Kenneth M. Bailey joined the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration agency as the Director of the Office of Inclusion and Civil Rights in November 2016. He is a retired enlisted Army combat veteran and Equal Opportunity Advisor with more than 23 years of military service. Mr. Bailey is an executive coach who provides expert strategic advice and guidance to organization’s senior executives. He is a transformational leader and results oriented change agent in the field of organizational development who has helped to increase individual, team, and organizational efficiency. He has spoken and presented at many agencies, organizations, conferences and on broadcast radio on a variety of topics. Mr. Bailey holds a Master of Business Administration in Human Resources from Strayer University and a Bachelor of Science in Management Studies from the University of Maryland University College. He is a graduate of many courses and training certifications relevant to the fields of EEO, Diversity & Inclusion, leadership and organizational development. He highlights his completion of the Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute’s Equal Opportunity Advisors Course. Mr. Bailey serves as a member of the Harvard Business Review Advisory Council.