Deloris Willis

Professor: People Management


Deloris Willis Deloris Willis has over 15 years of extensive experience in Human Resources and Organizational Leadership. Her areas of focus include: organizational design, leadership development, process improvement, workforce/succession planning, people management, instructional system design, and project management.

Deloris has served in numerous senior leadership roles on process improvements and organizational change in multiple agencies. Her expertise also focuses on academia, leadership and people management disciplines. Specifically, curriculum development, training program evaluation, consultation services, institutional research and faculty experience instructing graduate level leadership and management disciplines in both traditional and e-learning modalities. Dr. Willis is currently a senior leader at the FDA. In this role, she performs quantitative and qualitative studies designed to install and to improve management planning systems, organizational development, and creates statistical decision models for drug safety reviews and reporting. She develops and analyzes innovative computer-based applications for the management of workload and regulatory data.

Deloris has a Doctorate of Management in Organizational Leadership from the University of Maryland University College and leadership expertise in administering agency personnel policies in Human Capital Management. Deloris Willis is certified to conduct workshops on Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), certified facilitator for Franklin Covey Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, 360 Feedback Assessments and is knowledgeable in instruments such as Thomas-Kilmann, DiSC, Conflict management, and the Torres Learning Styles.


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