Dr. Troy Coleman has more than 30 years of experience as a human resources consultant, trainer, and executive coach, serving clients in a wide array of industries, including federal and local government, law enforcement and public safety, financial services, and public education.
A highly-sought subject matter expert, author, professor, and lecturer, Troy enjoys a national reputation as a respected resource and creative problem solver in the disciplines of executive coaching, leader development, human resource management, and organizational development and change. Troy has held human resources training and coaching posts with the Federal Aviation Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and the U.S. Department of Education.
He is former Chief Human Resources Executive for Dallas Independent School District and the City of Dallas. He has also served as a faculty member with leadership institutes at George Washington University and the National Forum for Black Public Administrators (NFBPA), both of which are headquartered in Washington, DC.
Troy is professionally affiliated with the American Psychological Association (APA), the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP), the International Coach Federation (ICF), the International Public Management Association for Human Resources (IPMA-HR) and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). He also holds coaching certifications with the Challenger Executive and Business Coaching Group, and the Association for Multicultural and Multigenerational Coaching.
Troy is an Authorized Partner with Everything DiSCTM and Five BehaviorsTM, and he is a licensed and certified practitioner with Myers-Briggs Type IndicatorTM (MBTI), and the EQ-I 2.0. He develops and uses assessments for behavior and applied competency for individuals and teams in workplace settings. Other commercially available assessments and 360 Degree Feedback processes are also incorporated into Troy’s practice.
Troy earned his Ph.D. degree from the University of North Texas and his Master of Science and Bachelor of Science degrees from Texas A&M University at Commerce.