Dr. Weissrock is an engaging speaker whose educational talks focus on Leadership within the Corporate and Non-profit sectors, where she draws on her more than 25 year’s first-hand experience and knowledge as a healthcare leader, mental inquest & disability law subject matter expert, psychologist, human capital program designer, expertise in neuroscience, leader-follower theory, program management, organizational design, and learning.
Sam is a Partner Faculty Member in the University of Louisville’s College of Education and Human Development, School of Healthcare Leadership; founder of Weissrock Consulting, LLC; and Enterprise Strategic Program Manager at Farm Credit Mid-America. She holds degrees in Interdisciplinary Studies from Indiana University along with a Doctorate and Master’s degrees in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Walden University. She is an Advocate for accessible care for mental health and serving marginalized populations.
Sam’s research includes the interplay of neuroleadership, gender, and critical discourse analysis, in which she examines the influence of words and language structures in research and popular publications on the reader’s perception of their ability for career progression, career attainment and leadership capabilities. She speaks on a wide range of timely topics, such as the impact of media on men and masculinity, the effects of psychosocial support on goal attainment in impoverished communities, healthcare leadership and management, mental health for leaders, and the mind-brain connection in self-fulfilling prophecies.
Ph.D., WALDEN UNIVERSITY, Industrial & Organizational Psychology
MS, WALDEN UNIVERSITY, Industrial & Organizational Psychology
MLS, INDIANA UNIVERSITY, Interdisciplinary Studies
BS INDIANA UNIVERSITY, Humanities
Certifications and Affiliations
Certified Brain-Based Coach, Neuroleadership Institute, Inc.
Product Owner/Product Manager (POPM), Scaled Agile Framework, Inc.
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD), A Technological Advantage, Inc.
Solution Train Engineer (STE)/Release Train Engineer (RTE), Scaled Agile Framework, Inc.
American Psychological Association (Member) w Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology (Member) w International Cognitive Linguistics Association (Member) w American Talent Development (Member) w National Society for Leadership Success (Honorary Member) w Phi Chi (Honorary Member) w American College of Healthcare Executives (Member) w Academy of Management (Member) w Association of Internal Management Consultants (Member)