Kari L. Granger
Fellow, Center For Character and Leadership Development, United States Air Force Academy.
Kari Granger is a recognized performance leadership expert, consultant and former senior faculty member at the Sunergos Institute.
She is also a Fellow of the Center for Character and Leadership Development at United States Air Force Academy where she formerly held the positions of Assistant Professor and Chief of Transformative Education and Development. Granger is respected for her cutting-edge, results-focused, leadership development and resiliency enhancement programs that empower leaders to significantly impact their most complex challenges.
As a former military officer, Granger led her team to breakthrough performance in a wide range of operational challenges throughout the world. This included leading logistical operations for hurricane evacuation missions, solving airlift logistical challenges and leading troops in combat under enemy fire. In addition, several military commanders relied on Kari to support them in ensuring their success in creating and implementing key large scale strategic initiatives.
Through her proven expertise in the field of leadership, Kari has worked in close coordination with numerous governmental agencies, national associations, and universities in the fields of military readiness, health care, and higher education to support leaders in effectively addressing their most critical mandates. In partnership with the U.S. State Department, she has worked with national defense institutions outside the United States.
Granger has developed a special interest and expertise in equipping service members and families with the tools and mindsets required to successfully meet the high stress environments and the frequent transitions that have become a standard of military life to include reintegration challenges faced by service members returning from hardship deployments.
Granger studied at the Bonch-Bruevich Saint-Petersburg State University of Telecommunications, St Petersburg, Russia, is a Distinguished Graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy with a B.S. in Behavioral Sciences, and holds an M.A. in Education Leadership from the University of New Mexico.