Assistant Professor of Global Resource Management
Dr. Albert Valentine is a behavioral scientist and scholar-practitioner in the social science field of organization development. His research interests include the study of leadership theory, work engagement, organizational behavior (culture, communications), action research, and more.
He holds extensive experience in all facets of organizations (public, private, and non-profit/NGO). Dr. Valentine is a retired U.S. Air Force commissioned field grade officer, retiring after 22 years of dedicated service. He is a former diplomat, serving tours at the U.S. Embassy in Bangkok and Manila, Philippines, with the Joint U.S. Military Advisory Groups. As a contracted civilian, he served at the U.S. Embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Dr. Valentine is an established international businessman and entrepreneur and has held positions at every level in organizations to include the C-Suite. He is the former chief operating officer of Freeland, a global NGO with operations in Asia, Africa, and the Americas. He has consulted and coached for Fortune 30 companies, consulting in the area of national security affairs and critical infrastructure protection and as a performance coach working on offshore drilling rigs in the oil and gas industry. Valentine has been an advisor to royalty and heads of state in Southeast Asia.
He holds certifications as a Master Practitioner and Master Coach of Neuro-Linguistic Programming and is also a Master Practitioner and Master Coach of Time-line Therapy™. Dr. Valentine is fluent in Thai and Laotian, is married to a Thai national, and has one lovely, adorable daughter, Anastasia “BeMy” Valentine.