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Dr. Jamie Caridi founded Terra Firma Consulting Services, LLC in 2016.  For the past 25 years, Dr. Caridi has served as both a higher education and corporate executive. He is a trusted and articulate leader with a strong and broad record in cabinet-level leadership, executive management, governance, finance, revenue generation, P&L management, EBITDA growth, strategic planning, cross-functional team leadership, educational administration, corporate relations, business development, enrollment, marketing, curriculum development, intellectual property, project and sales management, program development, retention, student success, fundraising, and athletics.


Dr. Caridi holds two degrees in higher education including a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership and Higher Education. He has held corporate leadership jobs with IMG in service to The Ohio State University and has served on the cabinet of three faith-based institutions, including his current service as Interim President of Bethany College. Dr. Caridi is a Certified Turnaround Analyst with the Turnaround Management Association, a Black Belt in Lean Six Sigma, and a member of the Society of College and University Planners and Association for Strategic Planning.



Enjoy a segment of Dr. Caridi's recent keynote address to the nationwide workforce of RevLocal and see how you answer his ten questions on living a life of magnificence.

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