CEO Advisory Council

The CEO Advisory Council brings unique knowledge and skills to help further the HRCI mission of enabling people and organizations to discover, develop and demonstrate their fullest potential through innovative learning and certification in the ever-evolving world of HR. The Advisory Council is a resource to the CEO by offering advice, insight into industry trends and bringing a different perspective. 

Dr. Jonathan H. Westover

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Professor Westover is an Associate Professor of Organizational Leadership in the Woodbury School of Business (UVU), Academic Director of the UVU Center for Social Impact and the UVU SIMLab, and Faculty Fellow for Ethics in Public Life (previously the Associate Director) in the Center for the Study of Ethics. He also is an experienced OD/HR/Leadership consultant (Human Capital Innovations, LLC), with experience in organizations across the globe.

Dr. Westover is also a CIPD Academic Fellow, a HEA Senior Fellow, and a Visiting Academic at Harris Manchester College at the University of Oxford. He was recently a Fulbright Scholar (Minsk, Belarus; Jakarta, Indonesia), a POSCO Fellow at the East-West Center (Honolulu, Hawaii; Washington D.C.), a Learning Innovation Research Fellow at the Institute of Teaching and Learning Innovation (University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia), an Educational Development Visiting Fellow at the Centre for Teaching and Learning (University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada), a Visiting Scholar at the Wilson Center (Washington, D.C.), and he is a regular visiting faculty member in other international graduate business programs (U.S., U.K., France, Switzerland, Belarus, Poland, and China). Additionally, Dr. Westover is program co-director of the Human Resource Management program at Utah Valley University (UVU) and is the faculty co-advisor for the UVU SHRM Student Chapter (Society for Human Resources Management).

Dr. Westover has been published widely in academic journals, books, magazines, and in popular and professional media locally, nationally and abroad (such as The Economist, U.S. News and World Report, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post and USA Today). He has also been extensively quoted and cited as a management expert in popular press nationally and abroad.

Jonathan received his bachelors and masters degrees from Brigham Young University and doctorate from the University of Utah. He serves on a host of nonprofit, community, and association boards and committees. He has received numerous awards for his teaching, research and service.