Doyle Young, MBA

  • Adjunct Professor of Management
  • Phone: +1(619) 849-2305


  • MBA, Golden Gate University, San Francisco, CA
  • B.A., California Statue University, Northridge, CA


Doyle Young is an executive, author, teacher, consultant and nationally recognized expert in building and running successful organizations.  With over 35 years of management experience and having served as CEO for two successful start-ups, CEO of the nation's largest human resources chapter, and President of a mature $200M publishing and broadcast media company with 1,200 employees, Doyle advises a large range of companies in how to plan and successfully execute their strategies.

As the Co-Founder of the EverChange Group, Doyle consults with organizations of all sizes that are undergoing rapid change and looking to efficiently and effectively execute their business strategy.  With a solid background in the theory, as well as the application of practical management approaches, Doyle's client work centers around the impact of chance on the capacity of an organization to sustain continued growth in the key areas of product development, technology, human resources management, finance and organizational performance.

Doyle's specialized areas of expertise include strategic and operational planning, organizational design, team development, training and development, board governance, change management, continuous improvement, performance management, employee engagement and organizational and individual assessment.  He uses a deep knowledge of process and influence skills to work and focuses on practical solutions that engage the client in the outcome or solutions.  In more complex assignments where the use of other consultants is needed, he is expert at administering, coordinating and facilitating a large range of client interventions.  His expert background in strategic and operational planning as well as change and execution management provide solid models and process to engage productive and sustainable competitive advantage for clients.

Doyle's client list includes; Apple, the U.S. Navy, Allied Waste, Petco, McKesson, AT&T, Applied Materials, First Interstate Bank, E&J Gallo Winery, Ford Motor Company, Hiram Walker, Lawrence Livermore Labs, Longs Drugs, National Semiconductor, Starbucks Coffee Company, Viacom Cablevision, Ziff Communications, Albertsons Food Stores, the Gap, Bank of America and many more.  In addition, Doyle has advised state, federal and local community leaders including governors, university presidents and chambers of commerce on how to build effective organizational practices to better serve their communities.  Doyle is an advisor to Risen Media, a mainstream producer of movies and Risen Magazine (

Doyle's work has been recognized by Harvard Business School, the University of Michigan Business School, The Wall Street Journal and many other well respected educational and media organizations.  He is a frequent speaker for numerous professional organizations including: The Entrepreneurship Institute, SHRM, Inc. Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, The Human Resource Council, The U.S. Department of Labor and the American Management Association.  He has also appeared on TV and is a frequent contributor to various business publications including Covey Executive Excellence and Personnel News.  He writes a nationally syndicated column on workforce development topics read by 2.5 million subscribers in over 25 cities.

Doyle is a member of the Masie Consortium Think Tank, a group of 100 individuals selected from leading U.S. corporations to delve into the issues and challenges related to individual corporate change practices.  In 2006 he was honored by being elected to the Advisory Board to Bethel Seminary.

He is the co-author of, "The Ever-Changing Organization: Creating the capacity for continuous change, learning and improvement" (St. Lucie Press, Sept. 1999).  His second book is titled "Chief Executive Office Planning System (2009, Self Published).  Doyle's contribution to the third book is titled "The Competent Manager" (John Wiley & Sons, 1982).  Currently Doyle is working on his fourth book, "Crossing the Execution Chasm."  He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Psychology from California State University, Northridge, California and an MBA from Golden Gate University in San Francisco.  He is a Ph.D. candidate with research in the area of strategic change leadership.  In addition to being an adjunct professor at the Fermanian School of Business, Doyle also teaches for Vietnam National University (Hanoi), Ho Chi Minh University (Saigon) and California MiraMar University.