Ryan T.W. McCreedy is a northern Virginia native and works as a Senior Organizational Effectiveness Consultant at Slalom in Boston, MA. He is a scholar-practitioner of leadership and organizational psychology. As a graduate of George Mason University’s Volgenau School of Engineering, his career began with managing complex civil engineering projects throughout the mid-Atlantic. McCreedy went on to earn his master’s degree from Harvard, studying management with a focus on organizational behavior. He is now a doctoral candidate at William James College, concentrating on the intersection of neuroscience and organizational psychology in the Psy.D. of Leadership Psychology program. McCreedy is actively conducting research on organizational behavior while serving as a teaching assistant to multiple graduate courses at Harvard Extension School. His interests in business and leadership are further exemplified by previously founding a start-up, involvement with the Leadership Fairfax Emerging Leaders Institute, lecturing to GMU undergraduates and William & Mary MBA students, and his founding of the Harvard Extension Student Management and Finance Club.