Management, Business Analytics, Entrepreneurship & International Business Faculty Mentors

General Career Advice

Narda Quigley, PhD

narda.quigley@villanova.edu
(610) 519-8069
Room 2081


Narda Quigley is an associate professor of Management and Chair of the Department of Management and Operations here at VSB. After graduating with an undergraduate degree in economics and international relations from the University of Pennsylvania, she attained her Ph.D. in organizational behavior from the Robert H. Smith School of Business at University of Maryland, College Park. She began teaching at Villanova in 2004. Narda is happy to talk with students as they explore their own career possibilities and can share the details of her own academic journey. She can also provide more specific information about what academic careers are like, the doctoral program search and application process, and what it is like to transition from being an undergraduate to a doctoral student (from academic, social, and financial perspectives). She is also happy to talk about issues of work-life-family balance across different kinds of careers.

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Grad School/Academia

Sohail Chaudhry, PhD

sohail.chaudhry@villanova.edu
(610) 519-4369
Room 3076


Dr. Chaudhry received his Ph.D. in industrial engineering and operations research from Columbia University. In addition, he has a B.Sc. in mechanical engineering from Mosul University, Iraq and a M.S. in industrial and management engineering from Columbia University. He has published more than sixty refereed journal articles which have focused on many different aspects of the supply chain management in enterprises. His teaching interests are in the areas of operations and supply chain management. During his career, Professor Chaudhry has taught several different courses including operations management, business statistics, management and control of quality, and engineering economy. In addition, he has taught at a number of universities in the USA as well as internationally in Beijing, China; Copenhagen, Denmark; Dubai, United Arab Emirates; Oestrich-Winkel, Germany; Seoul, Korea; Sousse, Tunisia; and Tokyo, Japan. Dr. Chaudhry is available as a resource for students who are interested in seeking academic guidance in the fields of operations and supply chain management and quality management as well as graduate school opportunities and general career advice. In addition, based on his extensive international academic assignments and personal global engagements with overseas institutions of higher education, Dr. Chaudhry can offer counsel associated with study abroad options.

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Narda Quigley, PhD

narda.quigley@villanova.edu
(610) 519-8069
Room 2081


Narda Quigley is an associate professor of Management and Chair of the Department of Management and Operations here at VSB. After graduating with an undergraduate degree in economics and international relations from the University of Pennsylvania, she attained her Ph.D. in organizational behavior from the Robert H. Smith School of Business at University of Maryland, College Park. She began teaching at Villanova in 2004. Narda is happy to talk with students as they explore their own career possibilities and can share the details of her own academic journey. She can also provide more specific information about what academic careers are like, the doctoral program search and application process, and what it is like to transition from being an undergraduate to a doctoral student (from academic, social, and financial perspectives). She is also happy to talk about issues of work-life-family balance across different kinds of careers.

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Analytics

Katie Iacocca, PhD-Business

kathleen.iacocca@villanova.edu
(610) 519-7330
Room 3043


Dr. Iacocca specializations in Business Analytics and Supply Chain Management with a particular interest in the healthcare industry.  She has taught courses including Introduction to Business Analytics, Supply Chain Management, Analytical Techniques, Operations Management, and Management Science.  Topics of coverage include data mining, optimization, simulation, forecasting, and inventory management.  Her research includes applications of these topics in the healthcare industry and optimization across the supply chain.  Dr. Iacocca also collaborates with companies to help them manage their supply chain through analytical techniques.  Such companies include Johnson & Johnson, Merck, and Lehigh Valley Hospital.  

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Bret Myers, PhD

bret.myers@villanova.edu
(610) 519-4069
Room 2092


Dr. Myers’involvement in the field of Sports Analytics is three-fold through teaching, research, and consulting. Beginning in 2011, he created a course in Sports Analytics in the MBA program and also developed a module within an advanced applications course for the MS program in Analytics. On the research side, Bret has published related articles in peer-reviewed academic journals and have also received mentions in the Wall Street Journal, NY Times, and Sports Illustrated. Additionally, Dr. Myers has served continually as an Analytics Consultant to professional soccer teams since 2013, advising these organizations how to build an analytics department, formulate strategic objectives, and also partake in special projects for key decision-makers. One of his biggest joys is to share these experiences with students and help mentor them to find opportunities in the field. 

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Consumer Sales

James Glasgow

james.glasgow@villanova.edu
(610) 519-6055
Room 2097

Jim joined the full-time faculty at VSB in January of 2003 as a continuing non-tenured instructor in the Management and Operations Department. During the forty years prior to Villanova he served in mid and senior level sales, management and marketing roles in the consumer products and business consulting sectors.

At VSB, he co-developed and teaches the undergraduate team-based learning course, Competitive Effectiveness, which incorporates the principles of Management & Marketing. He also teaches the senior capstone course in strategy, as well as graduate courses in Leadership and Negotiation/Relationship Management.

Jim’s education includes an MBA-Management from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management and a B.S. in Marketing from LaSalle University in Philadelphia.

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Consulting

James Glasgow

james.glasgow@villanova.edu
(610) 519-6055
Room 2097

Jim joined the full-time faculty at VSB in January of 2003 as a continuing non-tenured instructor in the Management and Operations Department. During the forty years prior to Villanova he served in mid and senior level sales, management and marketing roles in the consumer products and business consulting sectors.

At VSB, he co-developed and teaches the undergraduate team-based learning course, Competitive Effectiveness, which incorporates the principles of Management & Marketing. He also teaches the senior capstone course in strategy, as well as graduate courses in Leadership and Negotiation/Relationship Management.

