Bard MBA

Our People

The Bard MBA faculty reflects the broad diversity and extraordinary talent of sustainability-focused leaders in the New York City region and beyond. In addition to the permanent faculty at Bard, the weekend intensive structure of the program supports a remarkable set of cutting-edge practitioners as program faculty. Some of our faculty teach full time; some share their expertise for set modules. Guest lectures and case presentations are a prominent feature of the program. Experienced business leaders also support the program on the MBA Advisory Board.

Andrea Spender

Andrea Spender PhD candidate (Policy Studies) Ryerson University (Fall 2014); MPA (Public and Nonprofit Management and Policy, Public Policy Analysis), Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, New York University; MLIS, University of Western Ontario; BSc (Biological Science), University of Guelph. Andrea’s experience spans the corporate, academic and non-profit space including The National Council for Research on Women, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), BMO Capital Markets, and McKinsey & Company. Andrea was the founding Assistant Director of the Bard MBA in Sustainability.
She has taught Change Management and currently teaches NYCLab, the Bard MBA’s experiential learning program.