Joseph C. Saviak, Ph.D., J.D., M.A., M.S.
Dr. Joe Saviak is an experienced senior executive, leadership and management consultant, author, researcher, and college professor. He has served on senior management teams responsible for significantly improving the performance of agencies with over 1,000 employees and annual budgets in excess of $100 million. He has also worked as an executive in the private sector. He is often asked to speak to audiences of public, private, and non-profit sector executives and professionals on strategies for success in the 21st century. He teaches the principles, strategies, and skills of effectively leading and managing change. Optimizing organizational performance is the focus of his advising, teaching, and research.
He received his Bachelor of Arts Degree and Master of Arts Degree both in Political Science from the University of Florida. He earned his law degree from the Florida State University College of Law. He received his Master of Science Degree in Criminal Justice and his Ph.D. in Public Affairs from the University of Central Florida.
As a professor of public administration at Flagler College, he taught over a dozen different courses in leadership, management, and public policy instructing several hundred working professionals and executives serving in 50-60 different public, private, and non-profit sector organizations across Northeast and Central Florida. He is also a co-founder and faculty member of the Flagler County Leadership Academy, an executive education program for local officials.
He often conducts training on a wide range of topics involving leadership, management, and organizational performance for private and public sector and non-profit entities. He has overseen studies and research for a number of clients. Dr. Saviak has co-authored several articles, a textbook, and research involving public-private partnerships (P3s) and transportation policy and co-authored a guide for state and local officials on contracting and P3s.
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