Dr. Michael Seibert has been named Director of Graduate Programs and External Programs for the Lundy-Fetterman School of Business; Seibert fills the role formerly held by Somer Johnson, who stepped away this spring.
“We feel very fortunate to have Dr. Seibert join the Lundy-Fetterman School of Business (LFSB),” shared LFSB Dean, Dr. Kevin O’Mara. “He brings a wealth of business experience, as well as strong academic credentials to the position.”
“Graduate students will appreciate his leadership qualities, while the regional business community will value his ability to deliver quality corporate programs. His strong track record of success and passion for developing individuals were the exact qualities we had hoped to find in our search. We look forward to Dr. Seibert leading our graduate programs and business outreach efforts.”
Dr. Seibert joins Campbell University, full-time, after thirty years of dedicated service to the North Carolina Small Business and Technology Development Center. Seibert started his journey with the SBTDC in 1993 at the Cape Fear Regional Center located at UNC Pembroke.
From there, he moved to UNC Chapel Hill to serve as the Director of their Regional Center in 1997. He later landed at NC State University for a tenure of fifteen years; There, he served as Director of their Regional Center, Director for International Business Development and as Director of Statewide Programs and Services for the SBTDC.
During his stint with the NC SBTDC, Seibert fueled his passion for instructing young minds as an adjunct professor for Campbell University. He assisted Dr. Mostashari with MGMT 790, a capstone course for MBA students, and advised many winning competitive student teams for the NASBITE case competition and the Graduate Business Student Competition.
Dr. Seibert received his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Widener University, before coming down south to work and attend Campbell University for his MBA. Recently, he finished his Ed.D., Doctor of Education, at NC State University.
Along with his formal education, Dr. Seibert holds certifications as a Certified Global Business Professional from NASBITE International, and as an Economic Development Finance Professional from the National Development Council. Additionally, he serves as the President of the NC World Trade Association, Vice President for NASBITE International, and as Communications lead for the NC District Export Council.
“Earning my MBA from Campbell University in 1993 made a profound difference in both my personal and professional life,” shared Dr. Seibert. “That experience has motivated me for the past thirty years to mentor, guide, and teach graduate students at my alma mater.”
“It is my hope for every student to experience that profound difference Campbell University can make in their lives.”