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Julie Ballaro, DBA

Career administrator with strong business, management, and human resources background. Uses management and leadership experience to manage business programs and develop relationships with the business community. Award winning leader with a record of accomplishment of superior financial outcomes and employee career broadening programs. Established own company, J.M. Ballaro Consulting Service, LLC providing consulting services in management, leadership, research, succession planning and small business development. Uses management and leadership experience to manage business programs and develop relationships with the business community. A Professor who incorporates 37 years of real world experience with academic excellence to produce an effective positive classroom experience with an opportunity to coauthor for publication in a peer reviewed journal. Has developed a rewarding rapport with faculty, students, and administrators at several Department of Defense and civilian universities. Implemented and supervised several award winning business programs and strategies, which are highly respected in the government and civilian communities. Areas of expertise and accomplishment: Leadership; Organization Development; Business Management; Human Resource Management; Strategic Planning; Academic Research; Methodologist; Marketing Management; Team Building; Mentoring; Public Administration; Problem Solving; Project Management; Environmental Compliance; Infrastructure Contracts/Outsourcing; Curriculum Development; Training; Articulation Agreement; Business Communication; Accreditation; Survey Development; Employee/Faculty Development; Budgeting; Program Management; Equal Employment Management; Financial Management; Dispute Resolution; Ethics; Assessments; CAREER ACHIEVEMENTS: Nominated Faculty of the Year; Earned the Department of Defense Outstanding Civilian Career Service Award and medal for 33 years of devotion to duty and remarkable accomplishments reflecting great credit upon her, the United States Air Force, the United States Special Operations Command, the Department of Defense, and the United States Government. Doctorate dissertation chair, Campus Facility Assessment Liaison (CFAL) for DM program; certified advanced facilitator, and master mentor. Reviewer for the International Journal of Mentoring and Coaching in Education; Liaison for the articulation agreement between the Department of Education (DOE) and Joint Special Operations University (JSOU), Special Operations Command Accreditation team member who managed the accreditation of new programs for JSOU The first Associate Dean for the College of Installation Sustainment and Management who partnered with Command and secured $700K to triple specialized courses for the civilian workforce, and bridged the gap between military and civilian leaders. As the Human Resource Manager, established much needed training programs to include a Mentorship Program for civilians and military that later became the Armament Center's benchmark, Managed the tuition assistance (TA) budget and secured over $1.3 million for active duty military and acquisition career field civilian personnel Business programs and facilities earned an Outstanding ORI rating!

Scholarship & Research



Journal of Leadership Studies-Symposium Piece-Relational Leadership: Perspectives of Key Constructs on Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Equity in Higher Education

Psychology Today
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American Psychological Association Conference-Utilizing Clinical Hypnotherapeutic Intervention with CBT to Treat Pandemic-Aug. 13-2021 Symptomology

ILA Conference Geneva Switzerland 2021
Presenter -Topic-"The Stress Arc in Leadership and 3 Powerful Disciplines for Mitigating Major Stress Impacts in a New Era"-Upcoming
Presenter -Topic-“Improving Higher Education’s Role in Diversity and Social Equity through Relational Leadership in the New Era”-Upcoming
Presenter-Topic-"Healthcare Leadership-Using Virtuous Leadership in Chaos to Reimagine Beneficial Practices of Employee Cognitive Psychology"-Upcoming
2021-Knowledge Without Boundaries National Summit-College of Doctoral Studies Research Conference-University of Phoenix-Panel Discussion-"Exploring Emergent Trends in Leadership and Education"-Based on published symposia article from the Journal of Leadership Studies-


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College of Doctoral Studies