John Gregory Vincent – MBA
Founder of The Genesis Group LLC
Principle Speaker & Consultant The Submarine Way a Genesis Group LLC Company
John Gregory Vincent is a retired Navy Submarines Command Master Chief. He has more than 20 years of demonstrated success in assisting organizations improve productivity, retention and individual, as well as team discretionary effort. Before joining The Submarine Way, he was a practice & enterprise business development consultant for The Gallup Organization where he received the delivery excellence award in his last year with them as the highest, client rated, Gallup consultant in the world. He is an expert in human performance and in utilizing inclusion as a system to drive engagement and therefor better business outcomes. John has worked in a wide array of industries from his extensive work in healthcare to work with numerous school districts and federal agencies such as the NSA.
He is a successful entrepreneur, international keynote speaker and author. He founded and later served as the chief talent and learning officer of The Genesis Group LLC prior to his time with Gallup. John's deep expertise in strengths, engagement and the power of inclusion forms the foundation of all his speeches. He combines this with a willingness to literally engage in Q & A with his audiences, infuse self-effacing humor and engage in other highly interactive activities while always leaving people with practical, relevant tools is what makes him so unique and sought after.
He is the author, along with his wife, Deb, of the Amazon best seller, Diversity & Inclusion The Submarine Way and also wrote the critically acclaimed book UPSIDE: A Guide to Achieving Your Full Potential in Life.
John received a master’s in business administration with a concentration in management from Grantham University and a bachelor’s degree in human resources from Brenau University. He is a Gallup-Certified Strengths Coach, DISC facilitator and a former Gallup executive coach. He lives in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina with Deb, 2 dogs, his mountain bike, along with miles of hiking trails surrounding their beloved log home, Pura Vida.