Andrew Harvey served in law enforcement for 25 years, the last twelve as a captain with a Southern California police agency. He holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Cal State Los Angeles, and an educational doctorate in the field of Organizational Leadership from Pepperdine University. He is a graduate of the FBI National Academy, the California POST Command College, the West Point Leadership Program, and is recognized in California as a Master Instructor.
Dr. Harvey is an award-winning college educator, with two decades of college teaching experience at five different institutions. He is currently serving as an adjunct professor in the Organizational Leadership Doctorate Program at Pepperdine University, and as a professor for Union Institute & University. He has been published numerous times in national and international publications. He is a recognized expert in leadership and career development, and has served as an instructor in Command Leadership at the Los Angeles Police Academy. In 2010, he received the Graduate Educational Adjunct Professor of the Year Award from Pepperdine University. In 2011, he received that same award for the second consecutive year. He received the Distinction in Teaching Award in 2015 from Union Institute & University. Dr. Harvey has sat on more than 30-doctoral dissertation committees, including numerous ones in the role as chairman.
Dr. Harvey has appeared as a leadership authority on television and radio, including the internationally broadcast Bloomberg Business Television Show, and the nationally syndicated Joey Reynolds Radio Show. Through his company, Andrew Harvey Seminars, he provides training and consulting to both public and private sector leaders and organizations throughout the nation, including the FBI, the Los Angeles Times, the Illinois POST Executive Board, the New Jersey Police Chiefs’ Association, and Girl Scouts of America.
Captain Harvey’s first book, “The Call to Lead: How Ordinary People Become Extraordinary Leaders“, has received national attention. His second book, co-authored with Raymond E. Foster, is “Leadership: Texas Hold ‘Em Style“, which uses the game of poker to illustrate leadership concepts. His latest book is a childhood memoir titled, Tucker & Me: Growing Up a Part-Time Southern Boy.