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Tony Kmetty - Loyola Marymount University. Los Angeles, CA, US

Tony Kmetty Tony Kmetty

Clinical Assistant Professor of Career Management, College of Business Administration | Loyola Marymount University

Los Angeles, CA, UNITED STATES

Biography

You can contact Tony Kmetty at tony.kmetty@lmu.edu.

Professor Tony Kmetty completed his BBA-Marketing and MA-Counseling at Loyola Marymount and is excited about returning to his alma mater as a member of the CBA faculty. Over the past 25 years, he has worked as an administrator and lecturer at a variety of US business schools ranging from Thunderbird, the University of San Diego and Pepperdine to European schools such as London Business School (UK), Central European University (Hungary) and IEDC-School of Management (Slovenia). At LMU, Professor Kmetty will be developing, integrating and delivering career management concepts and practices by teaching CBA freshmen and working with all other students to determine their career goals and how all courses and internships will help them succeed in achieving those goals.

Professor Kmetty has conducted research into university leadership styles in Central Europe as well as “The marketing and branding of European universities following the implementation of the Bologna Accord” that was performed in collaboration with JWT-Education for clients at the European Centre for Strategic Management of Universities in Brussels. He has developed and modified a program called “Career Visioning” that encourages students to closely examine their skills, interests, ideologies and the marketplace to develop aligned career goals.

Education (2)

Loyola Marymount University: M.A., Counseling

Loyola Marymount University: B.B.A., Marketing

Social

Areas of Expertise (7)

Career Development Curriculum

Career Advising

Workplace Recruitment

Job Application Competitiveness

University Administration

Program Management

European Business Higher Education

Industry Expertise (2)

Advertising/Marketing

Education/Learning

Accomplishments (4)

BCOR 3610 Hosts Sam Acho (professional)

2021-10-26

Tony Kmetty's BCOR 3610 course was honored to host Sam Acho. Sam is an NFL player and vice president of the NFL Players Association. He won the Campbell Award ("academic Heisman") for being the top student-athlete when he graduated from the University of Texas. Sam shared an inside perspective on the most recent collective bargaining agreement negotiations and what it was like to negotiate with the billionaire owners with students.

BCOR 3610 Hosts Cynthia Rosales (professional)

2020-11-09

Tony Kmetty’s BCOR 3610 class hosted Cynthia Rosales, chief of staff at Intel. She spoke about a variety of topics including pay equity, affirmative action and employee benefits. Students gained insights into how Intel operates and makes decisions.

BCOR 3610 Hosts Dr. Istvan Gorgenyi (professional)

Tony Kmetty's BCOR 3610 courses welcomed Dr. Istvan Gorgenyi to discuss team communication, group dynamics and committed collaboration. Dr. Gorgenyi won a silver medal as a water polo player in the 1972 Munich Olympics and then a gold medal as the coach of the Australian women's water polo team in the 2000 Sydney Olympics. He took those experiences and developed a unique approach to group dynamics consulting with corporate clients with his consulting firm, the Hunting Territory.

BCOR 3610 Hosts Andres Osorio (professional)

2020-12-14

Tony Kmetty's BCOR3610 courses welcomed Andres Osorio, senior brand manager at Henkel, to speak about motivation and what it takes to get promotions in a large multi-national corporate environment. Andres is in charge of the Persil detergent account for the North American market. The students appreciated his openness to answer all of the questions and how he encouraged them to be proactive in pursuing jobs that may be a "stretch" job.

Media Appearances (1)

Friday Speaker Series

Loyola Marymount University - BCOR 3610 Course  online

2020-10-19

Tony Kmetty’s "Friday Speaker Series" brings guest speakers to share their insights into each week's topics as a part of his BCOR 3610 classes. Speakers have included Jennifer Caraway, founder and chef at The Joy Bus; Ben DeSpain, VP of human resources at Velocity; Ed Snook, human resource business partner at Looker/Google; Angelique Valentino, director of talent acquisition and human resource business partner - corporate functions at Universal Studios; Candice Sparkes, director of supplier diversity and inclusion; and Dadrien Barnes, human resource business partner - corporate staff at the Ford Motor Company. The students have appreciated hearing real-world application of the theories and concepts being discussed in the course.

Event Appearances (1)

Executive MBA Council Conference

Executive MBA Council Conference  

2020-11-02