Amy D Grubb, PhD
Sr. Industrial/Organizational Psychologist
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Subject Matter Expert: Organizational Development
Council Member since 2018
Amy Grubb, Ph.D. has been leading change and presenting the story of the FBI through its employees for nearly 20 years. Amy is an internationally acclaimed speaker who has presented numerous workshops and plenaries on leadership, change, working with others, engagement, organizational culture, and storytelling.
She has been responsible for the implementation of numerous change initiatives within the FBI, from serving as a leader on the post-9/11 enterprise-wide transformation of the FBI to a balanced national security and law enforcement mission to implementing HR systems and processes at all levels. 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.
She works extensively with nearly all populations within the FBI, from Special Agents to pilots to Hostage Rescue Team members to Intelligence Analysts to mid-level and executive populations within both the Special Agent and Professional Staff ranks.
She has presented numerous papers at professional conferences, co-authored multiple published articles and book chapters, 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 for creating the organizational development function at the FBI and for development and implementation of an integrated Leadership Development Program for all employees at all stages of the employment lifecycle, she was also the recipient of the SIOP/SHRM HR Impact Award for her work on leadership promotion.
A Fellow in the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP), Amy D. Grubb earned her Ph.D. and M.A. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the University of Houston, earning her bachelor’s degree from Villanova University.