Organization Development Consultant
Meg Gibson, Ed.D began her career in Miami, Florida with the Florida Department of Corrections (DC), Community Corrections Division. During her tenure, she held several positions, including Probation Officer, Court Officer, Sex Offender Specialist, Office Supervisor and Correctional Probation Administrator. Meg received
Instructor Certification through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and provided In-Service Training to Public Safety Professionals throughout the State of Florida. Core areas of concentration included: Leadership Development; Supervision Techniques; and Cultural Diversity and Sensitivity.
Moving to Charlotte, North Carolina in August 1998, Meg expanded her career as an Instructor at Central Piedmont Community College teaching criminal justice courses in the Public Safety Program. Within one year she was promoted to Division Director and supervised full-time faculty and staff in Criminal Justice and Fire Protection degree programs and the Basic Law Enforcement Training cerbficate program, In-service Fire Protection and In-Service Law Enforcement. Her time at CPCC gained her local, state and national recognition for the development of a para-military Criminal Justice Academy, in conjunction with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools that provided high school students an opportunity to receive 24 credit hours towards their college degree. She has been fortunate and delighted to see many of those high school students now gainful employed with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.
Meg joined the City of Charlotte, Human Resources OOL Team in January 2016 as an Organization Development Consultant providing services to four departments: Aviation, CLT Water, Solid Waste Services and CMPD. She has received numerous certifications to include: Workplace Big 5, DISC Personality Assessment, and 360 Assessments as she worked diligently with teams to increase team dynamics, productivity and effectiveness. Meg also provides individual Executive Coaching to employees, presents Open Enrollment courses for City Employees and City View Orientation to CMPD Basic Recruit and Lateral Entry’ classes at the Academy.
For over 28 years, Meg has focused on the core issues of workplace behaviors and individual values- character, communication, empowerment, vision, establishing goals, and personal accountability. She continues to work as an Independent Consultant providing consulting services to non-profits and small businesses and coaching experiences for individuals and work groups. As an independent contractor, she has presented training sessions and workshops on navigating conflict, personal/professional development, program development, and personal branding in the workplace, with an emphasis on women’s issues, motivation, self-esteem and empowerment.
Meg has earned degrees from Florida State University (BS in Criminology), Florida International University (MS in Criminal Justice) and Nova Southeastern University (Ed.D. in Organizational Leadership with a concentration in Conflict Analysis, Negotiation and Mediabon). Currently she is active on the Board of Directors for the Association of Talent Development (ATD) in Charlotte as the Vice-President for Professional Development and is involved with the International Coaching Federation Charlotte Chapter. Meg is also a proud member of the Rho Psi Omega
Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated and currently serves in the capacity of Chapter VicePresident.