Dr. Reginald J. Gardner DM was initiated in Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc 2019 (Pi Eta Sigma – Williamson County, TN). He is President & CEO of Gardner Synergy Logistics, LLC, an Amazon, Inc Delivery Service Partner, with annual gross revenues in excess of $4 Million and over 100 Delivery Associates and staff.


Dr. Gardner has 10 years (2010-2020) of Post-Secondary Education academic administration experience. He has served as College Dean, Computer & Engineering Technologies; College Campus Chair, Business & Leadership (graduate and undergraduate degree programs); and Fellow of Business Management & Organizational Leadership undergraduate programs.


Prior to his tenure in Academic Administration, Dr. Gardner was Vice President and Chief Information Officer of D&C Charter Bus Company (2007-2010), a regional luxury motorcoach company (annual gross revenues – $1 Million). In addition, Dr. Gardner has over 30 years (1977-2007) of Information Technology experience working with Fortune 100 companies in the Retail, Insurance, and Oil industries.


Dr. Gardner has authored one book, (2008). Corporate Leadership Selection: Impact on American Business, Employees, and Society – focusing on the leadership selection process, the criteria utilized for selection, and the resultant impact of leadership selection.


Finally, Dr. Gardner has served the communities in which he has lived as Executive Director of Workforce and Community Development; Chair of the Urban League of Middle TN; Rotary Club of Nashville, TN; CIO of the Cincinnati Economic Organization; Chamber of Commerce Member (Aurora, IL and Bolingbrook, IL chambers).




  • Doctor of Management & Organizational Leadership (DM) – University of Phoenix
  • Masters’ of Business Administration (MBA) – Lewis University
  • Bachelor of Science – Business Administration (B.S.) – Illinois State University
  • Certificate in Education Leadership – Harvard University – Harvard School of Education
  • Certificate in Management & Organizational Leadership – Northwestern University – Kellogg School of Management (Executive Education Program)

Corporate and Non-Profit Board Affiliations


  • Rock Solid Janitorial, Inc. (Newport News, VA) – Board Member
  • Urban League of Middle TN, (Nashville, TN) – Board Chair
  • Delta Mu Delta International Honor Society in Business (Columbus, OH)
  • Regional Workforce Development Board (Region 9, Nashville, TN)
  • Cincinnati Economic Organization – Chief Information Officer (Cincinnati, OH)
  • Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Incorporated (Pi Eta Sigma Chapter) – Williamson County TN
  • Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Incorporated (Naperville, IL) Tau Nu Sigma Chapter – President



Gardner, R.J. (2008). Corporate Leadership Selection: Impact on American Business, Employees, and Society. Bloomington, IN: Authorhouse Publishing.