Rev. Dr. Jamie Washington serves as the President and Founder of the Washington Consulting Group (WCG), a Multicultural Organizational Development Firm out of Baltimore, MD. In October of 2015, WCG was named by the Economist as one of the Top 10 Global Diversity Consultants in the world, and one of two selected from the US. Dr. Washington has served as an educator, administrator, and consultant in higher education for over 32 years. Dr. Washington also serves as the President and a Founder of the Social Justice Training Institute. He was recently elected as the Vice President and President Elect of the ACPA (College Student Educators International)
Washington serves as the Chair of the board for Many Voices, A Black Church Movement for LGBT person: on the boards of Campus Pride, Beyond Diversity, Leadershape, Lead365, Vanderbilt School of Divinity Creating Welcoming Churches project and the ACPA Foundation. He has served on the faculty of Lancaster Theological Seminary Summer Academy, as a Visiting Professor at Winston Salem State, and as Assistant Professor of American and Women’s Studies at UMBC. He is also graduate affiliate faculty at UMCP. He serves as a Co-Lead with Leadershape, Lead Faculty with Lead365, and proud member of ODK, Golden Key Leadership Honorary, and Alpha Phi Omega service fraternity.
He is the recipient of many honors and awards including the Betty Greenleaf distinguished alumni award for Indian University in Bloomington and the Bud Thomas Outstanding Mentor Award from UMCP.
Washington earned his B.S. degree from Slippery Rock State College; a double Masters’ of Science degrees from Indiana University/Bloomington; a Ph.D. is in College Student Development, from the University of Maryland College Park; and a Masters of Divinity from Howard University School of Divinity.
He is a writer, speaker, coach, consultant, teacher and trainer. He has spoken all over the US, as well as in Canada and South Africa. He is a life member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., the Co Pastor of Unity Fellowship church of Baltimore and shares his life with his partner the Rev. Sam Offer and is the proud grandfather of 7 and great uncle to 6. Known as “The Engagement Specialist”, he sees himself as an instrument of change. He lives by the words of one of his favorite songs:
If I can help somebody as I Pass along, If I can cheer somebody with a word or song, If I can show somebody that He, She, Zi, or They has traveled wrong, Then my Living Shall Not BE in Vain