Bobby Pollicino is the Head of Upper School at Bullis School in Potomac, MD. He has served as a school administrator for over 15 years, also in dean of students and assistant principal roles. He has taught high school courses in science, leadership, and public speaking while also serving as a varsity assistant soccer coach and varsity hea
Bobby Pollicino is the Head of Upper School at Bullis School in Potomac, MD. He has served as a school administrator for over 15 years, also in dean of students and assistant principal roles. He has taught high school courses in science, leadership, and public speaking while also serving as a varsity assistant soccer coach and varsity head coach of the lacrosse program at Bullis School.
Bobby’s academic leadership career is grounded in a healthy interest in leadership which has led to conferences with Stanley King Institute, Garnder, Carney Leadership Institute, and a fellowship with Leadership+Design. Bobby has presented for local and national organizations on topics including meeting culture, digital wellness and hiring practices.
A native of Upstate New York, Bobby attributes many of his life lessons to observing the work ethic and commitment of his parents and older brother. He played high school and college lacrosse, winning a National Championship at the collegiate level. He has used many leadership lessons passed on from his high school and college coaches.
When not working or studying leadership, he spends time with his wife and three children. He has coached all three in various youth sports over the years. Bobby also enjoys running, cycling and training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. He strives to be a better husband, father, leader, and person every day. A graduate of Washington College and William and Mary, Bobby lives with his family in Poolesville, MD.
Principled Leader is written for aspiring and current leaders looking to take the next step in their leadership journey. It is a book the author wishes he had in 2015 when he took on a new role in a school and represents the stories, lessons learned, philosophy, and ideas he picked up along the way. It is not a how-to guide or road map but a compass. A book to help you think about where you are and where you want to go.
Principled Leader is a practical book to support your learning and growth as a leader. The book introduces you to principles in several key areas that impact your life: relationship principles, leadership principles, and fitness (mental, physical, spiritual) principles. It also addresses leadership strategies and decision making. After reading the book, you will have a stronger understanding of the importance of communication, reflecting, and mindset as it pertains to your role as a leader. You will pick up tools, strategies, and skills that you can implement right away as you start your journey on the path to becoming a Principled Leader.