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Alfonso Cobb

Alfonso Cobb


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Adjunct Professor

Areas of Expertise:

Business Planning, Diversity in Financial Services, Financial Planning, Leadership & Professional Development, Organizational Development and Behavior

MBA, Kennesaw State University
BA, Mercer University
EdD in Leadership and Organizational Change, University of Southern California


Dr. Alfonso Cobb is a certified professional business coach and a Managing Director of the Cobb Consulting Group, LLC.

Dr. Cobb is a veteran of the financial services industry, retiring after 37 years. During his tenure in the financial sector, he served as Vice President & Regional Sales Manager for Charles Schwab & Co., Vice President & National Sales Manager for Bank of Montreal/Harris Investor Services, Vice President & Branch Leader and Vice President of Diversity, and Inclusion at Fidelity Investments. As V.P. of Diversity & Inclusion, Dr. Cobb served as a member of Fidelity's D&I Senior Advisory Team and as an officially sponsored Corporate Thought Leader for the firm. His team advised Fidelity's Global D&I Office, Senior Management Team (SMT), and other business leaders on developing and deploying strategies to support the firm's D&I efforts.

Throughout his career, Dr. Cobb employed a versatile, goal-driven, analytical, hands-on approach to business leadership and team development through coaching, training, and continuous process optimization. In addition, his leadership style focuses on motivating and supporting individuals to help them achieve their full potential and attain professional growth.

Dr. Cobb is also an Instructor of Professional Programs for the College for Financial Planning, an Adjunct Professor of Business & Leadership MBA Studies for Southern New Hampshire University, and an Adjunct Professor of Financial Planning for California Lutheran University.