Loyola hires Bluewater Advisory as Executive MBA coaching firm
August 31, 2010
Loyola University Maryland’s Sellinger School of Business and Management hired Bluewater Advisory, LLC, owned by Mark Debinski, a Baltimore business consultant and executive coach. The firm will provide executive coaching services for the Executive MBA and MBA Fellows programs at the Sellinger School beginning Sept. 1.
Debinski, a 1995 graduate of Loyola’s MBA program, will serve as a consultant leading the formation of the programs’ student teams, as well as mentor students in addressing group dynamic and communication issues relevant to their classes and work environments.
Debinski, a former managing partner a Jacoby LLC, a Baltimore-based executive coaching and business growth advisory firm, has more than 20 years experience providing consulting services to business and non-profit organizations in a wide variety of industries, including banking, professional services, technology, academia, logistics, and distribution. He also has extensive experience in situational coaching and use of the DISC assessment tool—a four-quadrant model based on the work of the American psychologist and writer William Moulton Marston, Ph.D.—to examine the behavior of individuals within a specific situation.
Debinski left Jacoby in June 2010 to launch Bluewater Advisory, a consultancy providing strategic leadership guidance to boards of directors for firms nationwide. He also advises companies on organizational development, profitability for closely held firms, mergers and acquisitions, succession management and exit planning, improving corporate performance, increasing morale and workforce engagement, driving sales, and improving client satisfaction.
“I’m thrilled to begin working with Mark as our new executive coach—he has proven experience in organizational development and executive coaching and has helped leaders work at their highest levels to achieve extraordinary results in leading profitable growth and positive change,” said Manette Frese, ’82, MBA ’90, assistant dean of graduate business programs. “As a local business executive and alumnus who has been highly involved with Loyola since graduating from our program, he has displayed an unwavering commitment to the mission and advancement of the Sellinger School and our executive programs and a level of accessibility crucial to the success of this role.”
In addition to his Loyola MBA, Debinski holds a B.S. in Information Systems Management from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.
For more information on the Executive MBA and MBA Fellows program at Loyola’s Sellinger School, visit http://www.loyola.edu/sellinger.