Deborah Covin Wilson, CPLP, serves as principal of Covin Wilson & Associates, a firm focusing on organizational development services. She is the recently retired director of organizational development and consulting services, a unit in human resources administration at Georgia State University. Deborah holds several professional certifications, including the Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP) from ATD and the Senior Professional in Human Resources from the Society for Human Resource Management, and is a Registered Corporate Coach. She is a 2015 recipient of the ATD Certification Institute’s CPLP Contributor Award. She received a BA in secondary education from Concordia Teachers College and a MSW from Atlanta University.