Charmon Parker Williams, Ph.D. is the Principal Consultant for Parker Williams Consulting. She has a notable track record in Organizational Development, Diversity and Inclusion, Leadership Assessment/Executive Coaching, Strategic Planning for Non-Profits, and Process Facilitation. Her accomplishments transcend a variety of industries in the private, non-profit, and public sectors.
During her career she has achieved results in a variety of leadership roles including Program Manager for HR Strategy and Executive Talent Management for Hewitt Associates; Vice President for the Human Resources Management and Workforce Diversity Consulting Practice at James H. Lowry & Associates; Personnel Officer at Harris Trust and Savings Bank, and Personnel Psychologist for the United States Office of Personnel Management.
A published author and speaker on leadership development, career management, and diversity, Dr. Williams has presented at several national conferences and has created a signature workshop and recently published a book on Personal Branding. She has been a contributing writer for a number of industry related magazines for more than a decade. She has also been cited in the Wall Street Journal, and has collaborated on work published in The Journal of Applied Psychology.
Dr. Williams is an Assistant Professor in the Business Psychology Department of The Chicago School of Professional Psychology and has served as an adjunct for the University of the Rockies and Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.
Dr. Williams has a Doctorate of Philosophy in Industrial/ Organizational Psychology from Illinois Institute of Technology, and a Bachelors of Arts in Psychology from Syracuse University.