Academic Director, Executive MBA, Fox School of Business at Temple University
A business professional with nearly 40 years of experience gained at Fortune 500 and mid-sized companies, Mike has held a variety of executive roles in multiple disciplines throughout his career, including senior executive, mid-management, and staff positions in Accounting, Finance, Materials Management, Operations, Information Technology, and Human Resources. He draws from this unique mix of experiences to create practical solutions to leadership and business operations challenges facing growing organizations.
Mike currently serves as the Academic Director for the Global Executive MBA program at the Fox School of Business at Temple University. Since 2016, he has served as an Assistant Professor of Instruction in the Department of Human Resource Management and Adjunct Instructor for over 25 years before that. Mike developed and teaches graduate and undergraduate level courses in Organizational Staffing and Career Development, HR Metrics, and Using Big Data. He teaches in the EMBA & MSHRM programs on a regular basis; and has instructed at Temple’s Colombia and Tokyo locations, as well as Temple’s former EMBA Partner schools in Paris and Singapore. He received a Teacher of the Year Award for Instructional Innovation in 1999 and an Adjunct Teacher of the Year Award in 2010.
Mike’s 40-year business career includes a variety of leadership roles. He served as Vice President of Human Resources for the largest division of Genesis HealthCare, a $6 billion publicly traded enterprise with nearly 100,000 employees. Previously, Mike served as Vice President of Talent Acquisition and Development for all of Genesis HealthCare from 2007-2014; and he also had operational oversight responsibilities for Career Staff Unlimited, Inc. – one of the nation’s leading providers of temporary staffing services to the healthcare industry. Mike also held a number of Management and Executive roles with The Vanguard Group in Human Resources, IT, and Business Operations.
Mike is a Certified Six Sigma Green Belt. He is also MBTI® Certified and he holds certifications in Caliper’s and Profiles’ Talent Assessment tools. In 2011, Mike was named HR Person of the Year for the Philadelphia area. Mike continues to partner in the HR and leadership space with regular consulting engagements across the US. Mike is a Partner at HR & Recruiting Solutions, and at Talent/IQ Advisors, two Philadelphia based HR consultancy firms specializing in Talent Management Acquisition, Development, and Optimization.
Mike holds his MBA in Human Resources from Temple University, and a BS in Marketing/Management from Saint Joseph’s University. He has also served as a member of Profiles International’s Client Advisory Council; and served on the Board of Advisors for the YMCA in Kennett Square, PA, as Board Member, Treasurer, Chairman, and Past Chairman from 2008-2014.