Philip L. Fioravante, Ph.D is a well-rounded business executive and an Associate Professor at Walsh College (Troy, MI). Dr. Fioravante is former President of The North American- Commercial and Global Quality and Program Management for Woodbridge Group. In this role he was responsible for developing and leading the customer and product strategy across the NAFTA region, lead the global quality and program management initiatives, and was the senior executive in the U.S. subsidiary of this Canadian-owned company.
Prior, he was with a private equity firm and had responsibilities in an operational capacity as President & CEO of two portfolio companies and was also responsible for business development and assessment of new companies for acquisition and integration.
He has been President & CEO of international and domestic firms (including two startup technology firms) and has an wide-ranging background in international business, strategic marketing and general management, as well as product development, strategic and technology planning.
Dr. Fioravante has extensive experience developing proprietary approaches in both market and product development. moreover, he has a copyright on a Marketing Toolkit© which he has used in consulting with domestic and international technology-based clients.
During his nearly thirty years in business, Dr. Fioravante has mentored several students. He is also very involved with philanthropic initiatives on personal, corporate, and foundation levels. He also sits on numerous academic and corporate boards for both private and public international companies. He also has been a guest speaker and panel member at many industry and international educational sessions. In addition, he has published several peer reviewed articles in the areas of corporate philanthropy and the value proposition in strategic philanthropy.
Dr. Fioravante has a B.S. in Applied Engineering Sciences – Manufacturing Engineering from Michigan State University, a MBA – International Business from Wayne State University, an Advanced Executive Program Certificate from MIT and his Ph.D in Organizational Management & Strategy from the Business and Technology College at Capella University.
Last updated: October 2013