Dr. Heidi Batiste is an Assistant Professor in the Business Department at Nevada State College in Henderson, Nevada. She teaches upper division courses in management fundamentals and organizational behavior, human resource management, and leadership. Dr. Batiste began a career in human resource management in the United States Army in 1997, and moved on to serve in various positions in management in the public and private sectors. Her most recent role prior to joining the world of academia was as the principal consultant in her own workforce consulting firm. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Colorado State University-Pueblo in 2002, a Master of Science in Management from Troy University in 2004, and a Ph.D. in Workforce Development and Organizational Leadership from University of Nevada, Las Vegas in 2016. Dr. Batiste’s research interests include topics related to developmental relationships in the workforce, diversity, inclusion, and equity management.