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Nicholas Pearce

Nicholas Pearce

Nicholas Pearce

Clinical Professor of Management & Organizations at Northwestern's Kellogg School of Management

Northwestern Kellogg School of Management
Global Hub 5181
Evanston, IL 60208
United States





ISEN 413 - Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Energy & Sustainability (0.5 credit)

Nicholas Pearce is an adviser for Northwestern's Master of Science in Energy and Sustainability (MSES) Program.

A scholar, speaker, entrepreneur, and pastor, Dr. Pearce serves as an award-winning Clinical Professor of Management & Organizations at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management and as the founder and chief executive officer of The Vocati Group, a boutique global executive advisory firm, and assistant pastor of Chicago's historic, 12,000-member Apostolic Church of God. A leading expert on values-driven leadership, he is the author of the bestselling book The Purpose Path: A Guide to Pursuing Your Authentic Life's Work (St. Martin's Press) and has served as a trusted strategic adviser, executive coach, and keynote speaker for corporations, social impact organizations, governments, and communities of faith on six continents, including 7-Eleven, Allstate Foundation, Archdiocese of Chicago, Aspen Institute, BP, Capital Group, Chicago Public Schools, The Episcopal Church, Facebook, FMC, Google, Hearst, JPMorgan Chase & Co., KPMG, McDonald's, NASA, Nike, Northern Trust, PepsiCo, Ronald McDonald House Charities, Surge Institute, Teach for America, United States Department of State, and United States Olympic Committee.

Dr. Pearce is deeply committed to civic engagement and philanthropy, serving as a trustee of the Field Foundation, Chicago Children's Museum, Fuller Theological Seminary, McCormick Theological Seminary, and Seminary Co-Op Bookstores. He has been a Fellow of Leadership Greater Chicago since 2015 and has also been named one of Chicago's 40 Game Changers (under 40) by WVON/Ariel Investments, a Galbraith Scholar by Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government, a Public Voices Faculty Fellow by The OpEd Project, and Kellogg's MSMS Professor of the Year (2015). He has also been honored for excellence by the White House, Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Mustard Seed Foundation, Wentcher Foundation, Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation, National Black MBA Association, and Union League Club of Chicago, among other notable institutions. 

Dr. Pearce holds the Ph.D. and M.S. in Management & Organizations from Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management, the M.A. in Theology from Fuller Theological Seminary, and the S.B. in Chemical Engineering & Management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, with a concentration in Religious Studies earned in conjunction with Harvard Divinity School.