Felix Kalinski Ed.D.

SCHOOL OF Business and Professional Studies

Felix A. Kalinski, Jr., Ed.D.

Tutorial Assistant Professor of Business Administration and Leadership


Organizational Leadership



Dr. Felix Kalinski has vast experience in the business arena and in higher education as well. During the early part of his career, his work included a great deal of general management responsibility and experience working at Compton Advertising Agency and Proctor and Gamble.
As an entrepreneur, he successfully founded the Management Consulting firm called, Baeder Kalinski International Group (BKIG) Inc. BKIG was the pioneer of Search Alliance, an executive search methodology used to market large-scale executive search outsourcing engagements. There were no Human Resource outsourcing activities in any industry, anywhere in the world, at that time. His clients were many and varied, and included Computer Sciences Corporation, Chase Manhattan Bank, Citibank, Ernst & Young, KPMG, Jacobs Engineering Group, ICF Kaiser International, ITT Industries, Inc. (Fluid Technology and Sheraton Divisions). Having completed his doctoral degree in Organizational Leadership at UMass Global, Dr. Kalinski now enjoys putting his field experience to work as a university professor. He works specifically with the competency-based programs offered at UMass Global, and the majority of his work is with MyPath BBA and MyPath MAOL students.


  • Organizational Leadership
  • Business
  • Administration


University of Massachusetts Global, Irvine, CA
Ed.D. in Organizational Leadership 2015
Dissertation: Transforming Student Retention in Higher Education Online Programs in California Community Colleges: A Delphi Study

Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH
MBA, General Management 1990

Fordham University, Bronx, NY
BS, Business Administration 1984
Area of concentration: Marketing

Professional Experiences

University of Massachusetts Global, Irvine, CA
Account Executive 2014-2018
Established partnerships with local and other businesses. Increased Ontario campus enrollment from 125 students to 350 students.

University of Massachusetts Global
Adjunct Professor 2013-2018
Taught Principles of Management, Principles of Marketing, Marketing Management and Marketing Research. Professor, Onsite and Online experience: Achieved 95% student approval ratings.

University of California, Riverside - Extension, Riverside, CA
Marketing Instructor 2016-2018
Taught Consumer Behavior, Marketing Principles and Marketing Research. Marketing Advisory Board member responsible for course curriculum development and design for the Marketing Certificate program.

Achieved 93% student approval ratings. Recruit other Adjuncts.

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