Lowder, Barney

Title: Associate Professor of Management

Department: Management

Phone: 352-588-7323

Email: tim.lowder@saintleo.edu


  • Capella University, PhD, Management & Organization
  • Winthrop University, MBA, Business with Accounting Specialization
  • Pfeiffer University, BSBA Economics & Business Administration
  • American Project Management, Masters Certificate, Project Management
  • University of Charleston, Economic Development Certificate


Dr. Lowder has attained professional designations including Project Management Professional, Professional in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Certified Business Manager, Licensed Accounting Practitioner, Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor, Certified E-Commerce Consultant, Registered Financial Specialist, Chartered Asset Manager, and Notary Public. He has held numerous positions in management including President, Chief Financial Officer, Director of Management Training, and Management Consultant. Dr. Lowder has published over 30 articles and two books in the field of management and business administration.

Community Affiliation:

  • Project Management Institute
  • Association for Production and Operations Management
  • Supply Chain Council
  • Association of Professionals in Business Management
  • American Society of Transportation and Logistics
  • Institute of Certified Management Accountants
  • American Academy of Financial Management
  • Institute of E-Commerce Consultants

Teaching & Professional Interests:

Dr. Lowder has taught courses and seminars throughout the United States in strategy, logistics, leadership, entrepreneurship, organizational behavior, project management, professional development, workplace spirituality, and business finance. His primary areas of research include strategic management, project management, supply chain management, and enterprise resource planning systems.

Honors & Awards:

  • Awarded "Most Outstanding Corporate Citizen" by the World Council for Exemplary Corporate Citizenship for Educators
  • Saint Leo University Sigma Beta Delta National Honor Society
  • Winthrop University Beta Gamma Sigma National Honor Society
  • Inducted into Sigma Beta Delta the international honor society for academic and scholarly achievements as a faculty member at Saint Leo University
  • Ranked 169th out of “Top 3,000 Business Authors” on the Social Science Research Network
  • Received Certificate of Appreciation for Outstanding Service to US Military Students from Operation Iraqi Freedom Command Center
  • Featured in the “Careers in Perspective” Section of an International High School Accounting Textbook Edition published by Robert Half and McGraw-Hill
  • Recognized by the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors for “Outstanding Community Service”
  • Received Award from the United States Small Business Administration for Community Involvement in “Youth Entrepreneurial Development”

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