RJ Graham

RJ Graham

teaching adjunct

Professional Biography

DR. RJ Graham specializes in leadership development, executive coaching, teamwork, organizational communication, conflict management and strategy design to optimize organizational success. She has an extensive background to assist organizations with practical, effective strategies and techniques that successfully address business challenges. Dr. Graham’s work experience includes over a decade in leadership positions for Fortune 100 companies, and extensive consulting experience working with industries such as: transportation, telecommunications, IT, banking, and credit card services. Some of her transportation clients include CSX, APL and UTA. She has provided executive coaching to over 200 executives in the transportation industry. Other industry clients include Microsoft, L’Oreal, and AT&T. She has also consulted with government agencies at the federal, state, city and county levels. RJ has provided program design, facilitation, and keynote addresses for over 60 organizations, including international corporations, small businesses, family-owned and operated firms, and not-for-profit foundations. She also holds an adjunct faculty position at the University of Denver, teaching in both graduate and undergraduate programs since 1987, where she was selected professor of the year for the Women’s College in 1993. She has held a faculty positon for the Denver Transportation Institute’s Executive Master of Science program since 2003. Academic credentials for Dr. Graham include a BA degree in Psychology from Dana College; Blair, Nebraska; an MBA from the University of Denver; Denver, Colorado; and a PhD in Psychology from University of Denver; Denver, Colorado. She is a licensed psychologist (CO #1812) and a credentialed neuropsychologist. She is a member of APA and NAN. She has co-authored, articles and conference papers on teamwork and effective leadership behaviors. Her current research is in applying knowledge of the brain to enhance one’s leadership skills, and how happiness contributes to profitable business outcomes.


  • Ph.D., Psychology, University of Denver, 1992
  • MBA, University of Denver, 1987
  • BA, Psychology, Dana College, 1974

Licensure / Accreditations

  • Licensed Clinical Psycologist