Wayne M. Wormley is the President of The Wormley Company, a general management consulting firm, established in 1994 and based in Philadelphia, PA. He has been active for more than four decades as an educator, both as a faculty member and administrator, as an entrepreneur, and as a management consultant and trainer to business, industry, government and the not-for-profit sectors, in the areas of organizational development and change, human resources management, managing cultural diversity and strategic planning.
From November 2015 to June 2016, he served as Interim Dean, Division of Professional Studies & Workforce Development at Bunker Hill Community College, providing leadership for seven (7) academic departments (Business Administration, Computer Information Technology, Computer Media Technology, Early Childhood Education & Human Services, Hospitality, Legal Studies & Public Safety and Visual & Media Arts) and the non-credit Workforce Development Department, which included ABE and BESL courses. He addressed a variety of faculty, student, curriculum and programmatic issues, in a unionized environment. He initiated efforts to resolve persistent interpersonal conflicts and unproductive working relationships (within and between departments) and supported inter-divisional collaboration to improve institutional practices. He led initiatives to develop new training programs for prospective casino employees and ex-offender reentry training,
From September 2011 until June 2014, Dr. Wormley served as Dean of the Division of Business & Technology at Community College of Philadelphia, responsible for providing leadership for the academic programs in business administration, computer technology, culinary and hospitality management, and automotive technology. He also was responsible for the courses and programs in the Corporate Solutions Area, which included Corporate College, workforce development, contract training, continuing professional education and high stakes testing. One of his initiatives for workforce development was the establishment of a non-credit, mobile food management (food truck) certificate program.
Prior to serving in these two positions at the community college level, between 1972 and 2011, Dr. Wormley held faculty and/or administrative positions at: Amherst College, Stanford University, Fisk University, Atlanta University, Drexel University, Wiley College and Mountain State University.
Since September 2017, he has taught online as an adjunct professor in the MBA Program at the University of Maryland University College. Previously he taught online as an adjunct faculty member in higher education in the College of Education at Rowan University, and as an adjunct instructor and doctoral comprehensive examination reader for Capella University’s School of Business & Technology.
Dr. Wormley also has extensive experience in diversity management, either as a prime contractor, or as a sub-contractor to the American Institute for Managing Diversity, J.O. Rodgers & Associates, Quid Pro Quo Performance Consulting, R. Thomas Consulting and Training, The Sable Group and The Pro Group. These engagements included management and organizational consulting to achieve business objectives and enhance employee engagement; the design and delivery of training programs for employees, managers and senior executives; executive coaching; and conducting and presenting the results of culture audits to facilitate organizational change. He has worked with organizations such as AT&T, Arkema Chemical Company, Avon Products, Champion International Corporation, the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, General Motors, Girl Scouts U.S.A., Hallmark Cards, H.E.B. Foods, the Lancaster County Community Foundation, Mellon Financial Services, Michelin North America, Microsoft, The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, and the Wakefern Corporation (Shoprite Foods).
Dr. Wormley completed the OSD/Becoming a Better Intervener Professional Training Program at the Gestalt Institute of Cleveland (Ohio); serves as a Peer Reviewer for the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (2011- Present) and as an Examiner for the Keystone Alliance for Performance Excellence (KAPE) Program, 2008-2009, (Pennsylvania’s Baldrige Quality Award Process). He was selected to participate in the 2012 and 2013 Greater Philadelphia Leadership Exchange and is a life member of the National Black MBA Association.
He received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from Amherst College (MA), magna cum laude, with a double major in Black Studies and Psychology. He earned three graduate degrees from Stanford University (CA): an M.B.A. from the Graduate School of Business, an M.A. in Education and a Ph.D. Degree in Administration and Policy Analysis in Higher Education, both from the School of Education.