Chad Majiros, Ph.D., currently serves as a Human Resources Development Specialist at the NASA Headquarters HR Office in Washington, DC. Assigned to the Performance, Development & Engagement Branch, Chad’s primary roles are oversight of Headquarters’ Leadership Development Programs and the Modern Mentoring Program. Prior to NASA, Chad served as an Associate Director at the Employee Education System in the Veterans Health Administration at the Department of Veterans Affairs and prior, Chief of the Career Management Division at Passport Services, Bureau of Consular Affairs at the Department of State. Chad has over 18 years of federal service including active duty in the U.S. Navy and several years at a Human Services Non-Profit. He holds a BA in Philosophy with a minor in Military Studies from the Pennsylvania State University; an MSW with post-graduate studies in Clinical Social Work from Boston University; and a Doctorate from Catholic University with his published dissertation titled, Inhibiting Emerging Leaders: A Secondary Analysis of Federal Workplace Culture and Barriers to Knowledge Sharing (2018). Chad was a 2009 Presidential Management Fellow (PMF) and is a graduate of the Federal Executive Institute (2015). His publications include Majiros, C. (2013). Beyond social exchange theory: A Theoretical shift for mentoring relationships. Advances in Social Work, 14(2), p.531-543; and Majiros, C. November 2013. Duality of roles: Mentor or supervisor. Connect-International Mentoring Association, Vol. 2, p. 2-7.