Advisory Council Chair
Amy D Grubb, Ph.D
Digital Transformation Advisor
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Amy D. Grubb, Ph.D. is an internationally acclaimed speaker who has presented numerous keynote addresses and workshops on leadership, change, working with others, engagement, performance, organizational culture and storytelling. She has worked directly for three C-level functions (CHRO, CFO, CIO) for the past 12 years, currently serving as a special assistant to the Chief Information Officer at the FBI and is the founder of Organizational Insights, LLC.
Amy has been responsible for the implementation of numerous change initiatives within the FBI for more than 20 years, from serving as a leader on the post-9/11 enterprise-wide cultural transformation of the FBI to implementing innovative HR systems and processes at all levels, with a current focus on the digital transformation of the FBI through its people and culture. She advises C-suite and executive leaders on risk from the human capital perspective regarding organizational performance, policy decisions, and change initiatives, and serves as executive coach to a number of leaders and executives. She worked extensively with Special Agents, pilots, undercover employees, Hostage Rescue Team members, forensic accountants, Intelligence Analysts, mid-level leaders and executives up through the Director. She has presented numerous papers at professional conferences, has served on advisory boards both internal and external to the FBI and liaisons extensively within the government and the private sector communities.
A two-time FBI Director’s Award for Excellence recipient, she built the organizational development function at the FBI as well as led the development and implementation of an integrated Leadership Development Program for all employees at all stages of the employment lifecycle, for which she was awarded the SIOP/SHRM HR Impact Award. Amy is also the vice-chair of the Bombardier Safety Standdown Advisory Council and is on the American Psychological Association Change Management Advisory Board. A Fellow of SIOP (Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology), she earned her Ph.D. and M.A. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the University of Houston, earning her bachelor’s degree from Villanova University.