Faculty: Pamela Hopkins

Pamela Hopkins, PhD

Title(s):
Adjunct Professor

Human Resources

School(s):
Business
510-410-6356
Campus(es):
San Francisco, Online
faculty bio

For the past 25+ years, Pamela has held both internal and external consulting positions in Talent Management spanning multiple industries including: high tech, financial services, retail, merchandising, biotech, consulting, higher education and healthcare. Her expertise areas include: executive coaching, formal assessment centers, training and development programs, 360-degree processes (e.g. PDI, DDI, CCL), organization effectiveness solutions, succession planning initiatives, change management processes, leadership development education and meeting design/facilitation.

Prior to co-founding Enact Leadership, Pamela held internal leadership roles in a variety of organizations, including Levi Strauss & Co., Context Integration and PeopleSoft. As an external consultant, Pamela honed her consulting skills at Interaction Associates and Personnel Decisions International. By applying her business and line experiences in combination with her consulting expertise to real-world business challenges, Pamela brings an integrated approach to solving strategic issues facing her clients in today’s turbulent environment. Pamela completed her doctorate at Fielding Graduate University in the School of Human & Organization Development. She received her B.A. degree in Liberal Arts from Russell Sage College in New York and one M.A. degree in Human Development from Fielding Graduate University and another M.A. degree in Educational Psychology from Rhode Island College/Brown University. She has participated in post-graduate work with National Training Lab in organizational development. She serves as an adjunct faculty member at Golden Gate University and John F. Kennedy University and the University of San Francisco and has also served as guest lecturer for SF State University.


taught courses

PSYCH 342
Organization Development, Assessment & Intervention

RESEARCH INTERESTS & AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION

  • Executive coaching
  • Formal assessment centers, training and development programs
  • 360-degree processes (e.g. PDI, DDI, CCL)
  • Organization effectiveness solutions, succession planning initiatives, change management processes
  • Leadership development education and meeting design/facilitation

EDUCATION

  • PhD, Human Development, Fielding Graduate University
  • MA, Human Development,Fielding Graduate University
  • MA, Educational Psychology & Performing Arts), Rhode Island College
  • BA, Liberal Arts, Russell Sage College

PROFESSIONAL & TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • Enact Global Consulting, Inc. Managing Partner/Owner, 2005 - Present
  • Worldwide Consulting, Senior Consultant, 2003 - 2005
  • Peoplesoft, Inc., Director, Leadership Development, 2001 - 2003
  • Context Integration, Manager of Organization Effectiveness & Leadership Development, 2000 - 2001
  • Interaction Associates, Senior Associate-Leadership Consulting & Development, 1999 - 2000
  • Levi Strauss & Co., Senior Consultant, Global Human Resources Development, 1993 - 1999
  • University of San Francisco, Adjunct Faculty, 1997 - 1998
  • Golden Gate University, Adjunct Faculty, 2008 - Present
  • John F. Kennedy University, Adjunct Faculty, 2011 - Present

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • Member Bay Area OD network professional consortium of OD consultants
  • Member Diversity Inc.
  • Former member ASTD