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Matt Kincaid

Matt Kincaid

Associate Professor

Business & Accounting

Community Training and Business Center

Phone: (509) 865-8614

Ext: 2204


Education and Degrees

Doctorate: Ph.D. — Major: Leadership Studies — Location: Gonzaga University
Master's Degree: Master of Business Administration —  Location: Gonzaga University


Dr. Matt Kincaid is an Associate Professor of Business at Heritage University, and holds an MBA and a PhD in Leadership Studies from Gonzaga University. He has delivered hundreds of leadership talks, presentations, workshops, and executive coaching sessions, as well as spearheaded the efforts of four startups. In academia, Kincaid has facilitated more than 3,000 class sessions at two different institutions, and been a top rated instructor for nearly a decade. He is the co-author of two leadership books: Permission to Speak Freely and Say Anything, both highly praised by multiple New York Times bestselling authors and both Amazon Top 10 New Releases. His research and writing has also appeared in both the International Journal of Servant-Leadership and the International Journal of Leadership Studies, and he has been featured in two widely distributed business textbooks, both published by Pearson Prentice Hall. Recently, Kincaid was named by Inc. Magazine as one of the top 100 leadership speakers in the United States.