Brian Frost, Ph.D.

Brian Frost, Ph.D.

Senior Consultant

Turknett Leadership Group

Brian Frost is currently the Director of the Professional Industrial-Organizational Psychology Master’s Program at the University of Georgia. Brian both teaches in and manages the program. He joined the faculty at UGA in 2015 after spending the previous twelve years as a talent strategy consultant and consulting manager to a broad portfolio of clients.

Brian specializes in utilizing evidence-based solutions to help individuals and organizations optimize their human capital and leadership capabilities. He continues to provide guidance to individuals via leadership coaching services as well as technical advice and support to organizations on the scientific rigor of systemic talent strategy solutions. His consulting experience encompasses nearly every industry and covers every area of strategic talent management.

Most recently, Brian was the Manager of Leadership Solutions Consulting on the Smarter Workforce team at IBM. Prior to IBM, Brian was in charge of survey and 360 feedback solutions for a boutique consulting firm, he worked as an internal consultant on the Organizational Effectiveness team at The Home Depot, and he conducted individual assessment and development on senior managers and executives as part of a highly specialized assessment consulting team.

Brian holds a Ph.D. in Industrial-Organizational Psychology from The University of Tennessee Business School and a B.S. from The University of Georgia. His academic work has been published in Organizational Research Methods, International Journal of Manpower, and the Journal of Applied Psychology.