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Center for Professional Development

The Center for Professional Development blends academic excellence and real-world expertise to create a transformative learning experience for organizations and individuals.


Haub School of Business Mandeville Hall

About Our Team

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Seminars and Training

Elena Lvina, Ph.D.

Expert Speakers

Professional Development Programs

For Corporations and Organizations

Let our team work with yours and help develop professional skills through hands-on workshops and seminars. Our offerings include:

  • One Day Seminars
  • Executive Education
  • Diversity Training
  • Corporate Educational Tours
Marie Stevenson

Marie Stevenson

Director for the Center for Professional Development

Marie collaborates with the Center’s corporate clients and SJU’s faculty to create topical, customized educational programs. Marie holds a masters in Organizational, Development and Leadership as well as years of industry experience in team and relationship management.

Lori Klinger

Lori Klinger

Assistant Director for the Center for Professional Development

Lori manages the Center’s programs and grants as well as plays a key role in program research and proposals. She brings more than 20 years of experience to her position with a wide range of business expertise including project management and finance in both the public and private sectors.

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