Craig is a Senior Faculty and Assessment Portfolio Manager at the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL) in Greensboro, N.C., where he divides his time between working with clients and product-managing Executive Dimensions™, CCL’s 360-degree assessment instrument developed exclusively for use with the top-level leaders in an organization. His areas of specialization include the interpretation and delivery of instrument-based feedback to senior executives, and the development of effective senior executive teams. As a member of the CCL faculty, he is a senior lead trainer in a number of CCL’s open enrollment and custom programs.
In addition to the United States, Craig has worked with executives in China, Iceland, Belgium, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Bermuda, France, Dubai, Luxembourg, and the United Kingdom.
Craig has written extensively on the subjects of leadership and 360-degree assessment and most recently co-authored the book Leveraging the Impact of 360-Degree Feedback (Pfeiffer, 2008) and wrote a book chapter entitled “360-Degree Feedback,” which appears in The Handbook of Leadership Development (Jossey-Bass, 2004). He also writes a regular column for the business journal Leadership in Action, and has published articles in a wide variety of sources from the Harvard Business Review to Southern Living. During the 2001-2002 academic year, Craig was on sabbatical from CCL and served as Visiting Professor of Leadership Studies at Wake Forest University.
Originally trained as a biologist, Craig’s work experience includes technical positions at a national paint company and a multi-national manufacturer of industrial starches, adhesives, polymers, electronic and engineering materials and specialty food products. Craig joined the Center in 1988 and holds a bachelor’s degree from MacMurray College and a master’s degree from the University of Vermont.