Speaker Bio


Dr. Jermaine Davis

Dr. Jermaine Davis

Professor of Communication Studies, Century College

Before receiving the prestigious College Instructor of the Year Award, Dr. Jermaine Davis worked in corporate America for IBM, Keebler Cookies, and Frito-Lay in the areas of sales, management, and marketing. Now, he’s an award-winning Professor of Communication Studies at Century College and Organizational Leadership at St. Catherine University in Minnesota. Dr. Jermaine has authored 10 books including: Get Up Off Your Butt & Do It NOW!, Leading with Greatness!, The Art of Communicating Effectively with Diverse People!, The Quote Journal Series: 52 Quotes to Help You Succeed.

Dr. Jermaine was raised in a drug- and gang- infested area on the West-Side of Chicago in a single parent home. After the tragic loss of six family members to violent deaths, he enrolled in college to change the direction of his life. Dr. Jermaine holds a BA and an MA in Speech Communications, and a Doctorate in Organizational Leadership. He is currently working on the release of his debut documentary and companion books: Influencing Up, Down & Across Your Organization, Breaking The Cycle:, Overcoming Destructive Beliefs & Behaviors.

Dr. Jermaine specializes in helping leaders, teams, and organizations develop healthy work climates so EVERYONE can thrive and succeed. His presentations are interactive, highly engaging, and participant-centered. Dr. Jermaine’s most requested programs teaches leaders, teams, and organizations how to: Lead the Way of Positive Change, Beat Burnout Before It Brutally Beats You, Influence Up, Down & Across Your Organization, Cultivate a Work Culture of Respect and Inclusion, Thrive with Communication, Cooperation & Collaboration.

Dr. Jermaine is an international speaker and leadership coach that engages audiences with his unique style of speaking known as – EDUTAINMENT – a fun combination of education and entertainment. Prestigious organizations like 3M, Best Buy, Caterpillar, Medtronic, Wells Fargo, Sam’s Club, Boston Scientific, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Prudential, West Point Military Academy, HealthPartners, John Deere, and Enterprise Rent-A-Car regularly seek out Dr. Jermaine’s expertise in the areas of leadership influence, employee engagement, managing change, and thriving as a team.