Dr. Kevin Reynolds

Dr. Kevin Reynolds

Dr. Kevin Reynolds is the Vice President for Institutional Advancement at Thomas More University in Kentucky. Kevin has worked in higher education in student affairs and university advancement for 10+ years at a variety of institution sizes and types. Kevin holds a doctorate in leadership and is passionate about working with teams and organizations on improving culture, combatting toxicity, and fostering accountability.

Dr. Kevin Reynolds is the Vice President for Institutional Advancement at Thomas More University in Kentucky. Kevin has worked in higher education in student affairs and university advancement for 10+ years at a variety of institution sizes and types. Kevin holds a doctorate in leadership and is passionate about working with teams and organizations on improving culture, combatting toxicity, and fostering accountability.

PROGRAMS

Intent to Prevent: Sexual Violence Prevention Through Purposeful Bystander Intervention

Keynote

The way student leaders are trained to combat sexual violence needs to change. We can’t expect college age adults to act like elementary school safety patrol officers, handing out missing hall pass tickets at 1am during a party.

Do we really believe this is the best way?

Kevin’s program, Intent to Prevent will provide college students with concrete, actionable, realistic examples of how individuals make their communities safer. Kevin likes to say that he is recruiting an army of secret agents; trained, aware, intentional human beings who are here to keep their communities safe. We know that environments effect actions, and environments can be changed. If we
want to prevent acts of violence, we need to change the environments that enable them.

Participants with intent to prevent buy in to being a part of the significant, the prepared, and join a movement of those who will choose to intervene, to step up, and to take responsibility for those around them, evolving the conversation from “It’s on Us” to “It’s on ME.”

Awareness isn’t enough anymore. We need agents of action.

Participants in this program will be

  • Challenged to be agents of action
  • Prepared with examples of what they can do to intervene safely
  • Inspired to be intentional in protecting their communities
  • Reminded of how significant seemingly insignificant actions can truly be for others

Ideal Audiences

  • Sexual Assault Prevention Month (April)
  • Fraternity & Sorority Life
  • New Student Orientation
  • Welcome Week

The Apathy Antidote: Improving Organizational Health and Combating Toxic, Dysfunctional Culture

Keynote | Workshop | Retreat

Why is our team failing? Why are we not getting the results we’re looking for? Why don’t our members seem to care? This isn’t what I signed up for…

Whether it is a Fortune 500 company, a student organization, or a sports team, failure arises from three things: Lack of purpose, lack of trust, lack of hustle. Kevin engages audiences in thoughtful but frank discussions on the struggles facing their organizations to sift through the noise and identify the underlying cause of their dysfunction and identify actionable plans to address and correct the behaviors impeding success.

Through a series of anecdotes and examples of successful leaders and teams throughout history, Kevin will provide audiences with strategies that can be implemented, regardless of organization size, to combat toxic cultures, address member apathy, and improve results.

Audience members will…

  • Identify organizational behaviors that are contributing to toxic cultures and member apathy

  • Develop an understanding of practices that can be used to improve organizational health

  • Establish key metrics for improving culture and driving results

Ideal Audiences

  • Leadership Development Training
  • Student Government
  • Fraternity/Sorority Life
  • Professional Development

Audience members will…

  • Develop strategies that will support their personal or professional goals

  • Identify specific behaviors that will lead to achieving success

  • Understand the key role that mentorship plays in personal and professional growth

Do I Look Like I Have a Plan? Investing in Your Path Towards Success

Keynote | Workshop | Retreat

Am I on the right career path? Am I in the right major? How am I supposed to have a 5-year plan when I’m not even sure what I want to do with my life? I feel stuck…

The pressure on young people to have a long-term plan for their lives and careers can cause tremendous stress and anxiety. Sometimes, it is hard to know where to start on the path towards personal and professional growth. Discussing topics including career mapping, networking, mentorship, interviewing, and building a personal brand, Kevin will help audience members identify some key strategies that any individual, regardless of their stage in life, can employ to begin to position themselves on the road towards success. 

There are many different ways to bake a cake, but most recipes include some of the same key ingredients. Similarly, there are many paths towards personal success, but most paths include a series of behaviors and tools that ensure results. Kevin will help participants identify the missing ingredients to their long-term success and design an action plan to achieve their personal and professional goals.

Ideal Audiences

  • New Student Orientation
  • First Year Experience
  • Fraternity and Sorority Life
  • Professional Development 

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