Unique, out of the box, and strategic risk-taker are the characteristics that describe Dr. Charles A. Moody Jr., one of America’s most engaging speakers and consultants. He possesses an ability to teach organizations how to critically look at their organizations and implement changes that increase their sustainability. Fluent in working with diverse populations, Dr. Moody is able to introduce technical concepts with a simplicity that allows him, not only to cross, but to also eliminate racial, class and economic boundaries. With a compelling determination to truly empower organizations by any means necessary, he engages his listeners and takes them on an incredible journey through the use of creative illustrations and props. Audiences often find themselves in awe as they experience his exceptional style of teaching. His unique is further exemplified by his ability to incorporate psychological and sociological concepts that are necessary for self-awareness; a quality that is needed to affect change in organizations.
Academically, Dr. Moody is well-versed. After earning a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a minor in Sociology from the University of Texas at Austin in 1991, he completed a Master of Arts in Developmental Education from Texas State University in 2001. In 2013, he earned his Doctorate of Strategic Leadership from Regent University. Dr. Moody’s work background has been all-inclusive; from counseling and administration, curricula and training course design, to teaching pedagogy classes at seminars throughout the country. Moreover, he excels in the area of relationship seminars, both for married couples as well as singles
Dr. Moody is not satisfied with being a mere onlooker at life’s state of affairs, but is relentlessly and sincerely driven to improve the community in which he resides. Seeing that there is an undeclared “state of emergency” in regards to the educational environment of minority children and youth in our community, he established the Alpha Preparatory Academy. His goal is to create intellectual leaders of tomorrow, while equipping them with the tools that are necessary to compete in the new global economy. Seeing that our region’s health is being ravaged by an outburst of obesity related diseases, to the point that 1 out of 3 minorities are either pre-diabetic in Williamson County alone, he created the Community of Coalition of Health (C2H). His goal is for C2H to become a hub that deals with local, regional and national health organizations to improve the quality of services provided. Seeing the desperate need for affordable housing due to the documented economic stratification in Williamson County, he created The Moody Housing Corporation. His goal is to address the rental and ownership needs of a displaced population. Dr. Moody utilizes his Doctoral training in Strategic Leadership and Futuring to look ahead into the distance and address the issues and concerns of tomorrow.