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 Joseph  Deklinski

Joseph Deklinski Corporate Faculty (PMGT)

Dr. Deklinskihas been a student of change management and innovation for many years. He has spent 35 years working within PA state government and 15 of those years working with state agencies to create positive change. Joe focused his efforts on building commitments to change, helping agencies redesign business processes, and to involve staff in creating environments for providing extraordinary customer service and innovation. He brings a wealth of knowledge and understanding of government, its culture, and what it takes to enhance its business functions. 

Dr. Deklinski has worked with all Commonwealth agencies by providing change management training, facilitating and managing cross agency projects and to redesign business processes within the Department of Human Services, Revenue, Insurance, Conservation and Natural Resources, Office of Administration, and the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission. Additionally, Joe is a corporate faculty member at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology specializing in project and risk management, procurement, agile lean transformational leadership, and organizational leadership. Dr. Deklinski has worked with various state agencies to bring to life various new services from inception to launch.

Dr. Deklinski holds a Doctor of Business Administration from Northcentral University, a Master of Public Administration from Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania, a Bachelor of Science degree from Kutztown University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Deklinski is a member of Delta Mu Delta the International Honor Society in Business and a certified emotional intelligence coach.          

Dr. Deklinski is a former President of the Wormleysburg Borough Council and former Chairperson of the Wormleysburg Planning Commission. He currently resides in Ocala, Florida with his wife Karen and their Labradoodle. They have two grown children (Lukas and Annie) and two grandchildren.


Master of Public Administration, Shippensburg University, Shippensburg, PA.

B.Sc. In Public Administration, Kutztown University, PA

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