DBA, MBA, Argosy University; BS, University of South Florida

Research Interests

Management; strategic management; operations management; process management; quality management; change management; supply chain; leadership; entrepreneurship; international business


Dr. Schaefer has more than 15 years of senior management experience in the wholesale distribution industry. He currently provides consulting and educational services to large and midsize organizations in a variety of industries to help enhance and refine organizational effectiveness, business process, and overall profitability. He has served as director of operations for several Fortune 500 companies. He joined Walden’s faculty in 2009 and mentors doctoral students.