Dr. Wes Wynens is the Director of the Leadership Education and Development Program for Student Life and is on the faculty in the School of Public Policy at Georgia Tech. Dr. Wynens has more than twenty years of experience in applied leadership development, coaching, and leadership education. His interests are in adaptive leadership and the effects of challenge and loss on leadership capacity. From 2004 to 2010, he was director of State Leadership Development Programs for the Carl Vinson Institute, where he founded the Georgia Leadership Institute and the Executive Leadership Program. He has been a consultant to Deloitte, Coca-Cola, BellSouth, NORTEL, and the Army Corp of Engineers. His professional affiliations include Pi Alpha Alpha, the OD Network, and the International Leadership Association.
Dr. Wynens holds a PhD in Public Administration from the University of Georgia with an emphasis on organization and team development.
Dr. Jeffrey Davis is an Associate Professor in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Georgia Tech. He has been the recipient of the National Science Foundation CAREER Award, the Class of 1940 W. Roane Beard Outstanding Teacher Award, HKN Richard M. Bass Outstanding Teaching Award, and the Class of 1934 Course Survey Award. He has heavily promoted STEM education throughout the state of Georgia, which resulted in him being a co-recipient of the Education Partnership Award at Georgia Tech.
Dr. Davis has also served as the faculty chair for the Electrical and Computer Engineering Student Faculty Committee for eight years, which promotes the interaction of students and faculty outside the classroom. He served for three years as a faculty advisor for the ThinkBig program here at Georgia Tech. He is currently the faculty advisor for a student led organization called Robogals that promotes female participation in engineering disciplines.
In research, Dr. Davis’ publications have been referenced over 2800 times by researchers throughout the world, and he has co-authored a book entitled Interconnect Technology and Design for Gigascale Integration, which was translated and republished in Chinese 2010. His current research interests are in exploring the low-frequency electrical properties of nanocomposite materials, and in 2012-2013 he was awarded the Georgia Tech Fund for Innovation in Research and Education (GT-FIRE) to pursue this avenue of research. Dr. Davis is currently involved in simulation and fabrication of solid-state nanocomposite materials that have extremely high-energy density for electrical energy storage.
Stacey is a program director and staff instructor for Leadership Education and Development (LEAD). She works collaboratively with students, faculty, and staff, as well as other universities to support the development and enrichment of student leadership skills through LEAD's program initiatives. She is also a professional staff advisor for SMILE, Seek Discomfort Club and the First Year Leadership Organization (FLO) - SEED (Seek Discomfort). Prior to pursuing her passion for encouraging student leadership growth and development, Stacey held a variety of positions in the corporate world focusing on marketing and innovative product design and development. She currently has a professional affiliation with the International Leadership Association and the Institute of Coaching at McLean, a Harvard Medical School Affiliate (a non-profit organization dedicated to ensuring scientific integrity in the field of coaching). Stacey received her B.S. in Accounting from the State University of New York in New Paltz and a Master of Divinity from the Candler School of Theology at Emory University with an emphasis on leadership in church and community. She enjoys spending time with family and is an avid swimmer and scuba diver.