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John H. Hall

Bruce Raneur Professor of Natural Sciences, Chair of Chemistry Department

Morehouse College

John H. Hall is presently Bruce Raneur Professor of Natural sciences and Chair of the Department of Chemistry at Morehouse College. He is also President of Transformational Consultants International, Inc. He received his B.Sc. from Morehouse College and his Ph.D. degree in chemistry from Harvard University. His research interests include the stratospheric chemistry and the nature of chemical bonding.

John has held several professorial, administrative and developmental positions at Georgia Institute of Technology and the Atlanta University Center, Inc. He also served as Chief Executive officer for the Ohio State University Research Foundation, a $350 M organization, with over one hundred and fifty employees.

John has consulted and facilitated hundreds of workshops and executive level courses in diversity, visionary leadership, creativity, empowerment and management change processes. His primary area of interest is in increasing organizational effectiveness and productivity through maximizing human potential. In addition to his workshop development and facilitation experience, John has been asked to work with corporate executives in one-on-one situations to assist them in the further development of their leadership and management skills. John blends his consulting experience, theories, and knowledge with his hands-on experiences as a leader and manager to provide a unique perspective on organizational dynamics. Some of the organizations that have benefited from his expertise are Alliance Data Systems, Electronic Data Systems, Amoco Corporation, Sandia National Laboratories, Texas Instruments, Martin Marietta Astronautics, Union Pacific Resources and NASA. He has also consulted in China.

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