Chris Moloney, PhD, serves as AGB Consulting’s associate vice president and associate managing principal. In that supervisory role, he manages strategy development offerings for colleges, universities, and their governing boards, and leads business development efforts with private institutions while providing internal connectivity among the consulting team and other AGB units. Moloney previously held the roles of senior director, consulting, and director of strategy and transformation consulting at AGB Consulting, where he led the development of external engagement and business development strategies, digital initiatives, and oversaw operations. Moloney began his tenure with AGB in a business and partnership development role under the affiliated entity AGB Institutional Strategies, with significant responsibility for the operations and business development of that unit. Prior to joining AGB, Moloney served as the associate director of the College Division at Global Maximum Educational Opportunities (GMEO), an international education company, where he led a team engaged in building international education partnerships with colleges and universities across the United States.
Moloney maintains an active presence in higher education, serving as an instructor for multiple institutions, including Colorado State University, where he earned his PhD in sociology, and the University of Hawai’i Hilo campus. He teaches asynchronous, online courses on topics ranging from the sociology of deviance to criminal law, research methods, and leadership strategies and ethics. His research agenda sits at the intersection of organizational transformation, innovative leadership, and technology. Moloney served for five years as the manager of the Sociological Quarterly, a peer-reviewed academic journal with 1,200 institutional subscribers, and as the study abroad program director for Norwich University in the Far East. His research and publication background includes developing and implementing quantitative and qualitative studies in partnership with government agencies and NGOs, and publishing articles and books on a variety of topics within the sociological, criminological, and criminal justice fields.
He has co-authored three books and many other publications and voluntarily serves on the board of the CORE Education Foundation, a nonprofit philanthropic entity whose mission is to help nontraditional and underrepresented students finance their workforce and skill set certificate tuition.
Moloney holds a BA from the University of Miami, an MA from George Washington University, and a PhD from Colorado State University.