Dr. Donnie Hutchinson is known as the Professor of Work-Life Balance for First Responders. He is an Army National Guard veteran, author, speaker, professor, podcaster, and a Work-Life Balance instructor who works with law enforcement officers, firefighters, and other first responders on self-care and work-life balance programs to improve their success at home, work, and in roles in life.
Dr. Donnie is an instructor for FDIC, IAFC, and the IAFF. He has a national presence with his work-life balance work delivering workshops for the past six years at the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF/ALTS) annual conferences. He has delivered numerous workshops and webinars for Law Enforcement, EMS, local fire districts, and first responder state organizations.
Dr. Donnie wrote Lead with Balance: How to Master Work-Life Balance in an Imbalanced Culture and co-authored Diversity and Inclusion in the Global Workplace: Aligning Initiative with Strategic Business Goals. His chapter on work-life balance addresses generational and cultural differences in managing employee work-life balance-friendly policies.
Dr. Donnie is an active and proud father of four children and resides in Palm Coast, Florida with his wife Marlene. His son, a U.S Army combat veteran is a full-time firefighter.
Dr. Donnie Hutchinson