Instructor: Robert Piazza
Biography: Throughout his career, Bob Piazza has focused on the execution of strategic and tactical priorities of businesses through the daily productivity of employees at all levels. He is adept at discovering performance and behavior strengths and opportunities in people and organizations, creating robust plans for improvement, and leading change, all of which demand broad and deep communications skills.
Piazza is an adjunct instructor of management at the University of Richmond, where he teaches Organizational Behavior, Strategic Talent Management, and Business Communications courses and related seminars. He retired in 2011 after 32 years in various manufacturing sector companies. With more than 20 years in senior leadership roles, his last position was as Vice President of a $1.3B enterprise with 8,000 employees in 16 countries.
Piazza volunteers at Habitat for Humanity, and is a volunteer business advisor to veteran entrepreneurs. He earned his bachelor's degree in communications and literature from Pace University, and his master's degree in management from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.