Dr. Ollie Malone is Vice President, Human Resources for DFW International Airport, where he oversees all aspects of human resource functioning including hiring, staffing, development, diversity and inclusion compensation, benefits, employee relations, and the Airport’s award-winning wellness programs.

Ollie joined DFW after having founded and headed his own organization development consulting firm, Olive Tree Associates, which he managed for more than 20 years–working with domestic and international clients throughout the world. He has also held executive positions with Goodwill Industries, Pennzoil-Quaker State, The Mead Corporation, Sprint, and AT&T. In these capacities, he has brought leadership to a variety of areas including finance, marketing, operations, as well as human resources.

As a consultant, his clients included such organizations as Shell, American Express, Boeing, State Farm Insurance, WalMart, and the Howard Hughes Corporation.

The author of four books focusing on leadership effectiveness, Dr. Malone has published articles and book chapters, on a variety of topics including leadership effectiveness, employee learning and development, and diversity management.

Ollie has taught at the university level in a number of graduate programs including the country’s first master’s program in diversity management, held at Cleveland State University where Ollie was co-director of the program.