Professor Olenda E. Johnson, Ph.D., advances leader development for the U.S. Navy. She advises and supports senior military leaders, develops strategy and leads team efforts. She serves as course designer and lead facilitator for the Navy’s 2-Star Flag Officer and Senior Executive Service (SES) Leadership Course. A passionate teacher and educator, she is recognized for her teaching expertise within professional military education institutions and beyond. She supports other military commands, including U.S. Army Special Forces, in their leader development efforts. An oft-invited speaker for non-profit and corporate organizations, she instills in others the courage and confidence to lead.