Thought Leader



Areas of Expertise
  • Cultural Transformation
  • Leadership Development
  • Executive Leadership Coaching
  • Strategic Safety Governance
  • Applied Behavior Analysis

Angelica Grindle specializes in the application of behavioral science to improve workplace safety at all organizational levels. Her industry experience includes construction, mining, manufacturing, utilities, oil and gas, automotive, paper, and healthcare.

“Empowering my clients to make their workplaces safer has always been my mission.”
Angelica Grindle is Vice President in DEKRA's consulting practice. This team focuses on projects dealing with culture change, serious injury and fatality (SIF) prevention, safety leadership development, increasing hourly-employee safety participation, and assessing and understanding the systems that influence exposure.
As a Ph.D. behavior analyst with over two decades of experience, Angelica specializes in creating safety excellence through the application of behavioral science at all organizational levels. She guides organizations to tailor their change initiatives to their unique organizational needs and generate the support needed from key stakeholders to create change that is long lasting.
Angelica has published articles in Safety and Health Magazine, Food Safety Tech Magazine, the Journal of Organizational Behavior Management, the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, and other publications. She also contributed to the book “The Values- Based Safety Process: Improving Your Safety Culture with Behavior-Based Safety” by DEKRA Executive Consultant Terry McSween.
Angelica is a sought-after speaker at domestic and international forums and corporate events. She is the Executive Sponsor and Content Director for DEKRA's annual Safety in Action® Conference.
She received both her Master’s in Industrial Psychology and her Doctorate in Applied Behavior Analysis from Western Michigan University.
Angelica lives in Fort Lauderdale with her son and two cats. When she is not working she loves to travel and spend time with her family.