Steve Gladis

Steve Gladis

Steve Gladis

A leadership speaker and executive coach, Steve Gladis, MA English '84, PhD Education '95, is an authority on the topic of leadership. CEO of Steve Gladis Leadership Partners—a leadership development company—he is also the author of 28 books on leadership and communication and two novels.

A professor at George Mason University, he serves as a Senior Scholar in Mason’s Center for the Advancement of Well-Being. Gladis works with businesses, associations, and U.S. government agencies; and he speaks regularly at conferences and corporate offsites. A former faculty member at the University of Virginia, Gladis also served as an FBI special agent and was a decorated officer in the U.S. Marine Corps. His company donates a significant portion of corporate profits back to the community.