Dr. Gail Whitaker, DM

Professor of Non-Profit Leadership
Operational Management Specialist
International Experience: Mexico, Canada, England, Ghana, Bahamas, Jamaica





  • Doctor of Management, Organizational Process Management, University of Maryland University College, Largo, MD
  • Master of Arts, Christian Leadership, School of Theology, Grand Canyon University School of Theology, Phoenix, AZ
  • Master of Science, Information Technology, University of Maryland University College, Largo, MD
  • Graduate Certificate, Information Systems Specialist, George Washington University, Washington, DC
  • Master of Science, Labor Studies, University of the DC, Washington, DC
  • Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, American University, Washington, DC


  • The Influence of Organizational Commitment on Volunteer Behaviors: The Case of Religious Institutions


Academic Experience

  • President, Dominion Theology Seminary, Accra, Ghana
  • Pro Chancellor, Dominion University College, Accra, Ghana
  • Vice President of Academic Affairs (VPAA), IGlobal University, Tysons Corner, VA
  • Higher Education and Organizational Development Consultant, Tysons Corner, VA
  • University Dean, College of Business and Management and Doctoral Programs, Colorado Technical University (CTU), Schaumburg, IL
  • Dean, School of Business, Virginia International University (VIU), Fairfax, VA


Teaching Specializations

  • International Strategic Management
  • International Business
  • Principles of Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Leadership


Professional Experiences

  • Senior Management Consultant, TWG, Washington, DC
  • Managing Director, SEED School of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland
  • Management Consultant, National Council of La Raza (NCLR), Washington, DC
  • Director, Office of Academic Computing Services (OACS), University of Maryland, College Park, MD
  • Chief Technology Officer, National Council of La Raza (NCLR), Washington, DC
  • Director of Information Technology, National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS), Arlington, Virginia
  • Director of Applications and Data Resources, American Trucking Associations (ATA), Alexandria, VA
  • Director of Information Technology and Member Services, American Pharmaceutical Association (APhA), Washington, DC
  • Assistant Manager, Membership Operations, American Psychological Association (APA), Washington, DC
  • Computer Consultant, Kennedy Center, Washington, DC
  • Manager of Information Systems, American Indian Heritage Foundation, Falls Church, VA
  • Director of Information Systems, Bread for the World, Washington, DC



  • Contributing Author: Leadership and Ethical Decision Making, Words of Wisdom Publishing, 2015
  • Contributing Author: Organizational Behavior, Words of Wisdom Publishing, 2014
  • Dissertation: "The Influence of Organizational Commitment on Volunteer Behaviors: The Case of Religious Institutions" Dissertation, 2009, ProQuest/UMI.


Community Service

  • Board of Trustee, Briarcliffe College, Bethpage, NY, 2012 – 2015
  • Director, Hope for the Future/Be the Love, Washington, DC, 2008 – 2010
  • Board of Directors, Northeast Performing Arts Group, Washington, DC, 2005 - 2008
  • Advisory Board Member, Carlos Rosario International Charter School, Technology Certification Program, Washington, DC, September 2005 - 2010