Dr. Brian Z. Abdul-Karim, affectionately called "Dr. Z," is an inspirational speaker, writer, coach, educator, and administrator. He's published five books on personal transformation and self-leadership and has taught over 20,000 people throughout his career in federal government agencies, educational institutions, corporations, and community organizations.
Dr. Z has served as an entrepreneur, a corporate trainer, and adjunct faculty at Johns Hopkins University, University of Maryland University College, and National Louis University. He's currently the campus dean at Strayer University's Manassas Campus.
Steven L. Holeman, Sr.
Associate Campus Dean
Mr. Holeman holds a bachelor's degree in psychology with a concentration in forensic psychology from Elon University, a Juris Doctor degree from Regent University School of Law, and a master's degree in government with a concentration in political management from Regent's Robertson School of Government. He has worked for the Durham Housing Authority, where his leadership led to his selection on the International Who's Who of Professional Management. He's currently an associate campus dean and full-time faculty member at Strayer University's Manassas Campus.
Always involved and ready to contribute, he's also a proud member of Alpha Phi Sigma (National Criminal Justice Honor Society), the National Association of School Safety and Law Enforcement Officers, the National Rifle Association, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, and the Prince Hall Affiliated Masonic Lodge #825.