Allan Rodgers is a full time Professor of Business and teaches courses in small business, organizational behavior, business ethics, technical project management, business strategy, and operations management. He is also a management consultant specializing in organizational development and his clients have included higher education, state government, private industry, and non-profits. He volunteers as a higher accreditation team member for the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.
Allan served as President of Vermont Technical College for five years. He was founder and CEO of Engineered Thermal Systems, Inc., a manufacturer of automotive components. Prior to that, he worked as Vice President of Product Development for EHV Weidmann Industries.
He received his M. B. A. from Boston University with a concentration in Marketing and Marketing Research and Masters in Education (M. Ed.) from the University of Massachusetts, Boston, with a concentration in Instructional Design. He completed graduate leadership studies at Northeastern University. Allan received his B. A. in Japanese Literature from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. His studies in Japan included judo, aikido, and the tea ceremony while living in Tokyo, Yokohama, and Kyoto.
When not in class, Allan enjoys riding his motorcycling, traveling with his wife, and visiting with his five children and their families.