Dr. Joshua Fredenburg is an internationally acclaimed speaker, author of seven books, TEDx Speaker, member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc., and President/Founder of the Award Winning Circle of Change Leadership Experience that specializes in helping organizational leaders become more effective at retaining, engaging, leading, developing diverse leaders and professionals in the workplace through expert advice, transformational programs, and inspiring presentations around personal development, leadership effectiveness, and high impact diversity/inclusion practices for multiple generations.
For the past sixteen years, Dr. Fredenburg has not only served as a keynote speaker in 49 states across the country, but he has transformed the lives of thousands of people as a keynote speaker, workshop presenter, trainer, and facilitator at different conferences, retreats, trainings, graduations, professional development and employee resource group programs, and special events that revolve around leadership, diversity/inclusion, retention, emotional intelligence, millennials, self-care, workplace trends, resiliency and creating generational synergy amongst multiple generations of people.
In addition to this successful speaking career over the past fifteen years, Dr. Fredenburg obtained a Master’s Degree in Organizational Leadership from Biola University in 2008, received his Doctoral Degree in Organizational Leadership from Nova Southeastern University in 2019, and has served as the President and Founder of the Circle of Change Leadership Conference for the past ten years. During his tenure as President of an ‘award winning’ leadership development program for diverse groups of students from all across the country, this life changing program that is based in Los Angeles and Miami has impacted the lives of 4,000 culturally diverse and first generation students from more than 100 colleges and universities all across the country. Many student leaders who have participated in this transformational leadership experience have moved on to work for some of the top companies and organizations in the world.
Consequently, because of Dr. Fredenburg’s positive work across the country, In 2018, Joshua received an honorary membership from Golden Key International, in 2017, he was recognized as a Top Leader Under 40 in South Florida in 2015, his national leadership conference was selected by the NASPA (Student Affair Professionals in Higher Education) Student Leadership Programs Knowledge Community as the “Top Student Leadership Development Program” in the country, and in 2013, he received a community leadership award from the Urban League Young Professionals of Los Angeles for his work in developing the next generation of leaders.
Dr. Fredenburg’s academic accomplishments, years of experience as the President of a national leadership development conference, scholarly research, and successful speaking career has enabled him to provide every audience with an energetic, empowering, dynamic, and quality content presentation that leads to positive results when he serves as a a keynote speaker, workshop presenter, trainer, or facilitator!