Jim Laub, Dean of the MacArthur School of Leadership and Professor of Leadership Studies B.A. in Bible, Miami Christian University; M.A. in Leadership Studies, Azusa Pacific University; Ed.D. in Educational Leadership: Adult Education, Florida Atlantic University. Dr. Jim Laub arrived at Palm Beach Atlantic University in 2005. His dissertation and ongoing research has focused on the critical topic of servant leadership and organizational health. He is a facilitator, a trainer, a speaker, and a tool-maker for organizational effectiveness. He developed a unique degree program (minor and second major) in Leadership on the undergraduate level at Indiana Wesleyan University and served as the first faculty for the Doctorate in Organizational Leadership at IWU.
Prior to Indiana Wesleyan, Dr. Laub spent twelve years in the South Florida area with World Servants while serving as the Associate Regional Field Director for the Southern Region Office of Youth for Christ. He is the creator the Organizational Leadership Assessment (OLA) which measures organizational health from a servant leadership perspective. He is the author of several leadership training programs including Community Leader Training and Youth Leader Training. Dr. Laub has provided training both nationally and internationally including work in the Netherlands, Dominican Republic, Mexico, and Ecuador. His previous work in the inner city of Miami and rural areas of West Virginia has prepared him to work in a variety of organizations providing expertise on issues such as leadership development, team building, and organizational development and change.
He grew up in Florida where he met and married Barbara who works as an Occupational Therapy Assistant. He has two daughters; Joy, a neo-natal nurse at Duke Hospital in Durham, NC and a Masters student at Duke, and Jenny, who is married and works as an audiology Assistant in Fort Lauderdale.