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Van Latham
Practice Leader, PathPoint Consulting

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Van M. Latham is an Industrial/Organizational psychologist specializing in Human Resources management. Dr. Latham works in all areas of human capital, but is known primarily for his work in organizational and leadership development. At PathPoint, he has helped businesses improve organizational capability and performance through effective people practices. He has consulted with some of the world’s most recognizable companies and brands, such as American Express, AMD, Ashland, Biogen Idec, CVS/Caremark, Dollar General, Ernst & Young, Foot Locker, Harvard University, Hershey’s, Hubbell, Lenovo, McGraw Hill Financial, Marriott, Paychex, PepsiCo, SAP, and Thermo Fisher Scientific.

Prior to founding PathPoint Consulting, Dr. Latham held leadership roles in Human Resources and Management and Organizational Development at PepsiCo (Pepsi-Cola and Pizza Hut). Most recently he was the Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer for Iron Mountain, Inc. Prior to his business career, Dr. Latham was an Assistant Professor of Management and Organizational Behavior at Creighton University.

In addition to leading PathPoint, Dr. Latham is a Clinical Professor of Organizational Behavior, Coaching, and Consulting in executive education at the Naveen Jindal School of Management at the University of Texas at Dallas. He was previously on the executive coaching faculty at the Harvard Business School. He is a member of the American Psychological Association and The Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology. He holds a B.A. in Psychology from Baylor University and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from Wayne State University.