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Donald Cardarelli

Professor of Management

(315) 443-8098
Room: 515
dpcardar@syr.edu

MBA (management), Whitman School of Management, Syracuse University
PhD (honorary), Nazareth College of Rochester

MBA (management), Whitman School of Management, Syracuse University
PhD (honorary), Nazareth College of Rochester

Research Topics

  • Major restructuring
  • Strategic management

Cardarelli has recently enjoyed teaching strategic management as well as corporate finance. He brings to his teaching nearly three decades of experience in executive management, operations, financial management, boards of directors, and consulting, where many of his roles have centered on resolving significant organizational and strategic challenges. He was most recently the CEO of a two billion dollar conglomerate. He has successfully led several turnaround assignments in the manufacturing, financial services, food distribution, energy distribution, and aerospace sectors serving in division president and interim executive roles.

Professor Cardarelli has held numerous senior management positions in a variety of industries concentrating on organizational and financial restructuring. He is interested interested in the dynamics of leadership in stressed business environments and consults with organizations on strategy and team performance. He is also the recipient of the 2009 Whitman Professor of the Year award.