Peter A. DeLisle is a leadership educator and a business advisor to professional organizations.
He has assisted in the design and presentation of leadership practices related to the construction industry
in Texas, Louisiana, and Indiana.
DeLisle’s background in education includes programs in commerce, engineering, and architecture. He is a member of the executive education faculty at the University of Notre Dame, teaching in the Mendoza College of Business and the College of Engineering. He held the William B. Severns Chair in Human Behavior in the College of Engineering at the University of Illinois in Urbana and was Professor of Industrial Engineering, developing human factors programs including interpersonal effectiveness, high performance teams and problem-solving. He is the principal faculty for the Advanced Leader Program for the Construction Association of Texas (TEXO).
In addition, he has served as resource and advisor to the American Institute of Architects, the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, the E.M. Kauffman Foundation for Entrepreneurial Leadership, the Department of the Army, and the LBJ School of Public Policy at the University of Texas at Austin.
He was named an Honorary Member of the American Institute of Architects in 2014, and an Honorary Member of the Texas Society of Architects in 2017.
DeLisle was a senior human resources officer for two major technology companies and has worked with leaders from more than 300 companies over the last 25 years.
He served in the United States Army as a captain of field artillery. He was the distinguished military graduate of the University of Connecticut in 1971.
He holds a Doctor of Philosophy in human resource development leadership and Phi Kappa Phi from the College of Education at the University of Texas in Austin.
DeLisle is married for 48 years to Janice Braem DeLisle. They reside in Torrington, Connecticut.