Dr. Ryan Meers is Chair of the
Division of Communication as well as a professor of Leadership and
Communication at Bob Jones University and has served as a Leadership
Development Advisor at State Farm Insurance. Ryan has extensive experience in
coaching and assisting leaders in developing skills and abilities to better
maximize their influence, developing effective leadership programs, crafting
compelling vision statements and increasing overall performance.
Ryan has a particular interest in organizational change and
personal transitions. He has been requested by a variety of groups (for‐profit,
non‐profit, educational, religious) to present on numerous topics related to
leadership development and effectiveness as well as organizational improvement.
Ryan is a member of the International Leadership Association and the
Association of Leadership Educators. He holds a Master's degree in Educational
Administration and a PhD from the University of Nebraska‐Lincoln with an emphasis
on Leadership Studies.