Dave Bluey has joined the department as full-time Assistant Professor of Practice. In addition to teaching, Dave will serve as the Career Advisor for management majors. In that role, he will explore and pursue career opportunities for management students and develop programs to engage students and recruiters.

Most of you know Dave because he has been working with us on a part-time basis for more than a year. Dave has extensive administrative, management, and leadership experience within business, public, and non-profit environments. Dave was an executive manager for Pfizer Pharmaceuticals. During his career there. Dave spent two and a half years as the Assistant to the President where he was exposed to all aspects of managing a Fortune 50 corporation. Since moving to Blacksburg in 2008, Dave served as the CEO of a specialized medical clinic and Vice President for Advancement for a statewide non-profit agency serving children and adults with various disabilities.

Please join in welcoming Dave Bluey to the full time position in the department.