Dr. Roy Panzarella
Managing Partner of Strategic Wellness Group.
Dr. Roy Panzarella is a Managing Partner of Strategic Wellness Group. The path less traveled characterizes Roy’s journey rooted in unyielding personal and professional integrity. His experiences are varied and notable and bring a depth of knowledge and a breadth of expertise transcending multiple disciplines. He is currently revitalizing the Hogan Entrepreneurial program at Chaminade University. He continues to study Cultural Intelligence. His thirty-plus years of working and living abroad have given him a unique interpersonal perspective that enhances his training and coaching. He was lured to Hawai’i from Warsaw, Poland, by the Alaka’ina Foundation, where he served as a Vice President of Pacific Operations. Roy Panzarella was the Chief Executive of Lockheed Martin – United Arab Emirates, and before that, he was the VP in Central Europe headquartered in Warsaw, Poland. As a U.S. Army Colonel, he served as the U.S. Defense Attaché to Poland, where he negotiated the participation of Polish forces in the Iraq and Afghan wars. He was the Aide-de-Camp to the Supreme Allied Commander of NATO during the Bosnian War and Rwandan Genocide. Additionally, in Baghdad in 2003, he led an elite Interagency Team searching for WMD. As an aviator, Roy held a variety of leadership and staff positions in Korea, Germany, and Hawaii. As the Deputy Commandant of the U.S. Army Russian Institute, he guided a talented faculty that prepared officers and government civilians for challenging assignments to the Post-Soviet States. Roy holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Military Academy at West Point and a Master of Arts degree in International Relations from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. His Ph.D. is in Organizational Leadership from the University of Oklahoma. He served as the Vice Chair of the Board of Regents of Chaminade University and on the Advisory Board of NYU Abu Dhabi’s Department of Engineering. Roy and his wife, Jody, an artist and therapist, returned to Hawaii six years ago after working and living abroad for over thirty years. Clients from every walk of life experience immediate comfort and trust from Dr. Panzarella’s respectful demeanor and enduring confidence in his unparalleled competence in the field of Executive Leadership.