Edward Haberek Jr.
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Edward Haberek Jr.'s Bio:
Edward Haberek Jr. Ph.D. has over 20 years’ experience as a corporate, academic, and government leader.
Currently, Edward is Director and Associate Professor of Business for Florida Tech; Aberdeen Maryland site. He provides leadership to insure the prominence of the Aberdeen off-campus site. He also teaches with the Graduate Business program and advises Doctoral Students.
Previously, Edward was Head of School of the Seattle Campus of Academy of Interactive Entertainment in Seattle, Washington. Edward provided leadership in all areas of management, academics and program operations. He supervised and oversaw the daily operations of the College and its programs.
Edward also served as First Selectman (i.e. Mayor) in the Town of Stonington, CT. He was elected in 2007 and re-elected in 2009, 2011, & 2013. His accomplishments during these 7 years include completing 3 Streetscapes, weathering 5 natural disasters in town, recruiting 2 new employers to the community, new athletic fields and miles of new roads and drainage reconstructed, founding a downtown concert series, starting town prescription program, and innovative economic development approaches.
Edward's academic experience also includes serving as Academic Director/Professor of the Marketing Department in the School of Business Administration and Legal Studies at Briarwood College (now Lincoln College of New England) in Southington, CT. Edward also served as an Adjunct Business Faculty Instructor at several Connecticut State Universities, Private Colleges, and Online Institutions. In addition, Edward has consulted, presented and/or spoke at a number of national and local conferences and seminars on the subjects of Marketing, Teamwork, and Entrepreneurship.
Edward's business experience includes working for several Fortune 500 companies including Becton Dickinson and DuPont. His experience includes the fields of executive management, sales, marketing, and training. His business experience also included work as Director of Sales and Marketing for North America for one of the top 200 ranking European corporations. He has also held positions in the capacity of Sales Training Coordinator, Market Development Specialist and Northeast Sales Manager. He has directed the development, evaluation and launch of several consumer products and has received various regional and national sales awards.
A continuous learner, Edward holds a B.S. from Southern Vermont College, a M.B.A. from Johnson & Wales University, Advanced Certificate in Graduate Studies (C.A.G.S.) in Business Administration from Touro University International and a Ph.D. in Management/Political Economy from International Academy of Management & Economics (I.AME) based in Makati City, PH.
In addition, Edward is also designated a Certified Economic Development Professional from Northeast Economic Developers Association, Certified Business Retention and Expansion Project Coordinator from Business Retention and Expansion International.
Edward has also completed extensive personal & human relations training, including becoming a Certified Business & Life Strategies Coach from Spencer Institute in Rancho Santa Margarita, CA. and Certified Personal Trainer from AAAI/ISMA.
Edward Haberek Jr.'s Experience:
Head of School; Seattle Campus at Academy of Interactive EntertainmentDecember 2014 - January 2016 | Seattle, WA
Supervise and oversee the daily operations of the College and its programs. • Provide leadership in all areas of management and program operations. • Assure full compliance with regulations and requirements of the Accrediting Commission
First Selectman at Town of StoningtonNovember 2007 - December 2014 | Stonington CT
• Preside as full-time Chief Elected Official of the Town • Supervise daily operations of the Town, including 128 employees and a budget of over $52 million • Direct economic development programs and initiatives
Academic Director & Professor at Briarwood CollegeDecember 2001 - December 2007 | Southington CT
• Directed the academics of the Marketing/Business Department • Developed curriculum as well as supervised and recruited faculty • Managed budget and accreditation
Director of Sales and Marketing; North America at Bollore CorporationApril 2000 - October 2001 | Paris, France
• Directed development of sales in North America for a consumer product and healthcare-packaging manufacturer
Director & Associate Professor of Business at Florida Institute of TechnologyJanuary 2016 - Present | Aberdeen Campus
Provide leadership to insure the prominence of the Aberdeen off-campus site. Teach within the Graduate School of Business
Edward Haberek Jr.'s Education:
International Academy of Management & Economics2008 – 2010PhDConcentration: Management/Political Economy
Touro CA2002 – 2007Advanced Certificate in Graduate StudiesConcentration: Business Administration
Johnson and Wales University1992 – 2002MBAConcentration: Marketing
Southern Vermont College1984 – 1989Bachelors DegreeConcentration: ManagementActivities: Baseball; Management Club
St. Bernard High School1980 – 1984High SchoolConcentration:
Edward Haberek Jr.'s Interests & Activities:
Working-Out, Fitness, Outdoor Sports, Travel, Reading, Movies