Linda Olszewski, MBA

Business

Areas of expertise

  • Financial analysis
  • Strategic planning
  • Business models
  • Operations management
  • Information technology

biography

Linda Olszewski is an associate professor of business and the director of undergraduate programs in the Business Division of the School of Professional Studies. She joined Alverno College as full-time faculty in 2012. She currently teaches such topics as managerial accounting and finance, operations and supply chain management, and quantitative business modeling courses both in the undergraduate business program and the MBA program. She also leads and develops curriculum for both programs. As a member of the Assessment Council for Student Learning, her work guides and informs assessment practices across the college. She also currently serves as a consultant to other higher education institutions across the country on assessment design, learning outcomes, criteria and feedback.         

Before teaching at Alverno College, Olszewski worked for AT&T.  During her 15-year career with AT&T, she led teams of software architects, designed system architecture as lead architect on regional and enterprise-level projects, managed vendor relations, led joint efforts with the business to develop, manage and measure sustainable growth initiatives, performed strategic planning, managed IT operations, and as a member of the IT portfolio finance team, worked with the executive leadership team on IT budget planning, forecasting, and performance reporting. Her experiences in the business world are varied, making her an excellent resource for business-related stories.   

Olszewski is an alumna of Alverno College where she received both her Bachelor of Arts in Business and her MBA. 

(Pronounced ole-SHESS-key)