Dr. Gallo is a Lecturer in Human Resources who works for the University of Central Florida in the College of Business.

Jim has 20+ years of leadership experience as a senior executive in Human Resources and Organizational consulting. He earned his Ph.D. in Industrial & Organizational Psychology from Florida Tech and holds an MBA and MS in HR from Nova Southeastern University and a BA in Anthropology from the University of Central Florida.

Jim is very involved with the HR professional community serving as president for two local professional chapters, numerous roles on local boards and currently on the HR Florida State Council, which oversees 28 professional chapters across the state. Jim was recently honored as the HR Florida Volunteer of the Year and was inducted into the HR Association of Broward County Hall of Fame

He is a certified executive coach (ACTP), published author and has been teaching at the collegiate level, including HR certification courses, for more than 15 years. He is a veteran speaker who combines science, practice and sometimes a little comedy in all of his speaking topics.

Jim’s motto… Work Hard & Be Cool