Marcel C. Minutolo

Marcel C. Minutolo, PhD, is Professor of Strategic Management in the School of Business at Robert Morris University. He teaches strategic management, Amazon Cloud Computing, and decisions sciences. He has been an invited lecturer at the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Pittsburgh; Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University; Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María, Chile; Soochow University (東吳大學), Taipei, Taiwan; and, the Tajik State University of Commerce and Trade, Tajikistan. His lectures have spanned from entrepreneurship to business intelligence and artificial intelligence.

Marcel C. Minutolo was a military intelligence officer in the Pennsylvania National Guard. In his thirteen years as soldier, he commanded the 556 Military Intelligence Company, 56th Stryker Brigade; primary intelligence officer for 2nd Brigade, 28th ID and 1-112th Infantry, 28th ID; and, Platoon Leader for a mechanized infantry platoon. He was prior infantry enlisted. He deployed as a ‘peace keeper’ to Bosnia-Herzegovina where he served on a forward operating base in Srebrenica (FOB Connor). While part of SFOR12, he was responsible for participating in Joint Security Task Forces, convening conflict resolutions between the Chiefs of Police for the surrounding counties, and conducting investigations into allegations of war crimes. His last deployment was as assistant deputy director for emergency operations in Calcasieu Parish, LA as part of relief efforts for hurricanes Katrina and Rita. He has multiple awards including: Army Commendation Medal (2); Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal (3); National Defense Service Medal; Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal; Armed Forces Service Medal; NATO Medal; Humanitarian Service Medal; Armed Forces Reserve Medal w/ “M” device (2); Reserve Components Overseas Training Ribbon (2); Army Service Ribbon.

Marcel C. Minutolo has published broadly and extensively in peer-reviewed journals. His work has focused on the application of various decision support models for improved performance in decision outcomes. Much of his work has employed various forms of Artificial Neural Networks and the Analytic Hierarchy Process. He has a particular research interest in the areas of corporate social responsibility and sustainability. His research explores the impact that discretionary decisions by executives have on the performance of the organization and social outcomes.

Currently, Marcel C. Minutolo serves as a the Chairman for the Military Affairs Council of Western Pennsylvania; the Chair of the Board for the Veterans Leadership Program; the Vice-Chair of the Board for Adagio Health; the Secretary for the Climate Reality Project, Southwestern PA and Pittsburgh Chapter; editor for the Journal of Behavioral and Applied Management; and, treasurer for Institute of Behavioral and Applied Management. He is a member of the High Education Climate Consortium; and, Society for Advancement of Management.