Dr. David Burkitt, Lourdes University Dean of the College of Business and Leadership, is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew Singer as Director of the Master of Business Administration program. Joining the College of Business and Leadership in 2019 as an adjunct, he was named an Assistant Professor in May of 2020.
Mr. Singer brings a wealth of experience to Lourdes having led major global manufacturing companies focused on the delivery of components and systems to the wireless infrastructure market. Most recently, he served as president and founder of Singer Executive Development, LLC. Throughout his 25-year business career, he has delivered results to companies in the manufacturing, wireless telecommunications and technology industries. As President of Radio Waves in Massachusetts, he increased revenue by 300% and substantially increased profits while attaining an industry-leading 30% profit margin.
Founder and writer of the syndicated weekly business column “Down to Business,” he authored Microwave Antenna Installation & Alignment, and has been published in several industry trade journals. He also has the honor of receiving a patent from the United States Patent and Trademark Office for a “Remote Title Antenna System.”
Lourdes University Executive MBA Program
As Director of the MBA Program, Mr. Singer will oversee a program that graduates ethical business professionals who play important roles in the auto, agriculture, manufacturing, transportation, finance, technical, retail, and information sectors. The MBA program can be completed in six semesters and is offered 100% online, as well as in hybrid and face-to-face formats.
“We are looking to connect with regional leaders of for-profit, non-profit and government agencies,” states Mr. Singer. “The Lourdes University College of Business wants to work closely with them in growing and optimizing our Executive MBA program so that we can proactively help develop their next generation of leaders.”
Mr. Singer earned a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Southern Illinois University, a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix and is currently enrolled in the Doctorate in Business Administration Program at Indiana Wesleyan University.
A high-energy professional and individual, he enjoys kickboxing, wind surfing, paddle boarding and weight lifting as well as reading business related papers, journals and books. A recipient of the RCR Silver Award, he also served on the Radio Club of America Board of Directors and is an Emeritus Board of Director of the Marco Island Police Foundation.
Rooted in the Catholic and Franciscan tradition, Lourdes University is sponsored by the Sisters of St. Francis, and offers baccalaureate degrees in a variety of academic majors as well as graduate degrees in business, education, nursing, organizational leadership, social work, and theology. Community outreach programs include the Appold Planetarium and Lifelong Learning. A member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, Lourdes students can also compete in a variety of men’s and women’s sports. Named a “Best in the Midwest” college by the Princeton Review, Lourdes University is a nationally accredited, veteran and transfer-friendly institution offering a variety of student scholarships. Explore the possibilities online at www.lourdes.edu or by phone at 419-885-3211.
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