Jarik Conrad, Ed.D.

member emotional intelligence consortium

Affiliation: Conrad Consulting Group


As CEO and President of The Conrad Consulting Group, Dr. Jarik Conrad presents inspiring workshops and keynotes to thousands of executives, business professionals, athletes and educators each year.  He has held significant Human Resources positions with several notable Fortune 500 companies, including Pillsbury (General Mills), Union Carbide (Dow), Citigroup and CSX where he led the Human Resources department for the Technology Division. He has also led the Human Resources Department of the City of Jacksonville, where he managed a staff of over fifty professionals and an annual budget of over $100 Million.

Dr. Conrad is a committed lifelong learner, holding a bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois, two master’s degrees from Cornell University, and a doctor of education degree from the University of North Florida. He is also a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR), intercultural sensitivity expert and emotional intelligence expert. He also holds a certification in Plant-Based Nutrition and is a certified personal trainer. In the fall of this year, he will be launching a new company, Sprouted Bean Health Systems, which will help people take control of their diet, fitness and overall health.

Dr. Conrad is currently revising his latest book, The Fragile Mind: How it has Produced and Unwittingly Perpetuated America’s Tragic Disparities, which has won national awards.  He resides in Jacksonville, Florida, with his lovely wife Adrienne, who practices Labor & Employment Law with Jackson Lewis, and two wonderful kids.






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