Bennett, John

Title: Assistant Professor of Management

Department: Department of Management & Business Administration

Phone: 361-937-1452



  • Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership with a concentration in Entrepreneurial Leadership – Regent University (2014)
  • M.S. in Leadership – Duquesne University (2007)
  • B.S. in Professional Studies – Duquesne University (2006)


Dr. John Bennett serves as Assistant Professor of Management in the Donald R. Tapia School of Business at Saint Leo University, Corpus Christi Center in Texas. Prior to joining Saint Leo, Dr. Bennett served as a Business Professor at DeVry University, University of Maryland University College, South China University of Technology, and European University. He has served as a faculty member at institutions of higher education on three continents. He enjoys providing a superior return on investment to students who reach an end state of shifted paradigms, increased knowledge, newly forged skills and sustained abilities through higher education. He has held numerous positions in business working in technical and leadership positions in the research and development, health, science, manufacturing, and military industries. Dr. Bennett is a U.S. Army Veteran who brings extensive professional experience to his work at Saint Leo.

Community Affiliation:

  • United States Association of Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE)
  • International Leadership Association (ILA)
  • International Council for Small Business (ICSB)

Teaching & Professional Interests:

  • Entrepreneurship
  • International Business
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Principles of Management
  • Strategic Management
  • Leadership
  • Supply Chain Management

Honors & Awards:

  • Psi Chi (ΨΧ) National Honor Society in Psychology
  • Mortar Board National Honors Society for College Seniors
  • Golden Key International Honours Society
  • Omicron Delta Kappa (ΟΔΚ) Honors Society for Leadership
  • Alpha Sigma Delta (ΑΣΛ) Honors Society for Non-Traditional students
  • Doctoral Fellowship in Health Operations Management and Systems Engineering, Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Doctoral Fellowship in Health Services Research, Oakridge Institute of Science and Education, Department of Defense

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