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Amy Wallis, Ph.D.


Virginia Commonwealth University, Ph.D., Counseling Psychology

Virginia Commonwealth University, Master of Science, Counseling Psychology

University of Scranton, Bachelor of Arts, International Language-Business



Dr. Wallis is a Full Professor of Practice in leadership and ethics in the Wake Forest University School of Business. She is an organizational development leader with experience in organizational strategy, talent and leadership development, and succession planning. Prior to joining the Wake Forest faculty in 2012, she was an organizational development leader in various international corporate environments focusing on performance management, change management, succession planning, and executive development. She has served as chief human resources officer for a company in the electrical industry, director of workplace learning and development at American University, organizational learning consultant with Development Dimensions International, and talent and performance management lead at Welch Allyn, a medical device manufacturer. She has consulted with organizations in many industries, including travel, high tech, pharmaceutical, professional services, banking, and the non-profit sector.

Amy Wallis, Ph.D.

Professor of Practice, School of Business and Project Management Faculty

Wake Forest University