Preston Lindsay

Chief Executive Officer and Principal Consultant

Preston Lindsay is President & Chief Executive Officer of The Lindsay Group Co. and also serves as a Principal Consultant. He is responsible for all aspects of the firm’s strategy, team and operations across The Lindsay Group’s global network. Preston leads the firm in its mission to deliver the best client results in the organizational development consulting industry.

Preston is an American organizational psychologist who specializes in multicultural and antiracist organizational development and change management with more than 10 years of executive leadership in both the nonprofit and corporate sectors. As a consultant Preston specializes in working with large organizations transformations involving strategy, growth, process and performance, multicultural antiracist visioning for diversity and inclusion, improvement and organizational effectiveness.

Committed to the learning and development of emerging organizational psychologist. As an educator he is a Professor of industrial-organizational psychology at the George Mason University, and is on faculty at several other institutions where his pedagogy takes an ontological philosophical approach which is rooted in the intellectual tradition of piedia. His research which has evolved from his doctoral work centers on human behavior and systems in the workplace. His research takes a phenomenological and constructivist approach to deepen understanding of organizational trauma and its impact on worker behavior and organizational systems and performance.

Passionate about social justice and advocating for underserved and historically marginalized communities, he offers his organizational development expertise by chairing a few boards of community-based, social justice organizations.

Skills Area

  • Evaluation techniques inclusive of qualitative and quantitative research methodologies
  • survey design and instrument development
  • Job analysis
  • Logic modeling
  • Organizational sustainability theory of change and evaluation frameworks
  • 360 degree feedback
  • Performance measurement
  • Managing people and performance
  • Strategic planning, process mapping & improvement
  • Systems thinking
  • Change Management
  • Program planning & assessment Organizational diagnosis
  • Psychometrics
  • Leadership development
  • Test development and validation.
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