Pete Ronayne is a Senior Faculty member at the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL) where he works with a wide range of organizations — from the Fortune 500 and the world’s largest public sector organizations to NGOs and educational institutions. Pete speaks widely on issues of brain science and leadership, resilience, innovation, leading change, and navigating generational differences.
Before joining CCL, Pete spent 15 years as a dean and senior faculty member at the Federal Executive Institute (FEI) in Charlottesville, Virginia – the Federal sector’s premier center for leadership development. While at FEI, he directed the flagship Leadership for a Democratic Society program and co-founded the institute’s “NeuroFed” program on neuroscience and leadership.
Pete serves as an adjunct professor at both the University of Virginia and American Public University where he offers graduate and undergraduate level online courses in leadership and organizational development as well as in international relations and foreign policy.
He has served as consulting faculty to the Redford Center in Sundance, Utah, the Richardson Center in New Mexico, and the Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy at the University of Virginia.
He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Virginia, did post-graduate work with the NeuroLeadership Institute, and did his undergraduate work at Georgetown University.