He has developed managers and supported team efforts as both a consultant and professor operating around the world from Chicago to Bahrain to Beijing in diverse industries and organizations from factory redesign to medical equipment to military facilities.
He has educated managers as a business professor for the last twenty years, currently serving on the faculty of the College of Business Administration of University of Illinois-Chicago as Director of Experiential Learning and Clinical Assistant Professor of Managerial Studies. Previous university teaching experience includes DePaul University, Illinois Institute of Technology, Loyola University, and the University of Findlay where he established their MBA program. His courses include cross-functional team leadership, ethics, entrepreneurship, product development, business strategy, organizational design, organizational leadership, negotiations, project management, human resources management, and organizational behavior.
His PhD in Organizational Behavior was awarded by Case Western Reserve University for a dissertation on the creativity of multidisciplinary teams. He holds a Master of Science degree in Creative Studies from Buffalo State College and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of Notre Dame.