About Speaker Kevin Fleming…
Producer of multiple viral animation videos including Success in the New Economy, and author of the bestseller, (Re)Defining the Goal, Dr. Fleming is a passionate advocate for ensuring all students enter the labor market with a competitive advantage. He currently leads the Strategic Development unit at Norco College (part of Riverside Community College District, California) having previously supported over 40 Career & Technical Education (CTE) programs as well as multiple state and federal grants within the Academic Affairs division.
While vice president for the California Community College Association for Occupational Education, and serving on visiting teams for the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, Dr. Fleming wrote three books including Maintaining Strategic Relevance and a free, interactive, electronic textbook for supply chain automation. His Center of Excellence was recognized by the Community College Futures Assembly (National Bellwether Award) for analyzing industry trends, workforce needs, & providing customized labor market research for the largest higher education system in the world: the California Community Colleges.
Dr. Fleming is a faculty member, national speaker, and recovering academic elitist. A true life-long learner, he has earned two Bachelor’s degrees from Loyola Marymount University (Psychology & Philosophy); a Master of Arts from The Ohio State University (Educational Policy & Leadership), a MBA from the University of Redlands, and a Ph.D. in Education from Claremont Graduate University…but it was his CTE industry certification in geographical information systems (GIS) that lifted him out of working poverty.
Dr. Fleming has successfully founded four private-sector companies and currently serves on the Boards of Future N Focus Dream Catcher Enterprises and California Baptist University’s School of Education. He has been honored with the Presidential Citation for Outstanding Achievement and Service from Loyola Marymount University and the Corona Chamber of Commerce “40 Under 40” award. Dr. Fleming is a proud eagle scout, father, certified etiquette trainer, has completed five marathons, and remains an active volunteer with the Anthony McAuliffe Society (Brigadier General 2015-2017), Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity (Distinguished Alumnus Award), and his local church.