Dr. Edward Haberek Jr. has over 20 years’ of professional experience as a corporate, academic, and government leader.
Edward is the Site Director & Associate Professor of Business in the Graduate Program at Florida Institute of Technology in the Aberdeen, MD. He provides leadership to insure the prominence of the Aberdeen off-campus site and also teaches within the Graduate School of Business. Edward also advises Doctoral Students in the DBA Program.
Previously, Edward was Head of School and Chief Administrative Officer for the Seattle WA. campus of the Academy of Interactive Entertainment. He led the College in all areas of management, academics, admissions and program operations. He was also responsible for compliance with regulations and requirements of the Accrediting Commission.
Edward previously 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 his tenure including completing 3 major Streetscapes, weathering 5 natural disasters in town, recruiting 2 new employers to the community, miles of new roads.
Edward’s academic experience 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.
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.
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.