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Darrell Norman Burrell

Darrell Norman Burrell is a 2017 graduate of the National Coalition Building Institute’s Leadership Diversity Institute. He certified executive coach and a certified diversity professional. He is an alumnus of the prestigious Presidential Management Fellows Program Darrell has over 8 years of US federal government service. He was competitively selected in federal service as a Presidential Management Fellow in 2006 through a rigorous application process from a pool of over 7,000 applicants. Darrell has 2 doctorate degrees and 5 graduate degrees. Darrell recently completed a Master of Arts in Interfaith Action at Claremont Lincoln University as a Global Peacemaker Fellow where he engaged in research on diversity and inclusion in the workplace as it relates to religion. Darrell l received a doctoral degree in Health Education with majors in Environmental Public Health and Executive Leadership Coaching from A.T. Still University in 2010. In August of 2021, Darrell completed his 2nd doctorate degree, a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Cybersecurity Leadership and Organizational Behavior at Capital Technology University, Laurel Maryland, USA. He has an EdS (Education Specialist Post Master’s Terminal Degree) in Higher Education Administration from The George Washington University in Washington, DC. He has two graduate degrees one in Human Resources Management/Development and another Organizational Management from National Louis University. He also has a graduate degree in Sales and Marketing Management from Prescott College. He has over 20 years of management experience in academia, government, and private industry. He has over 20 years of university teaching experience at several universities including George Mason University, Averett University, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, The University of Virginia, Capitol Technology University, and the University of Liverpool in the UK. He currently serves as Associate Professor of Business in the Nathan M. Bisk College of Business at The Florida Institute of Technology. Darrell has over 80 publications and over 100 conference presentations. Darrell can be reached at