Dr. Robin Martin is CEO/Founder of Leading Beyond the Post, Inc., a full-service leadership development and executive coaching consulting company helping leaders and organizations get “unstuck” by translating corporate strategy into individualized leadership development.


Dr. Robin Martin is a master-level certified executive coach with a distinct background in higher education, intercollegiate athletics, and diversity and inclusion. Her strategic design-thinking approach infuses research and real-life practical experiences that drive clients toward a strategic path of clarity, balance, and achievement.


Dr. Martin has over 20+ years of experience leading and managing large-scale change as an associate provost for diversity and inclusion, tenure-track faculty in educational leadership, athletics director, and women's basketball coach. A sought-after speaker and valued strategic partner, Dr. Martin’s expertise includes strategic planning, leadership development, recruitment and retention, and diversity and inclusion. Using a design-thinking approach, Dr. Martin specializes in individual and small group coaching, nonprofit and corporate leadership training, and team-building workshops. Her research focuses on inclusive leadership, organizational change, and an African-humanist philosophy called Ubuntu, meaning “I am because you are.”


Dr. Martin's new book titled, Navigating Courage: Leading Beyond Fear.  In the book, Dr. Martin bears powerful witness to the professional trials faced by women of color and minorities in the workplace. More than that, she illuminates a path for academics and professionals to build true equity in and around institutions where it is both seriously lacking and essential.