Gerard Cleaves

Clinical Assistant Professor

Mr. Cleaves joined FDU in 2003 with more than 20 years experience in business and organizational development. This experience comes primarily in the global supply chain management software and consulting industries serving multinational chemical and pharmaceutical companies. He has worked for Exxon Chemicals, Chesapeake Decision Sciences (now Aspen Technology), and i2 Technologies and consulted for industry through AtlanTec, a company he founded in 1995. He has degrees in chemical engineering from Lehigh University and Princeton University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

At FDU, Mr. Cleaves teaches graduate courses in Pharmaceuticals Management, the Business Ethics Forum and Business in a Global Society for freshmen, and the MBA Capstone class in the Silberman College of Business. He also taught Global Supply Chain Management and Business Ethics at Stevens Institute of Technology and Monmouth University respectively. His interests are in Leadership, Business Ethics, Pharmaceutical Management and Global Supply Chain Management. He heads the Florham Scholars in Business at the College at Florham and serves as Faculty Advisor to the Pharmaceutical MBA Alumni Association.

He serves on the Board of Directors of the Market Street Mission in Morristown, NJ - an organization that has served the needs of the homeless, helpless and hopeless of northern NJ for over 100 years. His interests are in launching the Jersey Shore Rescue Mission in Asbury Park to serve the needs of the north Jersey shore area. He also has played the last chair, third trumpet in the Westfield, NJ Community Band.

Links of interest:

Market Street Mission
Jersey Shore Rescue Mission


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