Charles TweedlyCharles Tweedly, EdD

Associate Professor of Business
Division: Business

Dr. Charles Tweedly is an independent consultant in the area of Training, Leadership and Organizational Development and Change Facilitation.  He is also a certified Senior Action Learning Coach, a member of the Board for the World Institute for Action Learning – USA (WIAL-USA) and Director of the New England Region Chapter of WIAL-USA.

Dr. Tweedly has over 25 years of experience in the fields of human resource development, organizational learning, change management, action learning, and leadership development. He is one of the managing partners of Performance Development Associates, a boutique consulting firm founded in 2001. His clients include Otis Elevator, Pratt & Whitney, Harley-Davidson, UTC Fire & Safety, Hamilton-Sundstrand, Pfizer, FEMA and Southland Industries.

Most recently Dr. Tweedly was the Dean of The Center of Innovative Professional Development at Pine Manor College in Chestnut Hill, MA. He has also designed and delivered Leadership courses at Northeastern University and Swinburne University in Melbourne, Australia. He was also an online professor at the University of Maryland, University College in the area of Leadership, Organizational Communications and Organizational Behavior.

Prior to becoming an independent consultant, Dr. Tweedly was an internal consultant in Leadership and Organizational Development for Pratt & Whitney Aircraft Engines. He played a key role in creating and facilitating comprehensive integration and change strategies for numerous restructuring programs, joint ventures, and merger/acquisitions in Asia, Europe, and the United States. As a Training Manager for Otis Elevator Company, he managed the training requirements for the Eastern United States and Canada.

Dr. Tweedly graduated from Bryant College with a Bachelors degree in marketing. He received his Masters in human resource development from Boston University and his Doctorate from George Washington University. His dissertation topic was Transformational Learning and Successful Dyslexics.