Scott Burke is Assistant Dean for Graduate Studies, Associate Professor, Executive Chairman for the FC Bolts Celtic, Member of the Board of Directors for the Wellesley United Soccer Club, and President of the Affinity Marketing Group. All of his roles may sound ambitious, but Burke is dedicated. With his well-rounded background, it is no wonder that he has been a great addition to our undergraduate and graduate business programs.
Success in the business world
Since joining the School of Business in 2007, Burke continues to share his curricula experience in the subject areas of Business Policy, Principles of Marketing, Sports Marketing, Organizational Behavior, Human Resources Management, Management Theory and Organizations, Strategic Planning and Policy Development, and Project Management. Furthermore, outside of the classroom, Burke advises the Distributed Educational Clubs of America (DECA) Student Chapter.
Dynamic industry expertise
With his 25 years of experience, Burke understands the importance of preparing students for the job market. Previously, before joining Affinity Marketing Group in 2001, Burke devoted 18 years to publicly traded corporations and entrepreneurial start-up ventures. From his former roles as Vice President of Marketing and Sales for Saucony, Inc., Vice President, Business Development for S&H Greenpoints, and Vice President, Marketing and Product Development for Craft House International, Burke is an expert in areas ranging from strategy, marketing, sales, business loyalty, and organization change.
In addition to his professional background, Burke holds his Doctorate in Organization Change from Pepperdine University. His dissertation research is grounded in the subject of Business Loyalty (employee, member, customer and investor). Burke also holds his Masters of Business Administration from the Graziadio School of Business and Management at Pepperdine University and a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from Miami University.