Duquesne Light’s David Wolfe is Carlow University’s MBA program’s Executive in Residence.
|University Communications||For Immediate Release|
|Drew Wilson, Director, Media Relations||March 18, 2015|
PITTSBURGH, PA – Carlow University is pleased to announce that David G. Wolfe, MBA, Head of IT Planning and Control at Duquesne Light Company, will be the Executive-In-Residence for the 2015 spring semester.
“Each semester, the Carlow University MBA Program invites an experienced professional to become involved and integrated into the life of the program,” according to Howard Stern, Ph.D, Co-Director of the MBA program. “Wolfe’s 30 years of experience in IT will prepare our students for the future in a field that is exploding right now.”
As Carlow’s Executive-In-Residence, Wolfe will interact with MBA students, participate in networking dinner events, and serve as a guest judge for final project presentations. He will also give the Executive-In-Residence address on March 30 in A.J. Palumbo Hall of Science and Technology Room 107 from 6-7:30 p.m.
Wolfe has worked for Duquesne Light for over 24 years. Though he started as an IT consultant, Wolfe steadily worked his way up in both the Finance and IT departments, until he reached his current position as Head of IT Planning and Control.
His present duties at Duquesne Light include coordinating and planning support for all technology programs and projects, transitioning legacy IT systems to strategic platforms and architecture, and providing support to the company’s unregulated fiber business and core operational initiatives.
Wolfe is also an Adjunct Professor in Carlow’s MBA program, teaching “Advances in IT and IT Management.”
Wolfe received his BA in Computer Systems and Accounting from Grove City College and his MBA from Duquesne University.
Past Executives-In-Residence include Lyn Doverspike, Director of U.S. Commercial Service, Laura E. Ellsworth, Partner-In-Charge of Jones Day Pittsburgh, Cassandra Pan, President of Fenner Dunlop Americas, and Anita M. Brattina, CEO of AllFacilities, Inc.
For evening and commuter students, Wolfe’s presentation on March 30 will be recorded and made digitally available.
Located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Carlow University was founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1929. Offering both undergraduate and graduate programs, Carlow University is a comprehensive master’s institution dedicated to learner-centered education at the collegiate levels and at the elementary school level in the Campus School of Carlow University.