Senior Director, Graduate Programs in Business
David Stewart joined Drexel University's LeBow College of Business in 2002 as Director of LeBow's Professional MBA Program. As Senior Director for Graduate Programs in Business, he contributed to LeBow's significant rise in the rankings over the past five years. Working with LeBow faculty leaders and administration, he successfully planned, developed and launched LeBow's innovative Evening Accelerated Drexel (LEAD) MBA Program in 2004 which was recognized among the top 10 part-time MBA programs in the world by Business Week magazine in 2007 and again in 2009.
He is proud member of the pioneering Drexel University team which has successfully expanded the University's visibility, intellectual capital and commitment to excellence to the west coast with Drexel University Sacramento. Dave now resides in Sacramento while overseeing LeBow's external MBA Programs in Sacramento, Wilmington Delaware and Malvern Pennsylvania utilizing Drexel's superior technology and small but incredible team of educators on both coasts.
Prior to joining LeBow, Dave was responsible for developing and launching Villanova University's inaugural Executive MBA Program, establishing the region's second largest EMBA program in 24 months by June 2001 in one of the world's most competitive EMBA markets - a position later held by Drexel's LeBow College of Business EMBA program.
Dave served as Associate Director for Wharton's Executive MBA from 1992-1999 and before that, was a successful entrepreneur in the Philadelphia area after college. He earned a BS degree in Marketing from Philadelphia University and an MS degree in Organizational Dynamics from the University of Pennsylvania.
Dave is a member of GMAC, AACSB, MAACBA, MBA Roundtable organizations and has presented on topics such as Innovation In Graduate Business Education, Creating Optimal Graduate Learning Environments, The Advantages of Experiential Learning, Turning Part-time Programs into Institutional Flagships and The Power of Organization Alignment.