Part-time Instructor, Business Administration-AA
MA, History, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA
BS, International Affairs, Old Dominion University, Washington D.C.
Dennis Signorovitch is an adjunct professor of Business Administration at Mount Saint Mary’s University where he offers courses in Management Communications, Organizational Behavior and related topics. He is a corporate communications strategist and mentor with nearly 30 years experience in communications leadership. His recent consulting clients include one of the nation’s leading defense contractors, a software company that develops secure, real time operating systems for aerospace and defense applications, and a company which provides on-line corporate ethics and compliance training to many leading corporations. Earlier in his career he was Vice President - Communications for Honeywell Aerospace responsible for the full range of media relations, advertising and marketing communications, executive communications, internal communications and community relations. He served in the same role for AlliedSignal Aerospace.
A strong proponent of reputation management and integrated communications, Signorovitch was the leading architect of the communications strategy that helped catapult AlliedSignal to first place from ninth among aerospace companies in Fortune Magazine's annual survey of most admired companies.
Throughout his career, Signorovitch has provided personal communications counseling to a number of executives who have gone on to leadership roles in industry. Currently he serves as a mentor to corporate communications leaders and professionals throughout the country.
In 1992, he created the annual Honeywell Business Aviation Outlook, which remains one of the most accurate and closely watched forecasts in the market segment. He also has led communications for a number of large, complex mergers and acquisitions including Bendix Corporation, the Signal Companies, King Radio Corporation, Sundstrand Data Control and Textron Lycoming with responsibility for media relations, the integration of advertising and branding strategies, and internal communications focused on the cultural transformation of the continuing business operations.
A frequent speaker on current trends in corporate communications, Signorovitch is a Trustee of the San Francisco Academy, an organization dedicated to professional development in corporate communications, and a member of the Arthur Page Society. And he is a past Chairman of the Aerospace Industries Association's Communications Council.
He received his undergraduate education at Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service and his MA from Old Dominion University. He is a Vietnam veteran where he served in military intelligence.