Andrew Harvey
Andrew Harvey

Faculty Advisor

Andrew Harvey served in law enforcement for 25 years, the last 12 as a captain with a Southern California police agency. He holds a bachelor's and master's degree 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 experienced college educator, currently serving as an adjunct professor in the educational doctorate program at Pepperdine University, and as a faculty advisor, site director, and professor for the Union Institute and University. He has been published numerous times in national and international publications such as the FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin and Police Chief Magazine.

Dr. Harvey is the author of the book The Call to Lead, a leadership book that has received national attention. His latest book, Leadership: Texas Hold 'Em Style, uses the popular game of poker to illustrate leadership concepts. Visit the book's website at:

Dr. Harvey is a recognized expert in leadership and career development, and is currently serving as an instructor in the West Point Leadership program at the Los Angeles Police Department Academy. He 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 has provided leadership training to many organizations, such as the FBI, the Los Angeles Times, and the New Jersey Police Chiefs' Association. He can be reached through his leadership website at: