Odgers berndtson
Location and language United States | EN

Robert C. Satterwhite, PhD

Partner & Head, Leadership Advisory Practice


Dr. Robert Satterwhite is a partner at Odgers Berndtson and oversees the firm’s Leadership Advisory Practice designing, managing, and delivering selection, onboarding, development, succession, and coaching programs. In this capacity, he provides actionable, metrics-backed, and context-relevant insights and support to executives and their teams, up-and-coming leaders and high-potentials, and Boards.

Working as a trusted advisor and confidante, Robert is inspired by enabling executives and their teams to accelerate their impact, influence, potential, and performance. For the past 25 years, he has consulted with private and public-sector organizations from small non-profits to the largest companies in the world and worked in nearly all industries, including industrial, manufacturing, CPG, transportation, aerospace and defense, retail, energy, pharma, telecommunications, internet and technology, private equity, financial services, insurance, and government.

Robert has a Master’s in Psychology from Wake Forest University and a PhD in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Georgia Institute of Technology. He has published numerous scientific articles in peer-reviewed journals and is co-author of the book, The Importance of Psychological Traits. Robert has also appeared in Human Resource Executive Magazine, HR.com’s Talent Management Excellence Magazine, AESC's Executive Talent Magazine, and Retail Leader, discussing human resources, human capital, and talent management issues.

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