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Carolyn Miles, Virginia Darden: “Miles joins Darden as a Professor of Practice and will also serve in the role of senior adviser to the dean and executive fellow. In addition to teaching, in her role as advisor she will advance Darden partnerships with foundations, advise students and faculty on engagement with the social sector, and bring her executive experience to the community. In 2020, Miles retired as president and CEO of Save the Children, the world’s leading child-focused NGO, after nearly a decade in the role. In the position, she managed key facets of a complex, global humanitarian organization, led a staff of more than 1,700 and helped lead a successful capital campaign as part of the organization’s 100-year anniversary. In 2015, Miles was recognized by Fortune as one of the Top 50 global leaders in the world.”
Barbara Nobles Crawford, UNC Kenan-Flagler: “Dr. Nobles Crawford is an award-winning relationship, results-driven executive who has extensive corporate, entrepreneurial, higher education, healthcare, retail, high technology, government and leadership experience as a consultant and business leader in multinational corporations throughout the U.S., Latin America and Europe. She is a highly respected executive coach, organization and leadership development consultant with an exemplary reputation as a business executive in achieving revenue and profit goals. Her strategic and operational experience spans decades across multiple industries and transformational initiatives.
“Prior to joining UNC Kenan-Flagler, Dr. Nobles Crawford was an executive coach and senior organization development consultant in her most recent role at Harvard University, and was an associate adjunct professor in several university MBA/MPA programs. She previously served in Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick’s administration as assistant secretary of human resources, where she led and managed six agency human resource directors and the executive office HR staff. As CEO of Nobles Crawford & Partners for almost a decade, she consulted with international and domestic Fortune 50 corporations, state and federal governments, entrepreneurs and professional associations on multifaceted initiatives including business operations management, organization development and restructuring, strategic planning, executive development and coaching, employee engagement, diversity, equity and inclusion, change and talent management.”
Brené Brown, Texas McCombs: “Dr. Brené Brown has spent the past two decades studying courage, vulnerability, shame, and empathy, is the author of five #1 New York Times bestsellers, and is the host of the weekly Spotify Original podcasts “Unlocking Us” and “Dare to Lead.” Brown is a research professor at the University of Houston where she holds the Huffington Foundation Endowed Chair at the Graduate College of Social Work. She has spent the past two decades studying courage, vulnerability, shame, and empathy. Her TED talk — “The Power of Vulnerability” — is one of the top five most-viewed TED talks in the world with over 50 million views. She is also the first researcher to have a filmed lecture on Netflix: The Call to Courage special debuted on the streaming service in April 2019.
John Gallemore, a 2019 Poets&Quants 40-Under-40 selection, moved from Chicago Booth to UNC Kenan-Flagler. A triple Tar Heel — BSBA, MBAA, Ph.D. — he will be teaching MBA 736 Strategic Cost Analysis and Performance Management in the core.