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Robert McMillan

About the Author

A key distinguishing factor about Robert is that he is a former c-Suite executive with over two decades of industry leadership experience, who leverages that unique experience as an inspiring speaker, author, and leadership coach to executives, emerging and aspiring leaders, teams and organizations. He is a former c-Suite executive for Blue Cross Blue Shield, personally overseeing the Federal Employee Health Benefit Program, under the auspices of President Obama. He is known uniquely in the industry as the Leadership and Transformation Expert – the integrator of human and business potential. Robert helps aspiring, emerging and executive leaders transform their careers by igniting NextGen Leaders from within, based on his proprietary leadership development system. With over two decades of a unique combination of Fortune 1000 executive leadership, coaching and consulting experience, leaders connect naturally with Robert and see him as a partnering catalyst who facilitates behavioral shifts that result in personal and operational change, resulting in measurable improved outcomes. He is the founder of the NextGen Leader Institute, an international coaching and leadership development firm, and author of the book entitled, The NextGen Leader: Cutting Edge Strategies to Make You the Leader You Were Born to Be. His publications and articles have been featured in Training Magazine, Thought Leaders LLC, American Express Leadership Forum, and many other thought leadership platforms. His clients include, but are not limited to: Dimensions Health Plan, ASQ, Cambria, Trusted Health Plan, SHRM, NAHSE, Chartered Health Plan, Institute of Internal Auditors, AmeriHealth, McCormick, Department of Energy, NASA Goddard, Under Armour, University of Maryland, Rockwell, ICFI, Morgan Franklin, B.E. Smith, and many other corporations, associations and federal agencies. Robert has received one of the highest designations as a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) by the International Coach Federation (ICF) and is a graduate of the Georgetown University Executive Coaching program. He holds an MBA and MS from Johns Hopkins University; and a BS in Corporate Finance and Marketing from Virginia State University. He lives in the Maryland and enjoys spending his time writing, telling stories, chasing a little white ball, and traveling with his wife, Yolanda, and their two teenage children, Journee and Jalen. His purpose in life is to inspire people to maximize their potential and ignite the genius within.