Robert M. Donnelly, M.B.A.

Adjunct Faculty of Business Administration and MBA

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About Professor Robert M. Donnelly

An author, educator, and brand builder for businesses and individuals. Professor Robert M. Donnelly is the author of three books on business and personal planning. He was featured in USA TODAY for his work with the Inc. 500. He has developed and delivered executive briefings and seminars for Business Week and Inc.Magazine domestically, and Frost & Sullivan internationally. His corporate career was spent as a C level executive with IBM, Pfizer, and EXXON. He was a senior partner in a global consulting firm, and then served as CEO for the U.S. subsidiaries of three multinational firms. Currently. he functions as an Interim Executive in capacities of either COO, CMO, or CFO. He also serves as either Executive-in-Residence or Entrepreneur-in-Residence for several university venture centers. Professor Donnelly has developed an online MBA Program in Entrepreneurship for a global online university and has graduated student from his program.

“To educate students about the world of business and how to succeed in it.”

Career & Accomplishments


  • Fairleigh Dickinson University, MBA

  • Stern School of Business New York University, B.S.


  • Author of three books

  • Corporate executive with Fortune 100 firms

  • CEO of three U.S. subsidiaries of foreign multinational firms

  • Successful educator.


How to Develop a Winning Business Plan
R.M. Donnelly, 2019 – EducationBoon, 2019

How to Create and Grow Brand Equity
R.M. Donnelly, R. Adelson – LAD Custom Publishing, 2019

How to Develop and Market Your Personal Brand
R.M. Donnelly – EducationBoon, 2019

The Definitive Guide to Brand Building
R.M. Donnelly – Kendall Hunt Publishing, 2018

Personal Brand Planning for Life
R.M. Donnelly, J Todd Rhoad – BT Consulting, 2013

Guidebook to Planning: Strategic Planning and Budgeting Basics for the Growing Firm
R.M. Donnelly – Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, 1984