Brief info

Dr. W. Alan Dixon Sr. serves as the Assistant Dean of Finance and Administration at Saint Mary’s College of California. With a Doctorate in Organizational Leadership, a Master’s in Business Administration, bachelor’s degrees in Managerial Economics and Psychology, and over 37 years of leadership experience, Dr. Dixon works to develop new leaders in academics and ministry. Dr. Dixon lives in Northern California with his best friend and wife of over 28 years Xotchil Dixon (Our Daily Bread Contributing Writer). He has two adult sons, AJ and Xavier, five grandchildren, and a doggy-daughter, Callie, who also serves as Xochitl’s service dog.

As a speaker and a consultant, he encourages new leaders to excel within diverse environments helping to identify ways to improve equity, inclusion, and diversity. Coming alongside leaders through mentoring and coaching, Dr. Dixon works to improve efficiency in interpersonal communication, develop conflict resolution skills, assist in visionary development, and aid in program implementation.

In his current project under research, he plans to work with church leaders to provide knowledge and resources for leadership, business planning and growth. Inspiring good leaders to become great and great leaders to become extraordinary, Dr. Dixon has created and successfully implemented academic curriculum and corporate initiatives for diversity, equity, and inclusion training. He enjoys investing in new leaders and giving them tools necessary for success.