Brazil, Germany, France, India and Australia. He has a significant operational history in general management, sales/commercial leadership, product management and marketing leadership positions. Successful leadership experience in a variety of settings including multi-national, multicultural and virtual environments.
He has been on the Board of Directors of five different companies as well as a member of several Boards of Advisors.
After his corporate career, Dr. Dool decided to pivot it and pay it forward in academia. Dr. Dool is on the Graduate faculty at Rutgers University where he is also the Director of the Masters in Communication and Media program.
Dr. Dool has a MA in Strategic Communication and Leadership, a MS in Management and a Doctorate in Management/Organizational Processes. Dr. Dool is an active researcher and presenter in these areas and has published on the concepts of Change FatigueTM and LeaderocityTM. He is the author of “Enervative Change: The Impact of Persistent Change Initiatives on Job Satisfaction. He holds several national certifications in online learning, instruction and course development as well.
He is married to Jeanmarie, they met in Freshmen year in College. They have three sons and a daughter-in-law. He is also a former United States Marine and grew up in the Marines, his father was a career Marine.