Leadership

Dorothy W. Huston, PhD.


Dorothy W. Huston, PhD., is President/CEO of Technology Management Training Group, Inc., a provider of information technology, management, and training solutions. She has amassed almost 30 years of experience in organizational change and leadership, program planning and execution, training and development, student development, research administration, fundraising, and educational program outreach. She provided the visionary leadership for the establishment of the Alabama A & M University Research Institute in 1999, a business entity designed to respond to a diverse business and industry clientele in partnership with the university. She served as Vice President for Research and Development for seven years, during which the growth in research funding and contracting grew from $13 million to over $30 million. She designed the state and federal program for Alabama A & M University, having garnered over $20 million in special state and federal appropriations. She was responsible for executing unprecedented agreements with business and industry, including loaned executives, IPAs, cooperative agreements, and partnership agreements that include support for co-ops, interns, and corporate scholarships. Dr. Huston has consulted and provided training for more than 50 organizations and agencies. She is an experienced proposal developer, evaluator and trainer. She earned her undergraduate degree at Alabama A & M University in 1979 and her Masters and Doctorate degrees from The Ohio State University in 1980 and 1983, respectively. She is a 2006 graduate of Harvard University’s School of Business Executive Development Institute. She has earned additional credits and certificates in the areas of student personnel administration, environmental safety, lean processes and executive leadership development. She has participated in management development in the Netherlands, Belgium, France, and New Zealand.

Currently, she serves on the following boards:

Huntsville Utilities Board, 2014 - Present
Redstone Federal Credit Union, 1999 – Present : $2 Billion in assets, over 280,000 members, 18 branches and over 70 ATMs; largest CU in State of Alabama, one of the largest CUs in the U S; industry leader. Chair, President/CEO Search Committee and Products and Services Committee
Huntsville Young Professionals – Advisory Board, 2007- Present
Randolph School Board of Trustees, 2005 – 2009
Rosetta James Foundation, 2006 – Present: Founding Director and Current Chair, 501(c)(3) Scholarship Foundation, established in 2006
Oakwood University Community Development Center Board, 2006–Present
The Heritage Club, 2007 – Present
North Alabama Center for Educational Excellence, 2002 – Present

Recent board service has included:

Huntsville/ Madison County Chamber of Commerce, 2005-2006 (Vice Chair – Small Business)
Volunteer Center of Huntsville/Madison County, 2002 -2006
Women’s Business Center of North Alabama, 2006