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About The Speaker

William L. Sparks

William L. Sparks

William L. Sparks is the Dennis Thompson Chair & Professor of Leadership at the McColl School of Business at Queens University of Charlotte, where he also serves as the Director of the Office of Leadership Initiatives.  His research is focused on self-actualization and leadership. His assessment, the “Actualized Leader Profile,” is based on Carl Jung’s concept of the “Shadow” and has been translated into eight languages.  He is the co-author with Peter C. Browning of the book “The Director’s Manual: A Framework for Board Governance” (Wiley, 2016) and is the author of the forthcoming book “Actualized Leadership: Meeting Your Shadow & Maximizing Your Potential” (SHRM Publishing, 2018).

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