Tom Will

Senior Consultant
  • Associate Professor of Business Management, Agnes Scott College
  • Founder, Adaptive Leadership Atlanta
  • Duke BA; Clemson MA; University of Georgia PhD

Dr. Tom Will brings to The Developmental Edge® 20 years of experience as a management professor, researcher, and consultant. He is enthusiastic about supporting the growth efforts of fellow adults.

Will is Associate Professor of Business Management at Agnes Scott College, where he teaches courses in leadership, entrepreneurship, and strategic management. Will’s research interests are in the areas of constructive-developmental theory and emergent collective behavior. He has published in such outlets as The Leadership Quarterly, Academy of Management Learning & Education,and The London School of Economics Business Review, among others.

Will earned his Ph.D. in business administration from The University of Georgia, his M.A. in history from Clemson University, and his B.A. in economics from Duke University.

Will lives in Atlanta, GA with his wife, Claudia, and daughters Claire and Emily. He loves laughing with his wife, jogging with his dog Daisy, and watching his daughters play lacrosse.  

For The Developmental Edge… Will serves as both facilitator and coach to help clients leverage the Developmental Sprint® process.

Industry Expertise: Will has worked with clients in the Manufacturing, Wealth Management, Higher Education, Banking, Healthcare, and Professional Services industries.