Dan McCarthy

Director of Executive Development Programs
Paul College 201N


M.S., Rochester Institute of Technology, Human Resource and Organizational Development
B.S., State University of New York College at Buffalo, Business Studies



Prior to joining The Paul College in February of 2011, Dan was responsible for all aspects of supervisory, management and executive development, including succession planning at Paychex, Inc. Paychex was consistently named as a Fortune Magazine “Great Place to Work” a ‘Training Magazine top 125” training organization, and a Bersin “High Impact Learning Organization”.

Prior to Paychex, Dan was Director of Leadership Excellence and Culture Development for Digital and Film Imaging Systems at Eastman Kodak Company. He was responsible for talent management for approximately 150 executives worldwide, including succession planning, an executive talent exchange, and executive development programs.

Prior to Kodak, he was Director of Human Resource Development for Rochester Gas and Electric.

He has a Master’s Degree in Human Resource and Organizational Development and an undergraduate degree in Business Administration. He’s the author of the award winning leadership development blog “Great Leadership”, and an influential voice in social media. He’s a member of the SmartBrief on Workforce Advisory Board, and was named one of the Top 10 Digital Influencers in Leadership for the last two years.