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Dr. Jimmy Davis Joins RHR International as Executive Bench® Consultant

CHICAGO and ATLANTA, November 30, 2018—Dr. Jimmy Davis has joined RHR International as an Executive Bench® consultant in the Atlanta office. RHR International is the premier firm in the development of top management leadership of Global 1000 companies.

Jimmy assesses and develops leaders as they transform organizations to improve performance, agility, effectiveness, and capability. He brings expertise in leadership development, executive coaching, talent management, and diversity to organizations to help them build dynamic and talented leadership teams. Jimmy has worked across numerous industries, including retail, consumer packaged goods, banking, finance, healthcare, transportation, manufacturing, energy, and insurance.

“Jimmy is an engaging, impactful, and experienced assessor and leadership coach,” said Jessica Foster, senior partner and an Executive Bench practice leader. “He is a welcome addition to our Atlanta team for Executive Bench.” 

Examples of Jimmy’s recent experience include:

  • Working with a Fortune 50 consumer packaged goods organization to assess leadership talent for an organizational structure change
  • Designing a leadership development plan for senior leaders at a Fortune 100 healthcare company
  • Coaching and developing senior leaders at a Fortune 50 banking organization to improve leadership depth and effectiveness

Prior to joining RHR International, Jimmy ran the independent consulting firm Blacksmith Consulting Company, where he served as principal consultant. Prior to that, he was associate director at APTMetrics, where he was a lead consultant for client deliverables in the job analysis and selection practice. He has also held a wide variety of roles as an executive coach, consultant, and business leadership associate.

Jimmy has significant experience as an assistant and adjunct professor. He has taught classes on industrial/organizational psychology, leadership, organizational behavior, and business policy and strategy at universities including Clark Atlanta University, Morehouse College, New York University, and Baruch College.

Jimmy is a member of the Society of Industrial Organizational Psychology (SIOP), Southeastern Psychological Association (SEPA), Association of Black Psychologists, and CALIBR Global Leadership Network. He is president of the board of trustees at Create Your Dreams (CYD), a youth development program dedicated to nurturing the talents and dreams of students living in underserved areas on the west side of Atlanta.

Jimmy earned an MS and PhD in industrial organizational psychology from the University of Georgia. He received a BA in psychology from Morehouse College.


RHR International LLP is an independent global leadership consulting firm whose mission is to unlock potential in leaders. Through its behavioral lens, RHR has worked side by side with CEOs, board directors, and senior executives for more than 70 years, helping them acquire the knowledge, wisdom, and skills necessary to achieve business results.

RHR’s practical solutions, guided by in-depth analytics, lead to business outcomes that further clients’ success. RHR offers Executive Bench® and Leadership Services, which includes Board & CEO Services, Senior Team Effectiveness, Leading Transformational Change, Executive Development, and Executive Assessment across industry sectors. For more information, visit rhrinternational.com.

Joan Miller
RHR International
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