Dr. Daniel A. Schroeder serves as Coordinator of the Organizational Behavior and Leadership program at Edgewood College. He is also President of Organization Development Consultants, Inc. (ODC), a management consulting firm offering performance consulting for individuals, teams, and organizations.
Dr. Schroeder possesses over twenty years of diverse professional experience. Prior to co founding ODC in 1994, he worked as a management consultant, initially for a Chicago based firm and later for one situated in Milwaukee. For each of these groups, he completed a wide range of projects relating to employee selection and placement, training and development, productivity improvement programming, and organizational analysis/development. Prior to this external consulting work, he served as Vocational Consultant with The Traveler's Insurance Company. His career began in the public sector with a position as Chief Vocational Evaluator with a Jefferson County (Wisconsin) human services agency.
Dr. Schroeder's professional interests include organizational systems analysis, organizational behavior modification, high performance learning systems, employee motivation and job satisfaction, and employee selection and placement. An emerging area has been systemic program evaluation interventions in support of Balanced Scorecard and ROI initiatives.
Dr. Schroeder is active in numerous local and national professional associations in the areas of psychology, management, and training. An accomplished adult educator, he is listed in Who's Who Among America's Teachers. In 1998, The Business Journal included him on its list of "Forty under Forty," individuals who are "making a difference in their professions and communities." Since 2005, he has served as a judge for the Wisconsin Better Business Bureau (BBB)Torch Award for Business Ethics and Integrity. Since 1995, he has been a Featured Columnist for Business Times, a business periodical with a circulation throughout southern Wisconsin and on the web.
Dr. Schroeder's earned his terminal (Psychology/Organizational Science) and bachelorâ€™s (Psychology/Professional Business) degrees within the University of Wisconsin System. He earned his master's degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology at Western Michigan University. He is a licensed psychologist in the State of Wisconsin. He holds board certifications in organizational and business consulting psychology (OBCP) from the American Board of Professional Psychology and in psychology from the American Board of Psychological Specialties.