Jim’s education includes an MBA-Management from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management and a B.S. in Marketing from LaSalle University in Philadelphia.

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Ward Utter

ward.utter@villanova.edu
(610) 519-5733
Room 2075
 

Professor Utter teaches management classes for undergraduate and graduate students. Prior to teaching, he worked in a variety of industries and functions. He began his career at Strategic Planning Associates as a management consultant. He went on to hold management and marketing positions at Chef America (Hot Pockets), Mrs. Fields Cookies, and an internet start-up company. His experience includes work in the food, utilities, housewares, and textiles industries.

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Entrepreneurship

ii.luscri@villanova.edu
(610) 519-3873
Room 2059

II Luscri is the Executive Director of the Innovation, Creativity, and Entrepreneurship (ICE) Institute and the Assistant Vice Provost for Centers and Institutes at Villanova University. He has spent the past ten years (6.5 at Villanova and 3.5 at Washington University) advising and working with students studying entrepreneurship and has assisted more than 75 startup ventures launch. ICE capitalizes on the strong Villanova alumni community by hosting events, founders, and design workshops throughout the academic year.

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International Business

Jonathan Doh, PhD

jonathan.doh@villanova.edu
(610) 519-7798
Room 2079


Dr. Doh currently serves as the Rammrath Chair in International Business, Faculty Director of the Center for Global Leadership, and Professor of Management at VSB.  His practical experience is in trade negotiation and promotion, including roles as Director of NAFTA Affairs for the U.S. Department of Commerce in the early and mid 1990s, and in international strategy, especially in the energy sector as a consultant with Deloitte Touche where he worked with the Global Energy Resource Group.  Dr. Doh’s teaching includes courses on international business, emerging markets, corporate sustainability, and the global pharmaceutical industry.  At VSB, Jonathan helps to advance and promote the international strategy of Villanova and support students interested in studying and doing internships abroad. Dr. Doh is eager to share his experience and advice around international careers in the public, private and nonprofit sectors, and internships and careers in corporate sustainability.  He has a Ph.D. is in strategic and international management from George Washington University. 

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Organizational Management

Ward Utter

ward.utter@villanova.edu
(610) 519-5733
Room 2075
 

Professor Utter teaches management classes for undergraduate and graduate students. Prior to teaching, he worked in a variety of industries and functions. He began his career at Strategic Planning Associates as a management consultant. He went on to hold management and marketing positions at Chef America (Hot Pockets), Mrs. Fields Cookies, and an internet start-up company. His experience includes work in the food, utilities, housewares, and textiles industries.

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Quality Management

Bret Myers, PhD

bret.myers@villanova.edu
(610) 519-4069
Room 2092


Dr. Myers’involvement in the field of Sports Analytics is three-fold through teaching, research, and consulting. Beginning in 2011, he created a course in Sports Analytics in the MBA program and also developed a module within an advanced applications course for the MS program in Analytics. On the research side, Bret has published related articles in peer-reviewed academic journals and have also received mentions in the Wall Street Journal, NY Times, and Sports Illustrated. Additionally, Dr. Myers has served continually as an Analytics Consultant to professional soccer teams since 2013, advising these organizations how to build an analytics department, formulate strategic objectives, and also partake in special projects for key decision-makers. One of his biggest joys is to share these experiences with students and help mentor them to find opportunities in the field. 

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Strategic Planning

Jack Pearce, PhD

john.pearce@villanova.edu
(610) 519-4332
Room 2076


For students who would like another perspective on working at certain jobs and in certain industries, I might be able to offer some insights.  I have fresh and working knowledge in the investment banking, banking operations, private equity, venture capital, pharmaceuticals and e-commerce industries.

 

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Supply Chain

Sohail Chaudhry, PhD

sohail.chaudhry@villanova.edu
(610) 519-4369
Room 3076


Dr. Chaudhry received his Ph.D. in industrial engineering and operations research from Columbia University. In addition, he has a B.Sc. in mechanical engineering from Mosul University, Iraq and a M.S. in industrial and management engineering from Columbia University. He has published more than sixty refereed journal articles which have focused on many different aspects of the supply chain management in enterprises. His teaching interests are in the areas of operations and supply chain management. During his career, Professor Chaudhry has taught several different courses including operations management, business statistics, management and control of quality, and engineering economy. In addition, he has taught at a number of universities in the USA as well as internationally in Beijing, China; Copenhagen, Denmark; Dubai, United Arab Emirates; Oestrich-Winkel, Germany; Seoul, Korea; Sousse, Tunisia; and Tokyo, Japan. Dr. Chaudhry is available as a resource for students who are interested in seeking academic guidance in the fields of operations and supply chain management and quality management as well as graduate school opportunities and general career advice. In addition, based on his extensive international academic assignments and personal global engagements with overseas institutions of higher education, Dr. Chaudhry can offer counsel associated with study abroad options.

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Katie Iacocca, PhD-Business

kathleen.iacocca@villanova.edu
(610) 519-7330
Room 3043


Dr. Iacocca specializations in Business Analytics and Supply Chain Management with a particular interest in the healthcare industry.  She has taught courses including Introduction to Business Analytics, Supply Chain Management, Analytical Techniques, Operations Management, and Management Science.  Topics of coverage include data mining, optimization, simulation, forecasting, and inventory management.  Her research includes applications of these topics in the healthcare industry and optimization across the supply chain.  Dr. Iacocca also collaborates with companies to help them manage their supply chain through analytical techniques.  Such companies include Johnson & Johnson, Merck, and Lehigh Valley Hospital.  

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