Brandon Kozar, Psy.D., M.B.A.
Director – Leadership Coaching & Development
Director – YOU Matter Program
Nationwide Children's Hospital
Dr. Brandon Kozar is a licensed clinical psychologist and currently serves as the Director of Leadership Coaching & Development, and the Director of the YOU Matter staff support program for Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. His primary work focuses on developing services to support the emotional wellness of hospital staff, developing hospital leaders, and coaching chiefs of medicine in growing and managing their divisions. Dr. Kozar specializes in leadership coaching, interpersonal and team dynamics, personality assessment, and employee emotional wellness. He is a frequent presenter on topics related to leadership, emotional intelligence, stress management/burnout, resiliency, employee mental health, and interpersonal communication/conflict resolution.
Born and raised in northeast Ohio, Dr. Kozar graduated Magna Cum Laude from John Carroll University with a Bachelor’s of Science in psychology. He concurrently achieved his Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and his Masters in Business Administration with a specialty in organizational development and leadership from Wright State University. He currently lives in Columbus, Ohio and enjoys living an active lifestyle with his wife Allison and their two sons, Connor and Carter.