Young is the former executive director of Rochester Resource Alliance. She has also held senior positions at Eastman Kodak Co., including director of staffing, diversity and work/life, director of executive staffing, and director of business research technology.
Prior to joining Kodak, Young was an assistant professor at the State University of New York at Geneseo, where she taught quantitative sociology courses. She holds a Ph.D. in sociology from Harvard University.
"Ann Young brings to RIT a wealth of experience both in academe and in business," says Thomas Hopkins, dean of RITís College of Business. "Her leadership will allow our Executive MBA program to achieve new heights."
RITís Executive MBA is a two-year program designed to meet the needs of emerging executives, especially technical and functional specialists. Emphasis is placed on improving their organizationsí customer satisfaction, product quality, and organizational productivity.
Young, a native of New York City, lives in Rochester.
NOTE: RITís College of Business is recognized nationally as a leading provider of career-oriented business education, offering undergraduate and graduate level programs in accounting, finance, international business, management, management information systems, marketing, and photographic marketing management. U.S. News & World Report ranks RITís College of Business among the top 50 undergraduate business programs in the country.