Daniel Saint , Ph.D.

  • Instructor
  • McColl School of Business

Dan brings a unique perspective into helping students learn to successfully lead positive change and growth and create economic value. From early in his career, he has intertwined work in finance and operations with positions in organizational learning and leadership development.

Dan has served and learned from clients across multiple industries in over thirty countries from start-ups to Fortune 10-sized companies in the areas of strategy, change leadership, information systems implementation, mergers & acquisitions, enterprise risk management, corporate governance, and in changing the corporate culture. He has served clients globally including Boeing, CACI, Chrysler, Daimler, DTE, General Motors, Intel, Navistar, Sears, Towers Watson, and the World Bank.

He has been a chief operating officer, chief financial officer, managing director, general auditor, director of international M&A, manager of corporate finance and capital markets, and manager of organizational learning. He was a partner in Deloitte where he led a global innovative organizational learning and corporate governance practice Strategic Risk and Control Consulting. Dan began his career as an infantry captain in the US Army 82nd Airborne Division.

Dan serves on the faculty of the McColl School of Business at Queens University of Charlotte. He previously served on the faculties and advisory boards for the graduate business schools at the University of Detroit Mercy and Lawrence Technological University and on the faculty of Wayne State University. He was an executive in residence and advisory board member for the Leadership Development Institute at the University of Detroit. Dan is a distinguished visiting scholar and board member at the Samatvam Academy in New Delhi. He serves on the Global Council of Appreciative Inquiry Consulting. Dan is a member of the Taos Institute, NTL, the Academy of Management, the Gestalt International Study Center, and the Society for Organizational Learning.

He holds a Ph.D. in Organization Development from Benedictine University, an MBA from the University of Detroit, and a BA from the University of Pittsburgh. He is a graduate of International Organization and System Development (IOSD), a joint program from the Gestalt Institute of Cleveland and the Institut für Gestaltorientierte Organisationberatung and completed several programs working with the MIT Organizational Learning Center.


  • Ph.D.  - Organization Development ; Benedictine University
  • MBA; University of Detroit
  • BA; University of Pittsburgh
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