Jamie Leddin

Jamie Leddin

Lecturer, Vanderbilt School of Arts & Sciences and Owen Graduate School of Management


Jamie is a proven business leader, college professor, and accomplished leadership consultant.  She consults and coaches executives in leadership roles of significant consequence. She has extensively worked with leaders at organizations such as, but not limited to, United Airlines, PayPal, TD Ameritrade, Tufts University, US Department of Defense, US Department of the Interior, United Secret Service, Icelandic Police, and FranklinCovey.  Currently, Jamie is the director of the Leddin Group, a Nashville-based boutique leadership consultancy, and a professor at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN. 


In early 2001, Jamie launched a successful management consulting firm, which grew into a multimillion-dollar company under her stewardship.  Wedgewood Group made the 2011 Inc. 5000 List of America‚Äôs Fastest Growing Companies.  A competitor approached Wedgewood in 2012, and an acquisition of the company was formalized in May 2012.  The key to the acquisition was the result of assembling an effective, skilled, knowledgeable, and complementary team that produced annual double-digit revenue growth for 10+ years.


Professor Leddin teaches Fundamentals of Management to undergraduates and Women in Leadership, and Negotiation for the Owen Graduate School of Management.  She has taught Organizational Behavior, the introductory class for the Business Minor, Introduction to Marketing to undergraduates, and Talent Management for Owen. 

Research Interests

Impact of a disposition of gratitude on work outcomes


Ed.D, Trevecca Nazarene University, 2022