President & Founder of Carson LD&T Corporation
Dr. Dana Carson is a leader’s leader who has given his life over to the development and equipping of leaders worldwide. Dr. Carson travels throughout multiple continents training grassroots leaders who desire to become good leaders and then great leaders. Dr. Carson’s passion for leadership has led him to develop multiple formats and training modules to train both for-profit and non-profit leaders. Dr. Carson is an expert trainer, a trainer’s trainer, who coaches others on how to raise up new leaders and become leadership models. His global leadership experience stretches beyond the span of 30 years and three continents and a multitude of countries. He has trained new leaders, who were assigned leadership responsibilities, as well as CEOs, who have numerous years of leadership experience. Dr. Carson studied leadership on the Ph.D. level at Regent University and wrote his dissertation on the theoretical construct of “Population Ecology,” where he studied how organizations can exist multi-generationally through relevant and effective leadership that remains cutting edge. Dr. Carson has also taught leadership development on the doctoral level in the academy. He is a certified DiSC Distributor and Trainer with over 25 years of experience teaching and training organizations on how to become more effective through enhancing their leadership EQ.
Dr. Carson is an astute management professional who develops organizational systems and strategies that assist in the establishment of non-profit and for-profit organizations. In addition to Carson Leadership Development & Training Corporation and CCG, Dr. Carson is the founder of FD’s Famous Burgers and Chicago-Style Wings food truck business. But perhaps his most significant project is the ownership and management of an elementary school in the Mukuru Kwa Njenga slum in Nairobi, Kenya. Renamed the Carson Academy of Excellence, the school gives almost 500 disadvantaged and unserved children, pre-K through 8th grade, access to nutrition, care, and a quality education, ensuring them a healthy and prosperous future. Dr. Carson is a courageous and confident leader who accepts challenges head-on and possesses a proven track record of success, both academically and professionally, in setting the strategic direction of organizations and executing objectives to plan.