The leadership of the American University of Technology comprises of consultants, scholars, practitioners, and executives who have worked with several organizations in various capacities and had contributed to the growth and advancement of several organizations. These individuals come from diverse backgrounds, which include higher education, private, public, and non-profit sectors with a wealth of knowledge and experiences in business, IT, education, and digital media.


Charles A. Doherty, Ph.D., DBA, MBA, MSc

Charles A. Doherty is an Accounting and Financial Management Executive with more than 20 years of professional experience and skills in Accounting, Finance, Management, Taxation, I.T. operations, and Educational Management. Charles has more than 15 years teaching experience gained in academic environments in the UK and USA, and he is currently a Visiting Professor of Accounting and Financial Management with Southern New Hampshire University and DeVry University. He is also a Senior Manager with the New York City Department of Education – School Construction Authority. Charles holds a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from Rivers State University of Science & Technology, Master of Science in Management & Organizational Development from Birmingham City University, Master of Business Administration from University of Bolton, Post-MBA in Accounting from Fairleigh Dickinson University, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Organization & Management – Information Technology Management from Capella University and Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) from Argosy University. Charles’ research interest is in Accounting, Finance and I.T. He has published two doctoral dissertations on Accounting and I.T. topics. He is the Director of Programs at the American University of Technology.

Lenora Mosby, PhD

Lenora Mosby is a skilled thought leader with over 15 years of leadership experience specializing in training and development, organizational leadership, and team relations. She is a strategic planner with a progressive career within diverse business atmospheres; including education, financial service industry, and small businesses. She has led teams focused on process improvement and agile project management while aligning to organizational goals. Lenora holds a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Organizational Leadership with a concentration in human resource development from Regent University. She is a published author, who has recently conducted a study measuring the effects of authentic leadership on employee engagement, as well as numerous training guides, and technical manuals. Lenora is also an active board member of Hearts in Faith, a nonprofit that offers exciting and transformational programs and activities that empower single mothers and youth in the O’Fallon, Illinois. She is the Director of Academic/Students’ Affairs at the American University of Technology.

David Akanbi, MSc, MEd, MBA

David S. Akanbi is a certified e-learning developer and instructional design consultant with over twelve years of experience in designing and developing performance-based instructional materials for private, public, and international organizations. As a consultant, David had designed and developed performance improvement solutions for many Fortune 500 companies. He has developed instructional materials and high-level technical contents for World Bank, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Lockheed Martin, and Edward Jones, among others. He has a bachelor’s degree in Digital Media and Web Technology, master’s degree in Education, Learning and Technology, master’s degree in Information Systems and Technology Management, and Master of Business Administration. He is currently an Instructional Technology Ph.D. student at the Northern Illinois University, Chicago. David is the Director of Instructional Technology at the American University of Technology.

Stephanie Washington, MBA, MPA

Stephanie Washington has twelve years’ experience in public service, and she is currently the Comptroller for Sunflower County Board of Supervisors in Mississippi. Stephanie holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Delta State University, Mississippi and a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from Mississippi Valley State University. She holds an MBA and a Master of Professional Accountancy from Delta State University, Mississippi and a Graduate Certificate in Human Resources from Belhaven University, Mississippi. She is a member of the Mississippi Association of County Administrators and Comptrollers, Mississippi City and County Management Association, and Association of Government Accountants–Jackson Chapter among others. Stephanie is currently pursuing a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Human Capital Development from the University of Southern Mississippi. She is the Director of Finance at the American University of Technology.

Joseph Obasi, BSc, SHRM-CP, IPMA-HR

Joseph Obasi is a Senior Human Capital Consultant with over 15 years of experience in the public and private sectors. Joseph holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Public Administration from IMSU and two active certifications from the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) and the International Public Management Association for Human Resources (IPMA-HR). He was responsible for spearheading several strategic initiatives that propelled the companies and agencies (Deloitte, TATA International, Baltimore City DHR, and DC Metropolitan Police Department) with whom he worked for to 40% average compounded annual performance growth. He has also overseen large-scale merger and acquisition during his time with Heineken International. Joseph is the Director of Human Resource at the American University of Technology.