Chris Moloney, PhD, serves as AGB Consulting’s senior director. In that role, he leads the development of external engagement and business development strategies, manages a national portfolio of higher education clients, and is a key voice and creator of AGB Consulting’s digital initiatives, including webinars and Ask the Expert sessions. Prior to serving as the senior director, Moloney held the role of Director of the Strategy and Transformation consulting group at AGB, overseeing the development of complex, multi-month consulting engagements with a national portfolio of higher education clients. He also led the development of digital initiatives. Moloney began his tenure with AGB in a business and partnership development role under the affiliated entity AGB Institutional Strategies, with significant responsibility for operations.
Prior to joining AGB, Moloney served as the associate director of the College Division at Global Maximum Educational Opportunities (GMEO), an international education company, where he led sales, business development, and partnership initiatives with colleges and universities across the United States.
Moloney maintains an active presence as a teacher and scholar in higher education, serving as an instructor for multiple institutions, including Colorado State University, where he earned his PhD in sociology. His research agenda sits at the intersection of organizational transformation, innovative leadership, and technology. His current work focuses on the digital transformation of public safety agencies and the digital literacy skills and capabilities of public safety industry professionals. Moloney served for five years as the manager of the Sociological Quarterly, a peer-reviewed academic journal with 1,200 institutional subscribers, and as the study abroad program director for Norwich University in the Far East. His research and publication background includes developing and implementing quantitative and qualitative studies in partnership with government agencies and NGOs, and publishing articles and books on a variety of topics within the sociological, criminological, and criminal justice fields.
Moloney holds a BA from the University of Miami, an MA from the George Washington University, and a PhD from Colorado State University. He has co-authored three books and many other publications.