Justin Long, PhD

Senior Consultant

Justin Long is a Senior Consultant with LWF. In his role, Justin consults with clients to address key talent needs including assessment, succession planning, coaching, team effectiveness, and leadership development. This is Justin’s second stint as a full-time member of the firm. He began his consulting career with LWF in 2014 as an Associate Consultant, where he delivered assessment services for both selection and development purposes as well as strategic planning and team effectiveness workshops for executive teams.

Justin’s goal as a consultant and coach is to help leaders enhance their self-awareness and grow in their influencing ability, so they can increase their impact on their organizations and teams. He excels at guiding leaders to clarify their brand, values, and vision.

Prior to rejoining LWF, Justin gained valuable experience in both internal and external consulting roles. Highlights include: leading the execution of the annual performance management and succession planning processes for a Fortune 350 consumer packaged goods company; delivering leadership development and team effectiveness workshops for one of the largest public university systems in the nation; and leading large talent selection projects for biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies. Justin began his career in business-to-business sales with a Fortune 10 company, where he also designed and delivered emerging product and sales effectiveness training workshops. Justin has also taught graduate courses in Strategic Human Resource Management and Talent Management/Succession Planning.

Justin earned his PhD in Business Psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology in 2018. He earned his MA in Theology from Fuller Theological Seminary in 2013 and two Bachelor of Arts degrees in Psychology and Philosophy from the University of Delaware in 2006. He is currently affiliated with the Society for Industrial Organizational Psychology and the Society of Consulting Psychology.