Mr. Frank Ball is currently Chair of the Advisory Council of Georgetown University’s Institute for Transformational Leadership. He has been an adjunct faculty member and program director in the Training Specialist, Organization Development, Change Management, and Leadership Coaching Certificate Programs in Georgetown’s Center for Continuing and Professional Education since 1997.
Mr. Ball’s primary occupation is as a self-employed organizational consultant and executive coach who works with senior leaders and leadership teams to build greater leadership capacity within their organizations. He has been engaged in this work since 1995 and has clients in the private, public and non-profit sectors. In addition to his consulting and coaching practice, he co-manages an angel investing group which invests in early stage Virginia companies. The group has invested in twelve companies over the past four years in the technology and consumer products industries.
Prior to starting his consultancy, he retired from careers in the United States Marine Corps (1989) and the Central Intelligence Agency (1995).
Mr. Ball received a B.A. in Economics from Davidson College, an M.S. in Business Financial Management from George Washington University, and two graduate certificates from Georgetown University. He has been designated a Master Certified Coach by the International Coach Federation.
In addition to previously serving on the APUS Board of Trustees, he is a member of the boards of Mom Made Foods, and Analytic Advantage, Inc. where he is also chairman.