Dr. Andy Igonor
Dean of Ross College of Business
Dr. Andy Igonor is an Information Technology and Security professional with over 20 years of academic and professional experience working across different industries including Healthcare, Finance and Telecommunications. His experience includes using his knowledge of security tools, techniques and best practices to help create and deploy solutions that protect systems and information assets, especially for clients in healthcare. He worked on major projects with the Brandon Healthcare Trust, UK; Health Canada; the Physician Office System Program (POSP), Alberta, Canada; and the Business Development Bank of Canada, in the areas of security threat and risk assessments of cloud-deployed solutions, privacy impact assessments, and the development of security architectures. He has also been involved in the selection and implementation of electronic health records (EHR) systems, as well as Enterprise Resource Planning systems including SAP, Microsoft Dynamics (GP, NAV), SAGE, Exact etc. for large, small and medium sized clients.
As Dean of the RCOB, Dr. Igonor oversees the business curriculum, as well as the faculty and staff who support students in 17 bachelor’s degree and four master’s degree programs, as well as coordinate activity with the University’s new Doctor of Business Administration program. In addition, given his experience as Department Chair, and progress and vision relating to Franklin’s Computer and Information Sciences (CIS) programs, Dr. Igonor supervises the CIS programs and faculty as part of his responsibilities.
Dr. Igonor’s international academic and professional experience make him well suited for the position of Dean. His career path illustrates a commitment to improving business operations and to assuring and advancing academic quality programs, courses and learning experiences. He has over 15 years of experience as an information technology and project management professional in a number of industries including government, education, telecommunications, finance, healthcare and consulting, across the world.