About Us

The Academy for Leadership and Development | The Chair Academy

145 North Centennial Way, Suite 108, Mesa, Arizona 85201 | 480-461-6270 | leadership@chairacademy.com

What is the Academy?

The Academy is a premier leadership development organization for higher education and organizational leaders globally. Our mission is centered around advancing academic and administrative leadership across all levels of higher education. With a 30-year history offering world-class, competency-based leadership development programs and services, the Academy develops transformational leaders. A key ingredient to our success is the ability to connect and cultivate a leadership community, providing a forum for collaboration, insight, and discovery.  The Academy’s Annual International Leadership Conference offers a forum for continued professional development, interaction, engagement, and networking, while recognizing exemplary leadership and leaders. With cutting-edge and relevant speakers, concurrent, and roundtable sessions, this conference provides practical and informative learning opportunities, experiences, and resources to promote positive change.

Our Mission Statement

Design and promote world-class training programs and services to advance academic and administrative leadership for higher education and organizational leaders globally to promote positive change.

Our Vision Statement

A premier leadership development organization, developing transformational leaders.

Our Value Statement

Committed to excellence and continuous improvement, developing and training leaders while recognizing and respecting the needs and diversity of our clients.