Ashley Acker


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Ashley Acker, PhD, is a Senior Consultant for Leath Group, LLC—a dynamic curriculum development and intellectual property greenhouse that grows leaders and shapes cultures.

With expertise in instructional design, individual and organizational assessment, and leadership development, Ashley has spent the last several years partnering with companies both large and small, across a wide variety of industries, to develop solutions in the following areas:

  • Change Management
  • Flexible Work Practices
  • Management Training
  • New Hire Onboarding
  • Leadership Coaching
  • Customer Service
  • Competency Modeling

Ashley is passionate about changing the way we work and helps organizations increase the flexibility of how, when, and where they work in order to boost productivity and profitability. She frequently speaks and consults on the topics of results-only work environments, managing virtual teams, online collaboration, and the changing nature of work and leadership.

She has served as an instructional designer, curricula developer, trainer, presenter, project manager, and coach. Her entrepreneurial nature, creativity, and attention to detail make her an indispensable asset in both large and small engagements.

Ashley earned her BS in Psychology from Texas Christian University in Ft. Worth, TX, her MS in Industrial Organizational Psychology, and her PhD in Experimental Psychology from The University of Texas at Arlington. She is a graduate of Coach U, the leading global provider of coach training, and has undergone international leadership training in Brussels. She is an active member of the national Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology as well as the local Dallas Area Industrial Organizational Psychologists.

<p>Ashley Acker, PhD, is a <em>Senior Consultant</em> for <strong>Leath Group, LLC</strong>&mdash;a dynamic curriculum development and intellectual property greenhouse that grows leaders and shapes cultures.</p> <p>With expertise in instructional design, individual and organizational assessment, and leadership development, Ashley has spent the last several years partnering with companies both large and small, across a wide variety of industries, to develop solutions in the following areas:</p> <ul> <li>Change Management</li> <li>Flexible Work Practices</li> <li>Management Training</li> <li>New Hire Onboarding</li> <li>Leadership Coaching</li> <li>Customer Service</li> <li>Competency Modeling</li> </ul> <p>Ashley is passionate about changing the way we work and helps organizations increase the flexibility of how, when, and where they work in order to boost productivity and profitability. She frequently speaks and consults on the topics of results-only work environments, managing virtual teams, online collaboration, and the changing nature of work and leadership.</p> <p>She has served as an instructional designer, curricula developer, trainer, presenter, project manager, and coach. Her entrepreneurial nature, creativity, and attention to detail make her an indispensable asset in both large and small engagements.</p> <p>Ashley earned her BS in <em>Psychology</em> from Texas Christian University in Ft. Worth, TX, her MS in <em>Industrial Organizational Psychology</em>, and her PhD in <em>Experimental Psychology</em> from The University of Texas at Arlington. She is a graduate of Coach U, the leading global provider of coach training, and has undergone international leadership training in Brussels. She is an active member of the national Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology as well as the local Dallas Area Industrial Organizational Psychologists.</p>