Russell Clayton is a college professor, performance & wellbeing coach, and training & development professional. He earned a Ph.D. in business administration with a doctoral minor in psychology from the University of Mississippi.
Russell has had the privilege of speaking to and leading workshops for several organizations, ranging from Fortune 500 companies to non-profits and professional organizations. In addition, he has been recognized for his contributions in the college classroom by being voted "Professor of the Year" (2021 - 2022) for the USF Executive MBA program, awarded the "Muma Outstanding Teaching Award" (Spring 2023), and presented with the 2020 “Mid-Career Distinguished Educator Award” by MOBTS.
Russell’s insights have been published in the Harvard Business Review and have been mentioned in such popular press outlets as NBC News, Psychology Today, Fox News, and Fast Company. His most recent book is Walt and Wellbeing.
Doctoral Minor: Psychology
Stress Management & Mental Performance**
University of Mississippi
**Masters level coursework taken at the University of South Florida
Health & Wellness Coaching
University of South Florida
College of Public Health
Realizing Resilience Masterclass
Emotional Intelligence Certification
MultiHealth Systems (MHS)