Jim Hotaling

Head of Leadership Development & Assessment - Philadelphia, PA

Jim Hotaling

Head of Leadership Development & Assessment - Philadelphia, PA

(215) 853-6199

Jim Hotaling currently serves as Head of Leadership Development & Assessment at N2Growth. Jim has a passion for providing strategic executive leadership in human capital utilizing results-orientated knowledge, skills, and abilities to think critically and lead successfully within any operating environment. He has a history of being highly successful in environments demanding crisis management and problem-solving skills, organizational development, team building, and uncompromising integrity make him uniquely qualified to serve in these roles.

Prior to joining N2Growth, Jim served as the Command Chief Master Sergeant of the Air National Guard, serving as a principal adviser to senior executives within the U.S. Department of Defense. Jim has an international reputation of being a dynamic driven professional with over 30 years of leadership, management, operational, and contingency experience in government and private sectors. Prior to being elevated to executive leadership roles, his 20+ years within Special Forces has given him a unique perspective that translates into being a subject matter expert in Human-Centric leading and resilience. He has served in senior leadership positions with subsequent responsibility for personnel, resources, and institutional focus directly affecting programs aimed at driving business results. He is an accomplished international public speaker and leadership instructor. He possesses broad experience collaborating with senior executive leaders and engaging international partners.

Jim holds a Masters degree in Leadership from Trident University, a Bachelor of Arts in Business Communications and Influence from Jones International University, an Associates in Airway Science, and a Professional Managers Certification from the Community College of the Air Force.

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