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Ron Duncan, M.S. - Loyola Marymount University. Los Angeles, CA, US

Ron Duncan, M.S.

Management Senior Lecturer, College of Business Administration | Loyola Marymount University



Ron Duncan is a management senior lecturer in the College of Business Administration and co-developer of LMU’s groundbreaking Business for Good program. He brings almost 35 years of experience in engineering, small business development, and educational program development to this role. He holds a master’s degree in management science and a bachelor’s degree in human resource management from Oakland City University, as well as post-graduate studies in workforce education and development from Southern Illinois University and an associate’s in mechanical engineering technology from the University of Southern Indiana. He also holds U.S. patents on motor controls for refrigeration appliances.

Recently, working with both government and industry, Ron has been instrumental in formulating strategies for 21st-century business development on a global scale. As the founding president of Partnership for a Connected Illinois, he led this group to be the award-winning grantee of the federal ARRA grant for broadband deployment in Illinois, securing and or leveraging more than $9 million for infrastructure and adoption activities. He is co-author of The Marketplace Literacy USA Education Manual and Support Materials (forthcoming) and author/coauthor of other publications on topics related to economic education and advocacy. He was recognized in 2009 by the U.S. Department of Labor for his assistance in helping the agency improve the national online labor database (O'NET) in the area of college and professional educators.

Education (2)

Oakland City University: M.S., Management Science

Oakland City University: B.S., Human Resource Management


Areas of Expertise (2)

Project Management

Economic Development

Industry Expertise (3)


Mechanical/Industrial Engineering