Thursday July 8, 2010

A Leader Among Leaders

The University has promoted Lisa Beutel to director of the Center for Leadership & Executive Development.

The University of Dayton has promoted Oakwood resident Lisa Beutel to director of its Center for Leadership & Executive Development.

The center utilizes top thought leaders in executive development from the University and around the nation to provide regional organizations customized educational programs and services and professional development.

Beutel previously was the center's assistant director. She directed the Emerging Leader and Executive Development programs.

"Lisa brings a wealth of leadership programming experience along with a multitude of relationships she has nurtured with nationally prominent thought leaders and industry executives in the region," said Paul Vanderburgh, University of Dayton associate provost and dean of Graduate, Professional and Continuing Education.

The center's partners include Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Emerson, DP&L and CareSource, among others.

Beutel will replace Bob Smith, who is retiring from the University.

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